Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Hide and Seeker by Daka Hermon

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa @ Wishful Endings where bloggers share which upcoming releases they’re most looking forward to. Join us every Wednesday and watch your TBR list multiply.

While I am on the lookout for more YA horror and adult horror novels by authors of color, I came across this middle grade horror book by Daka Hermon. Hide and Seeker sounds oh so creepy and reading the synopsis takes me back to when I was a kid who loved reading Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Cover is linked to Goodreads.

Title: Hide and Seeker
Author: Daka Hermon
Series: N/A
Pages: 320
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release Date: September 15, 2020

      “One of our most iconic childhood games receives a creepy twist as it becomes the gateway to a nightmare world.
      I went up the hill, the hill was muddy, stomped my toe and made it bloody, should I wash it?
      Justin knows that something is wrong with his best friend Zee went missing for a year. And when he came back, he was . . . different. Nobody knows what happened to him. At Zee’s welcome home party, Justin and the neighborhood crew play Hide and Seek. But it goes wrong. Very wrong.
      One by one, everyone who plays the game disappears, pulled into a world of nightmares come to life. Justin and his friends realize this horrible place is where Zee had been trapped. All they can do now is hide from the Seeker.”

Are you participating in Can’t-Wait Wednesday or Waiting on Wednesday? Is this book on your TBR? Be sure to leave a link to your post in the comments and I’ll visit!

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