Locke & Key series, by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez

A brutal and tragic event drives the Locke family from their home in California to the relative safety of their ancestral estate in Lovecraft, Massachusetts, an old house with powerful keys and fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them. As siblings Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode Locke discover the secrets of the old house, they also find that it’s home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all… (from Goodreads)

I was mostly convinced to give it a chance because of the art, which is absolutely gorgeous, but I wasn’t expecting to go beyond the first volume. Plot twist, I ended up reading the entire series. The genre was definitely out of my comfort zone (is mostly catalogued as horror, but also as fantasy, which might explain why I endure it?) but the concept of the keys was very interesting, and I kept reading to know more of their story and getting excited each time a new one appeared.

I gave each book a rating of either 3 or 4, and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it.  

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