Child of the Night Guild is a disturbing tale full of heartache, telling the tale of a young girl’s transformation into something both more and less than human, captive in a twisted society, where a life is only worth the investment. my human found this deep and disturbing while I thought it was an intriguing look into the darkness of humanity.
My human read this on the heels of a lighter book, and as she’s a bleeding heart, she found this to be a tougher read. If you’re looking for sunshine and cookies, this book isn’t for you. This book is for those who want something a bit harder hitting than the standard fare. It’s also not for the happily ever crowd.
Spoiler alert: It’s not for the happily ever after crowd.
Still, if you enjoy a book with stark realism with a dose of horror and a splash of fantasy, this one might be for you.
I’ll be enrolling my human for some therapy now. She’s a wuss.
This book is classified as a horror for good reason, so plan your reading accordingly so any delicate sensibilities aren’t overly offended.