Posts tagged ‘Ghosts’

Just for middle school.

índiceThe Fall of Five by Pittacus Lore.

I thought things would change when I found the others. We would stop running. We would flight the Mogadorians. And we would win.

But I was wrong. Even thought we have come together, we barely escaped from the Mogadorians with our lives. And now we´re in hiding trying to figure out our next move.

The six of us are powerful-but we´re not yet strong enough to take their entire army. We haven´t discovered the full extent of our Legacies. We haven´t learned to work together. And there´s still so much that we don’t know about the Elders of their plan for us. Time us running out, and there´s only one thing we know for certain: We need to find Number Five before they do.

índiceGirl Meets Ghost by Lauren Barnholdt.

You know how sometimes you´re doing something totally important, and you get interrupted by something horribly annoying, like and unwanted text or a teacher calling on you? Yeah, welcome to my world. Only, a lot of the time it´s not my phone or a teacher interrupting me. A lot of the time it´s a ghost. I see them. I listen to them. And then I do whatever they tell me so that they can get closure and move on to wherever it is ghosts go.

 

 

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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare.

When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she met the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons-and keeping the odd werewolves and vampires in line. It´s also her first meeting with gorgeous, golden-haired Jace. Within twenty-four hours Clary s pulled into Jace´s world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in an ordinary mundane like Clary? And how did she suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know…

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índiceCity of Ashes by Cassandra Clare.

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what´s normal when you´re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, our mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? Clary would love to spend more time with her best friend, Simon. But the Shadowhunters won´t ler her go-especially her handsome, infuriating newfound brother, Jace. And Clry´s only chance to help her mother is to track down rogue Shadowhunter Valentine, who is probably insane, certainly evil-and also her father.

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City of Glass by Cassandra Clare.

To save her mother´s life, Clary travels to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters-never mind that by doing so she is breaking the Law, which could mean death. Even worse, Jace does not want her there, and Simon has been thrown in prison by Shadowhunters ho are deeply suspicious of a vampire who can withstand sunlight. Luckily, Clary finds an ally in the mysterious Sebastian, who holds a strange attraction for her. As Valentine musters a demon army, can Downworlders and Shadowhunters put aside their ancient hatred and work together? And can Clary harness her newfound powers to help save them all-whatever the cost?

Watch an interview with Cassandra Clare:  [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MtHRw52tF4]

índiceMe and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews.

Me

My name is Greg Gaines. I am seventeen. My physical appearance is unsatisfactory. And there is probably a fungus eating my brain. I´m not even sure I´m a human.

Earl

Earl Jackson is the only person who is even sort of my friend. We make mediocre films together. Werner Herzog is our biggest influence.

Dying Girl

During my senior year, my mom forced me to become friends with a girl who had cancer. This brought about the destruction of my entire life.

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90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper.

Don Piper died instantly when his car was crushed by a semi. While his body lay lifeless inside the ruins of his car, Piper went to heaven. Ninety minutes after the wreck, he miraculously returned to life on earth with only the memory of heavenly bliss. His faith in God was severely tested and he faced an uncertain and grueling recovery. Now he shares his life-changing story with you.

índice Enchanted by Alethea Kontis.

It isn´t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Sunday´s only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a terrible tendency to come true.

When Sunday meets and enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. Soon that friendship depends into something magical. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye and leaves, not realizing that her love has transformed him back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland- and a man Sunday´s family despises.

The prince returns to his castle, intent to making Sunday fall in love with him as the man he is, not the frog he was. But Sunday is not so easy to woo. How can she feel such a strange, strong attraction for this prince she barely knows? And what twisted secrets lie hidden in his past-and hers?índice

 Ruthless by Sara Shepard.

Aria´s love life is on the Fitz-ahem frits. Emily´s exploring her wild side. Hanna´s kissing the enemy. And someone from Spencer´s past is back to haunt her. But none of that compares on what these pretty little liars did on their last spring break. It´s their darkest secret yet. And guess who else knows? I haven´t forgotten, and I certainly haven´t forgiven. These pretty little liars better watch their backs because they´re about to get exactly what they deserve…

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Crushed by Sara Shepard.

