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October Teen Readers Unite (TRU) Book Discussion: To Break a Covenant by Alison Ames
Tuesday, October 19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Date of this virtual discussion: Tues. 10/19, 5:00-6:00 PM
Who can sign up? Teens entering Grades 7-12.
This book is recommended for teens ages 14+.
Registration required for Zoom link & book. There are only 9 copies of the book available. Due to high demand for this title, we ask that you pickup your book within 5 days of registration, or your spot might go to another teen.
How does this work:
1. Sign up for this event online.
2. Pick up the book from the 2nd Floor Kid’s Desk. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10-8:30 PM, Fri. & Sat. 10-5 PM. No appointment needed to come in.
3. Read the book and show up to the Zoom discussion on Tues. 10/19, 5:00-6:00 PM and you get to keep the book!
What is this book about?
Debut voice Alison Ames delivers with a chilling, feminist paranormal thriller, perfect for fans of Wilder Girls and Sawkill Girls.
Some have tried, but in the end, no one leaves the Basin.
Moon Basin has been haunted for as long as anyone can remember. It started when an explosion in the mine killed sixteen people. The disaster made it impossible to live in town, with underground fires spewing ash into the sky. But life in New Basin is just as fraught. The ex-mining town relies on its haunted reputation to bring in tourists, but there’s more truth to the rumors than most are willing to admit, and the mine still has a hold on everyone who lives there…
Clem and Nina form a perfect loop—best friends forever, and perhaps something more. Their circle opens up for a strange girl named Lisey with a knack for training crows, and Piper, whose father is fascinated with the mine in a way that’s anything but ordinary. The people of New Basin start experiencing strange phenomena—sleepwalking, night terrors, voices that only they can hear. And no matter how many vans of ghost hunters roll through, nobody can get to the bottom of what’s really going on.
Which is why the girls decide to enter the mine themselves…