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Young Frankenstein

Mel Brooks; Gene Wilder; Peter Boyle; Marty Feldman; Cloris Leachman; All authors · 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD

Absurd Dr. Frankenstein visits the family castle in Transylvania and makes a monster. Directed by Mel Brooks.
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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Frank Capra · Turner Home Ent
Format: DVD

Frank Capra made this film in 1941 before he went off to make films for America's war effort, but it wasn't released until 1944. Adapted from the hit play by Joseph Kesselring, this frantic black comedy shows Capra at his best as a master of mood and timing. Actresses Josephine...
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Hocus Pocus

Bette Midler · Walt Disney Home Video
Format: DVD

You're in for a devil of a time when three outlandishly wild witches -- Bette Midler (BEACHES, BIG BUSINESS) , Sarah Jessica Parker (HONEYMOON IN VEGAS) , and Kathy Najimy (SISTER ACT) -- return from 17th-century Salem after they're accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting...
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Tucker and Dale vs evil

Eli Craig; Morgan Jurgenson; Albert Klychak; Rosanne Milliken; Deepak Nayar; All authors
Format: DVD

Two friends on vacation at their dilapidated mountain house are mistaken for murderous backwoods hillbillies by a group of obnoxious, preppy college kids. When one of the students is separated from the group, the boys try to lend a hand, but as the misunderstanding grows, so does the body...
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Shaun of the Dead (2007)

Edgar Wright · Universal Studios
Format: DVD

British horror/comedy Shaun of the Dead is a scream in all senses of the word. Brain-hungry zombies shamble through the streets of London, but all unambitious electronics salesman Shaun (Simon Pegg) cares about is his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield), who just dumped him. With the help of his slacker...
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Agassi = The handmaiden

Chung Seo-kyung · Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

A Korean woman who is hired as handmaiden to a young Japanese lady is secretly plotting with a conman to defraud her of her large inheritance.
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Fingersmith

Sarah Waters · Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times Notable Book Tipping the Velvet and the award-winning Affinity: a spellbinding, twisting tale of a great swindle, of fortunes and hearts won and lost, set in Victorian London among a family of thieves. Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant...
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Raw

Jean Des Forêts · Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Format: DVD

At 16, Justine is a brilliant, promising student and a strict vegetarian. But when she starts veterinary school, she quickly encounters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world. Desperate to fit in during the first week of hazing rituals, she strays from her principles and eats...
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The Lunch Witch #1

Deb Lucke · Papercutz
Pages: 180
Format: Paperback

For generations and generations, the women of Grunhilda's family have stirred up trouble in a big, black pot. Grunhilda inherits her famous ancestors' recipes and cauldron, but no one believes in magic anymore. Despite the fact that Grunhilda's only useful skill is cooking...
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Baba Yaga's Assistant

Marika McCoola · Candlewick
Pages: 125
Format: Hardcover

Amazon Editors recommend this book for readers who have recently discovered middle grade novels with more intricate story lines.

Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless.

Most...

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Magic Trixie

Jill Thompson · Harper Trophy
Pages: 93
Format: Paperback

Magic Trixie doesn't understand why no one will take her seriously! First, she's not allowed to do anything fun, while her baby sister gets away with everything, and then she needs to come up with a trick that's really special to impress her friends. Luckily Trixie has the best...
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Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Joshua Foer · Workman
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 600 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Here are natural wonders - the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a pub inside where...
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Paper Girls Volume 1

Cliff Chiang · Image Comics, 2016.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

From Brian K. Vaughan, #1 New York Times bestselling writer of SAGA, and Cliff Chiang, legendary artist of WONDER WOMAN, comes the first volume of an all-new ongoing adventure. In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important...
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Anya's Ghost

Vera Brosgol · First Second
Pages: 221
Format: Paperback

Anya could really use a friend. But her new BFF isn't kidding about the "Forever" part . . .

Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend was not one of them. Especially not a new friend who's been dead for a century.

Falling...

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Friends with Boys

Faith Erin Hicks · First Second; Original edition
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A coming-of-age tale with a spooky twist! Maggie McKay hardly knows what to do with herself. After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and rough-housing with her older brothers, it's time for Maggie to face the outside world, all on her own. But that means facing high...
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The Lottery (Creative Classic Series)

Shirley Jackson · Creative Co
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

The people of a village perform their annual lottery, with startling consequences for the recipient of the one paper with the black spot.
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson · Penguin Books
Pages: 146
Format: Paperback

Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the struggle that ensues when a cousin arrives at their estate. This edition features a new introduction...
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Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier · Avon
Pages: 384
Format: Mass Market Paperback

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband...

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My Cousin Rachel

Daphne du Maurier · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall. Philip Ashley's older cousin Ambrose, who raised the orphaned...
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Echoes from the macabre : selected stories

Daphne du Maurier · Doubleday
Format: Book

Featuring five tales of quiet terror from the classic short story collection. "Don't Look No"w which was filmed by Nicolas Roeg and starred Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland, "Kiss Me Again Stranger", "Not After Midnight", "The Old Man" and "The Birds", which was famously filmed by Alfred...
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