There's Someone Inside Your House

Book review by Mary Cosola, Common Sense Media
There's Someone Inside Your House Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 14+

Exciting serial-killer tale blends gore, suspense, romance.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 10 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this book.

Stands out for .

Community Reviews

age 14+

Cool just a little graphic

I am the guardian/parent of a young set of twins who just read this book and I had to give it a go. I am just going to say the storyline was THE BEST THING EVERRRRRR!!!!!! I myself am into scary books like this but this one was just different in a very good way. The discretion though for the murder were a little graphic and the only reason I say 14+ but otherwise very good and even though there was mentions of ummm how do I put this....... “sexual activity” it wasn’t to much and if I am honest was quite frankly brief and not to in details other reason I say14+ but good book middle schoolers 13 could reas this book and be very satisfied but a little disturbed but that’s my bit of this.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 13+

Amazing read:just don’t read alone at night

As a 10th grader, I’m fine with the cursing and the talking about sex and the sex scene, but it is a well written horror book that made me scared to sleep at night alone in my room

Book Details

Our Editors Recommend

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon hands high fiving
    Friendship
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of the side profile of a boy
    Great Boy Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a girl
    Great Girl Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a high school letterman's jacket
    High School
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate