Tag: horror

  1. Recommended Book: The Jumbies

    The Jumbies By Tracey Baptiste ISBN: 9781616204143 When Corinne La Mer chases an agouti into the woods to retrieve her pendant, she attracts the attention of an ancient being who lives in the forest: a jumbie. The jumbies, like the European fairy folk, are Other: the supernatural, sometimes dangerous beings…

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  2. 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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  3. 2013 Cybils Awards: Suggested Nominations

    There are only about five more days to nominate for the Cybils Awards, and while there are some great books nominated, I’m surprised at some of the books released in the last year that haven’t been nominated yet. If you haven’t nominated yet, here are some suggestions…

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  4. Books I wish had made the shortlist

    Being a Cybils judge is a lot of work and a lot of fun, but it’s also heartbreaking when books you love don’t get enough support from your fellow panelists to make it on the shortlist. Cybils overlord Anne Levy invited panelists to share their favorite books that…

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  5. Book Review: The Curse of the Wendigo

    The Curse of the Wendigo The Monstrumologist, Book 2 by Rick Yancey This sequel to last year’s The Monstrumologist,finds Dr. Pellinore Warthrop, the Monstrumologist of the title, in the interesting position of arguing against the existence of a monster. When Warthrop receives word that his former mentor intends…

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  6. Book Review: Skeleton Creek

    Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman Something is wrong in Skeleton Creek, and teens Ryan and Sarah are determined to figure out the mystery. They’ve lived in Skeleton Creek all their lives, but an innocent question from Sarah – why is the town called Skeleton Creek – leads them to uncover clues…

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