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 →

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye

Oh, you are a cute book. Witches and wonder and everything I could have asked for in a story was here for my delight. SYNOPSIS Warren the 13th is the lone bellhop, valet, waiter, groundskeeper, and errand boy of his family’s ancient hotel. It’s a strange, shadowy mansion full of crooked corridors and mysterious riddles—and... Continue Reading →

Quintessance by Jess Redman

A fantastic middle Grady fantasy that reminds us that, occassionally, the word can dim our light but it is always there, ready to shine. SYNOPOSIS Three months ago, twelve-year-old Alma moved to the town of Four Points. Her panic attacks started a week later, and they haven’t stopped -- even though she told her parents... Continue Reading →

The In-Between by Rebecca Ansari

A middle grade mystery that kept me guessing right up until the ending. If you are looking for a thrilling read - look no further! SYNOPSIS Cooper is lost. Ever since his father left their family three years ago, he has become distant from his friends, constantly annoyed by his little sister, Jess, and completely... Continue Reading →

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