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Book Review – The Mesmerist

The Mesmerist

  The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith Clarion Books, 2017 272 Pages Middle Grade (13 and up) Jessamine Grace is a helper in her mother’s sham Victorian era seances. One night she has a legitimate supernatural event occur. Jessamine is the recipient of a message signed only by the mysterious…

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Mind Reader – Psychics and Seances

Mind Reader

Mind Reader: Unlocking the Power of your Mind to Get What You Want by Lior Suchard HarperCollins, 2012 240 Pages Middle Grade (13 and up) “World Renowned Mentalist” Lior Suchard has also been termed “The New Uri Gellar” by winning a television competition, and one of the sexiest men alive…

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Ghost on Saturday Night: Psychics & Seances

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The Ghost on Saturday Night by Sid Fleischman Illustrated by Eric Von Schmidt Little, Brown, 1974 57 Pages Middle Grade (13 and up) A tule fog so thick your skin grows wet from walking through it, a rare indian-head penny, a heavy pine box, and a resurrection man come to…

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Nightmare Alley (1947) – Psychics & Sideshows

Nightmare Alley

This is film noir at its finest. A sordid story from the dark and shadowy back lots of a 1940s carnival based on down and dirty, strictly adult fare by William Lindsay Gresham in 1946. The novel and its film version are both widely recognized as being at the top…

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Book Review – Killer in Me

The Killer in Me

The Killer in Me by Margot Harrison Disney-Hyperion, 2016 368 Pages Young Adult Nina Barrows is sharing the mind of a killer. At first we have no clue why or how this came about, how the narrator has the knowledge she does about the whereabouts and doings and thought processes…

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