Best Teen Horror/Suspense/Thriller ( books)As a kid, I Iong questioned why on earth I would subject myself to scary reads — the slightest glimpse of just the cover of a horror movie VHS tape at my neighborhood video store could give me nightmares for days. But I came of age in the era of Christopher Pike and R. And, in reading those, I realized that the great thing about scary books is that — unlike with films — you can go at your own pace and imagine the scenes yourself. As other book trends come and go, horror is a trusty genre, and one that — judging from some of the classics listed here — holds up over time. These 13 creepy books some old, some new are sure to haunt teen readers in all the right ways. A compact work told through fictionalized news stories, articles, and interviews, Carrie tells the tale of a telekinetic teenage girl so bullied at school that she destroys her entire town to get revenge on her cruel classmates.
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If you grew up terrified by classic YA thrillers by authors like Lois Duncan and Christopher Pike, you may not be prepared for the intense horror of the new generation of scary YA books. Read these…if you dare. She also becomes haunted by lurid visions, disturbing voices, and questions about her own sanity. She is a living force, bent on manipulating her inhabitants to her twisted will. And the only person standing between them and their perfect future is campus superstar Delilah.
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Horror is an ever-trending genre that continues to entertain and terrify teenagers and adults alike. The creepy characters and element of suspense can have a strong influence on young adults, so much so that some might have nightmares where they find themselves battling the same scary characters. And yet, they continue to read or watch something scary. If your teen loves reading scary stories, then this MomJunction post with a list of the best scary books for teens is just what you need. The story is about Carrie White, a teenage girl and a victim of bullying at school, who discovers that she has telekinetic powers.
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