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Staff Pick of the Week: “20th Century Ghosts” by Joe Hill

Genre: Horror, Short Stories

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

“This collection of short stories will appeal not only to fantasy and horror fans, but also to those who appreciate drama and suspense . . . perhaps the most powerful aspect of this anthology is the author’s ability to engage readers by eliciting a broad spectrum of emotions, in many cases all within the same story. Teens will find themselves disturbed, amused, and touched by the various conclusions to these tales. And while the plots and characters vary greatly, each story challenges readers to use their own imaginations while appreciating the tales’ twists and turns. With their cliff-hanger endings, quick pacing, and three-dimensional characters, many of these selections will spark interesting classroom and book-club discussions.” -School Library Journal

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George, FTPL

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