Who Haunts You
by Mark Wheaton
Narrated by Annalee Scott
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Pub Date 02 Sep 2023 | Archive Date 31 Oct 2023
High school senior Rebecca “Bex” Koeltl is just trying to make it to graduation. But when her fellow seniors begin dying in seemingly unrelated incidents, Bex uncovers disturbing connections between their deaths, including that the teens believed they were haunted by long-dead relatives their own family members swear never existed. After Bex is visited by a malevolent specter of her own, she realizes she has to get the bottom of this horror before she’s its next victim...
"WHO HAUNTS YOU is the first book I've read that not only delivers an unsettling supernatural mystery, but also paints a fully realized, wholly moving portrait of the autistic teenage experience. A vital book that will make any neurodivergent young adult feel seen, heard, and understood."--Craig Perry, producer, Final Destination
"I loved it. Wheaton has built a buzzsaw of a supernatural thriller here--scary, surprisingly emotional, and loaded with enough twists to keep you guessing till the final page. It's an all killer no filler thriller."--James Vanderbilt, screenwriter, Zodiac, Scream V-VI
"An utterly readable teen murder tale with an intriguing twist and an endearing hero. Reminiscent of Los Duncan's classic suspense novel I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER...the story’s narrative strengths include Wheaton’s ability to weave together relentless tension with an impressively knotty mystery…the book will keep readers guessing who the killer is until the very end. Bex’s dry sense of humor—particularly when dealing with adversity—makes her a character whom readers will root for..."--Kirkus Reviews
“An absorbing and original supernatural mystery, written by a wonderfully talented author. Highly recommended!” – Aric Sundquist, author of Serious Applicants Only and The End of Autumn
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This YA horror novel by Mark Wheaton is a fast-paced and creepy story. Top seniors at a highly competitive South Carolina high school begin to die. Are these deaths a coincidence, accidents, or murder?! There are supernatural elements to this story and the narrator does an excellent job of creating different voices to up the creepiness factor.
I highly recommend listening to this audiobook to help get you in the mood for start of school and spooky season! It can easily be binge listened to in one day!
Thank you @netgalley for allowing me to listen to this audiobook ahead of publication in exchange for my honest review.
Thanks to Mark Wheaton and NetGalley and narrator Annalee Scott for the spooky tale Who Haunts You audio ARC. This is perfect for anyone who’s been looking for a supernatural vibe with a big dose of Scream mixed in. When Bex’s classmates are dying under strange circumstances she knows that she has to figure it out because she’s sure she’s next. This is a quick read and will really get you in the right mood for Spooky Season 🎃
Who Haunts You is a fast paced psychological thriller full of twists that I don't think anyone could have anticipated. The book had brilliant autism representation and the pacing was perfection. This book was the unique haunting story we've all been searching for this spooky season! The Narration was excellent and provided just the right amount of ambiance the story needed to be eerie.
I loved this one! Such a creepy story and I loved the author’s writing style. I listened to the audiobook and I highly recommend it! The narrator helps bring the story to life and make it even better with her different voices for characters. She puts so much emotion into every voice and helps the suspense factor become very real.
At the beginning I wasn’t sure what I was getting into, as ghost stories are not really my thing. However, Rebecca (FMC) captivated me so quickly that I didn’t care about anything else.
As the audiobook is only 4.5 hours long, the story picked up quite quickly and I liked the fast pacing, which seemed very balanced to me.
The story about the three deaths of her classmates was incredibly exciting and it drove me crazy to witness how Rebecca was drawn deeper and deeper into the matter and simply lost control.
What I think was especially well done was the confrontation with adults who tend to label children/teenagers as crazy rather than really believing them or listening to them. It was easy to empathize with Rebecca and feel the despair in one’s own soul.
The ending was just wonderful! It was right up my alley, gave you a few more grey hairs and made me jump up and down with joy. :‘D
The audiobook was really, really fabulously good! Annalee Scott has such a pleasant voice that I could listen to her forever. She read incredibly well and breathed a lot of life into all the characters. I especially liked her performance on Rebecca’s hearing, with too much stimulation. Her ticked-off reading AND singing were truly incredible. She was also able to capture the creepiness well and really pulled out everything she could by whispering and hissing.
