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Scowler by Daniel Kraus

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Imagine your father is a monster. Would that mean there are monsters inside you, too?

Nineteen-year-old Ry Burke, his mother, and little sister scrape by for a living on their dying family farm. Ry wishes for anything to distract him from the grim memories of his father's physical and emotional abuse. Then a meteorite falls from the sky, bringing with it not only a fragment from another world but also the arrival of a ruthless man intent on destroying the entire family. Soon Ry is forced to defend himself by resurrecting a trio of imaginary childhood protectors: kindly Mr. Furrington, wise Jesus, and the bloodthirsty Scowler.  Hardcover, 304 pages  Published March 12th 2013 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers ISBN  0375990941 (ISBN13: 9780375990946) This book has got to be THE scariest young adult book I have ever read. I am a huge fan of horror, but usually tend to stick to the adult sectio…