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Pencils, Pens & Brushes: A Great Girls' Guide to Disney Animation
Charming as a Verb
Mexican Gothic
The Subtle Knife
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
The Guest List
Ghosts of Greenglass House
Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales to Tell
Killer Style: How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed, and Murdered Through History
Beetle & the Hollowbones
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America: Booker T. Washington of Tuskegee, Black Americans Struggle Up from Slavery, American Inventors Then and Now, and Much, Much More
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver
Speaking from Among the Bones
Surviving the White Gaze: A Memoir
Go with the Flow
The Agony House

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Book Reviews

The Walls Around Us
really liked it
A great read for lovers of true crime and/or hauntings. Eerie, claustrophobic examination of life in juvenile detention centers for young women mixed with the cut-throat world of modern ballet. Unreliable narrators, one girl is alive and...
tagged: book-to-film, female-gothic, friendship, ghost-story, gothic, hs-fi...
Zora and Me
really liked it
tagged: adventure-and-adventurers, african-american, authors, childhood, co...
Renegade Magic
it was amazing
tagged: families, fantasy, favorite-series, female-gothic, friendship, goth...
Kat, Incorrigible
it was amazing
Add 12 year-old Kat Stephenson, youngest of three sisters and heir to her mother's magical abilities, to my list of fiesty, favorite fantasy heroines. Unrepentant curiosity leads Kat into dangerous, English country house encounters after...
tagged: adventure-and-adventurers, buffyesque, es-fiction, fairy-tale, fami...
really liked it
tagged: childhood, coming-of-age, community, dystopia, es-fiction, empathy,...
The Winterhouse Mysteries
really liked it
There is an unsettling, unstoppable big bad at the center of this atmospheric series, and the last book doesn't disappoint when the foundations of the opulent Winterhouse hotel literally begin to shake and a red haze emerges on the lands...
tagged: buffyesque, families, female-gothic, friendship, ghostbusters, goth...
really liked it
Delicious, gently romantic graphic novel that almost demands a pumpkin spice hot drink of your choice. Filled with bright, dynamic autumn colors and set during one leaf-filled Halloween evening, Pumpkinheads is a running conversation bet...
tagged: comics, crushes, fall, friendship, graphic-novels, high-school, hs-...
The Okay Witch
really liked it
Magical middle grade graphic novel with a delightfully quirky, endearingly gangly 13 year-old heroine named Moth Hush who dresses up like a witch one fateful Halloween and gives her single mom a fright because it turns out Moth and her m...
tagged: abity-and-mommy, coming-of-age, es-fiction, families, fantasy, frie...
The Secrets of Winterhouse
really liked it
tagged: all-kinds-of-families, buffyesque, childhood, christmas, es-fiction...
Sunny Rolls the Dice
really liked it
My son, grade 5, and I love the Sunny books, and this one focused on grade 7 Sunny and her new-found love of Dungeons & Dragons is a fun instalment that takes on some serious pressures for girls to be "groovy" or cool, often at the expen...
tagged: 70s, abity-and-mommy, childhood, christmas, coming-of-age, comics, ...