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Prom Nights From Hell

July 11th, 2009 by Debbie's World of Books

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I give this book 3 out of 5 stars.

Description: In Prom Dates from Hell, bestselling authors Meg Cabot (How to Be Popular), Stephenie Meyer (Twilight), Lauren Myracle (ttyl), Michele Jaffe (Bad Kitty) and Kim Harrison (A Fistful of Charms) take bad prom dates to a whole new level — a paranormally bad level. From vampires to grim reapers to a creepy update on the classic three-wishes-gone-terribly awry tale “The Monkey’s Paw,” these stories will entertain better than any DJ in a bad tux can. No corsage or limo rental necessary. Just good, scary fun.

When I saw which authors were in this book I could not resist picking it up.  Two of the stories lived up to my expectations and two did not.  I found Myracle’s and Jaffe’s stories to be a little predictable and not very engaging.  Cabot’s story was pretty good and I did enjoy Harrison’s and Meyer’s stories and hope to read more.  I heard that Harrison’s book Once Dead, Twice Shy expands on this short story so I cannot wait to pick that up and see what happens to Madison.  I am hoping at some point Meyer will also write a book that expands on her short story.  Over all this was a quick read and if you are short on time I would recommend just skipping to Harrison’s and Meyer’s stories.

Posted in 3 Star Books, Books, Young Adult

One Response

  1. Nicole

    What a topic for a story! Hopefully Once Bitten, Twice Shy is even better in expanded form.

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