It’s Halloween week, but I enjoy a good spooky story any time of the year!
I’ve read several fantastic middle grade spooky stories this year, both in print and on my ereader, which include Ghost Girl by Ally Malinenko, The Stitchers and The Collectors both by Lorien Lawrence. I totally recommend each and every one.
Here’s my Spooky MG list based on what I currently own and have read this year (it’s in no particular order.) Click on the author’s name to go to their website or book links. Add to your TBR and get ready to enjoy some creeps, chills, and thrills.
The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts
Ollie Oxley and The Ghost by Lisa Schmid
Doll Bones by Holly Black
Magic Can Be Murder by Vivian Vande Velde
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie
Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie
What Lives in the Woods by Lindsay Currie
Midnight at the Barclay Hotel by Fleur Bradley
Ghost Squad by Claribel Ortega
Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts by Dianne Salerni
The In-Between by Rebecca KS Ansari
The Missing Piece of Charlie O’Reilly by Rebecca KS Ansari
Alfred Hitchcock’s Ghostly Gallery
Ghost Girl by Ally Malinenko
The Stitchers by Lorien Lawrence
The Collectors by Lorien Lawrence
The last three in the list are not in the above pic because my copies are digital, but I’m thinking I’d like to add the print versions to my shelves. They’ve all got great covers!
This is just one small list of MG spooky books — there are so many great ones out there! Go visit these authors on their sites, check out their books, give them a read. It’s worth it. Looking for other titles? Head to your local library and ask a librarian for recommendations. Your librarians can help you find the perfect book to fit your mood any day of the year.
I hope you enjoy reading these books as much as I did! And if you have any recommendations you want to share, let me know. Tweet me your favorites. Find me talking books, writing, and more on Twitter at: BarbH2014.