Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Halloween Tree – Ray Bradbury

“A fast-moving, eerie…tale set on Halloween night. Eight costumed boys running to meet their friend Pipkin at the haunted house outside town encounter instead the huge and cadaverous Mr. Moundshroud. As Pipkin scrambles to join them, he is swept away by a dark Something, and Moundshroud leads the boys on the tail of a kite through time and space to search the past for their friend and the meaning of Halloween. After witnessing a funeral procession in ancient Egypt, cavemen discovering fire, Druid rites, the ...

The Human Undead War I: Dark Intentions – Jonathan Edward Ondrashek

In 2041, vampires are discovered and humanity is thrust into a blood-soaked battle for supremacy. Seven years later, the Human-Undead War rages on. Brian Koltz, the lead scientist and negotiator for the Undead Relations Committee, believes he holds the solution to successful cohabitation. However, he is unable to recreate the platelet mushroom due to its mysterious origin and government disapproval of using a human body as its engine. When Brian is kidnapped and introduced to the Undead patriarch, Barnaby, the seemingly caring vampire makes offers ...

Paradise Ladies & Others – R. E. Conary

Thirteen Quiet Tales of Witches, NightMares, DayStuds & Thieves Witches conjure some environmental activism in “Paradise Ladies Sing This Song” A daughter admires her “Mama’s Collectibles” Will something bad happen or is it just” Bar Talk”? Pest control is a real problem when they’re “Ever Fruitful” Thieves seek a god’s power in the “Eyes of Gaal”

Modified – Harper North

Fin has never stepped foot on the surface. Every Dweller underground knows that you serve the genetically designed population up top. Fin steals a device that modifies genetics, giving her the enhanced. The theft of this technology triggers a manhunt, forcing her to flee the only home she’s ever known.

The Rules of Magic – Alice Hoffman

**INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSLLER** **REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK** From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic. Find your magic. For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. Difficult Franny, with skin as pale ...

The Lost Soul (Enchena #1) – K.S. Marsden

~Part one of the epic fantasy duology~ Enchena’s history is written by the victorious. Through war and betrayal, King Hrafn’s reign has spread across the land. The rebellion is stirring again… In a world where the evil nature of humans has infected the very forests and animals surrounding them, they are crying out for a new hope; a new hero. Natural enemies must come together, to overcome the curse. Two innocent people must be brought from another world. One will bring the rebellion the way ...

Bliss House – Ann Jacobs

The derelict ante bellum house in the North Carolina mountains called out to Jill Carey, almost as if living beings compelled her to buy it and restore it to its former glory. For good reason. It’s inhabited by the ghosts of century-old illicit lovers, trapped in the place where they died until a descendant returns to Bliss House, finds a lasting love he is free to marry. Kyle Randall, great great grandson of one of the ghosts, hates coming to the haunted house but agrees ...