Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Scary horror thriller offers a fresh take on old monsters.
By Courtney Alameda
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
age 10+
 
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
age 14+
 
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Thrilling ghost adventure has great characters, plus gore.
By Gareth P. Jones
(2013)
age 9+
 
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
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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+
 
Tween tale is both creepy and sweetly poignant.
By Holly Black
(2013)
age 9+
 
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
age 15+
 
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)