Wishlist Wednesday # 8

Wishlist Wednesday is hosted by Pen to Paper. It is the place to showcase one book that has been on our wishlist. Click on the image if you feel like joining in on the fun.

On My Wishlist is: Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender

When Alexis’s little sister Kasey becomes obsessed with an antique doll, Alexis thinks nothing of it. Kasey is a weird kid. Period. Alexis is considered weird, too, by the kids in her high school, by her parents, even by her own Goth friends. Things get weirder, though, when the old house they live in starts changing. Doors open and close by themselves; water boils on the unlit stove; and an unplugged air conditioner turns the house cold enough to see their breath in. Kasey is changing, too. Her blue eyes go green and she speaks in old-fashioned language, then forgets chunks of time.

Most disturbing of all is the dangerous new chip on Kasey’s shoulder. The formerly gentle, doll-loving child is gone, and the new Kasey is angry. Alexis is the only one who can stop her sister — but what if that green-eyed girl isn’t even Kasey anymore?

I love the cover. It acts really sweetly with the emphasis of white and lace curtains. Then it just acts creepy because there is someone hidden behind the curtains. It just brings up memories from The Others with Nicole Kidman. Her daughter is hidden under veil and she sees an old lady instead of her daughter. Very creepy and a really fantastic movie.

The blurb is disturbing. It sounds like a tale of possession gone wrong. It also sounds like a classic ghost story. Old houses acting up, possessions, and creepy antique dolls. I’m terrified of antique dolls. They are pretty but from afar.

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Posted on February 29, 2012, in Wishlist Wednesday and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Oh, this seems like a terrifying story! I don’t read much ghost stories because it tends to creep me out LOL! I love the cover of this novel anyway, it’s really sweet despite the premise of this story! ❤

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