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School Spirits (A Hex Hall Novel)

By Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Teen ghost hunter blends into high school in fun spin-off.

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School Spirit unfortunately saves most of the action until the very end; however, the thoughtful small details and subplots are engaging and entertaining. Izzy and her mother live alone, except for the 400-year-old warlock boy, Torin, who trapped himself in a mirror with a spell gone terribly wrong. He's been Izzy's only friend growing up, but there are some things a boys locked in a mirror can't teach a teen girl, like how to paint your toenails and play dodge ball, the purpose of pep rallies, or, more important, anything about pop culture.

Along with awesome details such as flamboyant glitter-wearing vampires and a grimacing centuries-old boy learning modern-day slang, author Rachel Hawkins gives her audience quirky and intriguing characters that readers will enjoy learning more about in the planned sequel.

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