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Eighth Grade Bites (Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, Book 1)
Heather Brewer

HORROR TEEN BREWER

Junior high really sucks for 13-year-old Vladimir Tod. Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend. Oh, and Vlad has a secret: he is half vampire and is being hunted by a vampire killer!


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First Kill (The Slayer Chronicles)
Heather Brewer

HORROR TEEN BREWER

The summer before ninth grade, when Joss sets off to meet his uncle and hunt down the beast that murdered his younger sister three years earlier, he learns he is destined to join the Slayer Society.


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Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice)
Joseph Delaney

SF TEEN DELANEY

Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties.


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The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman

NEWBERY TEEN GAIMAN

Raised since he was a baby by ghosts, werewolves, and other residents of the cemetery in which he has always resided, Bod wonders how he will manage to survive amongst the living with only the lessons he has learned from the dead.


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Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising
Jason Henderson

HORROR TEEN HENDERSON

At a boarding school in Switzerland, 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 Enemy (An Enemy Novel)
Charlie Higson

TEEN HIGSON

After a disease turns everyone over sixteen into brainless, decomposing, flesh-eating creatures, a group of teenagers leave their shelter and set out of a harrowing journey across London to the safe haven of Buckingham Palace.


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Bloody Horowitz
Anthony Horowitz

HORROR TEEN HOROWITZ

A collection of horror stories for middle grade readers by the internationally renowned, best-selling author of the Alex Rider series.


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Rotters
Daniel Kraus

HORROR TEEN KRAUS

Sixteen-year-old Joey’s life takes a very strange turn when his mother’s tragic death forces him to move from Chicago to rural Iowa with the father he’s never known, and who’s the town pariah.


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Rot & Ruin
Jonathan Maberry

HORROR TEEN MABERRY

In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, 15-year-old Benny is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother’s footsteps and become a bounty hunter.


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Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
Lish McBride

HORROR TEEN MCBRIDE

Sam LaCroix, a Seattle fast-food worker and college dropout, discovers that he is a necromancer, part of a world of harbingers, werewolves, satyrs, and one particular necromancer who sees Sam as a threat to his lucrative business of raising the dead.


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Birth of a Killer (The Saga of Larten Crepsley)
Darren Shan

HORROR TEEN SHAN

When his cousin is murdered at the factory where they both work as child laborers, young Larten Crepsley commits a horrific act and must live on the run until he meets a vampire named Seba Nile who offers him protection and training as a vampire’s assistant.


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The Shadowing: Hunted
Adam Slater

HORROR TEEN SLATER

When the barrier between the netherworld and the human world begins to break down, 14-year-old Callum sees his visions of grisly murders coming true as he strives to fulfill his destiny to stand against bloodthirsty demon forces.


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Lockdown: Escape from the Furnace
Alexander Gordon Smith

TEEN 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.


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The Monstrumologist
Rick Yancey

HORROR TEEN YANCEY

In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.


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