Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds
By Gwenda Bond,
Penguin Random House, $37
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A thrilling prequel story to the superbly spooky Netflix series, this first official Stranger Things novel from the accomplished pen of prolific young-adult fiction writer Gwenda Bond, is set in smalltown Indiana in 1969.
Eleven’s mother Terry becomes a testsubject for a mysterious government project and her world is about to be turned upside down. Mystery, mayhem, supernatural weirdness and conspiracies abound for Terry and her fellow guinea pigs all to the backdrop of Vietnam-era fear and paranoia. —