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Hidden Pictures (Hardcover) 5 stars

A mystery about a woman working as a nanny for a young boy with strange …

Stranger Danger

5 stars

Hidden Pictures tells the story of a young adult girl, Mallory, recently rehabilitated, who becomes a live-in babysitter to young Teddy, whose pictures begin to tell a story, and Mallory finds herself struggling to solve their purpose. I absolutely loved this book and found it hard to put down from the get-go.

When Things Get Dark (Hardcover, 2021, Titan Books) 5 stars

A collection of new and exclusive short stories inspired by, and in tribute to, Shirley …

Review of 'When Things Get Dark' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

As a fan of Shirley Jackson, I'd have to say that Ellen Datlow curated a most excellent collection of intriguing stories from an array of contemporary authors.

I was sad to have finished the last story, but now I know whom to go to for more.

The Last House on Needless Street (Hardcover, 2021, Viper) 5 stars

Review of 'The Last House on Needless Street' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

I picked this book from the local store shortly after finishing Sundial, because I really enjoyed Catriona Ward's writing.

This was another thrilling page-turner about a young girl's disappearance in rural Washington state and the people who are involved in solving the mystery.

Catriona Ward is a force of nature behind the written word. She's fast becoming one of my favorite authors.

The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) (1989, Albert Whitman & Company) 5 stars

One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. no one knew them. …

Review of 'The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1)' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

This book was one of a handful that helped me graduate from children's books. It's was kind of a young adult or tween fiction of its time, and it was easily one of the favorite books of my childhood.

The Amityville Horror (Paperback, 1978, Bantam Books) 4 stars

28 Days of Terror in a House Possessed by Evil Spirits

In December 1975, the …

Review of 'The Amityville Horror' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

This was the first contemporary horror book I'd ever read. I can still remember reading in during the day in my bedroom. I didn't even pay attention to my mom walking up the stairs.

She leaned into the doorway and said, "Supper's almost ready."
I think I levitated three feet off the bed and shrieked.