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4.43  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Sean lived a normal, teenage life in his normal, suburban hometown until his grandmother’s ghost appeared and told him he had to stop an evil horde of spirits from overtaking Shadytown. To help him succeed, she put an invisible Celtic Cross around his neck and for an extra layer of protection, she gave him a pet rattlesnake.
As more and more evil spirits gathered, Sean nee
Kindle Edition, 190 pages
Published January 24th 2020 by INtense Publications LLC
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Joshua Grant
May 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ghosts, ghouls, and hilarity run amok in Mike Sherer’s Shadytown! Sean is your typical teen dealing with typical teenage things…until the ghost of his grandma shows up one day with a dire warning. Now Sean must battle a whole slew of evil creatures with little more than a Celtic Cross and a rattlesnake. Sherer strikes the perfect balance between goofy fun and depth, and I really liked Sean and was drawn into his plight! If you love classics like Percy Jackson, then definitely go do some monster ...more
May 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I enjoy reading YA fiction. Generally, stories establish quickly, action is well paced, and the characters are well developed and the reader gets the opportunity to care about them.
I loved reading this book. Like other readers, I was not looking forward to finishing it as I had really engaged with the characters, their families, and the overall story. I was with Sean every inch of the tree.
The writer played the long game by establishing early characters and occurrences that had relevance and imp
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Oct 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Sean is a young boy with a mission to protect his town from evil, according to the ghost of his grandma. Each section of the story is written like a short story, rendering it like a scary tell you’d tell to kids around a camp fire. It all started with a big yellow box and its eerie contents. A trip to a pumpkin patch turns monstrous. Some weird things happen in Shadytown. Follow a young boy as he and his friends battle evil forces.

Great, little tales that culminate into one interesting story!
Shirley Sherer
Mar 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When I got to the end of this book I was sorry to turn the last page, but happy to know there will be a sequel. It's very well written and the story pulled me in immediately. Another reviewer called it a kinder, gentler "Stranger Things," and that's a very good description. Although it's a YA novel, it has well drawn characters and a strong sense of place--it can hold its own in the paranormal fiction genre. ...more
Samantha Wynd
Jun 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First I received this book from the author through Voracious Readers Only in return for an honest review.

I really enjoyed the combination of traditional Native American mythology anodern day life used in this book. It was easy to read and follow and held enough excitement that even as an adult I couldn't put it down. I can'tant wait to share this series with my nephews
S.U. Ramesh
Combining religious mysticism, indigenous folklore, and witchery, Shadytown is your classic tale of good v evil.

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Disclaimer: I received a review request and review copy from the author.
Apr 29, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book for review today is "Shadytown” by Mike Sherer. It falls in the genre of action/adventure and supernatural.

Sean is your run of the mill normal but average boy. He lives with his sister and parents with the average ups and downs of a family.

One day changes it all when he sees a big yellow box on his way to school. It is so out of place and he is the only one that thinks it is a big deal. It is. It is just part of the danger his town, Shadytown, is in if nothing is done.

What kind of dang
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