Michelle Isenhoff

tween Halloween reads

Secret of Haunted Bog (Monster Moon, 2), by BBH McChiller

Last week I reviewed book one in the Monster Moon series. When we finished reading it for homeschool last fall, my boys begged me to buy the second one. So we set aside our scheduled book for two weeks and purchased The Secret of Haunted Bog.¬†They were totally caught up in the continuing story and […]

The Curse at Zala Manor (Monstor Moon, 1) by BBH McChiller

My boys loved this book! We read it out loud together for homeschool last Halloween (yeah, somehow I missed posting it on here) and they complained every time we had to stop. Our final day we just kept reading, covering the last 30% of the book all at once. This is not literary fiction, so […]

The Monster Ring, by Bruce Coville, 1982, Book Review

This is my favorite Halloween story, one I’ve shared with my kids this time of year a couple times. One that’s scary, yet appropriate, fun and yet, well…scary! Within, eleven-year-old Russell Crannaker is tired of putting up with Eddie. The school bully is continually stealing his lunch money and pushing him around. But that’s about […]

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