MINOR PROPHETS, by Jimmy Cajoleas, Amulet Books, Abrams, Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House

After their mother’s death, two siblings must navigate the strange world of the occult in this thrilling YA mystery Lee has always seen visions: cats that his mother promises aren’t really there, a homeless man who he’s convinced is out to get him, and three men who give him ominous warnings in the woods. His … Continue reading MINOR PROPHETS, by Jimmy Cajoleas, Amulet Books, Abrams, Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House

THE CHAIN, by Adrian McKinty, Mulmolland Books, Little Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group

You just dropped off your child at the bus stop. A panicked stranger calls your phone. Your child has been kidnapped, and the stranger explains that their child has also been kidnapped, by a completely different stranger. The only way to get your child back is to kidnap another child within 24 hours. Your child … Continue reading THE CHAIN, by Adrian McKinty, Mulmolland Books, Little Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group

THE NEAR WITCH, #1, by V.E. Schwab, Titan Books

The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. And there are no strangers in the town of Near. These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life. But when an … Continue reading THE NEAR WITCH, #1, by V.E. Schwab, Titan Books

AFTER THE ECLIPSE, by Fran Dorricott, Titan Books

A stunning psychological thriller about loss, sisterhood, and the evil that men do, for readers of Ruth Ware and S.K. Tremeyne Two solar eclipses. Two missing girls. Sixteen years ago a little girl was abducted during the darkness of a solar eclipse while her older sister Cassie was supposed to be watching her. She was … Continue reading AFTER THE ECLIPSE, by Fran Dorricott, Titan Books

THE HOMECOMING, by Andrew Pyper, Simon & Schuster

Bestselling author Andrew Pyper returns with a riveting psychological thriller about how the people you’ve known your whole life can suddenly become strangers. What if everything you knew about the people you loved was a lie? After the death of their absentee father, Aaron and Bridge Quinlan travel to a vast rainforest property in the … Continue reading THE HOMECOMING, by Andrew Pyper, Simon & Schuster

INTO THE DROWNING DEEP, by Mira Grant, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Seven years ago, the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a “mockumentary” bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend. It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a hoax; others have called it a maritime tragedy. Now, a new crew has been assembled. But … Continue reading INTO THE DROWNING DEEP, by Mira Grant, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

THE GIRL IN THE LOCKED ROOM, A GHOST STORY, by Mary Downing Hahn, Clarion Books/HMHKids

Ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn unrolls the suspenseful, spine-chilling yarn of a girl imprisoned for more than a century, the terrifying events that put her there, and a friendship that crosses the boundary between past and present. A family moves into an old, abandoned house. Jules's parents love the house, but Jules is frightened … Continue reading THE GIRL IN THE LOCKED ROOM, A GHOST STORY, by Mary Downing Hahn, Clarion Books/HMHKids

THE DAY WAR CAME, by Nicola Davies, Illustrated By Rebecca Cobb, Candlewick Press

    A moving, poetic narrative and child-friendly illustrations follow the heartbreaking, ultimately hopeful journey of a little girl who is forced to become a refugee. "The day war came there were flowers on the windowsill and my father sang my baby brother back to sleep." Imagine if, on an ordinary day, after a morning … Continue reading THE DAY WAR CAME, by Nicola Davies, Illustrated By Rebecca Cobb, Candlewick Press

THE HOUSE OF ONE THOUSAND EYES, by Michelle Barker, Annick Press

Who can Lena trust to help her find out the truth? Life in East Germany in the early 1980s is not easy for most people, but for Lena, it’s particularly hard. After the death of her parents in a factory explosion and time spent in a psychiatric hospital recovering from the trauma, she is sent … Continue reading THE HOUSE OF ONE THOUSAND EYES, by Michelle Barker, Annick Press

THE GOOD DEMON, by Jimmy Cajoleas, Amulet Books/Abrams

True Detective meets The Exorcist in this gripping YA mystery debut about one girl’s exorcism—and her desperate quest to reunite with her demon Clare has been miserable since her exorcism. The preacher that rid her of evil didn’t understand that her demon—simply known as Her—was like a sister to Clare. Now, Clare will do almost anything to get … Continue reading THE GOOD DEMON, by Jimmy Cajoleas, Amulet Books/Abrams