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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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“Wake”

Wake by Lisa McMann   Janie started being pulled into other people’s dreams when she was eight. At least, that’s when she noticed it. By the time she’s eleven, she’s sure that the dreams are wrecking the quality of her … Continue reading

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“Shadow and Bone”

  Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Alina is an unlikely heroine. A lonely orphan whose only friend is fellow orphan Mal, she is raised without love or concern for her welfare. Both are recruited into the Ravka army as … Continue reading

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“The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer”

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin   Awaking from a coma, Mara remembers nothing of the accident that landed her in the hospital and killed her best friend, her boyfriend and her boyfriend’s sister. They had all entered … Continue reading

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“Daughter of Smoke and Bone”

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor     Karou has been filling her sketch book with strange creatures for so long that her few friends have treated those creatures as a part of her life. The strange wishmonger … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: “Interview with the Vampire”

  In an interview, the vampire Louis discusses his life from its beginning in New Orleans during the late 1700’s. he became a vampire at age twenty-five in 1791. Louis has a brother who was very pious and came to … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: “Blood and Chocolate”

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Vivian Gandillon is a werewolf. That is, she’s a sixteen-year-old human girl. And she’s a wolf. And not just any wolf, but the daughter of the pack’s alpha pair. She, too, is destined … Continue reading

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