Book Reviews

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age 16+
 
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
age 14+
 
Creepy, gory horror story based on Japanese folktale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
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age 12+
 
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
age 16+
 
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
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age 16+
 
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Zombie adventure with a twist is a cut above most.
By T. Michael Martin
(2013)
age 15+
 
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
By Jean Merrill
(1964)
age 9+
 
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
age 10+
 
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
age 15+
 
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Gruesomely good gothic horror too violent for younger teens.
By Rick Yancey
(2009)
age 9+
 
Creepy AND warmhearted -- one of Gaiman's best.
By Neil Gaiman
(2008)