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Ninth House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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Snow, Glass, Apples Book Poster Image
age 16+
Fairy tale favorite gets dark, violent, sexy makeover.
By Neil Gaiman
(2019)
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Fangsgiving Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Vampire learns the meaning of family in funny holiday tale.
By Ethan Long
(2018)
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Damsel Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Dark, twisty dragon quest tale has sex, gore, brutality.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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I Stop Somewhere Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Haunting, heartbreaking tale of teen rape and murder.
By TE Carter
(2018)
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Valensteins Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Monsters learn about love in funny Valentine's Day tale.
By Ethan Long
(2017)
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Ladybug Girl's Day Out with Grandpa Book Poster Image
age 3+
Museum trip sparks love of learning in fun tale.
By David Soman, Jacky Davis
(2017)
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Goldfish Ghost Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lonely ghost fish finds a friend in charming seaside tale.
By Lemony Snicket
(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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Leo: A Ghost Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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Winterspell Book Poster Image
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age 16+
No sugar plum fairies in fevered, violent Nutcracker tale.
By Claire Legrand
(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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Dirty Wings Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
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Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Animals lure Farmer Brown to holiday fun in spooky sequel.
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
(2013)
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Rise Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sexier, slower second Nightshade prequel.
By Andrea Cremer
(2013)
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Just Say Boo! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cute advice on how not to get scared on Halloween night.
By Susan Hood
(2012)
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Vampirina Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, comic how-to for aspiring vampire ballerinas.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2012)
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The Monsters' Monster Book Poster Image
age 3+
Frankenstein-like monster teaches his creators gratitude.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2012)
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The Long Earth Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Witty sci-fi adventure takes hero to alternate Earths.
By Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
(2012)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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