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A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling.

Alex's original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he'll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He's loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don't have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he's desperate for a different ending--and a way out of this twisted place.

This modern spin on the Scheherazade story is perfect for fans of Coraline and A Tale Dark and Grimm. With interwoven tips on writing with suspense, adding in plot twists, hooks, interior logic, and dealing with writer's block, this is the ideal book for budding writers and all readers of delightfully just-dark-enough tales.

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Grouping Title nightbooks
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-24 13:22:24PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Authors -- Fiction, Authors -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Storytelling -- Fiction, Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction, Witches -- Fiction, Witches -- Juvenile fiction, Writer's block -- Fiction, Writer's block -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full Nightbooks, Nightbooks / J. A. White, Nightbooks / J.A. White
title_short Nightbooks
topic_facet Authors, Horror, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Storytelling, Witches, Writer's block