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The Dead Girls Club
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters
12 posts | 10 read | 17 to read
A supernatural thriller in the vein of A Head Full of Ghosts about two young girls, a scary story that becomes far too real, and the tragic--and terrifying--consequences that follow one of them into adulthood. Red Lady, Red Lady, show us your face... In 1991, Heather Cole and her friends were members of the Dead Girls Club. Obsessed with the macabre, the girls exchanged stories about serial killers and imaginary monsters, like the Red Lady, the spirit of a vengeful witch killed centuries before. Heather knew the stories were just that, until her best friend Becca began insisting the Red Lady was real--and she could prove it. That belief got Becca killed. It's been nearly thirty years, but Heather has never told anyone what really happened that night--that Becca was right and the Red Lady was real. She's done her best to put that fateful summer, Becca, and the Red Lady, behind her. Until a familiar necklace arrives in the mail, a necklace Heather hasn't seen since the night Becca died. The night Heather killed her. Now, someone else knows what she did...and they're determined to make Heather pay.
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JeansBookshelf
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters
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Really glad I requested this one from Netgalley. It was really good. Kinda spooky and kept you guessing.

4.5⭐

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JeansBookshelf
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Time to curl up under my weighted blanket and try to finish The Dead Girls Club. Really enjoying this one.

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JeansBookshelf
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Really enjoying this one. 67% in

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JeansBookshelf
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters

Enjoying this ARC from Netgalley so far. 24% in.

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overtheedge
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An ARC I've been saving for this time of year. A horror, feminist that I hope I like as much as a few have. Has anyone here read this??
I'm starting this now, with a cup of tea!!
I like the cover.....

kyraleseberg I enjoyed it! 3w
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LibraryCin
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I really liked this. It pulled me in and kept me wanting to read. It turned out to be a pretty fast read. It is told alternating between Then and Now, as the reader slowly learns what happened that summer, while at the same time trying to figure out who has contacted Heather now. Yes, I was surprised by a couple of twists at the end. And, there were a few creepy parts, so fitting for an October read.

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bexreadsbooks
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters
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I thought that Damien Angelica Walters wrote about the melodrama of being twelve and the complexities that accompany preteen friendships with startling accuracy. The emotions that twelve-year-old Heather felt towards Becca and the other members of the Dead Girls Club were very realistic to me. On a more serious note, this book is an interesting take on what we, especially as children, are willing to believe when we're desperate.

#arc #netgalley

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vlwelser
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This was excellent. I did not figure this out in advance. I'm going to stop now before I hit you with a spoiler. 🏚

#arc #netgalley

Alfoster I thought it was creepy good as well!👏 3mo
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IheartYA
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters
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This one felt disjointed, and the pacing was inconsistent. My rating teetered between a 2 and a 3 but the story picked up at the end. I can usually predict or see a twist coming but these blindsided me, I had no idea. I had a hard time detecting the main character's emotion as she seemed vapid in moments of nonsuspense, and therefore I was not sympathetic. A solid 3 out of 5 stars in the end.

Thank you to netgalley for sharing an arc for review.

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laceyannea
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters

I‘m super enjoying this plot line and quickly devouring this book, but seriously, one more description of Heather annihilating her cuticle skin and I‘m shelving it 🤣😳

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laceyannea
The Dead Girls Club | Damien Walters

“You don‘t need flickering lights or doors slamming shut, the parlor tricks of a poltergeist, to be haunted. The true ghosts are made of deed and word and live deep inside the marrow and bone.”

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laceyannea
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Excited for this ARC! The description is too good: In 1991, Heather and her friends were members of the Dead Girls Club. Obsessed with the macabre, they exchanged stories about serial killers and imaginary monsters, like the Red Lady, the spirit of a vengeful witch killed centuries before. Heather knew the stories were just that, until her friend Becca began insisting the Red Lady was real, and she could prove it. That belief got Becca killed.

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