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Addergoole by Lyn Thorne-Alder

Love, lust, ownership, exploration, and coming-of-age in a strange and novel world hidden beneath the known.

Addergoole is a contemporary fantasy story with erotic and dark-fantasy elements. Set in a world which is, on the surface, much like our own, Addergoole follows three students as they enter a strange, new school and discover just how much they don’t know about themselves, their parents, or their world. . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by nomesque and 2 other members.
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No Man An Island by G.S. Williams

Boy meets girl. Fights demons. Faces the devil to save the world. Your basic love story.

Eight friends gather for a reunion vacation, but go missing after a hurricane strikes along their plane’s flight path. While friends and family mourn their loss when the crashed plane is found, the impossible happens: they appear in public claiming to have been in a cave in the mountains. Missing for months, they have no memory of the interval. What . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Jim Zoetewey and 2 other members.
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Worm by Wildbow

Doing the Wrong Things for the Right Reasons

An introverted teenage girl with an unconventional superpower, Taylor goes out in costume to find escape from a deeply unhappy and frustrated civilian life. Her first attempt at taking down a supervillain sees her mistaken for one, thrusting her into the midst of the local ‘cape’ scene’s politics, unwritten rules, and ambiguous morals. As she risks life and limb, Taylor . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Fibi.
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Stalking Shadows by S.A. Hunter

A sequel to Scary Mary

Mary’s back, and she has to help Vicky, her nemesis. While on a date, Vicky gets into car wreck that leaves her in a coma. Through dreams, she reaches out to Mary for help. Mary isn’t happy to help her, but she’s willing to do almost anything to get her out of her head. . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by NiSp.
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Scary Mary by Windvein/S.A. Hunter

The dead speak to her. She wishes they'd shut up.

Scary Mary is an online novel for teens about a high school girl who hears ghosts. Mary begins her junior year of high school without high expectations. As the resident school freak, she’d just like to be left alone, but Cy Asher, a new student, tries to befriend her. The budding friendship, though, dies when Mary discovers Cy’s house is . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by NiSp.
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Mortal Ghost by L. Lee Lowe

It’s a fiery hot summer, and sixteen-year-old Jesse Wright is on the run. An oddly gifted boy, he arrives in a new city where the direction of his life is about to change. He’s hungry and lonely and desperate – and beset by visions of a stranger who is being brutally tortured. And then there are Jesse’s own memories of . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by lethebashar.
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SCARY MARY

Highschool Chills and Thrills

By Stormy, editor, author of Require: Cookie

Jul 23, 2008: The only thing that saddened me when reading Scary Mary was that I was older than the target audience (it’s a highschool story) – I have no doubt that if I’d read it at an age-appropriate time it would have a frightening and fun experience. That’s not said to discourage older readers though – it’s a quick, fun read – a good way to spend the afternoon, especially as it is a completed work. Just think of it as borrowing a younger sibling’s book.

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WORM

Worm Is Amazing: Update!

By Asmora, member

Aug 27, 2012: I am glad to say that Worm has just become my favorite ongoing web serial, surpassing my long-standing love of Tales of MU. As a superhero story, Worm shines by taking a much more realistic approach to the social and personal impact of superpowered individuals than I’ve seen anywhere else. The heroes act like police and soldiers and human beings, not caricatures or mythic heroes. The villains (most of them) are similarly realistic and well-developed, acting out of the sort of motivations that lead real people to lead lives outside [more . . .]

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