Teen Booklist

  • A Curse Dark As Gold

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    By Bunce, Elizabeth C. 

    Upon the death of her father, seventeen-year-old Charlotte struggles to keep the family's woolen mill running in the face of an overwhelming mortgage and what the local villagers believe is a curse, but when a man capable of spinning straw into gold appears on the scene she must decide if his help is worth the price.

  • A Great and Terrible Beauty

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    By Bray, Libba 

    After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.

  • Anna Dressed in Blood

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    By Blake, Kendare 

    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.

  • Bad Girls Don't Die

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    By Alender, Katie 

    When fifteen-year-old Lexi's younger sister Kasey begins behaving strangely and their old Victorian house seems to take on a life of its own, Lexi investigates and discovers some frightening facts about previous occupants of the house, leading her to believe that many lives are in danger. Sequel: From Bad to Cursed.

  • Beautiful Creatures

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    By Garcia, Kami 

    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.

  • Black

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    By MacHale, D.J. 

    Cooper Foley, who has a knack for getting into trouble, ends up in the middle of a border war between the worlds of the living and the dead, trying to find out about the mysterious Morpheus Road.

    Sequel to Morpheus Road: The Light.

  • Bliss

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    By Myracle, Lauren 

    Having grown up in a California commune, Bliss sees her aloof grandmother's Atlanta world as a foreign country, but she is determined to be nice as a freshman at an elite high school, which makes her the perfect target for Sandy, a girl obsessed with the occult.

  • Breathe: A Ghost Story

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    By McNish, Cliff 

    When he and his mother move into an old farmhouse in the English countryside, asthmatic, twelve-year-old Jack discovers that he can communicate with the ghosts inhabiting the house and inadvertently establishes a relationship with a tormented, malevolent spirit that threatens to destroy both his mother and himself.

  • Coraline

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    By Gaiman, Neil 

    Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet 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.

  • Dead is the New Black

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    By Perez, Marlene 

    While dealing with her first boyfriend and suddenly being pressed into service as a substitute cheerleader, seventeen-year-old Daisy Giordano, daughter and sister of psychics but herself a "normal," attempts to help her mother discover who is behind a series of bizarre attacks on teenage girls in their little town of Nightshade, California.