Ghosts, lost evil deities, and a mean girl hive mind descend upon this small town and two best friends need to team up in order to put this crisis to rest. The pop culture references are quirky and informational for a pre-teen audience not used to common tropes. Also, it offers up an interesting perspective between heroine and villain when it comes to being on the spectrum for its exciting conclusion.
The Ojja-Wojja by Magdalene Visaggio, (List Price: $13.99, Balzer + Bray, 9780062852427, March 2023)
Reviewed by Lana Repic, E. Shaver bookseller in Savannah, Georgia