Tag: Young Adult

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

In my mind, no writer and illustrator were better paired than Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell. Go ahead, ask a Gen X’er: “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” and its sequels were more terrifying than “Nightmare on Elm Street” or even some of the creepiest “Little House on the Prairie” episodes. (You’ll have to…

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So what’s Behind the Attic Wall?

Continuing my reviews of books with the word ?Attic? in the title is ?Behind the Attic Wall,? a YA novel that could not be more different from ?Flowers in the Attic,? but at the same time left such an impression on me that for years I considered it one of my favorites, even after I?d…

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