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What the hell did I just read : a novel of cosmic horror /

by Wong, David [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: John Dies at the End: 3.Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.Edition: First edition.Description: 375 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781250040206; 1250040205.Subject(s): Quakers -- Fiction | FICTION / Horror | FICTION / Humorous | FICTION / Thrillers | Quakers -- Fiction | Humorous fiction | Paranormal fiction | Black humor (Literature) | Humorous fiction | Horror fiction | Fiction | Humorous fiction | Paranormal fictionSummary: Investigating the activities of a shapeshifting entity that is snatching local kids, the friends from This Book Is Full of Spiders are challenged to navigate an uproariously convoluted maze of illusions, incompetence and lies.
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<p>It's the story "They" don't want you to read. Though, to be fair, "They" are probably right about this one. To quote the Bible, "Learning the truth can be like loosening a necktie, only to realize it was the only thing keeping your head attached." No, don't put the book back on the shelf -- it is now your duty to purchase it to prevent others from reading it. Yes, it works with e-books, too, I don't have time to explain how.</p> <p>While investigating a fairly straightforward case of a shape-shifting interdimensional child predator, Dave, John and Amy realized there might actually be something weird going on. Together, they navigate a diabolically convoluted maze of illusions, lies, and their own incompetence in an attempt to uncover a terrible truth they -- like you -- would be better off not knowing.</p> <p>Your first impulse will be to think that a story this gruesome -- and, to be frank, stupid -- cannot possibly be true. That is precisely the reaction "They" are hoping for.</p> <p> John Dies at the End 's "smart take on fear manages to tap into readers' existential dread on one page, then have them laughing the next" ( Publishers Weekly ) and This Book is Full of Spiders was "unlike any other book of the genre" ( Washington Post ). Now, New York Times bestselling author David Wong is back with What the Hell Did I Just Read , the third installment of this black-humored thriller series.</p>

Investigating the activities of a shapeshifting entity that is snatching local kids, the friends from This Book Is Full of Spiders are challenged to navigate an uproariously convoluted maze of illusions, incompetence and lies.

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Living in a Midwest town known for attracting aliens and monsters, paranormal investigators Dave, John, and Amy are used to being called when the unexplainable or supernatural occurs. This time it is a missing child case. Little Maggie was taken by a menacing man named Nymph-or was she? The trio are soon chasing down parasitic monsters that alter one's brain, while dodging a government investigatory team that doesn't have much respect for Dave and John's methods, which admittedly involve drugs, weaponized sex toys, and improvisation. VERDICT Introduced in John Dies at the End and last seen in This Book Is Full of Spiders, Wong's (pen name of Jason -Pargin) irreverent protagonists return in another action-packed horror adventure full of crude but effective humor. For fans of the humor website Cracked.com, of which Pargin is executive editor. [See Prepub Alert, 4/10/17.]-MM © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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