Review – Anna Dressed in Blood (#Anna 1)


Title : Anna Dressed in Blood (#Anna 1)
Author : Kendare Blake
Publisher : Tor Teen
Published : August 2011 (ebook)
Page : 387 pages
My Rating : 4/5


Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead.

So did his father before him, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought to kill. Now, armed with his father’s mysterious and deadly athame, Cas travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. They follow legends and local lore, destroy the murderous dead, and keep pesky things like the future and friends at bay.

Searching for a ghost the locals call Anna Dressed in Blood, Cas expects the usual: track, hunt, kill. What he finds instead is a girl entangled in curses and rage, a ghost like he’s never faced before. She still wears the dress she wore on the day of her brutal murder in 1958: once white, now stained red and dripping with blood. Since her death, Anna has killed any and every person who has dared to step into the deserted Victorian she used to call home.

Yet she spares Cas’s life.

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Review – The Whispering Skull – Tengkorak Berbisik (Lockwood & Co. #2)


Title : The Whispering Skull (Lockwood&Co. #2)
Author : Jonathan Storud
Translator : Poppy D. Chusfani
Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Published : Januari 2015
Page : 488 pages
My Rating : 4.5/5


Hantu dan arwah gentayangan, waspadalah! Lockwood & Co. beraksi kembali.

Lockwood & Co. makin sibuk. Lucy dan George berusaha memecahkan misteri tengkorak bisa bicara yang terkurung dalam wadah-hantu, sementara Lockwood mencari kasus-kasus baru yang seru. Lalu mereka dihubungi untuk menyelidiki makam dokter kejam yang hidup pada zaman Victoria. Seperti biasa, segalanya jadi kacau—ada hantu mengerikan yang terlepas dan benda berbahaya yang hilang karena dicuri dari peti mati. Lockwood & Co. harus menemukan benda itu sebelum kekuatannya digunakan, tapi mereka harus berpacu dengan waktu.

Dan yang membuat keadaan makin gawat, si tengkorak dalam wadah-hantu mendadak bergerak…

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Review – The Screaming Staircase – Undakan Menjerit (Lockwood&Co. #1)


Title : The Screaming Staircase – Undakan Menjerit (Lockwood&Co. #1)
Author : Jonathan Storud
Translator : Poppy D. Chusfani
Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Published : Januari 2014
Page : 424 pages
My Rating : 5/5


Setelah gelap, bunyikan lonceng dan tunggu di luar garis besi.

Selama lima puluh tahun lebih, wabah hantu menyerang Inggris. Lucy Carlyle, penyelidik paranormal yang masih muda, menginginkan karier cemerlang. Namun, kenyataannya ia bergabung dengan agensi pembasmi hantu paling kecil, paling kumuh di London, dipimpin Anthony Lockwood yang karismatis.

Ketika salah satu kasus mereka berakhir dengan kekacauan fatal, Lockwood & Co. memiliki peluang untuk memperbaiki keadaan. Sayangnya, itu berarti mereka harus menginap di rumah paling berhantu di Inggris.

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Review – Ghost Knight

Title : Ghost Knight
Author : Cornelia Funke
Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
Published : May 2012 (US Edition)
Page : 342 pages
My Rating : 4/5


From international phenomenon Cornelia Funke, the bestselling author of Reckless and Inkheart.

Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft never expected to enjoy boarding school. Then again, he never expected to be confronted by a pack of vengeful ghosts, either. And then he meets Ella, a quirky new friend with a taste for adventure…

Together, Jon and Ella must work to uncover the secrets of a centuries-old murder while being haunted by terrifying spirits, their bloodless faces set on revenge. So when Jon summons the ghost of the late knight Longspee for his protection, there’s just one question: Can Longspee truly be trusted?

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