Can’t Wait Wednesday| All These Bodies – Kendare Blake

We wanted to do another bookish meme on Wednesday and after doing Can’t Wait Wednesday a few times we decided that would be a fun one to bring around more often! About twice a month you’ll see this meme on our blog.

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

Sixteen bloodless bodies. Two teenagers. One impossible explanation.

Summer 1958—a string of murders plagues the Midwest. The victims are found in their cars and in their homes—even in their beds—their bodies drained, but with no blood anywhere.

September 19- the Carlson family is slaughtered in their Minnesota farmhouse, and the case gets its first lead: 15-year-old Marie Catherine Hale is found at the scene. She is covered in blood from head to toe, and at first she’s mistaken for a survivor. But not a drop of the blood is hers.

Michael Jensen, son of the local sheriff, yearns to become a journalist and escape his small-town. He never imagined that the biggest story in the country would fall into his lap, or that he would be pulled into the investigation, when Marie decides that he is the only one she will confess to.

As Marie recounts her version of the story, it falls to Michael to find the truth: What really happened the night that the Carlsons were killed? And how did one girl wind up in the middle of all these bodies?


I know Kendare Blake has written some other creepy books, but I’m only familiar with the Three Dark Crowns series. Which I really loved (well, I still need to read the last book). When All These Bodies was announced I definitely got excited. I’ve really been enjoying the darker and creepier books lately and this seems like a perfect Halloween read.

I’m hoping for a story that keeps me hooked from the start with some twists and turns. Also, I’m hoping that I don’t guess how it’s all going to play out. I’ll definitely be ordering this one when it releases!

What about you? Does All These Bodies sound like a book for you? Let me know in the comments! I’d love to hear from you.

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