Today I’m bringing you a spotlight for Extra Normal by Kate Alice Marshall. This is a middle grade horror novel. I’m about halfway finished with Extra Normal (thank you life for getting completely in the way of my reading) and so far, I’m loving it.Extra Normal by Kate Alice Marshall
Also by this author: The Narrow
Published by Penguin on 08/29/2023
Genres: Juvenile Fiction / Family / Alternative Family, Juvenile Fiction / Ghost Stories, Juvenile Fiction / Horror
Buy on: Amazon CA // Amazon UK // Amazon US // Barnes & Noble // IndieBound
It's hard to fight the supernatural when you're naturally "un-super." This chilling middle grade is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark...even if they don't have any special powers.
Charlie Greer is nothing special—at least not compared to her adopted siblings. Her younger sister is a ghost. Her brother Mateo is a werewolf. Gideon is the product of seriously sketchy experiments that gave him telekinetic powers. Even her parents work for the Division of Extranormal Investigations tracking down all things supernatural, alien, and otherwise unusual.
Charlie's mom says her superpower is maturity—which doesn't really count. But what Charlie lacks in powers she makes up for by keeping the household running. Now, with her parents off on their first vacation in years, it’s up to her to take care of her siblings and make sure nothing disrupts the trip.
But then the new neighbors arrive. The Weavers are a nice, normal couple. Too nice and too normal. And for some reason, they don't seem to want Charlie to see inside their house. She’s certain they’re hiding something. Charlie has to uncover what's going on with the Weavers and stop their plans—without letting Mom and Dad find out anything is wrong.