Book Reviews

Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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Imaginary Girls Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, disturbing psychological thriller for mature teens.
By Nova Ren Suma
(2011)
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The Dark and Hollow Places: The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature romance and violence during zombie apocalypse.
By Carrie Ryan
(2011)
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Department 19 Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Suspenseful vampire horror really goes for the gore.
By Will Hill
(2011)
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Choker Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thriller has mature themes, but is more silly than scary.
By Elizabeth Woods
(2011)
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The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Book Poster Image
age 13+
Twilight series offshoot has heavier doses of horror.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
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Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising Book Poster Image
age 13+
More violent and less romantic than Twilight but funnier.
By Jason Henderson
(2010)
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The Dead-Tossed Waves: The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Intense zombie horror-romance more violent than the first.
By Carrie Ryan
(2010)
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Monstrumologist Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gruesomely good gothic horror too violent for younger teens.
By Rick Yancey
(2009)
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Bram Stoker's Dracula Book Poster Image
age 13+
Classic vampire tale is sexier and darker than you remember.
By Bram Stoker
(1969)
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Cirque Du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan Series Book Poster Image
age 11+
Vampire horror series may hook reluctant readers.
By Darren Shan
(2004)
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Half-Minute Horrors Book Poster Image
age 10+
Clever, scary collection with big-name authors.
By Susan Rich, Holly Black, Libba Bray, M.T. Anderson, Neil Gaiman, Pseudonymous Bosch
(2009)
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The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexually violent book is nothing like the TV show.
By L. J. Smith
(2009)
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Shiver Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
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Seer of Shadows Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling historical mystery blends ghosts and photography.
By Avi
(2008)
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The Graveyard Book Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creepy AND warmhearted -- one of Gaiman's best.
By Neil Gaiman
(2008)
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The Devouring Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Old-school horror, complete with spiders, clowns.
By Simon Holt
(2008)
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Classic Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask Book Poster Image
age 9+
Popular series reissue is a fun sleepover read.
By R. L. Stine
(2008)
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Bliss Book Poster Image
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age 16+
IM book author tries horror; more icky than scary.
By Lauren Myracle
(2008)
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The Crossroads Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Ghost story offers little you haven't seen before.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2008)
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