GHOSTS

NON-FICTION

Brosgol, Vera
Anya’s Ghost
JUV 741.5.B7932.a YA
 Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend wasn't one of them. Especially not a new friend who's been dead for a century. Falling down a well is bad enough, but Anya's normal life might actually be worse. She's embarrassed by her family, self-concious about her body, and she's pretty much given up on fitting in at school. A new friend--even a dead one--is just what she needs. But Anya's new BFF isn't kidding about the 'forever' part. 2014

FICTION

Blake, Kendare
Anna Dressed In Blood
JUV B574.a YA
For three years, seventeen-year-old Cas Lowood has carried on his father's work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before.  2011.

Block, Francesca Lia
Teen Spirit
JUV B62.t YA
Julie wanted nothing more than to feel connected to her deceased grandmother, but when she actually makes contact with the other side it's not her grandmother that responds, but a spirit that has its own sinister agenda.  2014.

Brett, Cathy
Scarlett Dedd
JUV B75541.s YA
When misfit goth girl Scarlett accidentally kills herself and her family, she at first is amused by being a ghost, but then she begins to get lonely and bored. 2012

Casella, Jody
Thin Space
JUV C25726.t YA
Consumed by guilt and secrets about his twin brother's death, Marsh Windsor is looking for a thin space--a place where the barrier between this world and the next is thin enough for a person to cross over--in hopes of setting things right.  2013.

Clement-Moore, Rosemary
Spirit and Dust
JUV C5827.s YA
Waking up in a mob boss's guest bedroom, psychic detective Daisy Goodnight is forced to use her ability to speak with ghosts in order to search throughout the country to locate her captor's daughter and discover the identity of the Black Jackal.  2013.

Crewe, Megan
Give Up The Ghost
JUV C8622.g YA
Sixteen-year-old Cass's only friends are her dead sister and the school ghosts who feed her gossip that she uses to make students face up to their bad behavior, but when a popular boy asks for her help, she begins to reach out to the living again.  2009.

Dunkle, Clara
House of Dead Maids
JUV D91193.h YA
Eleven-year-old Tabby Aykroyd, who would later serve as housekeeper for thirty years to the Brönte sisters, is taken from an orphanage to a ghost-filled house, where she and a wild young boy are needed for a pagan ritual.  2010.

Hand, Cynthia
Afterlife of Holly Chase
JUV H1917.a AY
After being visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, Holly Chase chooses not to mend her spoiled ways, and upon her death discovers her selfishness has caused her to work for eternity as a ghost of Christmas past. 2017

Hunt, Leo
13 Days of Midnight
JUV H91179.t YA
When Luke Manchett's estranged father dies suddenly, he leaves his son a dark inheritance: a Host of eight unique, powerful, and restless spirits. Unfortunately, Luke has no clue how to manage them, which the ghosts figure out pretty quickly. Armed with only his father's indecipherable notes, and a locked copy of "The Book of Eight", Luke struggles to adapt to his new role as a necromancer. --From dust jacket flap. 2015

Hutchison, Dot
A Wounded Name
JUV H9722.w YA
A reimagining of the world and story of Hamlet--from Ophelia's perspective and set in an American boarding school. 2013

Johnson, Maureen
Name of the Stars (Shades of London bk 1)
JUV J6199.n YA
Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation.  2011.

Kephart, Beth
Nothing But Ghosts
JUV K433.n YA
After her mother's death, sixteen-year-old Katie copes with her grief by working in the garden of an old estate, where she becomes intrigued by the story of a reclusive millionaire, while her father, an art restorer, manages in his own way to come to terms with the death of his wife.  2009.

Langrish, Katherine
Shadow Hunt
JUV L2644.s YA
Wolf, on the run from the oppressive monastery where he was raised, rescues a strange child on Devil's Edge, home of ghosts and demons. He takes her to a grand castle hoping to win the favor of its ruler and strikes up an unlikely friendship with a girl named Nest, thinking he's finally found a place to call home. But dark forces are conspiring against Wolf and Nest, and a sinister enemy is looming closer than they could ever realize.  2010.

