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Human Flesh (wendigo story time!) — Nick Clausen

TITLE: Human Flesh AUTHOR: Nick Clausen GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: YA/Adult (cross-over) SYNOPSIS: During the winter of 2017, a series of strange occurrences took place in a small town of northern Maine. A rational explanation for what happened has still not been presented. Now, for the first…

August 19, 2019
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In the Shadow of Spindrift House — Mira Grant

TITLE: In the Shadow of Spindrift House AUTHOR: Mira Grant GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Nature abhors a straight line. The natural world is a place of curves and softened edges, of gentle mists and welcoming spirals. Nature remembers deviation; nature does not forgive. For Harlowe…

August 12, 2019
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Choking Back the Devil — Donna Lynch

TITLE: Choking Back the Devil AUTHOR: Donna Lynch GENRE: Horror/Poetry AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Choking Back the Devil by Donna Lynch is an invocation, an ancient invitation that summons the darkness within and channels those lonely spirits looking for a host. It’s a collection that lives…

July 30, 2019
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Changeling — William Ritter (BLOG TOUR)

TITLE: Changeling (The Oddmire, #1) AUTHOR: William Ritter GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: Magic is fading from the Wild Wood. To renew it, goblins must perform an ancient ritual involving the rarest of their kind—a newborn changeling. But when the fateful night arrives to trade a…

July 22, 2019
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets — J.K. Rowling

TITLE: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) AUTHOR: J.K. Rowling GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But…

July 18, 2019
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Criminal Intentions, S1E2: Junk Shop Blues — Cole McCade

TITLE: Criminal Intentions, S1E2: Junk Shop Blues AUTHOR: Cole McCade GENRE: Romance/Mystery AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: A murdered night club mogul unlocks a web of infidelity and deceit. The most likely suspect? The daughter of the richest family in Baltimore, if only Detectives Malcolm Khalaji and Seong-Jae…

July 8, 2019
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The Girl in Red (a new favorite retelling) — Christina Henry

TITLE: The Girl in Red AUTHOR: Christina Henry GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It’s not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and wolves. But the woman in the red jacket has no…

June 27, 2019
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Sorcery of Thorns (a new all-time favorite) — Margaret Rogerson

TITLE: Sorcery of Thorns AUTHOR: Margaret Rogerson GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of…

June 3, 2019