Beyond Stine and Pike
YA Atwater-Rhodes SNAKECHARM (2004). In this fast-paced second volume of The Kieshara series, Zane Cobriana and Danica Shardae are expecting their first child when Syfka, a dangerous Falcon, shows up to cause discord among the Avian and Serpiente people.
YAPB Cole THE WERELING: WOUNDED; PREY; RESSURECTION (2005) Teens Tom and Kate struggle to escape from Kate’s bloodthirsty werewolf family members who go to gruesome lengths to force both young people to live the deadly, violent life of the werewolf.
YAPB Cooney NIGHT
SCHOOL (1995) Enrolling in a mysterious night school course,
YA Fic De Lint THE BLUE GIRL (2004) When a ghost falls in love with Imogene, his attempts to make her see the other spirits around her causes her imaginary childhood friend to return and attracts the attention of dark, soul-eating creatures.
YA Fic Gothic GOTHIC! TEN ORIGINAL DARK TALES (2004) These sinister gothic tales that are divers, quirky, and ultimately terrifying are guaranteed to give readers the shivers and delight teen horror fans.
J Fic Gaiman CORALINE (2002) Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar but disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.
YA Fic Hahn LOOK FOR ME BY MOONLIGHT (1995) Lonely and unsure of her place in her father’s new family, Cynda is responsive to the attentiveness of the mysterious and sophisticated Vincent Morthanos, who turns out to be a vampire.
YA Hautman SWEET BLOOD (2003) After a lifetime of being a model student, sixteen-year-old Lucy Szabo is suddenly in trouble at school, at home, with the “proto-vampires” she’s met online and in person…
YAPB Horror HORROR STORIES (1995) There’s something for everyone, from the fainthearted to the hard-core genre fan, in these two dozen stories by the likes of Steinbeck and Poe as well as Joan Aiken, Stephen King, and Leon Garfield.
YA Fic Johnson A FAST AND BRUTAL WING (2004) What happened to three teens in the woods on Halloween night? Was it murder, shape-shifting, or overactive imaginations?
YA & YAPB Klause BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE (1997) Having fallen for a human boy, a beautiful teenage werewolf must battle both her packmates and the fear of the townspeople to decide where she belongs and with whom.
YA Fic Night NIGHT TERRORS (1996) 11 tales to tell after dark from some of the best of the mystery and horror writers.
J Fic Paver WOLF BROTHER (2004) Twelve-year-old Torak must journey to the Mountain of the World Spirit with his animal guide, Wolf, bearing three talismans that will save the forest clans from a giant demon-possessed bear.
YA Shan CIRQUE DU FREAK: THE SAGA OF DARREN SHAN (2001-2005) A series dripping with vampires, that begins with two teenage boys at an illegal freak show. Their encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.
YA Fic Shusterman FULL TILT (2003) When sixteen-year-old Blake goes to a mysterious by-invitation-only carnival he somehow knows it could save his comatose brother, but soon learns there is much more at stake if he fails to meet the challenge presented there by the beautiful Cassandra.
YA Sleator THE BEASTIES (1997) When fifteen-year-old Doug and his younger sister Colette move with their parents to a forested wilderness area, they encounter some weird creatures whose lives are endangered.
YA Stine DANGEROUS
GIRLS (2003) Destiny and her twin
sister Livvy are beautiful, smart, and popular. But after returning from a summer at
YA Stoker DRACULA
(1992) The classic
blood-chilling tale of the Count from
YA Vande Velde COMPANIONS OF THE NIGHT (1995) Sixteen-year-old Kerry Nowicki finds herself caught up in a life-and-death chase after she helps an injured young man escape from some men who claim that he is a vampire. And that, it turns out, is exactly what he is.
YA Vande Velde BEING DEAD (2001) Seven haunted souls return. A collection of short stories sure to chill your bones!
YA Wooding THE HAUNTING OF ALAZIABEL CRAY (2004) In a gothic-style London straight from Jack the Ripper, Thaniel Fox hunts creatures of the night with his mentor, Catherine, in this rich and magical story that will appeal to fantasy and horror fans alike.
YA Zindel RATS (1999) When mutant rats threaten to take over Staten Island, which has become a huge landfill, fourteen-year-old Sarah and her younger brother Mike try to figure out how to stop them.
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