 It’s springtime in suburban Rosewood, which means iced soy lattes, fresh manicures in shimmering pastels—and prom. But while everyone else is flipping through the racks at Saks in search of the perfect dress, Hanna, Spencer, Emily, and Aria are on a different kind of hunt: They’re looking for A. . . .

Hanna puts her campaign for prom queen on the back burner to volunteer at the burn clinic, where one of A’s victims is recovering. Emily digs into Ali’s past at the mental hospital with some very crazy consequences. Spencer contacts a private eye to help her stalk her stalker. But when their sessions get a little too private, they may forget to keep their eyes on A. . . . And Aria’s worried that A is even closer than she thought. When her dark secret from Iceland finally comes to light, she discovers that maybe, just maybe, the one person she’s been trying to hide the truth from has known all along.

The liars are finally taking the fight to A. But no matter what they do, A’s always one step ahead, ready to crush the girls completely. From Goodreads.

índiceBurned by Sara Shepard.

It´s spring break, and the pretty little liars are trading in Rosewood for a cruise vacation. They want nothing more than to sail into the tropical sunset and leave their troubles behind for one blissful week. But where Emily, Aria, Spencer, and Hanna go, A goes, too. From scuba diving to tanning on the upper deck. A is there soaking up all their new secrets.

Emily is smooching a stowaway. Spencer´s going overboard trying to land a new boy. And a blast-or rather, a crash- from Hanna´s past could mean rough waters ahead for everyone.

The liars better tighten their life jackets. A perfect storm is brewing, and if they aren´t careful. A will bury them at sea…

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Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick.

Arn is separated from his family and assigned to a labor camp: working in the rice paddies under a blazing sun, he sees the other children, weak from hunger, malaria or sheer exhaustion, dying before his eyes. He sees prisoners marched to a nearby mango grove, never to return.

One day, the soldiers ask if any of the kids can play an instrument. Arn´s never played a note in his life, but he volunteers. In order to survive, he must to quickly master the strange revolutionary songs the soldiers demand- and steal food to keep other kids alive.

This decision will save his life, but it will pull him into the very center of what we know today as the Killing Fields. And just as the country is about to be liberated from the Khmer Rouge, Arn is handed a gun and forced to become a soldier.

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Trinity by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm.

The dramatic history of the race to build and the decision to drop the first atomic bomb.

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October 24, 2013 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

Zombies, vampires, and ghosts, just your favorite kind of stories!

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Bone Soup by Cambria Evans.

Known across the land for his infamous appetite Finnigin is never seen without his eating stool, his eating spoon, and his gigantic eating mouth.

When Finnigin finds himself in a new town on Halloween, he hope to join a great feast with the creatures who live there, But not a body or soul will share any of their food with the ever-famished Finnigin.

So what´s a hungry skeleton to do? Armed only with his wits and a special ingredient, will Finnigin be able to stir up a cauldron´s worth of Halloween magic. ?

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Roald Dahl´s Book of Ghost Stories.

Who better to investigate the literary spirit world that the supreme connoisseur of the unexpected, Roald Dahl? Of the many permutations of the macabre, Dahl has always especially fascinated by the classic ghost story. For this superbly disquieting collection, he selected fourteen of his favorite tales by such authors as E. F. Bento and Edith Wharton.

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The Zombie Chasers: Undead Head by John Kloepfer.

Zack Clarke, his best pal, Rice, and middle school queen bee Madison Miller, survived the night of the living dead-but the nightmare´s not over yet.

Rice may have found the zombie cure. Now the whole country-from their parents to the president-is counting on them. Can the Zombie Chasers save the nation from brain-gobbling souls? Or will the US of A become to the US of Z?

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Upside down a vampire tale by Jess Smart Smiley.

Harold is a vampire that loves candy!

He lives a happy life inside a professor´s piano, but things start to go wrong when he loses his teeth.

To make matters worse, Vermillion just discovered that she´s the last witch on Earth- and she´s determined to get rid of all vampires.

March 5, 2013 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

Suddenly Supernatural & Grave Stories, 4 new more titles!

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Suddenly Supernatural: Crossing Over by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.

One year older and a whole lot wiser, medium-in-training Kat Roberts finally seems comfortable healing the living dead. But when her free-spirited mother (aka professional medium) volunteers to chaperone her eight-grade class trip to Old Montreal, Kat´s problems become dead serious.

