Book Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix (well, actually, just the paperback cover because OMG)

To be clear, this post is not a review of My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix.

It is a love letter wrapped in infatuation and sealed with the blood of a unicorn because THIS PAPERBACK COVER IS MY GD PATRONUS:

I can’t even.

If this cover was a man, my husband and I would need to have a very long talk.

This brilliant paperback release cover of My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix was designed by the talented Mr. Doogie Horner, with illustrations by the venerable Australian artist Hugh Fleming.

And oh. My. Demon. Aunt. did these gents nail it.

I cannot decide what I love about it most:

The neon!

The hair!

The balloons!

The tags!

The BFFs rollerskating in disco lights!

This jerk!

The distress!

This owl whose name is probably Gareth!

These stickers!

I don’t know. Whatever. All I know is that I’m in love. And, if anyone from Quirk is reading this: who ever had the idea to make it look like a VHS tape needs a raise.

No, I haven’t read it yet, but if this cover is any indication–oh my heart look at this cover.

Available July 11, 2017 from Quirk Books.

Just look at it. 



My Best Friend's Excorcism Book Cover My Best Friend's Excorcism
Grady Hendrix
Supernatural Thriller
Quirk Books
July 11, 2017
Hardcover; e-Book; Paperback (available summer 2017)

A heartwarming story of friendship and demonic possession. The year is 1988. High school sophomores Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fourth grade. But after an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act…different. She’s moody. She’s irritable. And bizarre incidents keep happening whenever she’s nearby. Abby’s investigation leads her to some startling discoveries—and by the time their story reaches its terrifying conclusion, the fate of Abby and Gretchen will be determined by a single question: Is their friendship powerful enough to beat the devil? Like an unholy hybrid of Beaches and The Exorcist, My Best Friend’s Exorcism blends teen angst, adolescent drama, unspeakable horrors, and a mix of ’80s pop songs into a pulse-pounding supernatural thriller. (Original Source:

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