The Ghost Pet Circle is on a mission, and it’s solving missing pet mysteries of the neighborhood. Will they find Sparky in time before the bullies stop them?
Told in alternating scenes of reality and dream-like flashbacks led by ghost-hosts, A Million Junes, by Emily Henry, grips you from the first chapter.
Bone Jack by Sara Crowe is not only a wonderful ghost story, but also an insightful portrayal of how folklore and superstition can lay bare the troubled human soul.
How to Hang a Witch transforms the rich history of Salem into a story which is not only a gripping ghost thriller, but also an insightful exploration of family, history, and relationships.
Here’s a list of frightfully good books perfect for the spooky season of Halloween and beyond. There are tales for mystery buffs, paranormal aficionados, wizard and witch fans, and those that dabble in chasing zombies.
A Curious Tale of the In-Between will appeal to young people who like ghost stories and the supernatural and who have issues of loss and unsolved mysteries in their own lives.
Volume three in the wonderful Nuggies series, A Very Scary Pumpkin, finds Chomper and Coco—the dogs known as the Nuggies—moving into a new home.
This YA paranormal mystery/romance is a page-turner all the way. Told in the present tense, the action always feels immediate. The author captures Amelia’s grief over her mother, self-doubt over her paranormal abilities, and conflicting pulls of love for both the dead Matthew and the living Kip.
If reading is in your child’s blood, and even if it isn’t, he will be frightfully excited to bite into these entertainingly creepy chapter books.
This should be a sad tale but instead is up-lifting. Much of that is due to the protagonist’s wry voice: Twelve-year-old Bee (short for Beatrice) is an orphan and works for a traveling carnival, living in the back of a truck with nineteen-year-old Pauline.