Horror

Books that go bump in the night...
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina [Graphic Novel Series]
Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa (YA GN SABRINA)
A grim and grotesque reimagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. (Grade 9+)
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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Holly Black (YA BLACK)
Tana travels to Coldtown, a quarantined Massachusetts city full of vampires, with her ex-boyfriend and a strange vampire boy in tow. (Grade 9+)
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The Diviners [Series]
Libba Bray (YA BRAY)
Evie uses her secret ability to read people’s past to hunt down a serial killer, encountering dead bodies at every turn. (Grade 10+)
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Beautiful Creatures [Series]
Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl (YA GARCIA)
Gatlin is your typical unassuming Southern town. But there’s a dark secret involving voodoo and a labyrinth of underground passages. (Grade 9+)
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Messenger of Fear [Series]
Michael Grant (YA GRANT)
The messenger wants to play a game—the victors can escape, the losers forfeit their minds. (Grade 9+)
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The Lie Tree
Frances Hardinge (YA HARDINGE)
Victorian England. Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father and discovers a tree that feeds on lies but gives out truth visons to those that eat its fruit. (Grade 7+)
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The Enemy [Series]
Charlie Higson (YA HIGSON)
Everyone above the age of 16 is dead...or, even worse, a zombie hungry for flesh. A band of kids holed up in a supermarket struggle to survive. (Grade 9+)
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Conversion
Katherine Howe (YA HOWE)
At an elite boarding school, the students begin to develop mysterious symptoms. According to the media, it’s a larger health epidemic... (Grade 9+)
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Attack on Titan [Graphic Novel Series]
Hajime Isayama (YA GN ISAYAMA)
Giant creatures known as titans have taken over the world, determined to stomp humans into paste. In a sheltered enclave, the last of humanity fights back. (Grade 9+)
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The May Queen Murders
Sarah Jude (YA JUDE)
Ivy's favorite cousin goes missing in a mysterious and creepy woods in the Ozarks. (Grade 10+)
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Carrie
Stephen King (YA KING)
Carrie is an alienated teenager gifted with some interesting psychic powers. She hasn’t stooped to violence...until now. And you thought YOUR prom was a nightmare! (Grade 10+)
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In the After [Has a Sequel]
Demitria Lunetta (YA LUNETTA)
The world doesn’t end in a nuclear war, but in a human-eating alien attack. Amy lives in the ruins of the world. When she discovers an abandoned baby, she decides to raise it as her own. (Grade 8+)
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I Hunt Killers [Trilogy]
Barry Lyga (YA LYGA)
Jazz’s dad, a notorious serial killer, expects him to follow in his footsteps, but Jazz fights it by helping the police apprehend the latest murderer. (Grade 9+)
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Stalking Jack the Ripper [Series]
Kerri Maniscalco (YA MANISCALCO)
A fearless society girl investigates the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper. (Grade 7+)
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There’s Someone Inside Your House
Stephanie Perkins (YA PERKINS)
Hawaii-born Makani Young’s new life in Nebraska is thrown into turmoil when a serial killer targets fellow high school students. (Grade 8+)


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One Was Lost
Natalie D. Richards (YA RICHARDS)
On a senior class camping trip, four girls are lost in the woods without supplies and
hunted by a killer. (Grade 9+)
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children [Trilogy]
Ransom Riggs (YA RIGGS)
After a family member’s gruesome death,15 year-old Jacob looks for answers by visiting an abandoned orphanage, where stories of children with “peculiar” abilities lurk. (Grade 8+)
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When They Fade
Jeyn Roberts (YA ROBERTS)
Brutally murdered Molly can fade back to earth for fleeting moments as a teenage hitchhiker who can see the future. Bullied teen Tatum picks Molly up who tells of her impending death. (Grade 10+)

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Asylum [Series]
Madeleine Roux (YA ROUX)
Going away for summer college prep should be a thrilling time. But it’s extra thrilling when your dorm was formerly a creepy asylum. First, Dan just has nightmares and finds records of the patients...then come the murders. (Grade 9+)
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House of Furies
Madeleine Roux (YA ROUX)
Louisa escapes a harsh boarding school to work as a maid in an English boarding house. She soon realizes her employer executes cruel judgments on the guests. (Grade 8+)
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The Forest of Hands and Teeth [Series]
Carrie Ryan (YA RYAN)
In Mary’s world, there are two types of people—humans, and the flesh-eating undead. (Grade 9+)
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Bloody Mary [Graphic Novel Series]
Akaza Samamiya (YA GN BLOODY MARY)
Bloody Mary is not a typical vampire. He refuses to drink blood and wants a teen priest Maria to kill him. But Maria doesn’t know how to kill vampires. Mary becomes Maria’s bodyguard from other vampires until Maria can figure out how to kill him at last. (Grade 7+)
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Zom-B [Series]
Darren Shan (YA SHAN)
A zombie outbreak strikes Ireland, but at first B’s dad just laughs off all of the strange news reports. But when B’s school comes under siege by zombie hordes, he must learn to fight with everything he’s got. (Grade 8+)
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Scythe [Series]
Neal Shusterman (YA SHUSTERMAN)
Disease has been eliminated so the only way to die is to be professionally killed by scythes. Two teens must compete to the death to become the next scythe. (Grade 8+)
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First We Were IV
Alexandra Sirowy (YA SIROWY)
Izzie and her friends form a secret society doing mischief to right wrongs but soon it spirals out of control and turns into a game of revenge, death and rebellion. (Grade 8+)

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Thornhill
Pam Smy (YA & YT SMY)
Ella finds Mary’s 1982 diary of her heart-wrenching and bullied experience at spooky Thornhill orphanage. What became of her? (Grade 5+)

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Odd & True
Cat Winters (YA WINTERS)
Odette returns after a mysterious two-year absence to rescue her disabled sister, Tru, from the monsters they grew up to believe in. Set in Oregon! (Grade 9+)
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The Monstrumologist [Trilogy]
Richard Yancey (YA YANCEY)
Gushing gore, oozing pus and lots of beasts going bump in the night greet young Monstrumologist’s assistant Will on his macabre, gooey adventures! (Grade 8+)