Her pacing was spot on.
An audiobook that I highly recommend to everyone. <3
Engrossed from the start! Reading about Rebecca’s journey to find the truth never was dull! You never knew if it was her mental health or factual! And it all came together very nicely at the end….but not something or someone?! you would guess! Enjoy!
Wow! Who Haunts You was a haunting tale that will stick with me for awhile! A high school student named Bex desperately tries to uncover the truth when chilling events start impacting her and her classmates. If you are looking for a unique take on a ghost story, this is it. The author did a fantastic job brining the chills while doing a great job representing autism. This a creepy, must read, just in time for spooky season!
Who Haunts You is a fast paced YA supernatural thriller. Bex (Rebecca) is an autistic high school senior. Despite her less than stellar GPA and class ranking you can tell she’s smart and has goals in life. You get the sense she’s sort of watching the world from the outside. But then some of her fellow students die, and there is something off about these deaths and Bex is drawn into investigating. The more she looks into things the more bizarre things appear, such as each of the dead students suddenly being obsessed over a perceived unknown family member. And then Bex’s own worldview begins to shift. What is happening and will she be the next to die? The pacing is fast and the story really pulled me in. I will say the ending seemed a little rushed/abrupt, but overall it was a heck of a ride. Very much had a type of Ring/It Follows-ish vibe, and I think it would translate well to a movie. I will also say my experience with autism is quite limited, but Mark Wheaton does a fantastic job bringing that aspect of the story to life. Annalee Scott’s narration is spot on. I’d like to thank Mark Wheaton and NetGalley for the opportunity to listen and review an advanced copy of the audio version of Who Haunts You.
Fantastic audio production for a really good story. I enjoyed listening to this along with reading the book. Recommended to fans of horror and especially ghosts.
I really liked seeing this book offered. As an autistic person myself, I was excited to see a story from the point of view of an autistic person and it did not disappoint, I found myself agreeing with some of the stuff that she was feeling...like the music and people speaking getting all mixed up. Anyways, the book deals with the protagonist and a group of students that go to her school and start dying after suspicious events/beliefs. It is a fast listen (especially since I heard it at 1.5x) that keeps your interest and keeps you guessing until the end. I would love for there to be a sequel but I believe the book does give you an end. Definitely recommend.
Thank you NetGalley and Mark Wheaton for an advanced copy of the audiobook,
WOW.. This did not feel like 170 pages at all.. in the best way possible. I genuinely felt like I was watching a thriller/horror film the entire time rather than just reading/listening to one.
“Who Haunts You” follows the story of Rebecca (aka bexs) who is trying to navigate through her senior year as a neurodivergent (academically, below average) student at a nationally ranked and very competitive high school. After the mysterious deaths of 3 of her classmates, she begins to theorize that this can’t just be a coincidence and there must be a connection. As she continues to try to put the pieces together to try to find a pattern, she begins to fear that she might be the next victim after she experiences a strange/supernatural encounter. Racing against time, she tries to discover the “why” in hopes of preventing her death.
I LOVEEEE Bexs so much. I just want to hug her and tell her that she is not alone. 🥺 She is funny, brave, and incredibly smart (despite her rank at school). As a parent to a child with autism, I really appreciate the research and consideration that Mark Wheaton took in developing Bexs character rather than labeling her with just stereotypical behaviors. Mark mentions in his acknowledgments that he has autism as well and is also a father to someone who is on the spectrum, so it’s really awesome to see that he not only was able to use his own experiences as a neurodivergent individual, but also sought out additional insight and feedback from many others as well.
I received the ARC copy of the book and Audiobook through NetGalley. Annalee Scott does a PHENOMENAL job at narrating and really pulls you into the story. I don’t even like horror movies but she did such a great job at bringing her character to life and the creepy/scary scenes gave me actual goosebumps!!! There was not a single dull moment in this book. This is definitely one I’ll be re-reading/listening to before the year ends!
