Booklist - Chillers

Skeleton Man Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac

A long time ago, a man burned his finger while cooking over an open fire. To ease the searing pain, he popped his finger into his mouth. "Mmmmm" he thought, human flesh tastes great! He just couldn't stop. He sucked the flesh off his finger, then the rest of his body. Still, he can't wait for his family to come home. Molly wakes up to find her parents gone. Like they disappeared. Or were gobbled up? Maybe her strange, very thin uncle knows something?

Revenge of the Witch Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney

Who can really blame you, right? You're just the were you to know that you were helping an evil witch escape? Thomas Ward, an apprentice snook, doesn’t know what to do now that he's unleashed a vengeful witch on his quiet little town all he knows is she's mad, and she likes to drink blood. Book One of The Last Apprenticeseries.

Summer of Fear
Summer of Fear by Lois Duncan

Since Cousin Julia started living with them, everything has changed. No one believes Rachel when she says there is something evil about Julia. Her family and friends just think Rachel is jealous because Julia stole her boyfriend. Rachel knows she must stop Julia before Julia kills someone in her family.

Coralineby Neil Gaiman

A strange door that's always locked. A key. Another mom with buttons for eyes. Coraline is exploring her new house when she discovers a strange door that leads into another house a house very similar to her own. There, she finds another mom and dad, who want her to stay forever. Only she has to become a little more like them to stay. They have buttons for eyes and they want their new daughter to have them, too.

Lord Loss Lord Loss by Darren Shan

Grubbs Grady comes home one night to find his family massacred in his parents bedroom and a slew of demons waiting to rip him to shreds. Somehow he escapes, only to wind up in a mental institution, unable to cope with his bloody memories. Until his uncle shows up, telling him he may again have to face the demons he so desperately hopes aren't real. Book One of The Demonata series.

The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding

Thaniel, a wych-hunter, tracks demons in Victorian London and must save a beautiful girl from the evil forces that possess her.

Hot Picks for Teens

Book Lists

Book Links
Need a Book Suggestion?
Online Book Club
Web Hot Picks



Somerset County Library System
Middle Schoolers