Horror

Updated May 16, 2024
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All hallows
Golden, Christopher,
New York Times bestselling, Bram Stoker Award-winning author Christopher Golden is best known for his supernatural thrillers set in deadly, distant locales...but in this suburban Halloween drama, Golden brings the horror home. It's Halloween night, 1984, in...
Grades 10+
Fairy tale : a novel
King, Stephen,
A #1 New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice! Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world...
Grades 10+
Motherthing
Hogarth, Ainslie,
A NEW YORK TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * A darkly funny take on mothers and daughters, about a woman who must take drastic measures to save her husband and herself from the vengeful ghost of her mother-in-law. "A quirky, gruesome, utterly original feminist horror...
Grades 10+
Wake the bones
Kilcoyne, Elizabeth,
The sleepy little farm that Laurel Early grew up on has awakened. The woods are shifting, the soil is dead under her hands, and her bone pile just stood up and walked away. After dropping out of college, all she wanted was to resume her life as a tobacco hand and taxidermist and try not to think...
Grades 10+
The Amityville horror
Anson, Jay,
"A fascinating and frightening book" (Los Angeles Times)--the bestselling true story about a house possessed by evil spirits, haunted by psychic phenomena almost too terrible to describe. In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island....

Grades 10+

We have always lived in the castle
Jackson, Shirley,
Shirley Jackson's beloved gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family's dark secret Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly...

Grades 10+

House of Hollow
Sutherland, Krystal,
A New York Times Bestseller! An Instant Indie Bestseller! A dark, twisty modern fairytale where three sisters discover they are not exactly all that they seem and evil things really do go bump in the night. Iris Hollow and her two older sisters are...
Grades 8-10
The shining girls
Beukes, Lauren,
A masterful twist on the serial killer novel from the award-winning author Lauren Beukes: the girl who wouldn't die hunts the killer who shouldn't exist. Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future....
Grades 10+
ABLAZE
Krovatin, Christopher,
Christopher Krovatin is on fire with his latest horror thriller for Scholastic. Aly Theland doesn't understand what's happening to her. She comes from a very normal family and lives a very normal life.There's only one thing off. When Aly gets angry, things burst into flame. Aly doesn't feel she's...
Grade 6-8
The Ash House
Walker, Angharad,
An unsettling, gripping middle grade debut about searching for a sense of belonging in the wrong places, and the bravery it takes to defy those who seek to control us. This is Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children meets Lord of the Flies for fans of Neil Gaiman and Holly Black....

Grade 6-8

The Darkdeep
Condie, Allyson Braithwaite,
"This book left me breathless!" --R. L. Stine, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Goosebumps and Fear Street "Move over, Stranger Things. . . The Darkdeep will pull you into an irresistibly eerie world beyond your wildest dreams--and nightmares." -...
Grade 6-8

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