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Daphne’s Book By Mary Downing Hahn

Jessica thinks she’ll be laughed off the face of the earth… Mary Downing Hahn may be best known for her YA suspense novels, especially the deeply creepy, deeply beloved ghost story Wait Till Helen Comes. But sprinkled throughout her bibliography are … Continue reading

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The Against Taffy Sinclair Club By Betsy Haynes

It was bad enough when snobby Taffy Sinclair was just a pretty face. But now, she’s gone an developed you-know-whats… I read this one as a pre-teen, and remember not being able to relate to it because the protagonists are … Continue reading

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Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario By Daniel M. Pinkwater

This is about the time I lived for two weeks in a motel in Rochester, New York, with my Uncle Mel, and what happened to me while I was there. Background: Daniel Pinkwater’s 1970s work tends toward the surreal, featuring … Continue reading

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