This September, Universal Pictures will release the young-adult horror The House with a Clock in Its Walls, based on the novel by John Bellairs. Helmed by 21st Century genre master Eli Roth, the cast is a whos-who of A-listers including Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Kyle MacLachlan, Colleen Camp, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Vanessa Anne Williams, Sunny Suljic, and Owen Vaccaro.
[A House with a Clock in Its Walls is] a magical adventure that follows 10-year-old Lewis (Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy facade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.
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If you want to get to know the source material before September but find yourself stretched for time when it comes to casual reading, YouTuber SorchaRocks has created an enticing audiobook for your listening pleasure. It’s the perfect way to consume some light-hearted horror while sitting at a desk or riding the subway.
Give it a listen and let us know what you think in the Comments section! And check back often for further details regarding The House with a Clock in Its Walls as news emerges. Stay tuned!
About John Bellaris: John Anthony Bellairs was an American author, best known for his fantasy novel The Face in the Frost and many gothic mystery novels for young adults featuring the characters Lewis Barnavelt, Anthony Monday, and Johnny Dixon.