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Book Review: The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Book Review: The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Title: The Headless Cupid Author: Zilpha Keatley Snyder Series: Stanley Family, Book 1 Publisher: Yearling Paperback: 224 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository When the four Stanley children meet Amanda, their new stepsister, they’re amazed to learn she studies witchcraft. When she shares her secrets, strange things start happening in their old house. They suspect Amanda until they learn the house was long ago haunted by a ghost that cut off the head of a wooden cupid on…

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Novella Review: Mile 81 by Stephen King

Novella Review: Mile 81 by Stephen King

Title: Mile 81 Author: Stephen King Publisher: Scribner Paperback: 54 pages Source: Chicago Public Library OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) At Mile 81 on the Maine Turnpike is a boarded up rest stop on a highway in Maine. It’s a place where high school kids drink and get into the kind of trouble high school kids have always gotten into. It’s the place where Pete Simmons goes when his older brother, who’s supposed to be looking out for him, heads off to the gravel pit…

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Book Review: Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong

Book Review: Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Frostbitten Author: Kelley Armstrong Series: Women of the Otherworld, Book 10 Publisher: Orbit Hardcover: 352 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Being the world’s only female werewolf has its advantages, such as having her pick of the Otherworld’s most desirable males. And Elena Michaels couldn’t have picked a more dangerously sexy and undyingly loyal mate than Clayton Danvers. Now their bond will be put to the ultimate test as they follow a bloody trail of gruesome slayings deep into…

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Book Review: A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander

Book Review: A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander

Title: A Properly Unhaunted Place Author: William Alexander Illustrator: Kelly Murphy Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Hardcover: 192 pages Source: ALA Annual 2017 Summary: (taken from Goodreads) From National Book Award–winning author William Alexander comes a wryly humorous story about two kids who try to save their town by bringing back its ghosts. Rosa Ramona Díaz has just moved to the small, un-haunted town of Ingot—the only ghost-free town in the world. She doesn’t want to be there. She doesn’t understand how her mother—a…

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Wishlist Wednesday #10: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton

Wishlist Wednesday #10: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton

This meme was created by Pen to Paper. Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages. I’m taking this loosely and sharing books that I can’t wait to read. I was lucky enough to win Guilty Pleasures from Goodreads FirstReads — I just finished it and really, really enjoyed it! How have I not started this series before now?! Definitely looking forward to reading the sequel….

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Book Review: Platinum by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Book Review: Platinum by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Title: Platinum Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Series: Golden, Book 2 Paperback: 224 pages Source: Own Summary: (taken from Goodreads) LILAH KNOWS THE rules better than anyone, but between her newfound visions, an absolutely fatal attraction to a boy who isn’t real, and the threat of a supernatural enemy with a sting deadlier than any Queen Bee, it’s going to take everything she has to stay on top at Emory. And to prove once and for all that – highlights…

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Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Title: Guilty Pleasures Author: Laurell K. Hamilton Publisher: Jove Series: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter; Book 1 Paperback: 266 pages Source: Goodreads Giveaway Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Ever since the Supreme Court granted the undead equal rights, most people think vampires are just ordinary folks with fangs. I know better. I’ve seen their victims. I carry the scars… But now a serial killer is murdering vampires—and the most powerful bloodsucker in town wants me to find the killer… *I received a free copy of this book from…

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Book Review: Haunted by Kelley Armstrong

Book Review: Haunted by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Haunted Author: Kelley Armstrong Series: Women of the Otherworld, Book 5 Publisher: Spectra Books Paperback: 495 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Former supernatural superpower Eve Levine has broken all the rules. But she’s never broken a promise–not even during the three years she’s spent in the afterworld. So when the Fates call in a debt she gave her word she’d pay, she has no choice but to comply. For centuries one of the ghost world’s wickedest creatures has…

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Book Review: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Book Review: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Title: Kitty and the Midnight Hour Author: Carrie Vaughn Series: Kitty Norville, Book 1 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Paperback: 259 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Kitty Norville is a midnight-shift DJ for a Denver radio station – and a werewolf in the closet. Her new late-night advice show for the supernaturally disadvantaged is a raging success, but it’s Kitty who can use some help. With one sexy werewolf-hunter and a few homicidal undead on her tail,…

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Book Review: Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris

Book Review: Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris

Title: Grave Sight Author: Charlaine Harris Series: Harper Connelly, Book 1 Publisher: Berkeley Paperback: 293 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Harper Connelly has what you might call a strange job: she finds dead people. She can sense the final location of a person who’s passed, and share their very last moment. The way Harper sees it, she’s providing a service to the dead while bringing some closure to the living – but she’s used to most people…

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