Thank you to NetGalley and Off Limits Press for the ARC copies. An even bigger thank you to Mark Wheaton for really providing an amazing perspective of what it can be like to live life through the mind of someone who is neurodivergent.
Happy Release Day📚
Book Title: Who Haunts You
Author: Mark Wheaton
Genre: YA, Suspense, Thriller, paranormal
Release Day: Sept 2, 2023
Format: Audio Book
Rating: Storyline 4.5 ⭐️ 5 Narration
Synopsis: High school senior Rebecca “Bex” Koeltl is just trying to make it to graduation. But when her fellow seniors begin dying in seemingly unrelated incidents, Bex uncovers disturbing connections between their deaths, including that the teens believed they were haunted by long-dead relatives their own family members swear never existed. After Bex is visited by a malevolent specter of her own, she realizes she has to get the bottom of this horror before she’s its next victim...
My Thoughts: This was such a fun listen! I listened in one day. Reminded me of almost like a paranormal version of Good Girls Guide to Murder. It had that feel to how the story flowed and the YA aspect of it. I absolutely loved it and this this should definitely be on at least your October haunts TBR!
Thank you to @NetGalley and Mark Wheaton for this ALC in exchange for honest review.
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Devoured this all in one sitting 😳😮💨 a good, fast paced, supernatural-fight for your life kind of spooky read! Perfect for spooky season.
I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about this one since it is YA, but it did not disappoint! An interesting concept on the mystery of “why” these supernatural, unexplained deaths are occurring! I loved it. The ending was satisfying 👏🏼
Audiobook made this nice and creepy too, good job narrator!
📖🎧Who Haunts You by: Mark Wheaton | 📅 Pub Day: OUT TODAY!
This was the perfect short and sweet YA, dark academia, horror, who-done-it and why novel. At just about 170 pages/4.5hrs at 1x speed it was a fast paced, action packed, and thrilling book full of twists and turns!
This is definitely an audiobook that should be on your TBR this fall if you like YA dark academia that packs a lot in a short amount of time! The narrator definitely added a level of creepiness and gave me shivers a few time while listening so I would highly recommend the audio for maximum spookiness!
When I was listening to this I couldn’t get out of my head how much this reminded me of an episode of ‘Goosebumps’ or the 90s Nickelodeon show ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark’ (not so much in content or time period but definitely vibes of that spooky and creepiness)!!!
Special thanks to the author and netgalley for the advance copy of this audiobook to read and review prior to publish day.
Who Haunts You is billed as YA, but I think all fans of suspense and ghost stories will love the high school senior protagonist, Bex. Bex is autistic and differently-abled, but she is relatable in so many ways, particularly as the mystery deepens and she is thrown into jeopardy. Any person reading her story will surely be able to put themselves in her place and wonder how they’d react to the same eerie circumstances. What if my classmates/coworkers/neighbors started dying in seemingly unrelated tragedies, and only I saw the connection… and no one believed me when I spoke up? Author Mark Wheaton has a real knack for putting the reader into the mind and heart of his characters (I felt the same way while reading Emily Eternal, and Wraith).
There are some incredible twists and a “wow” of an ending, too! I hope Who Haunts You is the start of a series because there’s so much more to explore with Bex
I listened to the audio version of this novella and while I loved the narration, I think it will be just as exciting as a “page-turner” (or swiper, if you’re an e-book lover).
Wow! Wow! WOW!!
Weird things start to happen at Bex's highschool.
Her classmates start dying. She starts hearing things, seeing things that aren’t really there and, before long, Bex finds herself in the middle of the mystery and the clock is ticking.
Bex has to figure out why her classmates are dying and who is behind this.
I don't usually see a lot of books that have autistic/neurodivergent main characters, in addition to doing it well!!
Wonderful YA horror/ghost story. 😍
Neuro divergent rep!!!
Yesss! Absolutely loved having a main character with autism!
But the book itself; oh my goodness!!!
I have freakin' chills!!!
When a book finishes and it takes your breath away, how could you give less than 5 stars?
Loved this creepy book and wow wow wow I hope there's a part 2 where we get to root for the "bad guy" and her revenge!!!
