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Time and Again
Jack Finney
This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death
Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki, Nathan Burgoine, Toby W. Rush, Rhiannon Kelly, Ryan Estrada, George Page III, Chandler Kaiden, Tom Francis, Grace Seybold, D.L.E. Roger, Daliso Chaponda, John Takis, Ada Hoffmann, Rebecca Black, Karen Stay Ahlstrom, Gord Sellar, M
Escape to Witch Mountain - Alexander Key, Leon B. Wisdom Jr. When I was a kid, the movie Escape to Witch Mountain, and its sequel, Return from Witch Mountain, was on television all the time. I remember watching it with my brother endlessly, and recently I bought the DVD. I had never realized it was based on a book. Opening this up was like settling into my grandmother's recliner with this and Tom Corbett, Space Cadet novels. (I was quite well-read as a child, thanks to my grandpa's old stash.) It has all the feel of that type of novel, especially since my copy, through inter-library loan, was quite old.

This little book is completely fascinating and not at all condescending to its audience. It's straightforward, not cutesy and admirably not campy. It's a great complement to the movie.