Smile

Smile He Was Standing There Right There He Kept Shouting That He Was Going To Go But He Wasn T Moving He Wasn T I Thought He Was Bluffing I Only Turned My Back On Him For A Moment A Moment Had I Seen Him Go Of Course I Would Have Followed Of Course I Would Have Gone After My Younger Brother The Thought Of Him Lost In This Shopping Centre Alone It Sends Shivers Down My Back I Have To Find Him I WILL Find Him Anything To Get Out Of Having To Make The Call Home To Mum She S Going To Be So Mad Alex S Mum Was Tired And Over Worked Holding Down A Full Time Job, Keeping The House Clean And Looking After The Children The Youngest Of Which Was Still A Handful With His ADHD As They Tried To Get The Medication Right She Just Wanted A Break Even If It Were Only For An Afternoon So She Sent Alex To The Shopping Mall, With His Younger Brother Who Was Throwing A Tantrum Because He Wanted To Go To The Toy Store To Spend His Pocket Money She Never Once Thought Alex Would Lose His Younger Brother In The Crowds And No One Would Have Guessed How The Day Would Have Ended Or Just How Many Children Were Missing Smile Is A New Horror From The Best Selling Author Behind The Happy Ever After Trilogy Told Through The Eyes Of The Main Character As He Frantically Searches For His Missing Brother. I believe the greatest horror comes from real life To put it another way, if something can really happen to you, it sterrifying than say a werewolf or aliens This is the premise of a cracking little short from Matt Shaw, who is fast becoming one of my favourite independent authors Shaw also includes two of the scariest elements of horrorchildren andno spoilers, it ruins the ending.First of all, I ve read the reviews so let s get that part out of the way There are errors in the bo I believe the greatest horror comes from real life To put it another way, if something can really happen to you, it sterrifying than say a werewolf or aliens This is the premise of a cracking little short from Matt Shaw, who is fast becoming one of my favourite independent authors Shaw also includes two of the scariest elements of horrorchildren andno spoilers, it ruins the ending.First of all, I ve read the reviews so let s get that part out of the way There are errors in the book I noticed a couple of typos and changes of tense in certain sentences However, this doesn t ruin the flow of the story If anything, it adds to the chaos and confusion that inhabits our protagonist, a teenager called Alex who loses his little brother in a shopping mall As I mentioned, a real situation twisted with the menace of horroralwayseffective The errors probably weren t intentional by the author but, unlike some books, they don t ruin the experience The reason Smile is so effective
So yes, if you don t want this book to be ruined not that it s great, but still by absolute idiots who don t understand the concept of a spoiler and that it can spoil a whole plot for someone, DON T READ ANY REVIEWS FURTHER DOWN THIS PAGE view spoiler Yes, this is a big eff you to all the absoluter idiots that were like ooh I hate clowns now or not for those with chlorophobia yes I get it The clown is bad Cheers for ruining that twist, tossers hide spoiler Right, that said, So yes, if you don t want this book to be ruined not that it s great, but still by absolute idiots who don t understand the concept of a spoiler and that it can spoil a whole plot for someone, DON T READ ANY REVIEWS FURTHER DOWN THIS PAGE view spoiler Yes, this is a big eff you to all the absoluter idiots that were like ooh I hate clowns now or not for those with chlorophobia yes I get it The clown is bad Cheers for ruining that twist, tossers hide spoiler Right, that said, I personally didn t think there was too much to ruin in this book Maybe I was jaded, because I d already had it ruined and had a fair idea what was going to happen when the protagonist s kid brother disappears Anyway I enjoyed the realism of the resentment of the protagonist towards his younger brother due to his ADHD and the way that seeme
First off Smile prays on one of the many nightmares every parent dreads, losing your child while out shopping, it nearly happened to me once and the panic is indescribable In this day and age you ve got to have eyes in the back of your head.Smile is told in first person from the viewpoint of Alex who takes his 8 year old brother shopping to get school shoes, the bribe is a trip to the toy store Shoes bought, Alex s next stop is trainers for himself but no, arguments ensue and Lewis throws a ta First off Smile
Do you hate Clowns Well, I can guarantee you after you read this you ll hate them a little .Alex loses his little ADHD brother in the mall after being asked to take him to get shoes so his worn out mother can have a little peace and quite for awhile He panics as anyone who loses a child would but when they find out twochildren have gone missing this become dire The only thing the children have in common, after viewing the monitors, is they all had an encounter with a strange clown o Do you hate Clowns Well, I can guarantee you after you read this you ll hate them a little .Alex loses his little ADHD brother in the mall after being asked to take him to get shoes so his worn out mother can have a little peace and quite for awhile He panics as anyone who loses a child would but when they find out twochildren have gone missing this become dire The only thing the children have in common, after viewing the monitors, is
Well, creepy clowns are my favorite Little spoiled children, well, not so much With that being said, my heart went to Alex and his mother and hoping to find this little boy. A typical teen, Alex has been asked to take his younger brother, Lewis, who has ADHD , to the mall to give his mother a break Alex s reward for doing so is the pair of shoes he has been wanting, all he has to do is take Lewis to the toy store he wants to visit So far, so good, except for the creepy mall clown that is trying, unsuccessfully to make Lewis laugh.First on Alex s agenda is to take care of what he wants to do, promising little Lewis his time will come, they will go to the store he A typical teen, Alex has been asked to take his younger brother, Lewis, who has ADHD , to the mall to give his mother a break Alex s reward for doing so is the pair of shoes he has been wanting, all he has to do is take Lewis to the toy store he wants to visit So far, so good, except for
This free short novella from Kindle was my first read by this author and to be honest it will probably be my last.Firstly there were many grammatical errors making it hard to read, the author switched from present to past tense in the same sentence, and often repeated whole paragraphs verbatim which jarred with me.The story line began really well though with a teenage boy looking after his younger adhd affected brother in a busy shopping centre when the younger lad goes missing It built tension This free short novella from Kindle was my first read by this author and to be honest it will probably be my last.Firstly there were many grammatical errors making it hard to read, the author switched from present to past tense in the same sentence, and often repeated whole paragraphs verbatim which jarred with me.The story line began really well though with a teenage boy
4 StarsSmile is a fun novella that is worth a quick summer read Matt Shaw does a great job at cranking up the tension and the angst and shows how scary losing a small child can be The story quickly unfolds and it is clear that it will not be a fun trip to the mall for our young cast For a novella, enough is said and enough takes place to make this story workCheck it out I hate clowns I think that I hate the smiling ones worse There s something really sinister about them Stephen fuckin 4 StarsSmile is a fun novella that is worth a quick summ
tedious in the extreme spoilers I did not enjoy this short story it was tedious and nothing happened Alex loses his brother in shopping mall, his mum will kill him yawn he becomes aware of a rather odd clown lets copy Stephen King
I loved this book it had me gripped from the beginning What do you do if you are shopping at a mall with your child and you turn you back for one minute and they are gone, seemingly without a trace This book is wonderfully written with an interesting storyline I have to admit that I had it somewhat figured out halfway through the book but, I still completed it and have to admit that the ending did indeed give me a little shock I cant wait to readby this author It is a dark book and ev I loved this book it had me gripped from the beginning What do you do if you are shopping at a mall with your child and you turn you back for one minute and they are gone, seemingly without a trace This book is wonderfully written with an interesting storyline I have to admit that I had it somewhat figured out halfway through the book but, I still completed it and have to admit that the ending did indeed give me a little shock I cant wait to readby this author