These novels are defined by often having to do with ghosts or other paranormal creatures.




By: Madeleine Roux

YAF Roux

“Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secrets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they’re staying–secrets that link them all to the asylum’s dark past” — Provided by publisher.


Beautiful Creatures

By: Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

YAPB Garcia

In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully dran to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.



By: Richelle Mead


When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. But at their new school, the drama is only just beginning.


 City of Bones

By: Cassandra Clare

YAPB Clare

Suddenly able to see demons and the Shadowhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.


 A Court of Mist and Fury

By: Sarah J. Mass

YAF Mass

Though Feyre now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, but as she navigates the feared Night Court’s dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms– and she might be key to stopping it.


Dragon’s Oath

By: P.C. Cast

YAF Cast

Like Anastasia, the captivating young Professor of Spells and Rituals at the Tower Grove House of Night, who really should have nothing to do with a fledgling…But when a dark power threatens, Dragon is caught in it’s focus. -Goodreads



By: Elizabeth Chandler

YAF Chandler

Fallen Angel Tristan struggles to retain his freedom after being cast down into the body of a murderer, compelling Ivy to launch an effort to clear his name while outmaneuvering darker forces that would end both of their lives.



By: Alyson Noel


Since the car accident that claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras and hear people’s thoughts, and she goes out of her way to hide from other people until she meets Damen, another psychic teenager who is hiding even more mysteries.


Evil Librarian

By: Michelle Knudsen

YAF Knudsen

“When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. He’s really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn’t quite right” — Goodreads



By: Lauren Kate

YAF Kate

Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.



By: Melissa Meyer

YAF Meyer

In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.


Half Bad

By: Sally Green

YAF Green

In modern-day England, where witches live alongside humans, Nathan, son of a White witch and the most powerful Black witch, must escape captivity before his seventeenth birthday and recieve the gifts that will determine his future.


Moon Chosen

By: P.C. Cast

YAF Cast

When her clan is torn apart by a deadly attack, Mari, an Earth Walker with unique healing powers who has been chosen by a special animal ally, reveals her forbidden dual nature and forges a tumultuous alliance with a rival clan to save her people.


The Night Circus

By: Erin Morgenstern

YAPB Morgenstern

Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways.



By: A.G. Howard

YAF Howard

Sent to the Roseblood Conservatory to study voice, Rune German develops a friendship with Thorn, a mysterious masked boy, but Thorn is torn between his feelings for Rune and his loyalty to his father, the Phantom, who haunts Roseblood and has sinister planes for Rune.



By: Jennifer McKissack

YAF McKissack

After the sudden death of her aunt, Cecilia Cross is forced to return to the old mansion on a remote island off the coast of Maine, ironically named Sanctuary, the place where her father and sister died, and from which her mother was committed to an insane asylum soon after–and it is also a place of dark secrets, haunted by the ghosts of its original owners, and inhabited by her vicious uncle.



By: Maggie Stiefvater

YAPB Stiefvater

In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.


A Torch Against the Night

By: Sabaa Tahir

YAF Tahir

Following the events of the Fourth Trial, an army led by Masks hunts the two fugitives as they escape the city of Serra and journey across the vast lands of the Martial Empire. Laia is determined to break into Kauf–the Empires most secure and dangerous prison–and save her brother, whose knowledge of Serric steel is the key to the Scholars’ future. And Elias is determined to stay by Laia’s side … even if it means giving up on his own chance at freedom.



By: Stephanie Meyer

YAPB Meyer

When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquistely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.



By: Scott Westerfeld

YAPB Westerfeld

Just before their sixteenth birthdays, when they will be transformed into beauties whose only job is to have a great time, Tally’s best friend runs away and Tally must find her and turn her in, or never become pretty at all.