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Wilder Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen girls band together in violent dystopian thriller.
By Rory Power
(2019)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Babysitters fight monsters in fun horror-lite tale.
By Joe Ballarini
(2017)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls: Lewis Barnavelt, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Ten-year-old raises the dead in creepy Gothic classic.
By John Bellairs
(2004)
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Jingle Bells Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Pretty art, wordless ride are fun backdrop to famous carol.
By Susan Jeffers
(2017)
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Rory the Dinosaur Needs a Christmas Tree Book Poster Image
age 3+
Dad comes through in sweet Christmas tale.
By Liz Climo
(2017)
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There's Someone Inside Your House Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting serial-killer tale blends gore, suspense, romance.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2017)
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House of Furies, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Devilish doings drive suspenseful Victorian tale of terror.
By Madeleine Roux
(2017)
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Escape from Asylum: Asylum, Book 0.5 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Repetitive prequel best for longtime fans.
By Madeleine Roux
(2016)
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The Dead House Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense horror thriller might go too far for some readers.
By Dawn Kurtagich
(2015)
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The Sweetest Witch Around Book Poster Image
age 4+
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
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Sanctum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
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The Girl from the Well Book Poster Image
age 14+
Creepy, gory horror story based on Japanese folktale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2014)
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Carrie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
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Marina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
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No One Else Can Have You Book Poster Image
age 16+
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
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Nickel Bay Nick Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween boy must salvage Christmas in fun, moving adventure.
By Dean Pitchford
(2013)
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Santa Claus and the Three Bears Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful art enhances holiday twist on classic fairy tale.
By Maria Modugno
(2013)
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Asylum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
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The End Games Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Zombie adventure with a twist is a cut above most.
By T. Michael Martin
(2013)
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The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
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