The Saturday Night Ghost Club

The Saturday Night Ghost Club

Book - 2019
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"A short, irresistible, and bittersweet coming-of-age story in the vein of Stranger Things and Stand by Me about a group of misfit kids who spend an unforgettable summer investigating local ghost stories and urban legends"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, 2019
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780143133933
Branch Call Number: FIC Davidson, C 2019
Characteristics: 211 pages ; 20 cm


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KHCPL_Wagner Oct 18, 2019

This offbeat horror novel features a group of kids exploring local folklore.

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KHCPL_Wagner Oct 18, 2019

This offbeat horror novel features a group of kids exploring local folklore.

JCLGreggW Jul 11, 2019

More "Stand By Me" than "Stranger Things," this is a charming literary coming-of-age novella set in 1980s Niagara Falls where a lonely boy explores the town's mysteries alongside his friends and his eccentric uncle. Sweet and nostalgic, perfect for autumn reading.

liljables Jan 02, 2019

My cousin was lucky enough to attend the Writers Trust Gala this year, at which he received a signed copy of The Saturday Night Ghost Club from Craig Davidson, who was seated at his table! My gem of a cousin was kind enough to have the book signed for me and sent it my way.

This was my first Craig Davidson book - I'm a bit sheepish to admit that I omitted Precious Cargo from my Canada Reads reading last year - and I'm happy to report that it was delightful. It's a bit spooky/unsettling, as the title might suggest, but definitely not a horror or thriller novel (which Davidson writes under the name Nick Cutter, incidentally). The Saturday Night Ghost Club is full of nostalgia and Canadiana, and I really identified with Jake, the pre-teen hero who'd rather be learning about the natural (or supernatural) than playing sports with his bullies. Think Stranger Things but more literary and less terrifying.


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