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Non-Fiction

Hinds, Gareth
Poe, Stories and Poems
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A volume of graphic novel renderings of some of Edgar Allan Poe's best-known works includes "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Raven."  2017

 

Meg Cabot[et al.]
Prom Nights From Hell
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The exterminator's daughter / Meg Cabot -- The corsage / Lauren Myracle -- Madison Avery and the dim reaper / Kim Harrison -- Kiss and tell / Michele Jaffe -- Hell on Earth / Stephenie Meyer. 2007.

Noyes, Deborah (editor)
The Restless Dead: Ten Original Stories of the Supernatural
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Vampire romantics, grave stalkers, prankster devil worshippers, and others in the world of the undead are featured in a
collection of ten spooky tales for young adults written by diverse authors, including Holly Black and Marcus Sedgwick. 2007.

 

Noyes, Deborah
Gothic: Ten Original Dark Tales
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Drawing on dark fantasy and the fairy tale as well as horror and wild humor, ten acclaimed authors pay homage to the gothic tale in wide-ranging stories of the supernatural and surreal.  2006
 

 

Fiction

 

Atwood, 
The Devils You Know
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Separated from their class during a senior trip to the infamous Boulder House, five teens confront their darkest selves and band together to escape the terrors of a Wisconsin landmark.  2017

Auxier, Jonathan
The Night Gardener
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Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.  2014.

 

Baker, Chandler
Teen Frankenstein (High School Horror bk 1)
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"When science prodigy Tori Frankenstein accidentally kills a teen boy in a midnight car accident, there's only one thing for her to do--use her science project to bring him back to life"-- Provided by publisher.  2016

 

Balog, Cyn
Alone
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Seda's mom inherited an old, crumbling mansion, and it was fun to explore the beautiful grounds for a summer. When her mom decided to renovate and live there, Seda isn't happy. And the coming of winter they'll be cut off from the outside world. When a group of teens get stranded near the mansion during a blizzard, Seda has no choice but to offer them shelter, even though she knows danger lurks in the dilapidated mansion-- and in herself. 2017

 

Berquist, Emma
Devils Unto Dust
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To protect her family, a young woman must brave the desert and a terrifying infected population in this gripping adventure that blends 'True Grit' with '28 Days Later'.  2018

 

Black Jenna
Nightstruck (Nightstruck bk 1)
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Becket is an ordinary teenage girl, wrestling with the upheaval of her parents' divorce. A studious high school senior, her biggest problems to date have been choosing which colleges to apply to, living up to her parents' ambitious expectations for her, and fighting her secret crush on her best friend's boyfriend. But that all changes on the night she tries to save an innocent life and everything goes horribly wrong. Unbeknownst to her, Becket has been tricked into opening a door between worlds, allowing a dark magic into the mortal world.  2016

 

Bosworth, Jennifer
The Killing Jar
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Seventeen-year-old Kenna Marsden has a secret. She's haunted by a violent tragedy she can't explain. Kenna's past has kept people -- even her own mother -- at a distance for years. Just when she finds a friend who loves her and life begins to improve, she's plunged into a new nightmare. Her mom and twin sister are attacked, and the dark powers Kenna has struggled to suppress awaken with a vengeance. On the heels of the assault, Kenna is exiled to a nearby commune, known as Eclipse, to live with a relative she never knew she had. There, she discovers an extraordinary new way of life as she learns who she really is, and the wonders she's capable of. For the first time, she starts to feel like she belongs somewhere. That her terrible secret makes her beautiful and strong, not dangerous. But the longer she stays at Eclipse, the more she senses there is something malignant lurking underneath it all. And she begins to suspect that her new family has sinister plans for her.  2016

 

Bowman, Erin
Contation (Contagion Duology bk 1)
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After receiving a distress call from a drill team on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is sent into deep space to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. When they arrive, they find the planet littered with the remains of the project--including its members' dead bodies. As they try to piece together what could have possibly decimated an entire project, they discover that some things are best left buried--and some monsters are only too ready to awaken.  2018

 

Compestine, Ying Chang
A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts: A Collection of Deliciously Frightening Tales
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Presents and eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed
by a recipe and historical notes. 2009.

 

Garcia, Kami
Dangerous Creatures
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Ridley Duchannes is Dark Caster, a Siren. She can make you do things. Anything. And she'll be the first to tell you to stay away-- especially if you're going to do something as stupid as fall in love with her. Wesley "Link" Lincoln doesn't care if Rid's no good for him, and he takes her along when he leaves small-town Gatlin to follow his rock-star dream. He teams up with a ragtag group of Dark Casters, and when the band scores a gig at a hot Underground club, it looks like all of Link's dreams are about to come true. But New York City is a dangerous place for both Casters and Mortals.  2014.

 

Gray, Claudia
Evernight
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Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a new girl at the sinister Evernight boarding school, finds herself drawn to another outsider, Lucas, but dark forces threaten to tear them apart and destroy Bianca's entire world. 2008.

