Tag Archives: monsters

“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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Horror! “Monstrumologist”

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey  Another entry in the true horror category, The Monstrumologist starts with the gruesome discovery by a grave robber of a partially-eaten corpse around which is wrapped another corpse of a human-like creature.  The grave robber, … Continue reading

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“A Monster Calls”

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd) Ever since his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and began treatments, Conor has been haunted by nightmares. Just after midnight, at 12:07 AM, a monster enters … Continue reading

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