Tag: ghosts

  1. Don't overlook these books!

    I love the seven books my panel selected as the finalists for YA Speculative Fiction. I’m really proud of our shortlist as a representation of the best YA Spec Fic books of 2014. However, there are always the ones that got away, the ones that didn’t quite make…

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  2. Book Review: Ship of Souls

    Ship of Souls by Zetta Elliott Dmitri, or D for short, never knew his father, so when he loses his mother to cancer, he is put into foster care. His new foster mother, Mrs. Martin, is nice enough, but she has her hands full with a crack -addicted baby and…

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  3. Book Review: Frognapped (Araminta Spookie book 3)

    Frognapped Araminta Spookie, book 3 by Angie Sage Frognapped is a 2007 Cybils nominee. Barry Wizzard’s frogs are missing, and these are no ordinary frogs: they’re acrobatic frogs and they do tricks. Araminta Spookie and her friend Wanda Wizzard, Barry’s daughter, are on the case. After searching…

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  4. Book Review: The Ghost in Allie's Pool

    The Ghost in Allie’s Pool by Sari Bodi The Ghost in Allie’s Pool is a 2007 Cybils nominee. Allie doesn’t even know her best friend Marissa anymore. Marissa has started hanging out with the popular girls, and she’s become obsessed with being cool. Allie isn’t…

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