Alameda, Courtney. Shutter
Seventeen-year-old Micheline Helsing is a tetrachcromat, able to see ghosts in color and capture them on film, but when a routine hunt goes awry, Micheline is infected with a curse known as a soulchain and if she is unable to exorcise the entity in seven days, she will be destroyed, body and soul.
Benchley, Peter. Jaws
When three people are killed by a great white shark in three different incidents, the police chief of a Long Island resort town is forced to take action.
Bick, Ilsa. The Ashes trilogy
Alex, a resourceful seventeen-year-old running from her incurable brain tumor, Tom, who has left the war in Afghanistan, and Ellie, an angry eight-year-old, join forces after an electromagnetic pulse sweeps through the sky and kills most of the world's population, turning some of those who remain into zombies and giving the others superhuman senses.
Blake, Kendare. Anna dressed in blood
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.
Bray, Libba. The Diviners & Lair of dreams
Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation.
Cann, Kate. Possessed
Sixteen-year-old Rayne escapes London, her mother, and boyfriend for a job in the country at Morton's Keep, where she is drawn to a mysterious clique and its leader, St. John, but puzzles over whether the growing evil she senses is from the manor house or her new friends.
Carman, Patrick. Thirteen days to midnight
In the aftermath of the accident that killed his foster father, high school student Jacob Fielding discovers that he has acquired the power of indestructibility, and the more he learns about it the more he realizes that it is a heavy burden, if not a curse.
Carter, Timothy. Evil?
Stuart Bradley, a gay teenager living in a conservative Christian town in Ontario, Canada, dabbles in several forbidden activities, and when word gets out, he and some other teens face grave danger from the fallen angels that are inciting hatred and extremism in the community.
Chupeco, Rin. The girl from the well
Okiku has wandered the world for centuries, freeing the innocent ghosts of the murdered-dead and taking the lives of killers with the vengeance they are due, but when she meets Tark she knows the moody teen with the series of intricate tattoos is not a monster and needs to be freed from the demonic malevolence that clings to him.
Davies, Anna. Followers
Failing to land a starring role in the school play, Briana agrees to serve as the drama department's "social media director" until her Twitter account is hacked by someone who sends disturbing messages before her rival is found murdered.
Galante, Cecilia. Be not afraid
Since her mother's suicide, high school junior Marin has been able to see others' pain as colors and shapes, but what she sees in the head of classmate Cassie, who forced her to participate in a weird conjoining rite, is much more frightening and deadly.
Gallardo, Adam. Zombie Apocalypse books
Displeased with her small-town life in Salem, Oregon, Courtney Hart sells drugs through the drive-thru at her job to earn enough money to run away to New York, while avoiding both the advances of boys in her high school and the town's ever-present zombie horde.
Goodman, Carol. Blythewood series
After a summer locked away in a mental institution, seventeen-year-old orphan Ava Hall is sent to Blythewood, a finishing school for young ladies that is anything but ordinary.
Griffin, Bethany. The fall
A retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' in which Madeline and her twin brother, Roderick, suffer from the Usher family illness but she hears the House talking to her, filling her dreams, controlling her actions, and ensuring she never leaves the property.
Hunt, Leo. 13 days of midnight
When his estranged father dies, sixteen-year-old Luke inherits eight spirits who want revenge for their enslavement, and with Halloween fast approaching, he has only thirteen days to give them their eternal rest or he may join their ghostly ranks.
Lake, Nick. Blood ninja series
After his father is murdered and a ninja saves his life, Taro discovers the connection between ninjas and vampires and finds himself being dragged into a bitter conflict between the rival lords ruling Japan.
Lukavics, Amanda. Daughters unto devils
When her family moves from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, pregnant teen Amanda finds that the plains contain a horror all their own.
Maberry, Jonathan. Rot & ruin series
In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter.
McKinley, Robin. Sunshine
Left to die in an abandoned mansion as the prey of a vampire, Sunshine is stunned to find herself unharmed and must come up with a way to save her undead host from the perils of the daylight world.
McNish, Cliff. Savannah Grey
As nature seems to be exerting an overpowering force on the world, a fifteen-year-old English girl learns that she has supernatural powers and discovers her true purpose.
Ostow, Micol. Amity
Two teens narrate the terrifying days and nights they spend living in a house of horrors.
Pike, Christopher. Remember me
After her untimely death, eighteen-year-old Shari tries to prove that she did not commit suicide and to keep the person responsible from killing again.
Rollins, Danielle. Burning
After three years in juvenile detention, Angela is just months shy of release, but then ten-year-old Jessica arrives in shackles and is placed in segregation, and while no one knows what she did to end up there, creepy things begin to happen and it becomes clear that Jessica and her possible supernatural powers are more dangerous than anyone expected.
Ryan, Carrie. The forest of hands and teeth
Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.
Sedgwick, Marcus. White crow
Sixteen-year-old Rebecca moves with her father from London to a small, seaside village, where she befriends another motherless girl and they spend the summer together exploring the village's sinister history.
Sheff, Nic. Harmony house
Moving to a Jersey Shore manor with her religious zealot father after her mother's death, Jen awakens a mysterious power she didn't realize she had when she begins having visions of the home's evil past.
Showalter, Gena. White rabbit chronicles
When her entire existence is shattered in the blink of an eye, Ali is forced to partner with secretive bad boy Cole Holland to avenge the deaths of her loved ones by returning an undead army to their graves.
Smith, Alexander Gordon. The fury
To defend themselves, a ragtag group of teens bands together at an abandoned amusement park after one day when, without warning, the entire human race turns against them
Vaught, Susan. Insanity
The intertwining stories of four teenagers who find themselves haunted beyond imagining in the depths of a Kentucky mental institution.
List updated 7-31-17