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Asylum: Asylum Series, Book 1

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Madeleine Roux's New York Times bestselling Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-illustrated novel that Publishers Weekly called "a strong YA debut that reveals the enduring impact of buried trauma on a place." Featuring found photographs from real asylums and filled with chilling mystery and page-turning suspense, Asylum is a horror story that treads the line between genius and insanity, perfect for fans of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

For sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, the New Hampshire College Prep program is the chance of a lifetime. Except that when Dan arrives, he finds that the usual summer housing has been closed, forcing students to stay in the crumbling Brookline Dorm--formerly a psychiatric hospital. As Dan and his new friends Abby and Jordan start exploring Brookline's twisty halls and hidden basement, they uncover disturbing secrets about what really went on here . . . secrets that link Dan and his friends to the asylum's dark past. Because Brookline was no ordinary mental hospital, and there are some secrets that refuse to stay buried.

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Level 5.1, 9 Points
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HL: High-Low 720L
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subject_facet Ability, Ability -- Fiction, College stories, American, Detective and mystery stories, American, Haunted places, Haunted places -- Fiction, Mental illness, Mental illness -- Fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction, Paranormal fiction, Paranormal fiction, American, Psychiatric hospitals, Psychiatric hospitals -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Universities and colleges
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title_short Asylum
title_sub Asylum Series, Book 1
topic_facet Ability, College stories, American, Detective and mystery stories, American, Haunted places, Horror, Mental illness, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories, Paranormal fiction, American, Psychiatric hospitals, Supernatural, Universities and colleges, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature