Episode 6: There's Always Time for Chocolate Cake: The Curse of the Blue Figurine by John Bellairs

Carey and Marie talk about a classic of middle-grade horror, The Curse of the Blue Figure by John Bellairs. The latest installment of Spooky Month involves Egyptian magic, evil priests, and chocolate cake. Will the ghost trains finally take Cohost Rie away? What, exactly, was Carey doing involving arcane rituals with a hoard of musicians? And where does Catholic mysticism fit in? Find out in this episode!

The Curse of the Blue Figurine (A Johnny Dixon Mystery #1) by John Bellairs: Goodreads, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound

John Bellairs: Website

Content Warning: Gaslighting, medical drugging, various emotionally and physically threatening things happening to pre-teen Johnny via villain, discussion of Catholicism and Satanic ritual

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.  (CC Marie Macula, Carey Farrell 2017)