Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean that you’re no longer looking for a good scare. So, here’s some great Young Adult fiction that will make you keep the lights on and send spooky shivers up your spine:
1) Blue is for Nightmares
2) White is for Magic
3) Silver is for Secrets
4) Red is for Remembrance
5) Black is for Beginnings
* These 5 books are from Laurie Stolarz’s Blue is for Nightmares series. It’s about Stacy,a teenaged witch,whose powers lead her to face killers, mentally unstable girls and much more. Through her visions, dreams and feelings, danger becomes her shadow. You will find yourself afraid to go to sleep after picking up one of these thrillers.*
6) The Dark Garden by Margaret Buffe
*A teenage girl suffering from amnesia is guided by ghosts as she tries to remember her life. This intense story will leave you shaken and questioning the possibility of the existence of ghosts. *
7) Shadow People by Joyce McDonald
*While not a scary novel per se, it is a psychological joyride. Think about the worst of teenage woes. Now combine that with pure unadulterated rage. Four teenagers. One new comer. And hatred. Teenagehood at its worst makes this story one that will leave you looking over your shoulder the next time a teen is near.*
Seven books that could potentially keep you up all night,too scared to move, and too intrigued to put the book down. Forget horror movies, and go pick up one of these novels at your local library.
Here are a couple of places to look for them:
Reisterstown library: 21 Cockey Mills Road, Reisterstown, Md 21136.
Pikesville library: 1301 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville,Md 21208.