A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander

A Properly Unhaunted Place

A Properly Unhaunted Place #1

William Alexander with Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)

192 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade mystery adventurous mysterious fast-paced


From National Book Award-winning author William Alexander comes a wryly humorous story about two kids who try to save their town by bringing back its ghosts. Rosa Ramona D az has just moved to the small, un-haunted town of Ingot--the only ghost-fr...

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adventurous 75%
mysterious 75%
tense 50%
hopeful 25%
lighthearted 25%
dark 12%
informative 12%
inspiring 12%
reflective 12%


fast 85%
medium 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

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