Tuesday, November 18, 2014

"Billy Lovecraft Saves the World" by Billy Lovecraft: SPOTLIGHT & REVIEW

Billy Lovecraft Saves the World
by Billy Lovecraft 

Genre: middle-grade, action-adventure, paranormal, horror, science-fiction 

Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press 

Date of Release: November 13, 2014

Cover Artist: Andy Garcia  

The last thing Billy Lovecraft’s parents sent him before the crash was a photo of something on the wing of their plane.

Now he’s stuck with a horrible and heart-breaking mystery: What was that awful creature, and why were his parents targeted? 

It’s up to Billy to gather a team of like-minded kids and lead them through a dark new reality where the monsters are real, not everyone is who they seem to be, and an ancient alien wants to devour the world. 


About The Author:

Billy Lovecraft is the young leader of the Cthulhu Detective Squad, which he formed after the death of his parents when he was twelve. He is a writer, scientist, occult scholar, and frequent savior of the world. The things in his basement will give you nightmares.

Find Billy Lovecraft Online:
Website | Twitter | Goodreads 

What did Sister Sinister think?
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I give it 5 Stars!
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I was given the opportunity to read this book as part of the Blog Tour, and I had a strong suspicion that it would be a fun read. I was delighted to find that I wasn't wrong.

Billy Lovecraft is a 12 year old boy with an awful secret and a dangerous legacy left behind by his parents after their untimely demise. Armed with a warning and a gruesome, frightening photo of what possibly killed his parents (a nod to the Twilight Zone?), Billy approaches a group of his fellow students with a proposition and a hope. Let's form the Cthulhu Detective Squad for real!

With plenty of money from an insurance settlement to fund their wild expeditions, Billy teams up with his new friends to solve his parents' murder and learn the secrets of the second basement.

BILLY LOVECRAFT SAVES the WORLD is funny and clever, full of Lovecraftian horror for the middle-grade  reader, but also for just about anyone who wants to enjoy an action-adventure told from a 12 year old's viewpoint. I highly recommend this one!

1 comment:

  1. I am adding this to my TBR. I loved it from the blurb alone - knowing that he has a picture of something horrible and that's all he has to go on already has me wanting to read the book. Then we also get a very good review and knowing that it is funny? Give, please!