Book Review: Sawkills Girls by Claire Legrand

Zoey aimed for wry nonchalance, to cover up how obviously chalant she was

This novel was a surprise for me. I had a hard time making my mind up about what I thought about Sawkill Girls. I thought it was a horror story and it was actually way more fantasy than I thought. It was really interesting and surprising.

Book Review: Sawkill Girls by Clare Legrand


Title & Author: Sawkill Girls by Clare Legrand
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Release date: October 2 2018
Series: Standalone
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books


Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep.

He’ll follow you home, and he won’t let you sleep.

Who are the Sawkill Girls?

Marion: the new girl. Awkward and plain, steady and dependable. Weighed down by tragedy and hungry for love she’s sure she’ll never find.

Zoey: the pariah. Luckless and lonely, hurting but hiding it. Aching with grief and dreaming of vanished girls. Maybe she’s broken—or maybe everyone else is.

Val: the queen bee. Gorgeous and privileged, ruthless and regal. Words like silk and eyes like knives, a heart made of secrets and a mouth full of lies.

Their stories come together on the island of Sawkill Rock, where gleaming horses graze in rolling pastures and cold waves crash against black cliffs. Where kids whisper the legend of an insidious monster at parties and around campfires.

Where girls have been disappearing for decades, stolen away by a ravenous evil no one has dared to fight… until now.

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