Teen Booklist

  • Poisoned House, The: A Ghost Story

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    By Ford, Michael

    As the widowed master of an elegant house in Victorian-era London slips slowly into madness and his tyrannical housekeeper takes on more power, a ghostly presence distracts a teenaged maidservant with clues to a deadly secret.

  • Raven Boys, The

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    By Stiefvater, Maggie

    Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix. (Sequels:  The Dream Thieves; Blue Lily, Lily Blue; and The Raven King)

  • Remember Me

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    By Pike, Christopher

    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.


  • Replacement, The

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    By Yovanoff, Brenna

    Mackie Doyle is The Replacement - left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago. He has been raised among us. But he is not one of us. Now, he must face the dark creatures of the slag heaps from which he came and find his rightful place - in our world or theirs.

  • Revenge of the Witch

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    By Delaney, Joseph

    Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties."

  • Rotters

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    By Kraus, Daniel

    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 to live with the mysterious and threatening father he has never known, and who is the town pariah because of what he does in graveyards under the cover of night.

  • Ruined

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    By Morris, Paula

    Rebecca goes to New Orleans to stay with her aunt and sees the destruction of Hurricane Katrina and meets a ghost girl named Lisette.

  • Skeleton Creek

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    By Carman, Patrick

    Although housebound following an eerie accident, teenaged Ryan continues to investigate the strange occurences in his hometown of Skeleton Creek, recording his findings in a journal and viewing email video clips sent by fellow detective Sarah. The reader may view Sarah's videos on a website by using links and passwords found in the book, which adds an even spookier dimension to the story. Sequels include Ghost in the Machine, The Crossbones, and The Raven.

  • Summoning, The

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    By Armstrong, Kelley

    My name is Chloe Saunders and my life will never be the same again. All I wanted was to make friends, meet boys, and keep on being ordinary. I don't even know what that means anymore. It all started on the day that I saw my first ghost - and the ghost saw me.

  • Texas Gothic

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    By Clement-Moore, Rosemary


    Seventeen-year-old Amy Goodnight has long been the one who makes her family of witches seem somewhat normal to others, but while spending a summer with her sister caring for their aunt's farm, Amy becomes the center of weirdness when she becomes tied to a powerful ghost.