Horror YA Novels

Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror (Find under “YA FIC FEAR”) In 13 blood-chilling stories from such

masters of suspense as RL Stine, Meg Cabot, Heather Graham, and Suzanne Weyn, nothing is what it seems and no one is safe. Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies, 15-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother’s footsteps and become a bounty hunter. The Devouring by Simon Holt The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the eve of the winter solstice, becomes a terrigying reality for 15-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect her timid younger brother might be one of their victims. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson Rory is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation. Vampire Rising by Jason Henderson At a boarding school in Switzerland, 14-yearold Alex Van Helsing learns that vampires are real, that he has a natural ability to sense them, and that an agency called the Polidorium has been helping his family fight them since 1821.

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The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd Dr. Moreau’s daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father’s island, only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle. Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough When Cora and her younger sister Mimi are sent to stay with their great Aunt Ida in an isolated village in 1958, they discover that they are in danger from a centuries-old evil and along with village boys Roger and Peter, strive to uncover the horrifying truth before it is too late. Anna Dressed in Blood Ten by Kenadre Blake by Gretchen McNeil For three years, 17-year-old Cas Lowood has carried on his father’s work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before. The Parliament of Blood by Rosemary Clement-Moore by Justin Richards In Victorian London, after discovering that vampires really do exist and plot to end the human race, friends George, Liz, and Eddie join Sir William Protheroe in an increasingly desperate effort to find ways to stop them from overthrowing Parliament and eventually taking over the world. While working undercover on a series of stories for her campus newspaper, college freshman Maggie reluctantly endues mixers, rites, and peculiar rules, but soon learns that members of the society to which she has pledged have strange powers and a terrible secret. by Amanda Marrone By night, four teen witches hunt and destroy such monsters as vampires, werewolves, and ghosts. By day, they must deal with high school cliques, crushes, and the inner secrets of their own coven. The Revealers Ten teens head to a house party at a remote island mansion off the Washington coast . . . Only for them to be picked off by a killer one by one. Hell Week by Alexander Gordon Smith When 14-year-old Alex is framed for murder, he becomes an inmate in the Furnace Penitentiary, where brutal inmates and sadistic guards reign, boys who disappear in the middle of the night sometimes return weirdly altered and escape might just be possible. Lockdown: Escape from Furnace Shadowlands by Kate Brian Rory, a girl in witness protection, thinks the serial killer she turned in has found her and is killing people around her. But as she investigates, she discovers a dark, disturbing truth about her new hometown. Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warhrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi. The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding In a world similar to Victorian London, Taniel, a seventeen-year-old hunter of deadly, demonic creatures called the wych-kin, takes in a lost, possessed girl and becomes embroiled in a plot to unleash evil on the world. This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers Barricaded in Cortege High with five other teens while zombies try to get in, Sloane Price observes her fellow captives become more unpredictable and violent as time passes, although they each have much more reason to live than she has.

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