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Quote of the Day – The Evil Wizard Smallbone

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Nick was not in the habit of thinking twice. It felt too good to say what was on his mind, even when it got him in trouble.

The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman

Book Review: The Screaming Staircase

Book Review
Lockwood & Co. Book 1: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

The Screaming Staircase

Jonathan Stroud

Rating: 5 out of 5.

When entering a house occupied by a Visitor, it’s always best to get in quick. That’s one of the first rules you learn. Never hesitate, never linger on the threshold. Why? Because, for those few seconds, it’s not too late.

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Book Review: The Evil Wizard Smallbone

Book Review
The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman

The Evil Wizard Smallbone

Delia Sherman

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Nick didn’t believe in wizards, evil or otherwise. Not in the real world, and certainly not in Maine.

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Quote of the Day – The League of Beastly Dreadfuls

Victory zinged through her veins, sweet and bubbly as sarsaparilla, as she gazed upon her first major find as an aspiring detective-veterinarian-artist.

–The League of Beastly Dreadfuls by Holly Grant

Book Review – Serafina and the Black Cloak

Beatty, Robert - Serafina and the Black Cloak Hidden beneath the high-society Vanderbilt family and their rich guests, Serafina and her pa secretly live in the basement of the Biltmore Estate. Staying out of sight is easy for Serafina, whose uncanny ability to slink through the shadows aids her job as self-appointed rat catcher. Tensions run high at the Biltmore Estate when children begin to disappear, but only Serafina has witnessed the cloaked criminal who lurks after dark.

More and more she wondered what it would be like to have some sort of secret friend who her pa didn’t know about, someone she could talk to about things, but she didn’t tend to meet too many children her age skulking through the basement in the dead of night.

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Book Review – Curse of the Werewolf Boy

Priestley, Chris - Maudlin Towers 1, Curse of the Werewolf Boy Mildew and Sponge attend the prestigious boarding school within Maudlin Towers, which is as boring as it is grotesque. But when the prized School Spoon goes missing, Mildew decides to put his detecting skills to the test, with Sponge close behind. Vikings, suspicious school masters, a ghost in the tower, and a series of secrets await them as they brave the mysterious and the unknown.

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