Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday: HALF-MINUTE HORRORS

In a crowded theater, no one can hear your screams . . .

Various Authors

Imprint: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780061833793
ISBN10: 0061833797
On Sale: 8/25/2009
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Ages: 10 and Up

Book Description (from the publisher):

How scared can you get in only 30 seconds? Dare to find out with Half-Minute Horrors, a collection of deliciously terrifying short short tales and creepy illustrations by an exceptional selection of writers and illustrators, including bestselling talents Lemony Snicket, James Patterson, Neil Gaiman, R.L.Stine, Faye Kellerman, Holly Black, Melissa Marr, Margaret Atwood, Jon Scieszka, Brett Helquist, and many more. With royalties benefiting First Book, a not-for-profit organization that brings books to children in need, this is an anthology worth devouring. So grab a flashlight, set the timer, and get ready for instant chills!
So glad I fall into the "10 and Up" category!!
While tracking down information on this book, I came across this mysterious blog. You might want to check it out, too.

is hosted by
Jill from Breaking the Spine.

What are you waiting for?


Anonymous said...

What a fantastic cover picture!

bermudaonion said...

I love the cover!

Kerri said...

That sounds like an amazing book. I'll keep my eyes open for it in August. Thanks for sharing.

Zibilee said...

This looks like a terribly fun read. I think I would enjoy this one a lot.