Tag Archives: Supernatural

A Supernatural Mystery Across the Ages

Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2013. When Eric Seven, a journalist, visits Blessed Island in the year 2073, he feels an instant connection to Merle. Is it love at first sight, or something more mysterious? … Continue reading

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A Hauntingly Good Tale

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud. New York: Disney-Hyperion Books, 2013. Publication date: September 17, 2013. In Jonathan Stroud’s new Lockwood & Co. series, England has a Problem with Visitors. Calling it The Problem is a bit of an understatement. … Continue reading

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Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake. Tor Books, 2011. 316 p. When his father died, Cas Lowood took over the family business – killing the already dead. He was just 14 when he dispatched his first murderous ghost. Now … Continue reading

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The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. Scholastic Press, 2011. 409 pages. Michael J. Printz Award Honor Book, 2012. “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” The tiny island of Thisby’s sole claim to fame … Continue reading

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Who are the real monsters?

Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry Benny hates zombies, or zoms as folks usually call them. Of course he does. His earliest memory is of his mother handing him to his step-brother Tom, telling him to run while their Dad, … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Story of the Supernatural

The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group by Catherine Jinks Dingo Boy – what could be worse than being Dingo Boy? OK, no one knows Toby is that boy, except for him, his mother, and his two best friends. But still . … Continue reading

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