Please, author dude, make this happen!!!
I loved it. Its the first audio book i have listened to. The narrator and author go perfect together. The book is intense from the start, with mind blowing twists. A wondeful read, can't wait for the continuation.
I feel like anything I might say about this book is a spoiler, so - sorry. Except maybe this one thing: Who Haunts You is a psychological horror. Teen death and psychological trauma are both huge factors in this story. If these are triggers for you, read with caution.
At a highly competitive high school, where everyone’s GPA and class rank are public knowledge, the salutatorian suddenly and mysteriously dies. Then the beloved star jock is next. If there is a pattern to be seen, Rebecca is the one who would find it. Her neurodivergent mind picks out patterns. The unique way her Autistic brain works also sometimes leaves her feeling outside looking in; so when her classmates continue to deal with tragedy, Rebecca is watching - and connecting the dots.
Ok, that’s all I can reasonably say about the plot without giving away things you should really find out for yourself.
Quote: “I’m lightyears from the person I was, and still a few miles from the person I want to be. But Dr. Tamar assures me that’s normal. I can feel now that there’s a future taking shape ahead of me, one that hadn’t felt possible before where I might - dare I say it - thrive. Thanks, Dr. Tamar.”
I had a maddening love/hate relationship with this story for all kinds of reasons - which is of course the sign of a well written story. In the end it was unexpected and unsettling and horrific - so, Well Done! One thing I particularly liked was the neurodivergent narrator. Being on the autism spectrum is neither unmentionable nor uncommon. Having books that embrace this is great. BUT I disliked that the narrator is identified as only neurodivergent, without the possibly more relevant diagnoses mentioned. Makes me worry that people who do not understand the complex and widely varied diagnosis of autism may end up with the wrong idea. But, that would be a spoiler, wouldn’t it.
Good reads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/5832728866
What a great YA thriller! It was fast paced, intriguing and I binge listened to it in one day. The storytelling was cinematic and I can absolutely see this becoming a TV series or movie. The ending left me spooked! If you are a fan of teen screams or ghost stories, this is definitely a must read!
*Thank you to NetGalley and Mark Wheaton for sharing an Audiobook ARC in exchange for an honest review*
Mind blown! Such a fantastic book. It had suspense, mystery, a paranormal element, and a neuro divergent protagonist-- I finished it in 2 days. The narrator made it even better, and more interesting. It's labelled as YA, as the protagonists are high school students, but it is easily enjoyed by fans of thrillers/mysteries.
Bex, the main character, only wants to finish high school. Her classmates start dying. She's next? But why? Her family supports her, and nobody really cares about her at school. Amazing plot twists, the ending made me want more.
This is an incredibly haunting ghost story that I am so grateful I got to hear. It's chilling and a perfect way to kick off your spooky season. I did not see the twist coming at the end at all. It's wonderfully written, spoken, and characterized with excellent representation.
This book is absolutely amazing!
I love how we are thrown right into the meat of the book. Not having a backstory adds to the intensity of the read!
As a special education teacher dealing primarily with autistic children I love the way Rebecca was written and how her thoughts were translated (especially when she was trying to hear through radio).
This book was amazing! A great read for around a campfire or sleepover and spooky season in general.
The ending did confuse me a little. Rebecca went back to being Rebecca Ashley instead of Rebecca Holly. But who is the ghost that is haunting her? Who is Holly? Was Holly murdered and using Rebecca to help solve cases?
Whatever the meaning of the ending I absolutely loved this book! Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to give it a listen. Also, whomever did the reading did a phenomenal job! Every time she whispered “you found me” I got literal chills. The first time I heard it I jumped a little lol.
* 4.5 stars *
Thank you NetGalley and Mark Wheaton for sending this book for review consideration. All opinions are my own.
Who Haunts You by Mark Wheaton is about Rebecca, a high school senior, who like everyone in their high school is obsessed with everyone's class rank. However, the obsession shifts when fellow seniors end up dead after talking about a relative they didn't actually have. Now Rebecca is beginning to see a relative of her own and realizes that she needs to figure out how to stop this before she is the next victim.
