Lookin’ for some bone-chilling books to keep you up at night? Forget word-of-mouth spooky stories. We’ve compiled a list of our top six thrilling reads (thanks to your help!). Check these off your list if you dare. But, be forewarned, sleeping with a nightlight for the next week might not be a bad idea…
Nightwood by Patricia Windsor
Three buds ditch a school trip to D.C. for a week’s getaway at a lakeside cabin. Soon after their arrival, though, things begin to go horribly wrong.
Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn
Molly and Michael aren’t thrilled with their mom’s new marriage—and their creepy new stepsister, Heather, too. After the family moves to an old house in the country, Heather starts talking about her invisible friend Helen. But Helen is no ordinary pal. She’s the ghost of a girl who once lived in the house.
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli
Palmer LaRue doesn’t want to turn 10. Ten means he’ll have to become a “wringer” and strangle pigeons wounded during his town’s annual pigeon shoot. Will he accept the task or finally find the courage to say no?
Cathy’s Book by Sean Stewart & Jordan Weisman
Life isn’t so hot for 17-year-old Cathy, but when her BF Victor suddenly breaks up with her, things get a lot worse. She goes to Victor’s house the following day to get answers, only to find that he’s disappeared. Will Cathy be able to find Victor and discover the truth?
Safe House by Meg Cabot
Jess Mastriani was on vacation when cheerleader Amber went MIA. Then another cheerleader goes missing in the small town. No one knows about Jess’s psychic abilities, but FBI agents suspect she has a supernatural ability since she’s always helping them with cases. Will Jess be able to keep her secret safe while helping to find the missing girls?
Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
The Lutz family decides to move into a new, luxurious house in Long Island, New York. But a year ago, Ronald DeFeo murdered his parents, brothers and sisters in the home. The property and price was a steal, so the Lutz family didn’t think anything of it. They’ve lived in the house for twenty-eight days before fleeing in terror…but why?
Which chilling books will you be checking out? Blog about it, babes.
By: Molly Crawford
POSTED ON 10/18/2009 7:00:00 AM
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