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If you liked Miss Peregrine’s Home

August 29, 2016 by teenservices  
Filed under Books, List

by Blake, Kendare

Description: For three years, seventeen-year-old Cas Lowood has carried on his father’s work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before.

by Cantero, Edgar

Description: Inheriting an eerie estate in the Virginia woods, a skeptical man wonders about his family member’s suicide and realizes that the house harbors both ghosts and terrible secrets, in a story told through journal entries, scrawled notes, and security footage.

by Connolly, John

Description: Taking refuge in fairy tales after the loss of his mother, twelve-year-old David finds himself violently propelled into an imaginary land in which the boundaries of fantasy and reality are disturbingly melded.

by Oliver, Lauren

Description: Orphans Philippa, Sam, Thomas, and Max must find out who stole a valuable artifact in order to save to save their home, Dumfrey’s Dime Museum of Freaks, Oddities, and Wonders.

by Roux, Madeleine

Description: Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secrets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they’re staying…secrets that link them all to the asylum’s dark past.

=s=9780060766191=Revenge of the Witch=Delaney, Joseph=Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from “ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties.”

by Westerfeld, Scott

Description: Upon moving to Bixby, Oklahoma, fifteen-year-old Jessica Day learns that she is one of a group of people who have special abilities that help them fight ancient creatures living in an hour hidden at midnight; creatures that seem determined to destroy Jess.

by Winters, Cat

Description: In San Diego in 1918, as deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort and, despite her scientific leanings, must consider if ghosts are real when her first love, killed in battle, returns.

by Wynne-Jones, Tim

Description: Fifteen days after his father passes away, Evan enters his father’s home office only to find a mysterious letter, regarding a book about a Japanese soldier on a small Pacific island during the Second World War, that leads to the discover of some family secrets that had been buried for decades.

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