“The Killing Jar” Book Review

January 20, 2016 / 0 comments

“The Killing Jar” Book ReviewThe Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth
Published by Self-Published on January 12th 2016
Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult
Format: eARC
Source: Netgalley
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“I try not to think about it, what I did to that boy.”

Seventeen-year-old Kenna Marsden has a secret.

She’s haunted by a violent tragedy she can’t explain. Kenna’s past has kept people—even her own mother—at a distance for years. Just when she finds a friend who loves her and life begins to improve, she’s plunged into a new nightmare. Her mom and twin sister are attacked, and the dark powers Kenna has struggled to suppress awaken with a vengeance.

On the heels of the assault, Kenna is exiled to a nearby commune, known as Eclipse, to live with a relative she never knew she had. There, she discovers an extraordinary new way of life as she learns who she really is, and the wonders she’s capable of. For the first time, she starts to feel like she belongs somewhere. That her terrible secret makes her beautiful and strong, not dangerous. But the longer she stays at Eclipse, the more she senses there is something malignant lurking underneath it all. And she begins to suspect that her new family has sinister plans for her…

Angie’s Thoughts:

The Killing Jar is about Kenna who discovers that a young age of 10, that she’s quite different from everyone else. There are secrets, romance, magic, and death. Will Eclipse and her grandmother Rebekah be her salvation or her doom?

This book was so different from any book I have ever read. I loved it. It was refreshing in a way to read something so weird and that left you scratching your head making you wonder what’s going to happen next.

I couldn’t put The Killing Jar down. It had me on a suspenseful roller coaster of emotions that I didn’t want to end! It’s a creepy book and I love creepy paranormal books!

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About Jennifer Bosworth

Author and screenwriter, Jennifer Bosworth, grew up in a small town where there was nothing to do but read and get into trouble. She did plenty of both, which led her to a career writing about people who get into trouble. Jennifer and her husband recently escaped from Los Angeles and are now hiding out in Portland, Oregon with a couple of long-legged dogs. In her spare time she can be found watching horror movies and dreaming of starting her own hippie commune, where there will be many goats. Learn more about her and view her short films at jenniferbosworth.com or just Google her and see what happens.

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