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Nonfiction: “Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife”

Spook by Mary Roach  I’m gathering some scary stories for a fall display, and thought I’d add Spook–which is not a scary book at all, but rather an entertaining work of nonfiction that takes a look at life after death. … Continue reading

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“School Spirits”

School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins    Related to the Hex Hall series Izzy Brannick hunts monsters of all types. However, she finds tracking and binding ghosts to be less than challenging. So when her mom (Aislinn) tells her that they are … Continue reading

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“Exit Point” and “Yellow Line”

I’ve just read a couple of novels from the Orca Soundings series–a series that I think of as high quality/quick reading. Pick up one of these for a fast page-turner. Exit Point by Laura Langston Logan can’t believe he’s dead. … Continue reading

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“The Haunting of Hill House”

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Some of you have said you’re tired of teen horror that focuses a bit too much on romance. You want something creepier, but you’re not sure if you have the time to … Continue reading

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More new titles from Orca Soundings

The Orca Soundings series books are really just books that are not connected to one another, but are all published by a company whose mission is to provide interesting books to teens who are improving their reading skills. I’ve enjoyed … Continue reading

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