This short YA Horror Thriller was great! Especially as an audiobook! The narrator did the ghostly voices in an amazing and creepy way. I enjoyed every second of this book. It was just right to get into the spooky season.
I also appreciated the main character and the autism representation. (I do not have autism and can not speak on the quality of the representation but I have noticed YA books have become more inclusive in the recent year.) The way she was shown in relation to her family is relatable to anyone who is neurodivergent, whose family tends to act differently around them.
Overall, I really enjoyed this novel and would recommend it to anyone young adult or older who is looking for a good thriller.
Thank you to the publishers, author and NetGalley for the free copy of this audio book.
This one definitely gripped me from the start and did not let go! Loved the twists and spooky feel. The narrator was amazing for this!
This book was fantastic. And the narrator of the audiobook, phenomenal. Absolutely phenomenal.
I love this story because it adds layer upon layer to what you thought you knew and has your mind just thrown left and right.
A story about strange deaths of multiple members of the senior class, are they related? Were they mental breakdowns, supernatural interference, just sad coincidences, murder? And why???
I blew through the audiobook in under a day, I couldn't stop listening.
I enjoyed this novel as an audiobook. Annalee Scott has a wonderfully pleasant voice. Her reading breathes life into all the characters. She was also able to capture the creepiness well and really pulled out everything she could by whispering and hissing. That techniques gets your attention fast!
Who Haunts You is a fast paced Young adult supernatural thriller. Bex (Rebecca) is an autistic high school senior. She is obsessed with grades and class rankings. Her own GPA and class rank leaves a lot to be desired but you can tell she’s smart and has goals in life.
Bex is on the outside looking into the lives of those around her. Then some of her fellow students die, but she senses there’s something off about their deaths. For this reason, Bex begins her own investigating. What she discovers seems bizarre, such as each of the dead students suddenly being obsessed over a perceived unknown family member. And then Bex begins experiencing some of the same bizarreness. Is she the next to die?
The story has a nice pace but, I will say the ending seemed a little abrupt. Just a tiny complaint.
The book would translate well as a movie and Annalee Scott needs to add her voice to the production.
I highly recommend What Haunts You.
Who Haunts You by Mark Wheaton is a riveting mystery/thriller/horror/YA book. It is about Bex Koeltl, a high school senior who was on the Austism Spectrum and is just trying to make it to graduation. When her classmates started dying, Bex found connections between the dead students and that each was hallucinating the ghost of a non-existent deceased relative. When Bex experienced visits from her own deceased relative, she knew that she needed to solve the mystery of what happened to her classmates quickly or she might be next.
This book grabbed me and kept me riveted from the first chapter. This was my first book.by this author, and I had no idea what to expect. I was very impressed. He dealt out the facts of these strange events in such a way that he kept me on the hook all the way to the very end. I didn’t know entirely what had happened until the end either. I found the book to be very neurodiversity positive, which engaged me further in the story. It was a pretty good example of how much pressure is put on high school students,in some schools, to have the most successful high school experience in order to prepare for their post high school graduation plans. I listened to this book in audio form and found the narrator did an excellent job narrating this story through the eyes of a neurodivergent teen. This method of storytelling was particularly effective in audio form since the reader followed Bex through the book learning each new facts when she did. I would recommend this book for readers who love YA Horror/Psychological Thrillers. If audiobooks are your jam, then this is a book with an audiobook that is well worth the listen. I give this audiobook 4.5 starts. I am voluntarily submitting this honest review after listening to an advanced complementary copy of this audiobook thanks to Netgalley.
I really enjoyed this book and the main character, Bex. It's creepy and has some turns you don't see coming. It was a quick listen- did it in one setting. A great way to get off the fall spooky vibe. Thank you to NetGalley and the Publisher for an ARC.
Audiobook Review- Who Haunts You gives the perfect creepy crawly feelings! This story is well narrated and well written with a neurodivergent main character. Hand this to teens who can't get enough thrillers/ghost stories. A must purchase for all YA collections!
This was such a twisty, dark tale and I loved every second. The twists and plot line weren’t predictable (to me) and I thought the whole premise was unique and different than anything I have personally read before.
