Half-Minute Horrors

Half-Minute Horrors - Avi, Gail Carson Levine, Libba Bray, Joyce Carol Oates, James Patterson, Gregory Maguire, Lane Smith, Adele Griffin, Katherine Applegate, Jenny Nimmo, Jonathan Lethem, Tui T. Sutherland, Adam Rex, R.L. Stine, Michael Connelly, Jerry Spinelli, Gloria Whelan, Sarah Weeks, An when you hear about a book of half-minute horrors for children, you kinda just shrug your shoulders and decide that you'll read it as a quick, easy filler in between books, right? but here's the thing: you're wrong. this book was absolutely not a buffer. it was actually creepy - and i say this as someone who reads a lot of horror books, so it's not like i'm just a wimp or something. most of these bite-sized tales were incredibly clever, and they took some quick twists and turns, and some of them actually left me pondering over them for a couple of hours after i finished them. others were funny, and a couple were on the silly side, in my opinion, but overall, this was a really good, spooky book, in the vein of [b:Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark|1325218|Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories #1)|Alvin Schwartz|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1338762802s/1325218.jpg|145600].

my personal favorite thing in this entire book was the legend of alexandra & rose by jon klassen, which you can see in this review.