Danielle Vega spent her childhood hiding under the covers while her mother retold tales from the pages of Stephen King novels. Now an adult, she can count on one hand the number of times in her life she’s been afraid. Danielle is the author of the Merciless series and Survive the Night. Follow her @dvegabooks.
Beware: these books will keep you up at night
Spooky season may not be for a little while yet, but we here at Penguin Teen are all about the year-round spooks. So if you’re looking for the next read that’s going to have you either buying a nightlight or bidding sleep adieu altogether, read on! 👻 Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall … ContinuedSee More
Cover Reveal: The Unleashed by Danielle Vega
Cover reveal time! And by that, we don’t mean just one…but TWO glorious new covers. Danielle Vega scared us silly last summer with The Haunted. Now, she’s back to scare us some more with The Unleashed! In the terrifying sequel to The Haunted, Hendricks discovers that even though Steele House is gone, the hauntings in Drearfield are far from over … ContinuedSee More
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Excerpt Alert: THE UNLEASHED
If The Haunted terrified you last summer, get ready! In the chilling sequel to The Haunted, Hendricks discovers that even though Steele House is gone, the hauntings in Drearfield are far from over — and it’s up to her to stop them. Scroll down to start reading the sequel, The Unleashed! The clock beside Samantha Davidson’s bed read 3:17 … ContinuedSee More
A book lover’s holiday gift guide!
Presenting: the holiday gift guide you should give to the friends & family of all book lovers. If your reader loves FANTASY… Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an … ContinuedSee More
A definitive list of YA thrillers that will keep you up at night
If you’ve been looking for a book that will leave you suspicious of any and everything that goes bump in the night, then look no further. Whether they’re full of mystery, murder, or conspiracy, you can bet these pulse-pounding page turners will leave you wondering why you even bother keeping bookmarks around. People Like Us by Dana … ContinuedSee More
A Book for Every Reader: Ebooks on Sale!
Bored at home? We’re here to help! This week on Penguin Teen, we’re featuring a book for every reader of every genre. Scroll down to see all the ebooks on sale this week, and get your copies anywhere ebooks are sold (before it ends on 3/29!) For Horror fans… The Merciless by Danielle Vega … ContinuedSee More
Halloween may be over, but these 4 books will leave you thoroughly creeped out
We love a good Halloween spook, but the best ones are the scares that last year round, and these top 4 reads will probably be keeping us creeped out well into 2020… Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall BY. FAR. One of the CREEPIEST reads of 2019. Rules for Vanishing is a chilling combination of The Blair Witch … ContinuedSee More
5 Deleted Scenes That Were Cut From THE MERCILESS II Because They Were Too Scary
Don’t be deceived by the pretty pink cover: the insides of The Merciless are twisty, creepy, gory, and sometimes downright terrifying. Book 2 is no exception. We checked in with author Danielle Vega to get the inside scoop on writing the series, and boy did she deliver. Here are 5 scenes from the The Merciless II that got cut. Think you can … ContinuedSee More
9 Characters You DON’T Want at Thanksgiving
We’re all familiar with the classic party crasher of Thanksgiving. Sometimes it’s an uncle who shows up last minute and spends half of Thanksgiving telling obscure stories from his days in that rock band. Sometimes it’s your sister who totally forgets what time dinner starts and moseys in after all the yams are gone. However, we can … ContinuedSee More