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24 - October 18, 2012 Your Hometown Newspaper News Outlook By Linda Denton Mysterious shapes the world of fantasy that waver and shift in the thick you may or may not want cottony fog, the moon casts to meet on an up-close- dark shadows in the night, and threatening clouds gather on the horizon ominous portents in this months of All Hallows Eve. If all that doesn't make the hair prickle on the back of your neck, head to your local library where tales of the bizarre, and you The Hollow and its se- unexplained-things-that- quel, The Haunted. Set in go-bump-in-the-night lie in Sleepy Hollow (does that funny. Caspian, however, is not so easily forgotten, and is impossible to avoid and-personal basis. Just because he and Abbey are, about all of them inhabit say the author, "tied to each Fablehaven, as youql find other and to Sleepy Hollow and the famous legend that binds their fates " Seems there's more to The Leg- end of SleePy Hollow than meets the eye. Jessica Verday brings Other choices can when you read the series about that very secret, and supposedly very protected magical reserve and its sister-sites. be found in regular fiction but if fantasy, horror, and tales of the supernatural, for the tales of terror he presents in Phantom Army of the Civil War and Other wait to light the fires of au- give you a hint?) the ac- give you pause, there are tumn imagination, tion in the first book swirls mysteries surrounding all Frank Spaeth turns to around agirl named Abbey, types of bizarre behavior the files of Fate Magazine. her best friend, Karen, and in the waking world. Mary an exceptionallygood-look- Jane Clark, for instance, ing (read drop-dead gor- presents Lights Out To- geous) and mysterious boy !figh t;Mary I-Iiggins Southern Ghost Stories. These are, he says, "first- hand encounters with spec- ters and phantoms of ghost- ridden swamps and eerie mansions," of spirits from both the Civil War and the Revolution, and from the times before, between, and beyond those wars. His 35 tales, collected from 11 southern states, include Al- abama's The Uneasy Dead at Fort Mires; Arkansas' Poltergeist or Prankster?; Georgia's Haunts of Hell's Holler; Louisiana's Ghosts of the Old New Orleans Jail; Maryland's Friendly Peg- Legged Poltergeist;, a South Carolina Plantation's Lov- ing Ghost; and Tennesse's Ghost of Brinkley College. named Caspian who shows up at Karen's funeral. All is not as it seems, however, with either Karen or Cas- pian. Secrets abound, and the truth could drive Abbey to the brink of insanity if not beyond. In the sequel, Abbey has gotten a grip, gone back to school, and is establishing a promising relationship with a lab part- ner who is both cute and Clark, Nightl e Is My Time; Colleen Coble, C !X in the Night: and Patri- cia Cornwell, Book of the Dead. Those, of course are just a few of the selections available involving the dead, the undead, and the sometimes unfortunately not-dead to be found at you local library. Drop by any- time and pick your poison, Attention: Bath County Fman Bureau Members 'lease Return to the Bath County F, arm Bureau Office by Oct. P ]~e Order at Bath County Farm Bureau Office Ph: 674-6335 Description Quantity Navel Oranges, 415 Bushd Red Grapefruit, 415 Bushel Haralin (luic*) Oranges Orlando Tangelos, 4/5 Boshd "Sunburst" Tangerines, 2/5 Bushd Premium Variety Pack, 2/5 boshd Carton (8 oranges,-6 grapefruit, 4 apples, and 4 pears) Southern Fried Skinless Peanuts, 16 oz~ Can Carmel Corn with Nuts 20 o~ Decorative Cans Honey Kl'unch Peanuts, 12 oz. Can Peanut Brittle Bits, 12 oz. Can Butter Toffee Peanuts, 12 oz. Can Mixed Nuts (50% Peanuts) 1 lb. Can Peanut Girl Pack (3 Pkg) Lightly Salted Skinless Peanuts 16 oz. Can Sdect Whole Cashews, 1 lb. Can Chocolate Covered Pecans, 1 lb. Pkg Fresh Shelled Pecan Halves, 12 oz. Pkg ,Honey Roasted Pecans, 8.5 oz. Can Roasted Almonds, 9 oz. Can Chocolate Nut Gift Pack, 2 Can Pack (10 Oz. Chocolate Covered Cashews & 10 Or- Chocolate Covered Almonds TOTAL Name: Address: Price 152o.oo $18.00 $17.00 $17.00 $15.00 $15.00 Total $3.70 ~$9.20 $3.20 $3.25 $3.20 $5.00' $10.00 $3.70 $7.00 $6.50 $6.50 $6.00 $3.50 $10.00 Phone#: I 1801 Main St Paris, KY Open: Mon.-Fri 8-6, Sat. 8-4 l ir~ i~met From Texas comes, The Ghost of the Alamo; from Wwginia, We Live with Restless Spirits; and from West Virginia, Ghosts Who Named a Town. In Mariah of the and Other Southern Ghost Stories, Sherry Austin brings you tales from the Appalachian mountains, the Carolina coasts, the hills of the Shenandoah, and at least one haunted shop in New Orleans. There are bewildered spirits, a venge- ful spa-it, a gentle ghostly guide to the other side, dark kudzu covered hills surrounding a foreboding old home, a mountainside graveyard with inhabitants who are not exactly resting in peace, and one ghostly hitchhiker to send goose- bumps running wildly up and down your spine. Louisville's Thomas Lee Freeze has at least three books on the non- fiction shelves. Strang e and Wonderful Things - A Collection of Ghost Stories with Special Appearances by Witches and Other Bi- zarre Creatures is, say the publishers, "suitable for children and adults and provides suspense, ghostly intrigue, life les- sons and pleasurable en- tertainment." Chapters include The Witch's Rake; The Healing Child; Mov- ing Graves; and Whispers. Shaker Ghost Stories from Pleasant Hill Kentucky are gathered from both visi- tors and employees of the 200-year-old village and in- clude, "mysterious singing, phantom footsteps, invis: ible helping hands, and the sights and sounds of peo- ple at work at odd hours." Ghosts, Spirits, & Angels- True Tales from Kentucky and Beyond is a collection of stories unlike those oft retold and familiar tales. These, say the publishers, make up "a unique pan- orama of paranormal and spiritual incidences laid out by ordinary folks who hap- pen to live in haunted hous- es, come up to the edge of spLritual realities, and are blest to encounter angels." Among thom, youql find, Flapping Curtain with No Breeze; Weird Photos; The Bell Witch Cave; Lexington Ghosts; Historic Haunts; House Built Over Indian Battle Ground; White- Robed EMT; and Guarding the Door to the Afterlife. Turn from tales told as true, to the young adult section where unbounded imagination rules supreme in books like Zombies Vs Unicorns which, obviously, presents two mythical sides for your consideration, and leaves you to decide which you prefer, Team Zombie or Team Unicorn. It's hard to imagine you'd have to make a choice between those two, but apparently some people think zombies are appealing. Go figure, Actually, the young- adult section is chock full of mythical and legendary creatures, and things from [ Florida trade' For / one owner, F!oridatradeqn, must see. warrant)' remaining,- ' ; mileage, i For 7S months wheel drive, leather, ' t Oni Owner, Florida trade- t in, !ike brand new! #1041 For 75 one-owner, gas companies hate 'eml #1002 Florida trade- in, sunroof, low miles. #1042 1 0wner,Florid . trade,in, 3rd row seating, For 66 months r Omon i 41.