Ghost Buddy: Zero to Hero

Ghost Buddy: Zero to Hero by Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver Funny Supernatural Review #1 Billy Broccoli is a boy who meets a ghost named Hoover Porterhouse.  Billy had moved to Hoover’s house because his mother married his stepfather and Billy also has a stepsister named Breeze.  Billy has a plan, 1. To be accepted at his new school, 2. To get revenge on a school bully, Rod Brownstone and Hoover wants to help.  I … Read more

Ms Marvel comics – Librarian Review

Ms. Marvel comics written by G. Willow Wilson illustrated by Mirka Andolfo, Takeshi Miyazawa, & Francesco Gaston Comics Superhero * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) If you aren’t already reading Ms. Marvel, you should drop everything now and start.  She’s a smart, funny, Muslim teenager who develops superpowers and must choose how to use them responsibly while maintaining her friendships and being part of her close-knit family.  There are lots of timely topics and … Read more

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur – Librarian Review

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol. 1: BFF Written by Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare Art by Natacha Bustos Comics/Graphic Novel Science Fiction Superhero * * * * Stars (Great!) 9-year-old Lunella (Moon Girl) is frantically searching for the Omni-Wave Projector so that she can use it to reverse engineer a cure for humans who have been affected by the Terrigen cloud (those who have inhuman genes that change when exposed to this chemical).  She’s … Read more

Ghosts – book review

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Supernatural * * * * Stars (Great!) Cat and her family move to the coastal town of Bahia de la Luna to help with her little sister Maya’s health issues (she has cystic fibrosis). The whole town seems to be obsessed with spirits and Dia de los Muertos is coming up fast!  Maya, too, becomes interested in ghosts – she has questions about death and the afterlife … Read more

Stiletto

Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley The people of Britain are guarded from supernatural threats by a group called the Checquy and Rook Myfanwy Thomas is one of their greatest assets.  Introduced in The Rook, O’Malley’s first book in the Checquy Files series, Myfanwy (pronounced like Tiffany with an “M”) must use great diplomacy to get the Checquy to join forces with the Grafters, their bitterest rival. Full of descriptive language and imagination as well as monsters … Read more

Hypnotists

The Hypnotists Hypnotists #1 by Gordon Korman Adventure Science Fiction Supernatural Review #1 Jax Opus’s family is one of the most powerful families of Hypnotists in the world, and Jax doesn’t even know it until he meets Dr. Elias Mako, who wants to teach Jax to use his power.  But what will Dr. Mako use Jax’s powers for – good or evil?  And when he finds out, will Jax join him or not?  

Earl and the Fairy

The Earl and the Fairy Story and art by Ayuko Fantasy Manga Supernatural Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The Earl and the Fairy is about Lydia Carlton, who is a fairy doctor, helping an Earl named Edgar Ashenbert.  They go on adventures helping fairies and humans alike.  I liked this book because it was very fantasy-like.  It showed a fairy in the world doing stuff.  There were many types of fairies and … Read more

Opal

Opal Lux #3 by Jennifer Armentrout Adventure Romance Science Fiction Supernatural Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book is POSITIVELY AMAZING!  It is so suspenseful!  So this book is the third book in the Lux series and it starts at the point when Dawson came back.  Dawson wants to go back and get Bethany from Dedalous so the gang comes up with a plan to get her back.  The plan involves … Read more

Ashes

Ashes by Ilsa Bick Horror Supernatural Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) An electromagnetic pulse hits the Earth, killing millions and turning others into cannibals. Alex, the main character, meets up with many different people, trying to survive.  I liked how it all came together and clicked. I disliked how slow this was at the beginning – it didn’t hook me very well.

Anna Dressed in Blood – book review

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Audio edition Horror Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Cas is a professional teenage ghost hunter. He uses his father’s athame (specially blessed – or possibly cursed – knife) to send harmful, destructive, dangerous spirits to their eternal rest. His father was killed several years ago, and while Cas is following in his footsteps, he’s also amassing the knowledge, experience, and power he will need … Read more

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