Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury

Readers are transported into a bustling and ghost-infested Toronto, where the protagonist, Daisy, grapples with an extraordinary ability—seeing the dead. Sambury weaves a tale of mystery, family secrets, and supernatural encounters, creating a riveting and immersive reading experience.

Daisy, a young woman struggling with her unwanted paranormal gift, finds herself unexpectedly dumped by her boyfriend. Seizing the opportunity to escape, she accompanies her mother to a secluded mansion in northern Ontario, a place that holds nostalgic memories from her childhood. However, Daisy quickly realizes that the house is shrouded in secrets, and her supernatural abilities may pale in comparison to the mysteries lurking within its walls.

Sambury’s storytelling skills shine in Delicious Monsters. The author effortlessly combines elements of the paranormal with a contemporary urban setting, painting a vivid and vibrant picture of a Toronto teeming with ghosts. The infusion of supernatural encounters within a bustling cityscape adds a unique and captivating twist to the narrative, capturing readers’ attention from the very beginning.

By Teen Reviewer, Maheen