Blood Will Out by Jo Treggiari

Blood Will Out

Ari Sullivan is alive—for now.She wakes at the bottom of a cistern, confused, injured and alone, with only the shadowy recollection of a low-pitched voice and a gloved hand. No one can hear her screams. And the person who put her there is coming back. The killer is planning a gruesome masterpiece, a fairytale tableau of innocence and blood, meticulously designed.Until now, Ari was happy to spend her days pining for handsome, recent-arrival Stro...

Details Blood Will Out

TitleBlood Will Out
Release DateJun 5th, 2018
PublisherPenguin Teen
GenreYoung Adult, Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Suspense

Reviews Blood Will Out

  • - ̗̀ DANY ̖́- (danyreads)
    . : ☾⋆ — 1 ★arc provided from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review (thank you Penguin Random House Canada!!) i don’t mean to sound nasty, but this is probably one of the worst books i’ve read in my entire life. i don’t even know where to begin. it wasn’t an enjoyable read, that’s for sure. it was barely even entertaining, and for a supposed thriller, and the definition of the word ‘thriller’ in all it...
  • Sunny ✨wordslikefury✨
    *I received an ARC of this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.*This is your typical story about a girl who gets kidnapped and tries to run away from the killer, all the while the reader is trying to figure out who the killer actually is. There was one thought constantly running through my mind while reading this entire book, which was "when is the book going to end." I had too many problems with this story to even remot...
  • Rachael
    *through megaphone* WHEN WILL THRILLER/HORROR NOVELS AND MOVIES STOP RELYING ON THE DEMONIZATION OF MENTALLY ILL PEOPLEListen, I was not a fan of this book. This was seriously compared to Silence of the Lambs?? That’s a joke, right? Don’t talk to me or my son ever again.Where do I even begin? The title of this book is freaking weird as hell. Blood Will Out. what does that mean??? I don’t understand. It’s not even a complete sentence. It...
  • Amy's Book Reviews
    ***Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complimentary copy of BLOOD WILL OUT in exchange for my honest review.******WARNING animal torture/murder***BLOOD WILL OUT is one hot mess. Early on the italicized perp recalls killing and blood letting a piglet at age nine, which automatically turned me off to the book. I never, ever need to hear details of an animal’s death. I’m okay reading about people murdered in graphic detail (though I might sk...
  • Sarah Marie
    Blood Will Out by Jo Treggiari1.5 starsAri wakes up in darkness. She is trapped at the bottom of a well with no memory of the events leading up to how she got there. She is running out of time before she dehydrates and she must fight for her life to survive. The only thing keeping her alive is thinking about her friend Lynn and the fact that she must also be searching for Ari. Ari will do whatever it takes to survive and find the monster who did ...
  • Kirsti
    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book!I seriously think this book needs to be reformatted or something; the chapter headings sometimes appeared at the end of the paragraph, and then the word say it was 'Ari', appeared like this"Ari shouted..."It was super annoying! It looks unprofessional and threw me off every time. Add to that the blatant spelling errors, and times there was no space between words and the who...
  • Julie's Bookshelf
    This. Is. One. Creepy. Book.First class horror at its best.You need to have thicker skin to live through this unphased. I had to take constant breaks and slip a few episodes of FRIENDS or 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN for some laughs in between.This book really is like SILENCE OF THE LAMBS for YA, I even think it's better than the movie because it's a book and everything seems so much closer and more realistic and you spend so much more time in a book th...
  • Ley
    i got through chapter two, and i just couldn't handle it. sorry, y'all, but someone who enjoyed killing their pet pig ain't gonna be someone i want to read about.
  • Cri (PaperbacksandPizza)
    First of all, I have to say I am not a native english speaker so, please, I prefer to not be attacked, if I made any mistakes. Instead of do that, it would be nice if you corrected me, thank you :) RELEASE DATE: JUNE 5TH, 2018. Most importantly, I would like to thank NetGalley and publishers for allowing me to read this book. Thank you very much. There are moments in a book reviewer life when it really gets to a difficult book to rate of. That...
  • L
    Thank you Netgalley and Penguin Teen for the ARC!This book spoke to me at the beginning. It has a nice cover, an interesting synopsis, and a seemingly likeable narrator. That's... about it. I tried to like this book, I really did! It was just slow and unoriginal, and the writing wasn't good enough to make up for that.One of the major issues with this book is the characters- specifically, the main character. She had no original or intriguing ideas...
  • megs_bookrack
    I DNFed this book a while back. Initially, I wasn't going to write a review on it for GR as it hurts me to have to give such a low rating to a book. I know authors work really hard to put these books out and it is so hard to write and so hard to take criticism for what you write. This being said, I have changed my mind and now feel like I need to say my bit on this book. *For the record, I altered the dates on the 'read' section so that it would ...
  • Britt
    I'm highly disappointed because I feel like this story had so much potential, but the writing was poor, at best, and all the flashbacks were very confusing.
  • Abigail (Read. Sleep. Rave. Repeat.)
    Review is also cross-posted at The Rave Library. When I first saw the blurb of this book, I thought, "Oh, god. A YA thriller about a cannibal character? FINALLY!" I mean, this book is dubbed as "Silence of the Lambs for Teens". Of course that picks up the interest because you'll find out if this book will level up the classic of "Silence of the Lambs" in storytelling and hoped that it will turned out to be good, as I am wary of comparing other p...
  • Mary Johnson
    He understood me not at all. Bodily pain was nothing to me. I was made of nothing. I observed; I considered; I went to the dark, safe place in my head and I burrowed there like an animal. First, I need to get a few things off my chest. Such as, WTF KIND OF NAME IS STROUD BELLOWS? I'll take "overly unique/edgy early-2010's YA love interest names" for 200, please. Also not a fan of the title since it makes zero sense to me, but Stroud Bellows ge...
