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A failed Scrooge becomes the new Ghost of Christmas Past in Cynthia Hand's retelling of A Christmas Carol.
In Jane, Unlimited, Kristin Cashore evokes Gothic themes with a unique and twisty tale about a girl, a mansion, and a whole lotta crazy.
The illustrated edition of Night of Cake & Puppets is the perfect addition to the Daughter of Smoke & Bone collection.
The final book in William Ritter’s Jackaby series, The Dire King, sees our heroes fighting their greatest battle yet.
Would you give away a part of yourself to have any wish granted in return?
When people accidentally stumble through time portals, they end up in The Wood, Chelsea Bobulski's fun debut.
Victoria Schwab’s Monsters of Verity duology wraps up in Our Dark Duet.
Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland’s new graphic novel, Spill Zone, is a spooky and suspenseful time.
In The Dark Days Pact, Lady Helen returns to find that even when one is spending their summer at the beach, dastardly and devious plots lurk just beneath the waves.
The star-crossed lovers in Jeff Giles’ The Edge of Everything face literal hell to be together.
With her debut novel about secrets and sea monsters, Sarah Glenn Marsh invites us all to Fear The Drowning Deep.
Sanctum, part two of Madeleine Roux's Asylum series, does not live up to the original.
Get to know more about 926 Augur Lane’s resident specter—and the evil that lurks in the shadows of New Fiddleham—in Ghostly Echoes, the third book in William Ritter’s Jackaby series.
J.P. Romney’s The Monster on the Road is Me mixes ancient Japanese magic with modern life.
Debutantes, dances, and demons, oh my! In The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman, Lady Helen will never forget her first Season.
Stephanie Perkins returns with a short story anthology for summertime swoon.
A badass heroine is on a quest to avenge her family in Michelle Modesto's western-meets-paranormal debut, Revenge and the Wild.
Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas mix Austen-esque sass with superpowers in These Vicious Masks.
The Casquette Girls is a delicious Southern Gothic vampire story that will make you want to catch the next flight to New Orleans.
Step onto the set of a paranormal reality show with Micol Ostow's clever tale of ghosts and one highly skeptical teenager.
In Alexander Gordon Smith's new trilogy, The Devil's Engine, a wish-granting machine will decide the fate of the battle between good and evil.
Appearances are very deceiving in Katherine Howe’s The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen.
Ainslie Hogarth's The Boy Meets Girl Massacre (Annotated) sports some of the scariest scares we've seen in a while.
Slasher Girls and Monster Boys preys on your worst fears...and introduces you to a few new ones.
Have you ever wondered what Dean Winchester might be like if he'd been born a girl? Then Eva Darrows’ The Awesome might be for you.
Blood might be thicker than water, but as the charming heroines of Jessica Day George's Silver in the Blood find out, that might not be such a good thing...
The battle between vampires and werewolves began long before Twilight was a glimmer in Stephenie Meyer’s subconscious.
Look past the odd character names in Justine Larbalestier’s Razorhurst, and you’ll find an action-packed historical novel with a little paranormal business thrown in for flavor.
Courtney Alameda’s debut novel Shutter is a delightful read featuring a badass lady, unsanctioned romance … and vicious and disgusting paranormal creatures.
Death is but a door, time is but a window - that’s right, Lockwood & Co. is baaaaaaaaaaaaaack!
Although hot paranormal creatures are still totally her bag, Mandy C.’s worried mind wasn’t eased by the too-familiar plot of Nikki Kelly’s Lailah.
Alexandra Monir’s Suspicion was inspired by the likes of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca and a fascination with the British peerage system.
In which the teenage ghostbusters in Jonathan Stroud's The Screaming Staircase discover THERE IS NO DANA, ONLY ZUUL.
'Tis the season to swoon your face off with My True Love Gave to Me, the holiday short story collection edited by Stephanie Perkins.
If you’re looking for a retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher that is a little less bleak than the original … Bethany Griffin’s The Fall is not it.
Step right up to the superpowered spectacle in Daisy Whitney's The Fire Artist.
The second book in Colleen Gleason’s Stoker and Holmes series involves steampunk, the occult, mysterious men—and builds on an already great series.
Of Scars and Stardust is a psychological -- or is it paranormal? -- mystery and thriller.
Check out Trial by Fire, by Josephine Angelini, in which we discover which witch is really which.
If you like your consulting detectives with floppy hair and their partners with a sassy attitude, then William Ritter’s debut novel Jackaby is for you.
Pack your bags for a trip to Blackfin, where mysterious circuses can be found in the woods and dead girls don’t stay that way.
Check out Serenade by Emily Kiebel, a book about a girl who discoveres she's actually a Siren - because following the song of the sirens totally worked out well for Odysseus's crew, right? Didn't it?
Jennie throws it way back to 1992, with the original The Secret Circle series.
Bonnie and Clyde might be dead, but that’s not going to stop them from trying to live their lives.
A review of The Black Butterfly by Shirley Reva Vernick, a ghost story with shades of Meg Cabot's Mediator series and a dash of Gilmore Girls.
Laini Taylor's phenomenal Daughter of Smoke & Bone series wraps up with Dreams of Gods & Monsters.
Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke & Bone novella had Mandy W. at "Cake & Puppets".
Laini Taylor's Days of Blood & Starlight is a beyond worthy sequel to the amazeballs Daughter of Smoke & Bone.
The mystery in Amy Talkington's Liv, Forever involves a spooky conspiracy and a prestigious boarding school. It's elementary, dear readers, why this is a match made in heaven.
This book has everything: time travel, superpowers, and angels... but not a lot of actual smut.
Kiersten White’s Mind Games duology is what some faceless movie critics might call a “fast-paced thrill ride.”
Ryan Graudin mixes ancient royalty—the Fae—and modern royalty—an English prince—in her new novel All That Glows.
Brian reviews Teen Spirit, by Francesca Lia Block. He thinks he would have enjoyed this more if he didn't have a...you know...Y chromosome.
Amalie Howard’s Alpha Goddess takes us on a fiery trip through heaven, hell, and high school.
Rags & Bones, a new short story collection edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt, featuring stories from the likes of Holly Black, Rick Yancey and Neil Gaiman, puts new spins on classic tales. Plus: You can win a copy!
Kami Garcia’s Unbreakable reads much like Supernatural fanfic … but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Plus: Win a copy of the book!
The sequel to The Raven Boys is everything Posh dreamed it would be (and more).
Think you're over vampires? Holly Black's latest novel will make you think again.
Mandy W. can't resist a catchy, descriptive title. One such example is Amy Fecteau's Real Vampires Don't Sparkle.
A review of Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor, an angel book with a killer twist.
Jenny reviews a good suspense thriller in The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting.
In Chapter 20 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you hit the road in search of a vampire expert (no, not the Watchers' Council).
Erin has met her zombie apocalypse survival crew in The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan.
In Chapter 19, the next gripping installment of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you find yourself at the Summit of Hotties, and a scheme is hatched...
Jenny had a fun time hanging out with The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer.
In Chapter 18 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you're ready to fight, and someone must make a great sacrifice.
In Chapter 17 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, someone is not what they seem, and you get more answers than you can handle!
In Chapter 16 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, the race to save Kayleigh is on, and ALL kinds of action goes down!
Chapter 15 of FYA's THRILLING TOTALLY UNSANE Choose Your Own Adventure series, High School Horror!
Jenny falls in love with The Candidates (a Delcroix Academy book) by Inara Scott.
In Chapter 14 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, it's time to channel channel all the Whedonverse heroes (along with some Real Housewives).
Meghan reviews Kelley Armstrong's Darkest Powers Series (Books 1-2), which had her on the edge of her seat.
In Chapter 13 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you team up with Jacob (jorts optional) and the intrigue escalates!
In Chapter 12 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you finally open the box! (... and the contents are better than that Cameron Diaz movie of the same name).
Kirsten Miller's The Eternal Ones offers a beautifully-written mystery that features an intense romance and past lives.
In Chapter 11 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you get your stealth on and try to evade Finn.
Jenny wouldn't turn down The House of Night Series by P.C. and Kristin Cast (or the array of hot guys she picked in Casting Call).
In Chapter 10 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you go searching for answers yourself, and end up in a precarious situation...
Jenny's bookstore attraction to Becca Fitzpatrick's Hush, Hush doesn't translate far beyond the cover.
In Chapter 9 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, Neil's shady secret is out, and looks like Jacob's got one of his own...
Here comes Neil with the answers, finally! It's Chapter 8 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror.
Chapter 7 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror continues with Kayleigh getting crazier, Jacob getting hotter and you getting WAY more confused.
Jenny wasn't completely captivated (sorry) by Carrie Jones' Captivate (a Need book), but it nicely sets up the next installment.
In Chapter 6 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you head to Kayleigh's house and find yourself with yet another hottie.
In Chapter 5 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, your curiosity wins and you go after the hot new guy.
Posh explains why she can only be pity friends with Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver.
In Chapter 4 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, a possible excursion to the hot boy's house is too good for you to pass up.
Jenny reviews the Blue Bloods Series by Melissa de la Cruz, which is about vampires who used to be angels and are now hormonal society kids.
In Chapter 3 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you chase after your ex-BFF and receive an intriguing invitation.
In Chapter 2 of FYA's Choose Your Own Adventure: High School Horror, you choose between hotties and get a blast from the past.
Forever Young Adult debuts Chapter 1 of its Choose Your Own Adventure series: High School Horror.
Jenny's lovefest for Claudia Gray continues with Hourglass (an Evernight book).
Erin reviews The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, which is about survivors of a zombie apocalypse (and infinitely better than The Village).
Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy Series: none of the sparkle, all of the hotness.
A review of Fallen by Lauren Kate, which features an awesome mystery set in a creepy (but cool) reform school.
Jenny reviews Stargazer by Claudia Gray, the second installment of the exponentially more awesome Evernight Series.
Jenny finds her favorite leading lady of the year in Need by Carrie Jones.
Claudia Gray's Evernight is like a baklava with layers of swoonworthiness and vampires.
Nina Malkin's Swoon lives up to its name with a Panty Melter named Sin.