Author: Pam Conrad
Zoe discovers that her house is occupied by the ghost of an eleven-year-old girl, who carries her back to the day of her death in 1870 to try to alter that tragic event.
Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
When he goes to spend the summer with his great-aunt in the family's old house, eleven-year-old Drew is drawn eighty years into the past to trade places with his great-great-uncle who is dying of diphtheria.
Author: Carolyn Hart
New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Hart treats readers to another visitation by ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn as she lends a hand to an ethereal matchmaker who haunts a library... Bailey Ruth’s supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend—the ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow, who haunts Adelaide, Oklahoma’s college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone’s making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine’s reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches Bailey Ruth to investigate. Soon trouble begins to stack up. A campus security guard is shot by an intruder, and Bailey Ruth uncovers a catalog of evidence blaming a student for the crimes. But something isn’t adding up, so with police preparing to make an arrest, the spirited detective must find the real culprit. Because when justice is overdue, it takes more than death to stop Bailey Ruth Raeburn...
Author: Steve Berman
Publisher: Lethe Press
A lonely seventeen-year-old who has dreamed of meeting a different and special boy desperately seeks help from his friend Trace, a Goth girl, to free him from the clutches of a handsome ghost he has met on a rural New Jersey highway.
Author: Jim Butcher
Wizard detective Harry Dresden, murdered by an unknown assassin, must save his friends and his soul without any magic to help him in this novel from the New York Times best-selling author of Side Jobs. Reprint.
Author: Raina Telgemeier
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Drama, and Sisters! Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bahía de la Luna. Maya is determined to meet one, but Cat wants nothing to do with them. As the time of year when ghosts reunite with their loved ones approaches, Cat must figure out how to put aside her fears for her sister's sake - and her own. Raina Telgemeier has masterfully created a moving and insightful story about the power of family and friendship, and how it gives us the courage to do what we never thought possible.
Author: Benjamin Rachlin
Publisher: Little, Brown
One of the Best Books of 2017: National Public Radio, San Francisco Chronicle, Library Journal, Shelf Awareness "Remarkable . . . Captivating . . . Rachlin is a skilled storyteller." --New York Times Book Review "A gripping legal-thriller mystery . . . Profoundly elevates good-cause advocacy to greater heights--to where innocent lives are saved." --USA Today "A crisply written page turner." --NPR A gripping account of one man's long road to freedom that will forever change how we understand our criminal justice system During the last three decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful reform. When the final gavel clapped in a rural southern courtroom in the summer of 1988, Willie J. Grimes, a gentle spirit with no record of violence, was shocked and devastated to be convicted of first-degree rape and sentenced to life imprisonment. Here is the story of this everyman and his extraordinary quarter-century-long journey to freedom, told in breathtaking and sympathetic detail, from the botched evidence and suspect testimony that led to his incarceration to the tireless efforts to prove his innocence and the identity of the true perpetrator. These were spearheaded by his relentless champion, Christine Mumma, a cofounder of North Carolina's Innocence Inquiry Commission. That commission--unprecedented at its inception in 2006--remains a model organization unlike any other in the country, and one now responsible for a growing number of exonerations. With meticulous, prismatic research and pulse-quickening prose, Benjamin Rachlin presents one man's tragedy and triumph. The jarring and unsettling truth is that the story of Willie J. Grimes, for all its outrage, dignity, and grace, is not a unique travesty. But through the harrowing and suspenseful account of one life, told from the inside, we experience the full horror of wrongful conviction on a national scale. Ghost of the Innocent Man is both rare and essential, a masterwork of empathy. The book offers a profound reckoning not only with the shortcomings of our criminal justice system but also with its possibilities for redemption.
Author: Jason Reynolds
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--
Author: Charis Cotter
Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
Seeking solace in the attics of their adjoining houses in 1960s Toronto, Polly, an imaginative girl from a large family, and Rose, a sharp-tongued waif whose parents leave her alone frequently, develop an unlikely friendship based on Rose's ability to see and talk to ghosts.
Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Twelve-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother, Michael, have never liked their seven-year-old stepsister, Heather. Ever since their parents got married, she's made Molly and Michael's life miserable. Now their parents have moved them all to the country to live in a house that used to be a church, with a cemetery in the backyard. If that's not bad enough, Heather starts talking to a ghost named Helen and warning Molly and Michael that Helen is coming for them. Molly feels certain Heather is in some kind of danger, but every time she tries to help, Heather twists things around to get her into trouble. It seems as if things can't get any worse. But they do—when Helen comes.
Author: William Peters
Some people would call Zachary O’Brian a ‘Sensitive’. He has been plagued his entire life by visits from good and often evil spirits. His desire for a somewhat normal life drives him to experiment with the Astral Plane where spirits originate and confront them on their own turf. Zachary makes alliances with others to form a Legion against the evil entities who are determined to win the epic battle between good vs. evil. In the multiple dimensions of the Plane, the line between the two is not always clear. Will the scales of balance faulter causing a world of darkness, or will good right the wrongs and save our souls.
Author: Antonio Garcez, Patricia Terry
A comprehensive contemporary collection of interviews with local citizens from the state of Colorado that have experienced first hand paranormal encounters. Antonio R. Garcez's Colorado Ghost Stories book represent a complex, meticulously crafted body of work. Rather than stories handed down from one generation to another, the book offers accounts from individuals who have had direct one on one encounters with spirits. The research offers a captivating overview of our relationship with the afterlife, and equally celebrates it. Colorado Ghost Stories filled with over 300 photos, is one of several books by Garcez to offer the reader a unique approach towards reflection and contemplation of the spiritual possibilities inherent in each of us. Antonio's focus and experience in the literary spiritualism genre gives his work grounds for recognition as a factual presenter of the after life phenomena. Make no mistake, these books are unlike any others ever written!