  • Elke
    The first half of the book describes how Ari Sullivan is trapped inside a cistern, not knowing how she got there. There are a lot of flashbacks providing glimpses into her life, her friends, and the time 'before'. Then suddenly, Ari manages to escape her creepy prison and step by step she is able to recount the events that lead to her imprisonment, realizing almost too late who is the abductor, and that the game has only just begun... Also interw...
  • Heather
    I hate to give this book another low rating, but it just wasn’t that great. And I think the author could definitely learn from the mistakes of Blood Will Out and write a really great second novel (maybe not in the thriller genre). First off, the formatting is horrible. There are sentences with weird spacing, and still several grammatical errors, but I can look past that. What I can’t look past is how boring the book is. Especially in the begi...
  • Shannon (Mrsreadsbooks)
    The synopsis of this book really caught my attention and I was really excited to read it. However, I do have to say that I was fairly disappointed by the book. This is a fairly typical thriller; a girl gets kidnapped and then is desperately trying to get away from the kidnapper. This book was extremely slow and it just really dragged on. The beginning of the book was honestly the best part, as it actually did catch my attention. This was compared...
  • Annette Jordan
    A gritty and gory thriller aimed squarely at the teen market is a difficult thing to pull of, and in this case I don't think the author quite succeeds. Blood Will Out is the story of Ari, a teenage girl who wakes up to find herself alone and injured at the bottom of a cistern, with no idea how she got there. Determined to recover her memories and escape, she will carry out feats bordering on the super human. The big question is who put her there,...
  • Catherine ♡
    This was definitely a really quick read - I read it in one go! Overall, though it did seem sort of predictable to me. For example - (view spoiler)[there was a moment in the book where the narrator read a statistic about most serial killers being male. And that's when I knew FOR SURE that the killer in this story wouldn't be. (hide spoiler)]I really didn't like Ari at first, and the book had random flashbacks in the middle of scenes, which was a l...
  • Kristi Housman Confessions of a YA Reader
    3 1/2 starsRTC for blog tourMajor warnings for animal abuse, torture, and slaughter. This feels more adult than YA, closer to true crime/serial killer stories. I'm ok with reading that, but I know a lot of people aren't.
  • Lena (The Printed Girl)
    *Book in exchange for an honest review*Okay, I have to admit, mystery isn't my favourite genre in the world. But, I have read many mysteries that I really liked. This book, sadly, wasn't one of them. It was written like a YA book, but the content was too mature at times to be a YA book. It also has to be said that, for a book published in 2018, it wasn't a very good example on how to bring mental health problems into a book. It wasn't the worst m...
  • Kristina Reads - Books. Blogs. Memes.
    3.5/5 stars – rounded up because it deserves better than the 2.7 it currently has.Trigger warnings for graphic descriptions of violence against animals and humans.Blood Will Out is a well-done mystery thriller that really will have you guessing until the end. The book is told in alternating perspectives – Ari in the well, Ari’s flashbacks to before her kidnapping/attempted murder, and the life story narrated by the killer. This gives you a ...
  • Dorie
    I had a really hard time getting through this book. The biggest reason was due to the blatant editing errors spread throughout it. I know we're not supposed to take those into consideration in our ratings (since it's an early version and might be re-edited before the actual publish date), but I had a really hard time ignoring them this time just because of how prevalent there were. For instance, almost each chapter started with the first letter ...
  • Colleen
    *Thanks so much to the publisher for the review copy.*This was a deliciously creep and suspenseful read. The tone of the book and the writing were very calm and deliberate which gave me a sense of foreboding dread through the whole book. Don’t think intense music,hero about to open the closet door on the killer. It was like everything is calm but you still brace yourself but are still caught off guard tension. And it worked so, so well for the ...
  • Flavia
    As the Penguin Teen Canada Twitter account put it in this tweet, Blood Will Out is definitely not for the faint of heart! If you’re looking for a thriller that will make your skin crawl, that will keep you on the edge of your seat (literally and metaphorically), and that will possibly keep you up at night thinking about it (either in fear, or due to your being upset that you’re trying to sleep instead of reading more of Blood Will Out) this i...
  • gem
    I mean, saying that a book is like a YA Silence of the Lambs is practically coming into my house, looking at my bookshelves and then pitching an idea based purely on what I love.As it this was a bit oversold.I'm not saying it's bad, it's far from it, but when you give it such huge expectations like that I felt it actually detracted from the strengths inherent in this book itself.I am 100% on board for any kind of book about serial killers, and th...
  • Sage Knightly
    3.5 Blood Will Out is a dark read that alternates between Ari's view, and the killer's. Full of the gritty details about murder and the thought process of a psychopath, the author leaves you chilled! What I loved most about this book, what really made it a great read for me, is the second POV. The killer is so dark when giving us the facts of their childhood, their plans. They don't feel emotions like empathy or regret, and to see the thought pro...
  • Christina Torretta
    Slow burning thriller here. Starts with Ari in a dark room, she can’t see and she has a massive headache. Nothing to freak out about right? Well, once she figures out that she is in some kind of hole, she starts freaking a bit. Screaming and yelling, hoping that someone will find her. She is smart and realizes early on that she needs to do something about her predicament. The girl’s willpower is amazing, that’s all I’m saying.3.5/4 Full r...