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Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis
Dial Books / Penguin Random House
Publication Date: August 25, 2020
Lola Nox, daughter of famed horror film director Nolan Nox, is shipped off to stay with a grandmother she’s never met after her father is stabbed in their Manhattan apartment. She arrives in Harrow Lake, Indiana, the small town that was the setting of her father’s cult classic film Nightjar—a film that her mother starred in as a young woman before disappearing years later. The town is eerily timeless and rife with superstition around a local cannibalistic monster called Mr. Jitters. As Lola learns more about her mother’s childhood, she seeks to unravel the mystery of her disappearance before the town’s darkness can engulf her.Continue reading Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2021) Nominees Round Up, December 15 Edition