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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 . . .

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The Last Skull by Robert C. Rodgers

Teenagers. Super-heroes. Explosions. Time-travel.

After her mother died in a car accident, Sue Daysdale never expected to stumble upon the family secret—that the mild-mannered soccer mom who taught her how to dance, sing, and properly dress a wound was the Skull, one of the most legendary (and terrifying) super-heroes alive. Now, saddled with an unpaid mortgage, a drug-addicted guardian, and a basement full of . . .

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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. . . .

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Epilogue by Etzoli

A post-fantasy psychodrama

In the war-torn land of Cyraveil, four heroes strove to overthrow an empire. By cold steel and elemental sorcery, they brought peace to a warring land on the brink of destruction. As the flames died, the realm needed strong leadership, and who better than the champions who had saved the kingdom? But when the people sought out their saviors . . . they vanished. . . .

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Teal by Tanner Helland

Teal Garrison is having a bad week. Green explosions, frightening visitors, and apocalyptic warnings from the school’s creepy new janitor are bad enough . . . and then his family disappears. Alone and answerless, he is left with an agonizing choice: save himself, or fight back at whoever is destroying his life. Teal’s decision ultimately leads him to a place where more than just . . .

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7 Days in November by Grant Cravens

A novella about Ty, Furball, Bourbon, and their friends in Java, Missouri, and their very busy week before Thanksgiving. Bourbon risks losing his boyfriend over a bad choice at a party, Ty struggles against the tide of rumors at school, and Furball’s friends try to pull him out of his own potentially destructive slump. . . .

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STALKING SHADOWS

Great sequel to “Scary Mary”

By Linda Schoales, editor

Feb 10, 2009: At 5 chapters, “Stalking Shadows” has the beginnings of a really good young adult novel about a teenager with a talent for talking to ghosts. It’s the sequel to “Scary Mary” and has the same cast of characters, with a few new ones added to stir the pot. It’s fun to read, with well-drawn characters, and a plot that’s ramping up nicely. Mary’s high school nemesis, Vicky, is in a coma and demanding Mary’s help to get out. Something is keeping Vicky in the coma, something Mary has never come [more . . .]

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THE LAST SKULL

Gritty? check. Dark? check. Worth reading? CHECK

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Jun 29, 2010: I grew up a comic book geek thanks to my Dad’s extensive collection. I get excited about superheroes, but I also have high standards because I’ve read so much. Superheroes in text form are interesting to me because you get to know the interior world of the characters in a different way than a visual comic—you also get to use your own imagination more.

"The Last Skull" has entirely gripping prose that lets you see everything in your imagination vividly. The [more . . .]

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