Dark and Twisted books for teens.

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Anna Dressed in Blood
Kendare Blake

Anna series
HORROR TEEN BLAKE

For three years, seventeen-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.


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Abandon
Meg Cabot

Abandon trilogy
SF TEEN CABOT

A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen-year-old Pierce’s life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.


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Skin Hunger
Kathleen Duey

A Resurrection of Magic series
SF TEEN DUEY

In alternate chapters, Sadima travels from her farm home to the city and becomes assistant to a heartless man who is trying to restore knowledge of magic to the world, and a group of boys fights to survive in the academy that has resulted from his efforts.


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The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman

NEWBERRY TEEN GAIMAN

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will come under attack from the man Jack—who has already killed Bod’s family . . .


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Beautiful Creatures
Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl

Caster Chronicles
SF TEEN GARCIA

In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.


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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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Dust & Decay
Jonathan Maberry

Benny Imura series
HORROR TEEN MABERRY

In post-apocalyptic America, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura and his friends set out into the great Rot & Ruin hoping to find a better future but are soon pitted against zombies, wild animals, insane murderers, and the horrors of Gameland.


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Ten
Gretchen McNeil

MYS TEEN MCNEIL

Shhhh!
Don’t spread the word! Three-day weekend. House party.
White Rock House on Henry Island.
You do not want to miss it.

Ten teens head to a house party at a remote island mansion off the Washington coast . . . only for them to picked off by a killer one by one.


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Amber House
Kelly Moore, Tucker Reed, Larkin Reed

The Amber House trilogy
HORROR TEEN MOORE

After her grandmother’s death Sarah Parsons, nearly sixteen, delights in exploring her family’s centuries-old Maryland estate with new friend Jackson, but soon she is having vivid visions of her ancestors, one of whom may be a threat to Sarah’s autistic brother, Sam.


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This Dark Endeavor
Kenneth Oppel

The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein series
SF TEEN OPPEL

When his twin brother falls ill in the family’s chateau in the independent republic of Geneva in the eighteenth century, sixteen-year-old Victor Frankenstein embarks on a dangerous and uncertain quest to create the forbidden Elixir of Life described in an ancient text in the family’s secret Biblioteka Obscura.


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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series
HORROR TEEN RIGGS

A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned halls, it becomes clear that the children who once lived here were more than just peculiar. And somehow – impossible though it seems – they may still be alive.


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Henry Franks: A Novel
Peter Adam Salomon

HORROR TEEN SALOMON

While a serial killer stalks his small Georgia town, sixteen-year-old Henry tries to find the truth about the terrible accident that robbed him of his mother and his memories, aided by his friend Justine but not by his distant father.


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Zom-B
Darren Shan

Zom-B series
HORROR TEEN SHAN

When the news starts reporting a zombie outbreak in Ireland, B’s father thinks it’s a hoax-but even if it isn’t, it’s only the Irish, right? That is, until zombies actually attack the school. B is forced on a mad dash through the corridors of high school, making allegiances with anyone with enough gall to fight off their pursuers.


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The Marbury Lens
Andrew Smith

The Marbury Lens series
SF TEEN SMITH

After being kidnapped and barely escaping, sixteen-year-old Jack goes to London with his best friend Connor, where someone gives him a pair of glasses that send him to an alternate universe where war is raging, he is responsible for the survival of two younger boys, and Connor is trying to kill them all.


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Break My Heart 1,000 Times
Daniel Waters

HORROR TEEN WATERS

In the aftermath of the Event, which made seeing the dead a part of life, Veronica and her friend Kirk investigate why the ghosts seem to be gaining power and stumble upon the sinister plot of a teacher who is seeking a replacement for his dead daughter.


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The Monstrumologist: William James Henry
Rick Yancey

The Monstrumologist series
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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