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  • 0 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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18 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cormorant LINK Site HEN (Text) 33500013736418 New Checked out 02/13/2023
Detroit Lakes Public Library HEN (Text) 33500013736426 New Checked out 02/16/2023
Moorhead Public Library HEN (Text) 33500013736400 New Checked out 02/16/2023
Roseau Public Library HEN (Text) 35500006639056 New Checked out 02/15/2023

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593201268
  • ISBN: 0593201264
  • Physical Description: 413 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, [2023]

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Summary, etc.:
"New York Times bestselling author Grady Hendrix takes on the haunted house in a hilarious and terrifying new novel that explores the way your past--and your family--can haunt you like nothing else... Louise's parents have passed away, and she's returning to the small Southern town where she grew up to get their house ready to sell. It means she'll have to spend time with her younger brother--and their old grudges make that a terrifying prospect. But childhood hurts pale in comparison to the dangers posed by what still lives inside the house"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 November #2
    *Starred Review* Louise, a single mother, lives in California with her five-year-old daughter, Poppy. She has spent her life trying to keep physical and emotional distance from her family in South Carolina, especially her overly indulged brother, Mark. But when her parents die suddenly, Louise is forced to return home and reckon with the secrets that have been haunting her family for generations—secrets that may be actively trying to kill them. Organized into sections that refer to the stages of grief, the story follows Louise as she cleans out her parents' home, assessing hundreds of puppets and dolls that were her mom's life's work. The attic entrance is boarded up, the dolls appear to move on their own, and Pupkin, the unsettling clown puppet that was her mother's favorite, seems to be at the center of it all. Closure will take more than Mark and Louise getting along; it will require them to truly understand one another before they can have any hope of making it through this ordeal alive. With strong connections to twenty-first century classics such as Paul Tremblay's A Head Full of Ghosts (2015) and Joe Hill's Locke and Key (2009), Hendrix' book sets the high watermark for horror in 2023. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Grady Hendrix is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter living in New York City. He is the author of Horrorsto¨r, My Best Friend’s Exorcism (which is being adapted into a feature film by Amazon Studios), We Sold Our Souls, and the New York Times bestseller The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires (currently being adapted into a TV series). Grady also authored the Bram Stoker Award–winning nonfiction book Paperbacks from Hell, a history of the horror paperback boom of the seventies and eighties, and his latest non-fiction book is These Fists Break Bricks: How Kung Fu Movies Swept America and Changed the World.

Subject: Siblings > Fiction.
Haunted houses > Fiction.
Real property > Fiction.
Parents > Death > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Southern States > Fiction.
Genre: Horror fiction.

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