Category Archives: supernatural

And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich

And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich Synopsis: Sisters Silla, seventeen, and Nori, four, are trapped in their aunt’s cursed manor and can only escape with the help of a mysterious boy. (taken from SPL catalog) Lauren’s Thoughts: What … Continue reading

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The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters

The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters About: A sixteen-year-old biracial girl in rural Oregon in the 1920s searches for the truth about her father’s death while avoiding trouble from the Ku Klux Klan in this YA historical novel inspired … Continue reading

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The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater About: Not believing in true love, Blue never thought the warning that she will cause her true   love’s death would be a problem, but as her life is entangled in the world of the … Continue reading

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness About: What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the … Continue reading

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The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth

The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth About: When she was ten years old Kenna discovered that she had the ability to drain the life from another human being, and ever since she has been afraid to touch anyone–but when she … Continue reading

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Jackaby by William Ritter

 Jackaby by William Ritter About: Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see … Continue reading

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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer About: Twilight is about a girl, Bella, who has just moved to a small town called Forks. Bella is clumsy, not particularly good at sports, but really smart. One day Bella meets Edward, a mysterious boy … Continue reading

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