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Jane is not your typical teen She and her best friend Lexi call themselves the Creep Sisters Only Lexi knows why Jane is different So back when I was a sweet little tween I was easily freaked out by Fear Street books and the like especially the Cheerleader series CREEPED ME OUT I wouldn t go showering after games at the gym is noone was around any the girl dying because of boiling shower and steam still haunts me And though I don t really read or watch scary stuff much these days I figured this would get me back to those days in which I LOVED themUnfortunately it didn t uite work out that way for me You see the whole time I was reading it I felt like I should be scared of everything happening but I never really felt it myself Maybe it was because I never really connected to Jane and didn t feel the horror she must have been experiencing I didn t feel much of anything while reading this book except for a mild curiosity about how it would all endJane and Lexi seemed like a good team friendwise though I was kinda annoyed that they also seemed to be taking this whole Jane almost being killed by her shadow multiple times less seriously than I would have liked I mean I couldn t get over the fact that they waited till the fourth time before starting to investigate it Don t we have internet for this I get not wanting to tell her parents for fear they d lock her away but not even wondering who or what was doing that to her seemed sorta naive Especially after the last nail in head incident And I kinda wanted to shake Jane right before the big moment in which you can see from miles away SOMETHING BAD is going to happen I mean seriously That was SO predictable And the whole unraveling of the who what and where of things was a bit too convenient for me I did think that the ghost part of the who and why of it was pretty interesting and I just wish I had felt involved with the story I think the main reason why I finished it was that it was a uick read and I knew it wouldn t take hours of my life to stick with it It wasn t badly written for me there just wasn t a connection and because of that no sense of fear which is kinda what you need for a book that s supposed to be creepy I m assuming things here I could be wrong My rating 2 stars How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim really The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) read or watch scary stuff much these days I figured this would get me back to those days in which I LOVED themUnfortunately it didn t uite work out that way for me You see the whole time I was Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic reading it I felt like I should be scared of everything happening but I never Earthfall (Homecoming, really felt it myself Maybe it was because I never A Daddy for Christmas really connected to Jane and didn t feel the horror she must have been experiencing I didn t feel much of anything while Banned in Britain reading this book except for a mild curiosity about how it would all endJane and Lexi seemed like a good team friendwise though I was kinda annoyed that they also seemed to be taking this whole Jane almost being killed by her shadow multiple times less seriously than I would have liked I mean I couldn t get over the fact that they waited till the fourth time before starting to investigate it Don t we have internet for this I get not wanting to tell her parents for fear they d lock her away but not even wondering who or what was doing that to her seemed sorta naive Especially after the last nail in head incident And I kinda wanted to shake Jane Hour of the Beast right before the big moment in which you can see from miles away SOMETHING BAD is going to happen I mean seriously That was SO predictable And the whole unraveling of the who what and where of things was a bit too convenient for me I did think that the ghost part of the who and why of it was pretty interesting and I just wish I had felt involved with the story I think the main Dictionary Of Dreams reason why I finished it was that it was a uick The Love of a Latino read and I knew it wouldn t take hours of my life to stick with it It wasn t badly written for me there just wasn t a connection and because of that no sense of fear which is kinda what you need for a book that s supposed to be creepy I m assuming things here I could be wrong My Other Days, Other Eyes rating 2 stars

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Beyond author Graham McNamee

From anyone else Her own shadow seems to pull her into near fatal accidents Jane is determined to find out why these terrifying thin What if your shadow controlled you What if your shadow tried to kill you What if when you flatlined something came back to life with you Not to mention what if you were a teenage girl in high school just trying to be normal and have a boyfriend like other girlsBeyond A Ghost Story deals with serious issues abuse kidnapping predators framed in the guise of a ghost story dealing with the wounds on the psyche such events can have on the individuals involved This story manages to do this with plenty of normal activities mixed in such as a good family life a great best friend and creative outlets to express one s uniuenessAn easy read one that kept me turning the pages on my lunch hour to find out what happens to Jane as one weird thing after another keeps happening to her

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Gs happen and to overcome her shadow enemy Her sleuthing with Lexi connects her own horrors to the secret history of a serial killer Seventeen year old best friends Jane and Lexi aren t typical teenagers Known by their classmates as the Creep Sisters they have a special freakishness in common but it s Jane who has the upper hand on the truly weird her shadow sometimes moves on its own dragging her towards dangerous situations Setting out to discover what this disturbing being wants from her Jane begins to uncover a story that links her ghostly influencer to a serial killer Written in present tense Beyond is a witty and inventive story for Young Adults that grabbed my attention from the first page An easy and engaging read the writing appears almost simplistic but is brilliantly crafted moving the action on unceasingly building tension gradually but with an underlying creepiness that takes us towards what could well be a terrifying conclusion Although there s no bad language as such this is not a book that avoids confrontation but while there are references to violence and abusive relationships Graham McNamee leaves the detail to our imaginations I really liked the characters especially Jane and thought the author had a good grasp of how a seventeen year old might feel in this situation A clever and imaginative book that ll please anyone who loves Stephen King and Anthony Horowitz


10 thoughts on “Beyond author Graham McNamee

  1. says:

    Beyond is the second young adult book by a Canadian male author I’ve read in the last year first was The Repossession by Sam Hawksmoor they were both published by Hodder and they’re both original and refreshing I’m even picky

  2. says:

    45 HEARTSBefore I discovered romance books I was into Horror and Paranormal books so reading this was a touch of nostalgia for me I believe in the afterlife I believe there's an in between world I also believe that souls get stuck in the in between world when they have unfinished business This book was about a soul that

  3. says:

    So back when I was a sweet little tween I was easily freaked out by Fear Street books and the like especially the Cheerleader series CREEPED ME OUT I wouldn't go showering after games at the gym is noone was around any the girl dying because of boiling shower and steam still haunts me And though I don't really read or watch scary stuff much these days I figured this would get me back to those days in which I LOVED the

  4. says:

    What if your shadow controlled you What if your shadow tried to kill you What if when you flatlined something came back to life with you Not to

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    35 coffee cupsBeyond offers up a

  6. says:

    Rated 25 reallyExcerpt from my review originally published at Offbeat YA Pros Interesting premise Lead you can empathise with Peculiar

  7. says:

    Beyond A Ghost Story has in interesting premise and just enough creep factor to keep you on the edge of your seatSara she's called Jane in the blurb on the back of the book but Sara in the ARC is recovering from a near death experience She still has the nail from the nail gun in her head She was dead and brought

  8. says:

    WowI will run not walk to get the other books by Graham McNamee An intriguing concept a young girl who has a near death experience but survives to be haunted by A compelling story the concept is developed slowly and carefully nuance and depth a

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    Seventeen year old best friends Jane and Lexi aren’t typical teenagers Known by their classmates as the Creep Sisters they have a s

  10. says:

    Excellent book has a really powerful ending I cried because of it Would really recommend it

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