Scary Stories for Halloween

SUBMITTED BY AMY BILLINGS

Looking for a scary book to put you in the mood for Halloween?  Here are 5 books for Teens and Young Adults that you’ll want to read with the lights on.

On the Day I Died:  Stories from the Grave by Candace Fleming

In a lonely Illinois cemetery one cold October night, teen ghosts recount the stories of their deaths in different time periods from 1870 – present

Haunted Houses by Robert D. San Souci

A collection of ten scary stories about haunted houses, pirate treasure, and ghosts

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs

By the author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

The Fall by Bethany Griffin

A reimagining of Edgar Allen Poe’s Fall of the House of Usher

The Turning by Francine Prose

A teen boy becomes the babysitter for two very peculiar children on a haunted island in this modern retelling of The Turn of the Screw