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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books That Sent Us Screaming

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Are you someone who goes to a scary movie just to, well, get scared? If so, then this week’s Heat Index has been written just for you. It’s not every day that truly horrifying books come across our desks here at BookTrib, but when they do we pay special attention to the ones that put the “jeepers” in jeepers creepers. Hang on to your hats, because this list will scare you silly. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware (Scout Press, August 4) “Ware slowly unspools the mystery, setting a truly spooky scene … with a constant undercurrent of danger. Read it on a dark and stormy night—with all the lights on.” — Kirkus Reviews Heat Index: Waking up in…

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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books That Deliver Magic

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Can you remember a time when the world of magic left you both scared and excited? In this week’s The Heat Index, we’re tapping into our 10-year-old selves and taking you on an exciting ride through the magical realm. These top five new reads are definitely raising our temperatures and we just couldn’t keep them hidden in our (magic)hat any longer. Sleepwalker: The Mysterious Makings and Recovery of a Somnambulist, Kathleen Frazier (Skyhorse, September 8) “Sleepwalker is a terrifying and compelling tale that takes us deep into the horrors of sleepwalking and then reveals to us how the author managed to end a 20-year nightmare.” —Ellen Burstyn, award-winning actress, writer, teacher Heat Index: This memoir took us on a journey of both fear and…

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