This was a shorter story, but it felt like a lot of plot and information was packed into it really well. It was definitely plot driven so we don’t see a ton of character development in our FMC and the support characters are fairly one-sided. That being said, with the style of writing and the focus on the story arc, I didn’t feel like I was missing anything. I knew what I needed to know and everything flowed super well.
I listened to this via audiobook, and thought narrator Annalee Scott did a fantastic job with the pacing, voices, and overall reading style.
I will absolutely be looking into reading more from Mark Wheaton or listening to other thrillers narrated by Annalee Scott!
This book is a perfect read for spooky season. Told from the perspective of a teenage girl named Bex it delivers some scary moments involving the ghosts of dead relatives that may or may not have ever existed. One of my favorite YA books I’ve read in awhile. I do not recommend reading late at night or before bed as nightmares can absolutely happen that way. I know they did for me.
Wow, this story transports you into the mind of a teenage girl who is trying to uncover the truth about recent deaths at her high school. The suspense is of the utmost level. I felt the confusion, the suspicion, the fear. It was so good!
This turned out to be fantastic. My first time seeing a neuro-divergent protagonist, it was fantastic to see her portrayed as a fighter and not a victim. This story is haunting and terrifying in parts. The characters are relatable and their choices make sense. I look forward to more from the author.
This was one of those what the heck did I just read books in all the best ways. I was trying to figure out all the things. I did not see the twists coming. It was wild. I really enjoyed this and highly recommend it. I will definitely be checking out other books by this author. I enjoyed the narration. Thank you to NetGalley and Mark Wheaton for the arc in exchange for my honest review.
Nero divergent autistic senior is haunted by the deaths of her classmates. The further she investigated the deeper she’s sucked in.
If you like horror and thriller books you will love this one.
The creepy factor was perfect and I think listening to the audio book added to it since the narrator did such a great job the story is amazing I loved every second of this book
My favorite thing was not being able to know who to what was behind all of the deaths the mystery family members
I listened the audiobook and and literally teared up this book is so good I was so intrigued and interested it was my first audiobook and I’m so glad I chose it I will be getting a physical copy the mystery element of this book is amazing 10/10 recommend
I didn't start this audiobook with any idea about the plot or with many expectations, but it surprised me, and in a good way.
The cover, according to me, had a very 'Thirteen Reasons Why' type of vibe to it, and I was ready to DNF it if I found it too long-winded and meandering. Luckily, it was neither of those things.
The plot is about Rebecca (Bex) who is autistic, and not a very popular kid. She keep mostly to herself and volunteers at the library, and is aware that her sister and mom have given up a lot to be able to care for her. However, she's observant, and has a sharp, inquisitive mind, which is why she starts to see a pattern and connection between the deaths of kids at her school, and she's afraid that she's going to be next.
What is the connection between these seemingly unrelated murders, and why do the victims all appear to have gone crazy before they died? Was it something paranormal, or did they drive themselves to their own deaths with their paranoid delusions?
Though the people in her town accept the deaths for what they appear to be (kids gone off the deep end due to academic pressure), Bex knows that it's not that simple or easy. But she's afraid that while trying to uncover the truth, she could be going crazy as well, because suddenly, all that she knows to be true is, somehow, not.
She cannot make sense of it all until her psychiatrist gives her a very important piece of information regarding an experiment in psychology that was conducted many years ago, and the shocking and unprecedented outcome that it had. Which begs the question...is the paranormal something that already exists, or do we sometimes will it into existence?
Just when you think that's it, she's figured it all out, now she just has to prove it by confronting the perpetrator, when BOOM! I did not see that coming. What happens to Bex is quite sad and unexpected, and too harsh a punishment for something that was not done with any malice or forethought. I can't say too much without giving stuff away, and I'm not big on spoilers, so you'll need to read the book yourself and find out, but I do think you will thoroughly enjoy it.
Even though it's meant to be a YA read, I think the subjects are quite appropriate for an adult audience as well. I did quite enjoy listening to this one.
