Food Fright by Nico Bell is a fast-paced tale about food and revenge. Did that catch your interest? It sure got me!
If you’ve got a croissant sitting around, you may want to eat it before you dive into this novella. Otherwise, you may end up side-eyeing the pastry later on…
Let’s dive in!
My Thoughts on Food Fright by Nico Bell
After hearing about the brownie monster on the Dead Headspace podcast, I knew I had to dive into this one right away. This book certainly lived up to the level of bizarre food horror I was expecting!
When the story begins, we meet Cassie, a girl that just wants to fit in with the popular girls on her soccer team. But when a initiation goes sideways and merges with another event that had been going on in the school, one of the girls dies in a very gruesome way.
The surviving girls promise not to tell anyone, but when they begin to die mysteriously one by one, they realize that the ghost of their friend is back for revenge.
My goodness. Let me just tell you that the one scene with the croissant coming out of the oven will be haunting my dreams. The image of that was SO vivid in my mind. When I make another bookmark order from A Stranger Dream, I’m definitely going to have to snag the croissant!
Nico Bell has certainly created a story that I will never forget. One minute I was super anxious, then I was terrified, then I ended up laughing. I had so much fun reading this!
While reading, I also had the urge to go bake brownies… Did that happen to anyone else? 🙂
My Favorite Passages from Food Fright
Dread flavored Cassie’s saliva with a cold bitterness.
Sweet chocolate. The solution to all the world’s problems.
My Final Thoughts on Food Fright
This novella is such a fun read. Full of bizarre horror and teenage angst and young love. You’ll be grateful that you read this one before your own homecoming dance!
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