From dealing with French-Canadian ghosts to trying to win the heart of her secret crush, Kat is in for beaucoup drama as she shows her school spirit.

Watche the author talking about this series:

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Suddenly Supernatural: Unhappy Medium by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.

Do ghosts go on spring break?

In the third Suddenly Supernatural adventure, spirit-seeing Kat has mostly overcome her fears of communicating with living-dead souls. But when faced with the challenges of helping a dead medium make her way back into the light, things get a little darker.

From battling off deadly black clouds o fighting with her very own best friend, Kat weeklong sty at the haunted Mountain House is no average spring break.

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Grandpa´s Monster Movies by Annette and Gina Cascone.

C. T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents ‘old farmhouse. It´s grandpa´s seventieth birthday, and everyone´s celebrating with a big family reunion. All the weird relatives are here, and all they seem to want to talk about are “the good old days.”

C. T. and Lea think “the good old days” are pretty boring-until they find some home movies hidden away in the attic- movies from when their grandfather was jus ta boy.

The home movies give them a piece of family history that the relatives never talk about. It seems that horses, cows, pigs, and chickens aren’t the only creatures Grandpa´s been taking care of on the farm, C. T. and Lea discover a monster among them. And this creature is dying to eat a lot more than a birthday cake.

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The Witching Game by Annette and Gina Cascone.

Play at you own risk! “Bloody Mary.” It was just a silly wishing game-one that Lindsey and her friends had played a hundred times before, in front of a dozen different mirrors. The game never worked. It wasn´t supposed to. But when Lindsey and her friends play if in front of a strange antique mirror, the game quickly turns into a nightmare! One boy one their wishes start coming true, with horrifying results.

Something evil is lurking behind the looking glass…and Lindsey and her friends learn too much late that wishes don´t come free-and that Bloody Mary is definitely not just a game.

March 1, 2013 at 12:50 pm Leave a comment

Ghosts And Real-Life Ghost Hunters by Michael Teitelbaum.

It´s late at night, and you´re home alone. You hear chains being dragged across the attic floor. Eerie lights appear outside your window.

Piano music floats up from downstairs.

Your house is definitely haunted!

Or maybe not. Ghost hunters claim they can figure out what´s really going on. They´ll tell you wether your house has ghosts-or just noisy pumbling.

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September 12, 2012 at 2:04 pm Leave a comment

Shimmer by Alyson Noel.

If you think you know what i´s like to be dead-if you think it´s just an eternity of harp music and cloud lounging-well, think again. Ever hear the saying, Life goes on? It does. Take it from me, I´ve been dead for just over a year…

Having solver the matter of the Radiant Boy, Riley, Buttercup, and Bodhi are enjoying a well-deserved vacation. When Riley come across a vicious black dog, against Bodhi´s advice, she decide to cross him over. While following the dog, she runs into a young ghost named Rebecca. Despite Rebecca´s sweet appearance, Riley soon learns she´s not at all what she seems. As the daughter of a former plantation owner, she is furious about being murdered during a slave revolt in 1733: mired in her own anger, Rebecca’s is lashing out by keeping the ghosts who died along with her trapped in their worst memories. Can Rile help Rebeca forgive and forget without losing herself to her own nightmarish memories?

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March 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm Leave a comment

Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver.

Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother. Her only friends are the shadows and the mice—until one night a ghost appears from the darkness. It is Po, who comes from the Other Side. Both Liesl and Po are lonely, but together they are less alone.
That same night, an alchemist’s apprentice, Will, bungles an important delivery. He accidentally switches a box containing the most powerful magic in the world with one containing something decidedly less remarkable.
Will’s mistake has tremendous consequences for Liesl and Po, and it draws the three of them together on an extraordinary journey.
From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes a luminous and magnificent novel that glows with rare magic, ghostly wonders, and a true friendship that lights even the darkest of places.
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March 1, 2012 at 11:43 am Leave a comment

Anya´s Ghost by Vera Brosgol.

 

Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend wasn´t one of them. Especially not a new friend who´s been dead for a century.

Falling down a well is bad enough, but Anya´s normal life might actually be worse. She´s embarrassed by her family, self conscious about her body, and she´s pretty much given up on fitting in at school. A new friend-even a dead one- is just what she needs.

But Anya´s new BFF isn´t kidding about the “forever” part…

 

December 1, 2011 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

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