Creepy Cool books
Young Adult books that are kind of scary but really cool.   Print this list Print this list

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Cover Art: Abarat /
Abarat /
Barker, Clive, 1952-
Starts out in MN and then takes a sharp left into a very darkly strange place. First in a series.
Teen Fiction BARKER
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Cover Art: Long Lankin /
Long Lankin /
Barraclough, Lindsey
Teen Fiction BARRACL
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Cover Art: The demon catchers of Milan /
The demon catchers of Milan /
Beyer, Kat
Teen Fiction BEYER
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Cover Art: Ashes /
Ashes /
Bick, Ilsa J.
Teen Fiction BICK
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Cover Art: Tithe : a modern faerie tale /
Tithe : a modern faerie tale /
Black, Holly
First book in a series. Kaye's story is pretty intense!
Teen Fiction BLACK
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Cover Art: Anna dressed in blood /
Anna dressed in blood /
Blake, Kendare
Teen Fiction BLAKE
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Cover Art: The diviners /
The diviners /
Bray, Libba.
Teen Fiction BRAY
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Cover Art: Foundling /
Foundling /
Cornish, D. M. 1972-
Teen Fiction CORNISH
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Cover Art: Pines : a novel /
Pines : a novel /
Crouch, Blake.
Adult Fiction CROUCH
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Cover Art: It begins /
It begins /
Cusick, Richie Tankersley.
Start of a great vampire series called The Unseen when a girl falls into an open grave.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Revenge of the witch /
Revenge of the witch /
Delaney, Joseph, 1945-
Children's Fiction DELANEY
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Cover Art: The black tattoo /
The black tattoo /
Enthoven, Sam
Ick. Gross. Demons! Also 3 teens who literally go to Hell and back.
Teen Fiction ENTHOVE
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Cover Art: Coraline /
Coraline /
Gaiman, Neil
This will make you afraid of rag dolls with button eyes.
Children's Fiction GAIMAN
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Cover Art: The graveyard book /
The graveyard book /
Gaiman, Neil
Children's Fiction GAIMAN
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Cover Art: Gone /
Gone /
Grant, Michael, 1954-
Teen Fiction GRANT
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Cover Art: All the lovely bad ones : a ghost story /
All the lovely bad ones : a ghost story /
Hahn, Mary Downing.
Children's Fiction HAHN
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Cover Art: 172 hours on the moon : a novel /
172 hours on the moon : a novel /
Harstad, Johan, 1979-
Teen Fiction HARSTAD
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Cover Art: Pemba's song : a ghost story /
Pemba's song : a ghost story /
Hegamin, Tonya.
Teen Fiction HEGAMIN
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Cover Art: The enemy /
The enemy /
Higson, Charles, 1958-
Teen Fiction HIGSON
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Cover Art: Hellsing. 1 /
Hellsing. 1 /
Hirano, Kohta
Adult Nonfiction Book 741.5952 H
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Cover Art: A stir of bones /
A stir of bones /
Hoffman, Nina Kiriki
One of my favorite ghost stories. An abused girl finds comfort at first with the haunted but then wants to join with the house forever.
Teen Fiction HOFFMAN
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Cover Art: Priest: Genesis 1 : Ultimate Edition /
Priest: Genesis 1 : Ultimate Edition /
Hyung, Min-woo
Adult Fiction
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Cover Art: Rotters /
Rotters /
Kraus, Daniel, 1975-
Teen Fiction KRAUS
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Cover Art: Black juice /
Black juice /
Lanagan, Margo, 1960-
Amazing short stories. Favorite is the one where a girl slowly sinks to her death, surrounded by her family and her community.
Teen Fiction LANAGAN
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Cover Art: Rot & Ruin /
Rot & Ruin /
Maberry, Jonathan.
Teen Fiction MABERRY
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Cover Art: Bonechiller /
Bonechiller /
McNamee, Graham.
Teen Fiction MCNAMEE
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Cover Art: Ten /
Ten /
McNeil, Gretchen
Teen Fiction MCNEIL
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Cover Art: The water mirror /
The water mirror /
Meyer, Kai
The minions of Hell and the mummy armies of the Pharoah all want Venice, a city that has been under siege for 30 years. Two teen girls, Merle and Junipa, have unexpected roles to play in the war.
Teen Fiction MEYER
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Cover Art: Bliss /
Bliss /
Myracle, Lauren, 1969-
Teen Fiction MYRACLE
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Cover Art: Daemon Hall /
Daemon Hall /
Nance, Andrew.
Teen Fiction NANCE
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Cover Art: 30 days of night /
30 days of night /
Niles, Steve
Graphic novel with vampires who take advantage of the long winter near the Arctic Circle. Intense!
Adult Nonfiction Book 741.5973 N
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Cover Art: This dark endeavor /
This dark endeavor /
Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-
Teen Fiction OPPEL
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Cover Art: Bleeding violet /
Bleeding violet /
Reeves, Dia
Teen Fiction REEVES
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Cover Art: The Forest of Hands and Teeth /
The Forest of Hands and Teeth /
Ryan, Carrie.
Teen Fiction RYAN
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Cover Art: White crow /
White crow /
Sedgwick, Marcus.
Teen Fiction SEDGWIC
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Cover Art: Lord Loss /
Lord Loss /
Shan, Darren.
Teen Fiction SHAN
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Cover Art: Zom-B /
Zom-B /
Shan, Darren.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: Unwind /
Unwind /
Shusterman, Neal.
Teen Fiction SHUSTER
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Cover Art: Project 17 /
Project 17 /
Stolarz, Laurie Faria, 1972-
Teen Fiction STOLARZ
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Cover Art: A bad day for voodoo /
A bad day for voodoo /
Strand, Jeff
Teen Fiction STRAND
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Cover Art: Black butler. 1 /
Black butler. 1 /
Toboso, Yana, 1984-
Adult Fiction TOBOSO
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Cover Art: Poison /
Poison /
Wooding, Chris, 1977-
Teen Fiction WOODING
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Cover Art: The monstrumologist : William James Henry /
The monstrumologist : William James Henry /
Yancey, Richard
Children's Fiction YANCEY
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Cover Art: The replacement /
The replacement /
Yovanoff, Brenna
Teen Fiction YOVANOF
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