The House

Walmart # 554778949

The House

Walmart # 554778949
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Told in their separate voices, Gavin, a loner outcast, and Delilah, back in small-town Kansas after years at a Massachusetts boarding school, reconnect their senior year, but as their relationship deepens, it is clear that the eerie house Gavin dwells in will do anything to keep the two apart.

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A somewhat underwhelming

A somewhat underwhelming story. It did have its moments but the conclusion was where this book shined. it was tense and fraught with a terrifying entity. For most of the book however, the pace was slow and even the sweet romance couldn't detract from that fact. That being said, the ending was fantastic and made reading The House totally worth my time.

I couldn't wait to get my

I couldn't wait to get my hands on this one! There is nothing like a unique and twisted book that leaves you in awe! I mean, really. This book wasn't what I expected. After reading the blurb, not only did I know I needed this book, but I anticipated some heebie jeebies. I sure got more than I bargained for!The blurb lead me to believe that someone creepy and dangerous lived inside this house that everyone was afraid of. I didn't expect for the house itself to be the creepy and dangerous being. Yes, THE HOUSE. It's alive. It's self-sufficient. It even had feelings and mood swings. Say what? Yes, you read that right. It's almost like the house edition of Mad Max. The original one. Some of you reading this review might be a bit young to know what I am talking about, but anyhow...This isn't just a story about a house who is alive. It's about two teenagers who fall for one another, but can't be together... because of house. Okay, so the story really is more about the house than anything. The house is protective. The house is jealous. The house is angry. The house will stop at nothing to keep Gavin in it forever. Gavin's mother has been MIA since he could remember. He has never known anything but the house. It takes care of him. It feeds him. It keeps him safe. It calms him when he is upset. It takes care of him when he is sick. Now enters this new female in his life and house is not happy. House will do anything to scare her off; to keep Gavin as its own.This story is all kinds of unique and goosebumps. I really enjoyed reading this book. I couldn't seem to put it down. It had all of the feels of eeriness and chills, but still not too spooky that my young teenagers wouldn't be able to read. I really like coming across books that both me and my children can enjoy equally.
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