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The Last Beautiful Girl

by Nina Laurin
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: horror

Fans of Black Mirror and There's Someone Inside Your House will devour this disturbing story about a dark descent into social media fame. Izzy is determined to use her family's new mansion, and the treasures inside, to outshine everyone in her new town, even when it's clear that something—or someone—in the house has deadly intentions...

When Isa …

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Strange Light Afar

Tales of the Supernatural from Old Japan

by Rui Umezawa, illustrated by Mikiko Fujita
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: country & ethnic, horror, asia

A bitterly jealous brother, a samurai who makes the ultimate sacrifice, a cold-hearted husband, a monk who mistakes desire for piety, a fraudulent merchant who meets his match in a supernatural river otter — the motives underlying these traditional Japanese folktale characters are explored with haunting results.

Prompted by the sometimes illogica …

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Blood Donor

by Karen Bass
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: violence, homelessness & poverty, horror

Seventeen-year-old Jo McNair is one minute late for her curfew, and thanks to her controlling father, she's now locked out, cold and wandering the streets. She has no money and nowhere to sleep. Halfway through the night she meets someone who says they’re with a group working with at-risk kids, helping them get back on their feet. Jo gratefully a …

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The Medusa Deep

by David Neil Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 17 to 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: horror, thrillers & suspense

Nate Silva has enough to deal with at home, with a house full of unwanted relatives and the scars from his last encounters with the Resurrection Church of the Ancient Gods keeping him up at night, so there is no way he is looking west, no matter who warns him. But before he knows it, Nate finds himself press-ganged into service on Sorcerer, the air …

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The Illusion of Living: An AFK Book (Bendy)

by Adrienne Kress
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: horror, monsters, media tie-in

Enter the mind of Joey Drew in this exclusive memoir, sure to captivate fans of the hit horror video games Bendy and the Ink Machine and Bendy and the Dark Revival!

 

Bendy fans will delight in poring over the memoir of his ingenious creator, Joey Drew. From humble beginnings to his meteoric rise as the force behind his eponymous studio, Mr. Drew off …

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The Grey Sisters

by Jo Treggiari
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, horror, friendship

Two years after a deadly plane crash, best friends D and Spider head into the mountains to face their grief. A gripping psychological thriller for fans of The Cheerleaders and Sadie.

D and Spider have always been close friends, and they are further united in their shared heartbreak: they both lost siblings in a horrific plane crash two years earlier …

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Not Even Bones

by Rebecca Schaeffer, read by Almarie Guerra
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 10 to 12
tagged: dark fantasy, horror, monsters

"Twisty, grisly, genre-bending and immersive, Not Even Bones will grab you by the throat and drag you along as it gleefully tramples all of your expectations." --Sara Holland, New York Times best-selling author of Everless

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market -- until she's …

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The Hill

by Karen Bass
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, survival stories, diversity & multicultural, horror

Seeking cell phone reception after a remote plane crash, city kid Jared and local Kyle scale a hill that Kyle’s Cree grandmother has forbidden him to climb. Coming down the next day, the boys find that the plane has disappeared, the forest has changed, and something is hunting them. A modern imagining of the Cree Wîhtiko legend.

Jared’s plane h …

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