Today we are participating in the blog tour for Teen Frankenstein! The author, Chandler Baker, has invited some fellow authors on this tour to share some of their highschool horror stories, and today we have a post from Kim Savage, author of AFTER THE WOODS, make sure to go check out more info on her book releasing in February! 🙂Teen Frankenstein: High School Horror by Chandler Baker
Published by Macmillan on January 12th 2016
Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, General, Horror & Ghost Stories, Love & Romance, Young Adult
The end excuses any evil.Tor Frankenstein, Paris High's resident scientific genius, never expected that her long-awaited
I’m not telling the year, but let’s say that everything that year was big. Big hair. Big dresses. Big
important questions like James Spader or Robert Downey Junior? These were the last days of a
mercifully brief period when big Southern Belle dresses underwired with big plastic hoops were
It wasn’t even my prom. I was a date, and just a Junior. I would rectify the disaster-to-come the
following year at my own prom, for which I’d choose a bubble minidress gathered in a pouf at
mid-thigh. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
The event was held at flashy function hall with a big staircase and a big chandelier. My
confection was baby-pink with a lace underlay and tiers held with pink satin ribbons. I was a
Disney princess. I was Scarlett O’Hara. I might have been frosted.
The stairs were horrifically long, maybe one hundred or more, a helix into hell and you had to go
down it. I was an awkward kid. I once broke my femur skating on a six-by-six frozen patch of
ice. I was not accustomed to heels. You can see where this was going.
Tail. Over. Teakettle.
Unfortunately, this was only the beginning of my history of spectacular falls. A few years later, I
would work selling apartments. Describing the merits of the unit as I descended the stairs, I
would tumble—tail over teakettle—and land on my feet at the bottom, reaching to remove my
high heel from where it had impaled the plaster wall. The couple took the apartment. I guess
they felt grateful for giving them the cocktail party story of a lifetime.
The moral of the story is, high-school horror stories might seem devastating at the time. But
eventually, you learn to stick your landing.
|Full Blog Tour Schedule
|Good Books and Good Wine
|Jana’s Book List
|Sci Fi Chick
|Working for the Mandroid
|Katie’s Book Blog
Chandler will be coming by the blogs and checking out comments, if you post one of your own highschool horror stories in the comments below you could be one of the selected winners to win a special prize!!