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My Books… My Purgatory by J. Sean Daly

Rundell Library

“Although the library was completed in 1936, constructed directly atop the Johnson and Seymour Mill Race, this special collections room was added ten years later at the bequest of a local philanthropist who also provided for the silver-plated clock in the main hall, which has remarkably never needed winding.” The…

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The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street   by Lindsay Currie   Aladdin Books, 2017   304 Pages   Middle Grade (8-12 and up)       As soon as she arrives in her new home, Tessa notices the odd electrical fluctuations and currents of cold air and her brother starts…

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The 31 Scariest Old Time Radio Shows

Horror Radio

What better to keep you awake on a stormy autumn night than turning out the lights for a spine-chilling tale of horror from a past era? Stop me if you’ve heard this one… Perhaps some of the best, certainly the most popular and most well-remembered by the OTR community, these…

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Thornhill by Pam Smy – Book Review

Thornhoill by Pam Smy

Thornhill by Pam Smy Roaring Brook Press, 2017 544 Pages Middle Grade (8-12 and up)     This is both a graphic novel and a book, weaving one story in graphic format and another in prose. The story unfolds through the diary of a girl named Mary Baines, written in…

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Lumberjanes – Book Review

Lumberjanes 1

Five girls sharing a cabin at summer camp meet supernatural adventure in high gear! Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for [Girls] Hardcore Lady Types is host to this gang of young women who each have a strong personality and can take an active lead in dangerous situations. Which…

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