The Ghost Goes to the Dogs By Cleo Coyle: Review/Giveaway

by Cynthia Chow

Buy the Book bookshop in Quindicott, Rhode Island, is preparing for Pet Mystery Week, a promotional event celebrating humans’ worthy animal companions. For the seven days and nights of programming Penelope McClure has partnered with the Pawsome Pals reading group to feature a town pet-adoption day, discount vet care, Pet Blessing, competitive pet show, and even a Pet Parade. One of the highlights for the bookstore owner will be an event by bestselling mystery author Amber Breen, whose Kennel Club Mysteries have even been developed into a streaming series.

A New Year’s Haunting: The Victorian Ghost Party Craze

by Sarah Peterson-Camacho

As frost and fog envelop the Central Valley in the ghostly shroud of winter, thoughts drift inward to the warmth of family, home, and the holidays. But as the Christmas tree is lit and the New Year rung in with loved ones, the season’s longest, darkest nights recall a time when ghost stories and spooky soirees were the otherworldly order of the day.

Season of the Ghost: The Ghosthropology Podcast

by Sarah Peterson-Camacho

As Halloween approaches in a flurry of fiery leaves and gathering gloom, the cold air crackles in the shivery wake of Autumn and her restless spirits. The Season of the Ghost is upon us, and Central Valley podcast Ghosthropology, hosted by folklorist Matthew Armstrong and produced by his wife Kaylia Metcalfe, is here to tell you a ghost story.

The Ghost and the Stolen Tears By Cleo Coyle: Review/Giveaway/Guest Post

by Cynthia Chow
& Cleo Coyle

It’s been several years since Penelope Thornton-McClure moved back to her hometown of Quindicott, Rhode Island, to help her Aunt Sadie run their Buy the Book shop, and with Pen’s publishing experience they have expanded the store physically while increasing their sales online. No small part of their success has been the seasonal Fall help of the nomadic Norma Stanton, who has a gift of being a book-whisperer able to find the perfect book for a customer’s needs.

Dewey Decimated A Haunted Library Mystery By Allison Brook: Review/Giveaway/Guest Post

by Sandra Murphy

Carrie manages the special programs at the public library. In addition, only she and her young niece can see Evelyn, the resident ghost, a former librarian. She’s been caught up in a few murder investigations, but she’s done with that and focusing on newer, better programs for library patrons and her recent engagement to Dylan.