Originally posted 2018-01-23 17:00:32. Possessed children are creepy. This is an accepted fact throughout literature and film, as evidenced by The Exorcist, The Possession, and a plethora of other books and movies. What adds to the overall appeal of these sorts of stories is that they often claim to be based on fact. I won’t delve into…

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Originally posted 2018-01-16 17:00:21. Ian Colmes is struggling to move on with his life following the brutal abduction and murder of his five-year-old son, Alex. Ian can’t seem to pull it together – he has trouble getting to work on time, his wife, Alina, has left him, and he keeps seeing his dead son throughout…

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Originally posted 2015-09-09 11:49:22. Title: In the Mean Time Author: Paul Tremblay Published: October 19, 2010 Pages: 214 Genre: Short Stories, Horror Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ Language, Horror, Scary Themes. This book is not meant for young children.

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Originally posted 2015-09-02 14:10:14. Title: We Are Not Ourselves Author: Matthew Thomas Published: August 19, 2014 Pages: 620 Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ The themes in this novel might not interest the younger crowd and there are many adult issues such as depression, drinking, and disease.

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Originally posted 2015-08-26 15:00:49. Title: A Head Full of Ghosts Author: Paul Tremblay Published: June 2, 2015 Pages: 304 Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ This novel deals with many adult themes: possession, sexual experiences, language, nudity, scary themes, and much more. Make sure your child is mature enough to handle these and read/listen to it for yourself…

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Originally posted 2018-01-09 17:00:35. Remember that moment in The Shawshank Redemption when Andy Dufresne finally escapes from prison? He is standing in the rain with his arms outstretched, breathing in the fresh air of freedom after tunneling through several miles of shit. That is exactly how I feel right now after finishing Seldon Edwards’ The…

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Originally posted 2015-08-12 12:43:07. Title: A Dog’s Purpose Author: W. Bruce Cameron Published: July 6, 2010 Pages: 319 Genre: Fiction Kid Friendly Rating:  13+ This book is quite mild but there are some themes that might be a bit distressing for children (ie when the dog dies or has to be put to sleep).

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Originally posted 2015-07-22 22:52:28. Title: We Were Liars Author: E. Lockhart Published: May 13th, 2014 Pages: 225 Genre: YA, Mystery, Fiction Kid Friendly Rating:  13+ There is some language which includes the F word and other variations. There is some kissing and sensual exploration with shirts off. Underage drinking and drug use (pills).

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Originally posted 2015-07-15 19:00:53. Title: Trust Author: David Moody Published: July 23rd, 2012 by Infected Books Pages: 298 Genre: Sci-Fi, Apocolyptic Kid Friendly Rating: 4/10, but I would certainly say 8/10 for ages 16 and up. The limited sexuality in the story is the only thing that does not allow me to rate this higher for “kids”…

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Originally posted 2018-01-02 17:00:33. It is the early 1920s and Tom Sherbourne and his wife Isabelle live alone on the Australian island of Janus, where Tom manages the lighthouse there. It is a difficult life of isolation, and Izzy is heartsick for a child after suffering three miscarriages. Then, a boat washes up on the…

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Originally posted 2015-07-01 16:00:47. Title: The Book of Three Author: Lloyd Alexander Published: March 12,1964 Pages: 217 Genre: Fantasy Series:  The Chronicles of Prydain Kid Friendly Rating: Ages 8+ (Reading level is the main reason)

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Originally posted 2015-06-24 15:58:29. Title: Off to be the Wizard Author: Scott Meyer Published:  March 18th 2014 Pages: 372 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Humor Series:  Magic 2.0 Kid Friendly Rating:  10+ Mild Language worst being “bitchin”, mild cartoony violence. A mention or two of sexual things, but nothing really notable and they are not overt. There are some references to 80’s…

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Originally posted 2015-06-17 13:41:39. Title: Pines  Author: Blake Crouch Published:  August 12, 2012 Pages: 315 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction Series:  The Wayward Pines Trilogy Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ Some Language, lots of violence. Might be a bit hard for the younger children to understand the concepts in the book Synopsis:  Every time I try and explain this book to…

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Originally posted 2017-12-26 17:00:40. After completing the first two Twilight novels, about three things I was absolutely positive. First, James is a terrible name for a villain. Second, even if an individual physically appears to be seventeen years old, the fact that he is in actuality a centurion means he is probably a pedophile. And…

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