One Bloody Thing After Another

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ECW Press, 2010 - Fiction - 160 pages
At turns heartwarming and horrifying, this strange and funny novel deals with the terror of losing ones family and the extreme measures people will take to hold on. Jackie and her crush, Ann, both have odd family situations: Jackies mother, although dead from cancer, is a ghost that only Jackie can see, while Anns mother and sister have turned into such violent creatures they need to be kept in the basement and fed living animals. Meanwhile, old man Charlie lives up the road with his blind dog in a building haunted by a headless ghost. Appealing to both adults and older teens, this dark, offbeat, and irreverent story is handled with both humor and honesty.

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*Reviewed for NetGalley*One Bloody Thing After Another is an untraditional horror novel. It's format is spare and the language stark. This establishes the tone for the odd premise that combines three ... Read full review

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What an odd little book! And I mean that in a good way! Something seems to be wrong with Ann and Margaret's mother. Why is she coughing up blood? Jackie freaks out when she discovers that one of her ... Read full review

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Joey Comeau is the author of Lockpick Pornography, Overqualified, and Too Late to Say I'm Sorry, as well as the popular web comic A Softer World. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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