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Feb 04 2008

Another week…

And on a related note….

A book about Succubi!

CLEMENT-MOORE, Rosemary. Hell Week. 336p. Delacorte. Feb. 2008. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-385-73414-1; PLB $19.99. ISBN 978-0-385-90429-2. LC number unavailable.
Gr 9 Up—Reluctant psychic Maggie Quinn, introduced in Prom Dates from Hell (Delacorte, 2007), begins her first year of college at Bedivere University. She desperately wants to work on the school paper, but since freshmen aren’t allowed on staff, she finds the one story that only a freshman can get. Maggie decides to rush campus sororities to expose the secrets of the Greek system. As she makes the rounds of parties and rituals, she publishes her observations each week. She’s surprised, though, to find herself being drawn to Sigma Alpha Xi, one of the most exclusive sororities on campus. SAXis and their alumni are always the most accomplished and powerful women. Maggie soon learns that they all have one other thing in common—they have magical power, and being in the sorority somehow guarantees success in life. That success comes at a price, though, and some of the young women are using their power in very evil ways. A story of evil forces and succubi in a sorority could come off as ludicrous and unbelievable, but Clement-Moore makes it work by tempering the ridiculous with Maggie’s dry humor and biting observations of Greek life in general. Teens who like social commentary and witty comebacks with their horror will devour Hell Week.—Stephanie L. Petruso, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Odenton, MD

Sooo….

It would appear that you can find books about Succubi everywhere…

Tera

1 comment

  1. avatar
    FreezeFrame

    orders my copy today!!!

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