The Ghosts of Gosswater by Lucy Strange

Yes to the Gothic suspense of this book! I was on the edge of my seat whispering, "run," chapter after chapter. This is another wonderful middle grade story I could not put down. SYNOPSIS A thrilling Gothic tale from the author of Our Castle by the Sea, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. 1899.... Continue Reading →

What Lives in the Woods by Lindsay Currie

Crumbling architecture and numerous spooky myths surround Ginnie and her family while they are staying at Woodmoor Manor. I couldn't keep track of which way the threat was coming in this scary middle grade read. SYNOPSIS Welcome to the decrepit Woodmoor Manor…where something in the woods is always watching. From the author of Scritch Scratch... Continue Reading →

Potkin and Stubbs by Sophie Green

This middle grade supernatural mystery kept reminding me of something until I finally realized, I'd already read it! An accidental re-read was just as much fun and a good reminder of why I keep track of my books now. SYNOPSIS In the corrupt metropolis of Peligan City, Lil Potkin, a determined young reporter, is on... Continue Reading →

Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie

Oh you spooky lovely story! If you enjoy history and suspense this middle grade book is a perfect fall read! SYNOPSIS For fans of Small Spaces and the Goosebumps series by R.L Stine comes a chilling ghost story based on real Chicago history about a malevolent spirit, an unlucky girl, and a haunting mystery that will tie... Continue Reading →

Dark Waters by Katherine Arden

Holy scary Sunday. This book took me right back to reading spooky books shut in my closet to keep the scary elements at bay. This is the third book in the series of four and absolutely my favorite so far. SYNOPSIS Having met and outsmarted the smiling man in Dead Voices but fearful of when he'll come... Continue Reading →

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