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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


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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Psychics and Seances on Old Time Radio

Dr. Mabuse Seance

  Inspired by Ron Smith’s upcoming book The Mesmerist, an adventure steeped in the dark seance rooms of the mediums and mentalists of the Victorian era, the writers of Awake at Midnight here unveil a new series of monthly posts specifically related to clairvoyants and the art of contacting the…

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