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School Spirits (School Spirits, #1) - Rachel Hawkins A 4.5 star review.Izzy and her mother are Brannicks. Trained to fight mosters from a very young age. It's all Izzy has ever known, but after her sister mysteriously disappears during a job, her mother decides it's time for them to take a break. Fortunately rumours of a haunting at a small high school have surfaced, so for the first time in her life Izzy will be pretending to be an "ordinary" teenager - which turns out to be more difficult than it sounds when you have absolutely no frame of reference.Fortunately for Izzy, the high school Paranormal Mystery Society (PMS) is ready to welcome her with open arms, but keeping her distance and remembering that "it's just a job" turns out to be harder than Izzy expected when faced with friends like Romy, Anderson and especially Dex.Turns out the haunting is very real - and more sinister than Izzy originally had thought. The ghost is able to do things no regular ghost should be able to... which means that there's a hedge witch involved somewhere.This spinoff series to Hex Hall is off to a good start. I was hesitant at first, because I wasn't sure Rachel Hawkins could make it work, but she proved me wrong, and provided a delightfully engaging read. I really liked the members of PMS and how it was obvious that they weren't friends just because they were all considered freaks and had no one else to turn to, but because they genuinely liked each other, and liked Izzy. I thought there was a good balance between Izzy's monster-hunting antics and her relationship with her new friends, but I would have liked to see more interaction with her mother. Hopefully that'll come in the sequel :)