• Creaking doors, leering dolls, whispers from the closet. What is that strange shadow crossing the floor? All things dark and weird conspire to quicken your heartbeat and keep you... Awake at Midnight !

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Anya's Ghost

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol FirstSecond Books, 2011 221 Pages Young Adult (13 and up) It isn’t a mystery how Vera Brosgol won the Eisner award (and others) for this ghost meets teen-angst masterpiece. It has a great storyline that deals with issues like dating and body image, the visuals…

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The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing Greenwillow Books, 2016 128 Pages Middle Grade (8 and up) This amazing, fresh and funny cartoon delivers diversity of characters and an entertaining atmosphere of mystery! Suitable for younger ages, it’s an easy to read, colorful adventure through the shadowy…

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The Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York

Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York

The Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York: A Yarn for the Strange at Heart by Kory Merritt Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2015 128 Pages Middle Grade (11-14) Wandering in a seemingly endless swamp as night is falling, Jonathan realizes there is no way he’s going to find his way home before dark.…

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Doom That Came to Gotham

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham by Mike Mignola & Troy Nixey DC Comics, 2015 176 Pages Young Adult     It’s 1928. In the cold wastes of Antarctica, we join Bruce Wayne on an ocean adventure to find the lost Cobblepot expedition. Professor Cobblepot himself has “returned home”…

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Hopeless, Maine: Inheritance

Hopeless, Maine: Inheritance

Hopeless, Maine: Inheritance (Hopeless, Maine #2) by Tom and Nimue Brown Archaia, 2013 96 Pages Young Adult (12 and up)  The second book about the town with tentacles undulating from its windows continues the story of Salamandra O’Stoat, (begun in Volume 1: Personal Demons,) and her friend Owen Davies.  …

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