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I admire how the author, D. Robert Grixit introduces the characters in this book and how he prepares his readers for what to expect. The author did a great job describing the atmosphere, scenery and how chaotic, gloomy, lifeless, dark, scary, eerie and dangerous his surrounding is in the wastelands.…
Ant Farm - Screamin Calhoun Horror Book Review
Horror books Review
Matt is an eleven year old boy who is constantly being harassed by the neighborhood bully, Joey Sullivan. On his way to school, he is confronted by Joey and, for once, decides to fight back. As a result, he is suspended and makes a lifelong enemy. But Matt, unintentionally, is able to gain revenge when he receives an ant farm as a gift for his birthday. However, events spiral out of control as he struggles to save his loved ones.
While at home during his suspension, Matt becomes obsessed with the colony of ants in his room and begins to see them as family pets. Out of curiosity, he feeds the insects Pop Rocks to see how the exploding candy would affect them. The ants become addicted to the candy and Matt is able to control them by using the treats. Eventually, the candy causes the ants to grow dangerously large. They also experience a dramatic increase in brain capacity and develop a loyalty to Matt as their master.
The ants seek revenge on Matt’s enemies at any opportunity. Matt realizes that the ants have become uncontrolable and decides that he must kill them in order to protect his family. Although they are his pets and his servants, their will to survive is strong. Will Matt be able to save the neighborhood, his family, and himself?