 

Griffin, Bethany
The Fall
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A retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' in which Madeline and her twin brother, Roderick, suffer from the Usher family illness but she hears the House talking to her, filling her dreams, controlling her actions, and ensuring she never leaves the property.  2014.

 

Hardinge, Frances
Cuckoo Song
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In post-World War I England, eleven-year-old Triss nearly drowns in a millpond known as "The Grimmer" and emerges with memory gaps, aware that something's terribly wrong, and to try to set things right, she must meet a twisted architect who has designs on her family.  2015.

 

Kurtagich, Dawn
And the Trees Crept In
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When Silla, seventeen, and Nori, four, arrive at their aunt's home, it's immediately clear that the manor is cursed. The creaking of the house and the stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets that Silla can't ignore. Who is the beautiful boy that's appeared from the woods? Who is the man that her little sister sees, but no one else? And why does it seem that, ever since they arrived, the trees have been creeping closer? 2016

 

Lettrick, Robert
Frenzy
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Chaos ensues at Camp Harmony when a virus turns the animals in the surrounding wilderness into raging, foam-spewing predators.  2014.

 

Maniscalco, Kerri
Hunting Prince Dracula
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Following the horror of her discovery of Jack the Ripper's true identity, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has no choice but to flee London and its memories. Together with Thomas Cresswell she journeys to the dark heart of Romania, home to one of Europe's best schools of forensic medicine. When blood-soaked discoveries taint the halls of the school's forbidding castle, Audrey Rose is compelled to investigate the murders. Are they the work of Vlad the Impaler, whose thirst for blood became legend? Or a copycat killer? 2017

 

McKenzie, Paige
The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
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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.

 

Monahan, Hillary
Mary: The Summoning
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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.

 

Plum, Amy
Dreamfall (Dreamfall bk 1)
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Seven insomniac teenagers participate in an experimental sleep study and find themselves thrown together in a shared dreamworld where their worst nightmares come to life.  2017

 

Roux, Madeleine
Asylum
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"Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they're staying--secrets that link them all to the asylum's dark past"-- Provided by publisher.  2013.

 

Roux, Madeleine
House of Furies (House of Furies bk 1)
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Escaping from her harsh school before finding work as a maid in an English boarding house, Louisa realizes that her mysterious employer and his staff execute cruel judgments on the guests.  2017

 

Smith, Alexander Gorden
Fury
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To defend themselves, a ragtag group of teens bands together at an abandoned amusement park after one day when, without warning, the entire human race turns against them.  2013.

 

Smith, Alexander Gorden
Hellraisers (The Devil's Engine bk 1)
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Marlow Green is a high school boy in New York who is always in trouble for vandalism and acting out, until one day he stumbles into the middle of a battle with a demon, and learns about The Devil's engine--an ancient machine which can grant anything you wish for, in exchange for your soul.  2015

 

Smith, Alexander Gorden
Lockdown (Escape from Furnace bk 1)
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When fourteen-year-old Alex is framed for murder, he becomes an inmate in the Furnace Penitentiary, where brutal inmates and sadistic guards reign, boys who disappear in the middle of the night sometimes return weirdly altered, and escape might just be possible.  2009.

 

Smith, L J
The Divide (A Secret Circle Novel)
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A first installment in a new spin-off story arc finds Cassie relocating to New Salem, pursuing a romance with Adam, and assuming joint leadership over an elite coven of witches whose loyalty is tested as Cassie prepares to confront a latest evil force.  2012.

 
Stine, R. L.
Give Me a K-I-L-L
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When a lack of funding threatens to end cheerleading at Shadyside High, school newcomer and talented cheerleader Gretchen Page brutally competes against the school's head cheerleader in the hope of securing the last position on the squad. 2017

 

Tucholke, April Genevieve
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
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Violet is in love with River, a mysterious seventeen-year-old stranger renting the guest house behind the rotting seaside mansion where Violet lives, but when eerie, grim events begin to happen, Violet recalls her grandmother's frequent warnings about the devil and wonders if River is evil.  2013.

 

West, Carly Anne
The Murmurings
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After her older sister dies from an apparent suicide and her body is found hanging upside down by one toe from a tree, sixteen-year-old Sophie starts to hear the same voices that drove her sister to a psychotic break.  2013.

 

Wooding, Chris
Malice (Malice bk 1)
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Once you get into the story, there's no way out. Everyone's heard the rumors. If you gather the right things and say the right words, you'll be taken to Malice, a world that exists inside a horrifying comic book. It's a world that few kids know about ... and even fewer survive. Seth and Kady think it's all a silly myth. But then their friend, Luke, disappears and suddenly the rumors don't seem silly after all. Malice is real. Malice is deadly. And Seth and Kady are about to be trapped inside it.  2008

 

Yancy, Rick
The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist bk. 1)
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In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a New England scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.  2010.

Yovanoff, Brenna
The Replacement
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Sixteen-year-old Mackie Doyle knows that he replaced a human child when he was just an infant, and when a friend's sister disappears he goes against his family's and town's deliberate denial of the problem to confront the beings that dwell under the town, tampering with human lives. 2010.