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The Life and Deaths of Frankie D.

by Colleen Nelson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: contemporary, paranormal, occult & supernatural, magical realism

A fantastical novel from award-winning author Colleen Nelson, about a hundred-year-old side show and a girl with no past.

Frankie doesn’t trust easily. Not others and not even herself. Found in an alley when she was a child, she has no memory of who she is or why she was left there. Recurring dreams about a hundred-year-old carnival side show, a p …


A Dark and Hollow Star

by Ashley Shuttleworth
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: contemporary, paranormal, occult & supernatural, dark fantasy

“Beautifully written and deliciously complex…I couldn’t get enough.” —Nicki Pau Preto, author of the Crown of Feathers series
The Cruel Prince meets City of Bones in this thrilling urban fantasy set in the magical underworld of Toronto that follows a queer cast of characters racing to stop a serial killer whose crimes could expose the hid …


The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass

by Adan Jerreat-Poole
edition: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 10 to 12
tagged: wizards & witches, paranormal, occult & supernatural, lgbt

Enter a wicked cool fantasy world of witches and their assassins, where a group of renegades battle to capture the Heart of the Coven.
“A unique, gripping, engaging book by a voice that the genre has been waiting for.” — Seanan McGuire, author of the Wayward Children series

Even teenage assassins have dreams.

Eli isn’t just a teenage girl — …


The Brilliant Dark

The Realms of Ancient, Book 3

by S.M. Beiko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: contemporary, paranormal, occult & supernatural, mythical creatures, urban life


“A storyline with twists aplenty.” — Kirkus Reviews

The highly anticipated final installment in the action-packed fantasy series that New York Times #1 bestselling author Kelley Armstrong calls “a thrilling tale”

Now in paperback!

It’s been seven years since the Denizens, people with elemental powers, were unmasked, and seven years since …


The Dark In-Between

by Elizabeth Hrib
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: paranormal, occult & supernatural

Action-packed and emotionally powerful like big- and small-screen hits such asThe Sixth SenseandSupernatural,The Dark In-Betweenby Elizabeth Hrib is sure to stay with you long after the lights go out.
Something lurks in the shadows between life and death.
A terrible accident brings sixteen-year-old Casey Everett's life to a halt—literally. Pulle …



by David A. Robertson, narrator Malcolm Sparrow-Crawford
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: paranormal, occult & supernatural, aboriginal & indigenous, mental illness


When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and re-emerging questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured ghost, and his two oldest f …

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