Fear Factor

Great horror reads for teens.

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A Fate Totally Worse Than Death
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fleischman, Paul; Wack, Jeff (Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F Fleischman
Description:

In this horror novel parody, three snobbish girls are convinced that exchange student Helga is an avenging ghost.

Be Afraid!: Tales of Horror
Artist/Author/Cast:
Van Belkom, Edo (Editor)
Call Number:
YP 813.08738 B365
Description:

This isn't a book about vampires or goblins; it's about real-life terrors, things that can actually happen to you.

Cirque du Freak
Artist/Author/Cast:
Shan, Darren
Call Number:
YP F Shan
Description:

Two best friends visit an illegal freak show where they encounter a vampire and a deadly spider.

Clay
Artist/Author/Cast:
Almond, David
Call Number:
YP F Almond
Description:

Two boys succeed in creating a monster out of clay--and are terrified of the horror they have unleashed.

Companions of the Night
Artist/Author/Cast:
Vande Velde, Vivian
Call Number:
YP F Vande Velde
Description:

Kerry saves a man claiming he's a vampire; now she must trust him to save her family.

Double Helix
Artist/Author/Cast:
Werlin, Nancy
Call Number:
YP F Werlin
Description:

Eli discovers a shocking secret about his family while working for a scientist whose specialty is genetic engineering.

Dracula
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stoker, Bram; Stade, George (Introduction by)
Call Number:
F Stoker
Description:

Dracula, king of the undead, sails to England to quench his thirst for blood.

Frankenstein
Artist/Author/Cast:
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (Author, Author)
Call Number:
F Shelley
Description:

Tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of generating life from lifeless matter, and puts this knowledge to use by creating a monster being.

Haunted
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cabot, Meg
Call Number:
YP F Cabot
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Susannah is a mediator, one who communicates with the dead, and she's also in love with a ghost.

Jade Green: A Ghost Story
Artist/Author/Cast:
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Call Number:
YP F Naylor
Description:

Recently orphaned, Judith Sparrow moves into her uncle's large, forbidding house and hears tales of its terrible past.

Loch
Artist/Author/Cast:
Zindel, Paul
Call Number:
YP F Zindel
Description:

Two teens discover that there really are modern-day plesiosaurs trapped in a Vermont lake.

Locked in Time
Artist/Author/Cast:
Duncan, Lois
Call Number:
YP F Duncan
Description:

Nore enters a terrifying world of trouble as she learns things about her new family and their strange home.

Look For Me By Moonlight
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hahn, Mary Downing
Call Number:
YP F Hahn
Description:

In a remote Maine town, sixteen-year-old Cynda is attracted to a mysterious stranger and falls under his power.

My Swordhand is Singing
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sedgwick, Marcus
Call Number:
YP F Sedgwick
Description:

When the undead threaten their village, Peter's father must reveal his vampire-slaying past.

Revenge of the Witch
Artist/Author/Cast:
Delaney, Joseph; Arrasmith, Patrick (Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F Delaney
Description:

Tom's new job as apprentice to the village Spook is harder than he thought it would be--and much scarier.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schwartz, Alvin; Gammell, Stephen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J/YP 398.25 S3993s
Description:

Check out these scary stories that will make you laugh as well as scream.

Shattered Mirror
Artist/Author/Cast:
Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia
Call Number:
YP F Atwater-Rhodes
Description:

Sarah, daughter of vampire-hunting witches, finds herself in a dangerous friendship with two vampires.

Something Upstairs: A Tale of Ghosts
Artist/Author/Cast:
Avi
Call Number:
YP F Avi
Description:

Kenny discovers that his house is haunted by the spirit of a boy who asks him to prevent his murder.

Sweetblood
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hautman, Pete
Call Number:
YP F Hautman
Description:

Diabetic Lucy Szabo has a theory: hundreds of years ago, slowly dying diabetics were the original "vampires." Is she right?

Tamsin
Artist/Author/Cast:
Beagle, Peter S.
Call Number:
F Beagle
Description:

Jennifer is new to England. Tamsin died over 300 years ago. Now the two young women are about to meet.

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