The narrator, Annalee Scott, did a stellar job with the voices, accents, intonations, the creepy whispering and all of that. Loved it!
Thank you to Netgalley and the author Mark Wheaton for this audiobook in exchange for my honest review.
A tight and twisty teen murder mystery with lots of creepy thrills and surprises. The pace is quick but easy to follow and with a likable voice
Within the pages of 'WHO HAUNTS YOU,' I discovered an exceptional literary gem that uniquely weaves an eerie supernatural enigma with a profoundly moving depiction of the teenage autistic journey. It stands as an indispensable work that provides profound insight into the world of neurodivergent young adults, offering them the validation of being truly perceived, heard, and comprehended. In a market saturated with thrillers, 'WHO HAUNTS YOU' transcends boundaries to venture into the realm of teenage experiences within the autistic spectrum, crafting a narrative that gracefully captures their emotions and aspirations.
This extraordinary book goes beyond the conventions of traditional mystery novels, delving deep into the psyche of its autistic protagonist, unraveling their innermost thoughts and fears. Its significance reverberates for anyone who has ever felt different or struggled to fit in, as it navigates a labyrinth of self-discovery, friendship, and the unearthing of family secrets. Within this finely penned narrative, 'WHO HAUNTS YOU' becomes a beacon of hope and relatability for neurodivergent young adults, demonstrating that their stories deserve to be told and cherished. It is a celebration of uniqueness and an eloquent reminder that diversity is the bedrock of our shared human tapestry.
This book blew me away!
I can't believe that every person is not talking about this book.
This is a thriller mystery taking place from the perspective of an autistic teenager Rebecca. She is aware of how her condition and her neuro spicy brain can change her perspective on reality. When classmates of her graduating class start to die in tragic accidents, Rebecca starts to see patterns in their situations.
The more that she uncovers, the crazier the plot becomes, and the reader is unsure if Rebecca is in fact in reality or sidetracked by delusions of her own mind.
The ending had my jaw dropped. There had better be a follow-up book!
I got chills down the spine. This book is great! You never quite know what is true or not. The book heavily uses the narrator to show that she may not be the most reliable. So it keeps you guessing right up to the end. The way the autor describes Rebecca’s autism feels incredibly genuine and makes some jokes at how they are typically depicted which really made me smile. I would really recommend this book to anyone in high school or anyone interested in horror!
My first ever audiobook, it was really enjoyable. The book had me hooked from the first chapter. I also read the digital copy of the book alongside listening to the audio for Journey's home.
The book has twists and turns, but the ending had me completely hooked on how the lead character without giving away too much, had connected the links between other characters and those they believe they are being haunted by. The ending had me sit back to digest everything I had read in the final chapters and it was such a good conclusion and had me wanting to read more by this author in the future.
It was such a good 'read'/listen. Highly recommend.
Haunting, Thrilling, fast-paced paranormal mystery that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
I absolutely enjoyed this thriller by Mark Wheaton following our diverse cast of characters as the haunting death toll climbs at the local high school. It was interesting having a neurodivergent character Rebecca as the main character and seeing everything through her eyes and thought process.
I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a spooky, paranormal, thriller with a historical psychological touch.
The perfect addition to any young adult collection looking for neurodivergent representation. "Who Haunts You" is a fast-paced young adult mystery/horror that keeps readers hooked through several twists that makes it impossible to turn off the audio. The ending will leave readers surprised and left wanting a little more. Great length for reluctant readers and engaging where students will keep turning the pages. I will be purchasing this title for my library.
This was a fun, thought-provoking and fast-paced psychological horror. The neurodivergent protagonist was a delight and the narrator was so creepy!
Thank you NetGalley for the ARC.
This was really well paced. The angle of writing from the Autistic main character was very good and gave the story a better view point.
WOW! Just wow!
Even though this was only 170 pages, it packed a punch! It was a captivating story from beginning to end! Also, the narrator did an amazing job! The whole creepy voice gave me chills!
I highly recommend to those looking for a quick YA horror read.
*** Thank you to NetGalley and Mark Wheaton for graciously sending me the audiobook to review. As always, all thoughts are my own.***