Mather, Adriana
Haunting the Deep
JUV M42182.h YA
Samantha Mather survived one curse, and now she's having recurring dreams about the Titanic, and walking the deck with first-class passengers like her aunt and uncle. Then missives from the Titanic begin finding their way to her, along with haunting visions of people who went down with the ship. Her friends in the Descendants are determined to help Sam. First they must unravel who is behind the spell that is drawing her ever further into the dream ship-- and closer to sharing the same grim fate as its ghostly passengers. 2017

McKenzie, Paige
Haunting of Sunshine Girl (Haunting of Sunshine Girl bk 1)
JUV M19825.h YA
Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. Though Sunshine is adopted, she and her mother have always been close, sharing a special bond filled with laughter and inside jokes. But from the moment they arrive, Sunshine feels her world darken with an eeriness she cannot place. And even if Kat doesn't recognize it, Sunshine knows that something about their new house is just ... creepy. 2015

McNeal, Tom
Far Far Away
JUV M241487. YA
"When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate, Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown"-- Provided by publisher. 2014

Monahan, Hillary
Mary: The Summoning
JUV M7394.m YA
Teens Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna follow all the rules, but when their summoning circle is broken the vengeful spirit of Bloody Mary slips through, and as the girls struggle to escape Mary's wrath, loyalties are questioned, friendships torn apart, and lives changed forever. 2014

Moriarty, Jaclin
The Ghosts of Ashbury High
JUV M8196.g YA
Student essays, scholarship committee members' notes, and other writings reveal interactions between a group of modern-day students at an exclusive New South Wales high school and their strange connection to a young Irishman transported to Australia in the early 1800s.  2010.

Morris, Paula
Dark Souls
JUV M83423.d YA
Sixteen-year-old Miranda Tennant arrives in York, England, with her parents and brother, trying to recover from the terrible accident that killed her best friend, and while in the haunted city she falls in love for the first time as two boys, one also suffering from a great loss and the other a ghost, fight for her attentions.  2011.

Morris, Paula
Ruined
JUV M83423.r YA
Rebecca goes to New Orleans to stay with her aunt and sees the destruction of Hurricane Katrina and meets a ghost girl named Lisette.  2009.

Morris, Paula
Dark Souls
JUV M83423.d YA
Sixteen-year-old Miranda Tennant arrives in York, England, with her parents and brother, trying to recover from the terrible accident that killed her best friend, and while in the haunted city she falls in love for the first time as two boys, one also suffering from a great loss and the other a ghost, fight for her attentions. 2011

Neumeier, Rachel
White Road of the Moon
JUV N384.w YA
Imagine you live with your aunt, who hates you so much she's going to sell you into a dreadful apprenticeship. Imagine you run away before that can happen. Imagine that you can see ghostsand talk with the dead. People like you are feared, even shunned. Now imagine&the first people you encounter after your escape are a mysterious stranger and a ghost boy, who seem to need you desperatelythough you don't understand who they are or exactly what they want you to do. So you set off on a treacherous journey, with only a ghost dog for company. And you find that what lies before you is a task so monumental that it could change the world. 2017

Noel, Alyson
Whisper
JUV N684.w YA
This time, Riley might really have bitten off more than she's ready for. After practically begging the Council for a more challenging Soul Catch, she is assigned an actual Roman gladiator, Theocoles, the Pillar of Doom. To get through to him, she is transformed into the beautiful and mature teen she's always wanted to be. With a dream this enchanting, will she ever want to leave? 2012

Parker, S. M.
Rattled Bones
JUV ME COLL P2228.r YA
After her father's death, Rilla Brae puts off thoughts of college to take over his lobstering business. She begins helping Sam, an archaeology student excavating nearby Malaga, an uninhabited island. Sam's work-- and the haunting song of a ghostly girl-- uncover a tragedy kept silent for years... a tragedy that involves Rilla's past. 2017

Williams, Carol Lynch
Messenger
JUV W6673.m YA
"Evie Messenger, who can see and talk to ghosts, tries to solve the mystery of a teenage ghost who is following her"-- Provided by publisher. 2016

Winters, Cat
Steep and Thorny Way
JUV W7352.s YA
"A sixteen-year-old biracial girl in rural Oregon in the 1920s searches for the truth about her father's death while avoiding trouble from the Ku Klux Klan in this YA historical novel inspired by Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'"-- Provided by publisher. 2016