• 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 !

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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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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Autumn Shivers 2017 – New Horror Books for Kids

Halloween books

What a perfectly HORRIBLE autumn it’s going to be this year! It’s time for another look ahead at the most frightening books for kids coming out just in time for Halloween… Don’t miss these soul-churning tomes of darkness! The Empty Grave   (Lockwood & Co. #5) by Jonathan Stroud Release…

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