A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Songs Wrote My Story

The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.

But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming…

This monster is something different, though. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor.

It wants the truth.

Song For This Book: Slow Moving Millie – Beasts


There has been a lot of hype about this one. It’s being made into a movie in the coming months, and a lot of the book community seems to have a thing for it. It caught my eye a while back, but it was reading the overwhelming number of positive reviews that really pushed me towards checking it out.

I’m so glad that I did. I…

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