Book Reviews

Demon Dentist Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Macabre, grisly tale mines Dahl, but with less charm.
By David Walliams
(2016)
Slasher Girls & Monster Boys Book Poster Image
age 12+
Anthology delivers series of short, sharp shocks.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2015)
Shutter Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Scary horror thriller offers a fresh take on old monsters.
By Courtney Alameda
(2015)
Jason Strange:  The Graveyard Plot Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spine-tingling fun for young horror fans.
By Jason Strange
(2012)
Nightmares!: Nightmares, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
Carrie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
Marina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
The Night Gardener Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
The 9 Lives of Alexander Baddenfield Book Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
Teacher's Pest: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bug-monsters offer light horror hijinks in third volume.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
Doll Bones Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween tale is both creepy and sweetly poignant.
By Holly Black
(2013)
Case File 13: Zombie Kid Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy horror tale has light scares and lots of body humor.
By J. Scott Savage
(2012)
Professor Gargoyle: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
Such Wicked Intent: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Wicked creepy, wicked good horror sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2012)
Team Human Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
This Is Not a Test Book Poster Image
age 15+
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
Frankenstein Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Classic of scientist haunted by his creation still timely.
By Mary Shelley
(2011)
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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