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Penguin Putnam
The editors of the New York Times bestselling Death's Excellent Vacation bring home a new collection...with a never-before- published Sookie Stackhouse story!

There's nothing like home renovation for finding skeletons in the closet or otherwordly portals in the attic. Now, for any homeowner who's ever wondered, "What's that creaking sound?" or fans of "how to" television who'd like a littleunreality mixed in with their reality shows, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner return with an all-new collection of the paranormal perils of Do-It-Yourself.

Sookie Stackhouse resides in these pages, in a never-before-published story by #1New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris. And New York Times bestselling authors Patricia Briggs, James Grady, Heather Graham, Melissa Marr, and nine other outstanding writers have constructed more frightening and funny fixer-upper tales guaranteed to shake foundations and rattle readers' pipes.



Baker & Taylor
A collection of paranormal do-it-yourself stories includes tales from Patricia Briggs, James Grady, Heather Graham, and Melissa Marr, and features a never-before-published Sookie Stackhouse story from Charlaine Harris.

Baker
& Taylor

This collection of paranormal Do-It-Yourself stories includes tales from New York Times best-selling authors Patricia Briggs, James Grady, Heather Graham and Melissa Marr and features a never-before-published Sookie Stackhouse story from Charlaine Harris. 150,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780441020355
0441020356
9780425256992
Branch Call Number: Fiction Stories Hom
Characteristics: 340 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kelner, Toni L. P.
Harris, Charlaine

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Kirb
Aug 20, 2012

Wasn't as interesting or fun as other collections.

christine311 Jun 06, 2012

I decided to read this book just for the Sookie Stackhouse portion. I did end up reading all of it and I was not really all that impressed.

Cookielover Apr 20, 2012

I must confess, I only read the Sookie Stackhouse story and I thought it was interesting but not as good as her other short stories.

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Palomino
Jan 12, 2012

I'm not done yet, but I've read enough to set it "above average". I've not heard of these authors, except one, and I'm pleasantly surprised. The theme is demon-supernatural-ghost mystery/crime stories about home or building renovations, which is a great start to a story right there. I wouldn't read it again either - the fun of short stories is not knowing the ending - but I'd happily read a sequel...

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bobgrant
Oct 11, 2011

Okay but I didn't get through all the stories. Like the last anthology by Kelner and Harris, I expected more fun and less seriousness. It does have a fun title. Didn't get much fun inside.

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Albertasaurus
Oct 02, 2011

Naturally, as in all anthologies, some stories appeal more than others - worth reading

foolie4195 Sep 06, 2011

Not my favorite book, in fact if given the choice I wouldn't read it again.

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