The Crooked Mask by Rachel Burge
Deep in a forest in Northern Norway lies the Circus of Myth & Mayhem. Martha is certain that unsolved mysteries are hidden there – and talks her way into getting a job as a psychic.
She soon learns there’s something very strange about the circus. Costumed performers re-enact stories of the Norse gods wearing masks, which move and change expression, yet no one notices but her. And then there’s the creepy jester who invites her to ‘play’… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Disfigurmisia and internalised disfigurmisia
- Ableism & ableist language
- Parent with alcoholism mentioned
- Alcohol consumption
- Eyeball trauma & loss of vision (theme)
- Grief & loss depiction
- Death of a grandmother recounted
- Death of a father in a car accident recounted
- Death from a fall
- Hanging mentioned
- Teen homelessness