Review of The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes
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Review of The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes

The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes Genre: Paranormal, Humor Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: August 18, 2020 The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street is a fun book that isn’t afraid to make its characters fight hard for their goals. At the crux of the story is a competition … Continue reading

Review of Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter
Graphic Novel / Reviews

Review of Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter

Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter Genre: Fantasy/Graphic Novel Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: September 29, 2020 Review Dungeon Critters is a fun-filled graphic novel that may take its inspiration from the standard tabletop RPG but ultimately creates into a fun and original world that stands on its own as well as … Continue reading

Review of Lobizona by Romina Garber
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Review of Lobizona by Romina Garber

Lobizona by Romina Garber Genre: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Age category: Young Adult Release Date: August 2, 2020 Review The concept of this book drew me into it right away. Often realistic, contemporary problems are reserved for realistic, contemporary books. “Supernatural” tends to invoke images of escapism. But Lobizona by Romina Garber deals with a real, heart-wrenching … Continue reading

Creating Beware the Night & Defy the Sun: an interview with Jessika Fleck
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Creating Beware the Night & Defy the Sun: an interview with Jessika Fleck

Defy the SunJessika Fleck(The Offering Series, #2)Published by: Swoon ReadsPublication date: March 10th 2020Genres: Dystopian, Fantasy, Young Adult ~ In this electrifying YA dystopian sequel to Beware the Night, Veda is captured and leveraged against her best friend, who fights for the opposing force. ~ Civil war has come to the island of Bellona. Veda Adeline … Continue reading

Review: The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills
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Review: The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills

The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills Genre: Paranormal Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: September 10th, 2019 Review There’s lots of kidlit out there about extraordinary children–children who have magical powers or are secret saviors of hidden worlds or just prodigies of some kind. It’s empowering with a sort of general understanding from readers that … Continue reading