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Grades 9-12: Horror

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Contagion by Erin Bowman
SF TEEN BOWMAN
After receiving a distress call from a drill team on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is sent into deep space to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. When they arrive, they find the planet littered with the remains of the project – including members' dead bodies. As they try to piece together what could have possibly decimated an entire project, they discover that some things are best left buried – and some monsters are only too ready to awaken.
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MICH TEEN BREWER
When Stephen moves to the small, midwestern town where his father grew up, he quickly falls in with punk girl Cara and her charismatic twin brother, Devon. But the town has a dark secret, and the twins are caught in the middle of it.
Five Midnights by Ann Davila Cardinal
HORROR TEEN CARDINAL
If Lupe and Javier can survive each other's company, together they can solve the series of grisly murders sweeping through Puerto Rico. But the clues lead them out of the real world and into the realm of myths and legends. And if they want to catch the killer before the killer catches them, they'll have to step into the shadows to see what's lurking there – murderer? Or monster?
Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton
SF TEEN GRATTON
Every seven years, the people of Three Graces send a sacrifice to the woods. The death of their 'best boy' ensures seven years free from disease, blight, and pain. But this year, the Slaughter Moon has risen early, and three, not one, will run into the forest as a sacrifice.
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
HORROR TEEN IRELAND
When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy that has her fighting for her life against powerful enemies.
And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich
HORROR TEEN KURTAGICH
Sisters Silla, seventeen, and Nori, four, are trapped in their aunt's cursed manor and can only escape with the help of a mysterious boy.
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
SF TEEN LEGRAND
A breathtaking and spine-tingling novel about three teenage girls who face off against an insidious monster that preys upon young women.
There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
HORROR TEEN PERKINS
Hawaii-born Makani Young's new life in Nebraska is thrown into chaos when a serial killer begins to target her fellow high school students.
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
TEEN POWER
Friends Hetty, Byatt, and Reece go to extremes trying to uncover the dark truth about the mysterious disease that has had them quarantined at their boarding school on a Maine island.
House of Furies by Madeleine Roux
HORROR TEEN ROUX
Escaping from her harsh school before finding work as a maid in an English boarding house, Louisa realizes that her mysterious employer and his staff execute cruel judgments on the guests.
The Sacrifice Box by Martin J. Stewart
HORROR TEEN STEWART
Five former friends must discover which of them broke the rules when objects they sealed in an ancient stone box come to life in twisted forms and dead things reanimate.
Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace
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After waking in a shallow grave, Breezy, a high school senior, crosses the country seeking answers about her death and resurrection, discovering along the way a host of supernatural creatures, as well as a human cult determined to "free" them at any cost.
Last Things by Jacqueline West
SF TEEN WEST
Anders Thorson, front man of his metal band, Last Things, is unusually gifted for a teenager, but strange things in the Minnesota woods near his hometown are threatening him. Thea, the new girl in town, says she's there to protect him, but is that the whole truth?
In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
HIST TEEN WINTERS
In San Diego in 1918, as deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort and, despite her scientific leanings, must consider if ghosts are real when her first love, killed in battle, returns.