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11 Halloween Books to Channel All Hallow’s Eve

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Place candy corn in bowl. Load horror flicks in DVD player. Queue the Monster Mash. And last but not least – ensure that your bookshelf is stocked with the perfect Halloween books to carry you all month long on a Halloween high to October 31st. These wicked reads have the creep factor, ghoulish romances, and deadly secrets we know will get the job done:

 

Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski

Afraid of the dark? You should be. On Marin’s island, the sun doesn’t rise every 24 hours, it rises every 28 years…and she’s just been left behind in 14 hours of Night.

 

The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

You might look forward to picking out the perfect Halloween costume every time fall comes around, but Kara has different priorities – every October, her family becomes inexplicably accident prone.

 

Blood and Salt by Kim Liggett

You may want to avoid the corn mazes this year after reading this book: Ash Larkin follows her mom to the spiritual commune she escaped from long ago only to find something sinister waiting in the cornstalks…

 

Survive the Night by Danielle Vega

An all-night, underground rave in the subway system of New York City – what could go wrong? Try mutilated bodies showing up in the tunnels halfway through the party.

 

The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen by Katherine Howe

Note: who said you can’t find romance at a seance? But be cautious, chances are more than likely your new crush has a dark secret.

 

Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff

Clementine DeVore spent ten years trapped in a cellar, silenced and forotten. Now she’s out and determined to uncover who put her there…and why.

 

The Blythewood series by Carol Goodman

Ever fantasized about going to boarding school? Better make sure you’re prepared to make devastating sacrifices and face sinister forces trying to take advantage of you and your classmates.

 

The Merciless by Danielle Vega

Forget the burn book from Mean Girls, the mean girls in this book decide to give their classmate a torturous exorcism in the basement.

 

Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke

What’s better than 1 bloodcurdling short story from one of your favorite YA authors? 14 bloodcurdling horror stories from 14 of your favorite YA authors, that’s how many.

 

The Half Bad Series by Sally Green

In a modern-day England where good witches an bad witches live among us, Nathan is both…and he’s being hunted by both sides.

 

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

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.

 

Love Halloween?  Love fall?  Here are 12 more Fall 2017 titles that we’re excited about.

 

 

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