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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

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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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Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves – Book Review

Forbidden Brides by Gaiman

Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Nameless House of the Night of Dread Desire by Neil Gaiman & Illustrated by Shane Oakley Dark Horse Publishing, 2017 48 Pages Young Adult This short story is an art piece; the illustrations are purposely confusing and shadowy in a rough-angled way,…

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Rise of the Jumbies – Book Review

Rise of the Jumbies

Rise of the Jumbies   by Tracey Baptiste   Algonquin Young Readers, 2017   256 Pages   Middle Grade (8-12 and up)       Against the authentic backdrop of life on a Caribbean island, with its diverse population and brightly colored fishing boats; its thick mahogany forests and deep,…

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