‘All the Lovely Bad Ones’ leaves readers shaken and uneasy

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‘All the Lovely Bad Ones’ leaves readers shaken and uneasy

Mariko Galton, Reporter

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‘All the Lovely Bad Ones’ by Mary Downing Hahn is about two teens who awaken an evil entity after playing a ghostly prank.

Travis and Corey love playing tricks on people. After finding out about about their grandmother’s Vermont inn’s history of hauntings, the siblings decide to pull some of their own pranks.

Travis and Corey find enjoyment in the joke until a dangerous entity awakens from its slumber. Besides the evil entity, children ghosts are awakened and the history of the inn is revealed.

Realizing the true danger they’ve unlocked, Travis and Corey work to put the spirits to rest while trying to unlock the secrets behind the evil entity.

“All the Lovely Bad Ones” is a bone-chilling novel that should not be read at night. Its hair-raising and eerie story-telling makes readers jump at the sound of noises during the night. It is truly creepy!

This novel is recommended for mature pre-teens and above because of scary moments and hauntings. “All the Lovely Bad Ones” is a perfect story to read for Halloween. Its chilling story will make readers sleep with the lights on.