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Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers
The Mesmeristby Ronald Smith
In 1860s England, Spiritualism—communicating with the dead— is all the rage. Thirteen-year-old Jess and her mother make a decent living as sham Spiritualists . . . until they discover that it’s not a sham after all. She really can talk to the dead. Dickens meets Stephen King meets Ransom Riggs in this chillingly suspenseful middle grade Victorian Gothic horror novel from the author of Hoodoo.Learn more about this title.