Heart-Shaped Box (Mass Market Paperback)

By Joe Hill

Harper, 9780061147944, 384pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2008

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"Wild, mesmerizing, perversely witty....A Valentine from hell."
--Janet Maslin, New York Times The publication of Joe Hill's beautifully textured, deliciously scary debut novel Heart-Shaped Box was greeted with the sort of overwhelming critical acclaim that is rare for a work of skin-crawling supernatural terror. It was cited as a Best Book of the Year by Atlanta magazine, the Tampa Tribune, the St. Louis Post Dispatch, and the Village Voice, to name but a few. Award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling Neil Gaiman of The Sandman, The Graveyard Book, and Anansi Boys fame calls Joe Hill's story of a jaded rock star haunted by a ghost he purchased on the internet, "relentless, gripping, powerful." Open this Heart-Shaped Box from two-time Bram Stoker Award-winner Hill if you dare and see what all the well-deserved hoopla is about.


Praise For Heart-Shaped Box

“A fast-paced journey on wheels borrowed from hell’s used-car lot, and there aren’t a lot of comfort breaks...The pictures [Hill] painted colored my dreams and darkened my mood even after I’d put the book down.”
-Cleveland Plain Dealer

“A relentlessly scary ghost story.”
-Bookseller (London)

“Powerful . . . a fast-paced plot that crackles with expertly planted surprises and revelations . . . a truly memorable debut.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

[Hill]’s got horror down pat, and his debut is hair-raising fun.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“You can’t go wrong with Heart-Shaped Box.” Top Five Fiction-Books of 2007
-The Observer

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