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5 Spooky YA Thrillers To Put You In The Halloween Spirit

Halloween, a holiday full of never-ending Hocus Pocus reruns, bags of candy corn and my personal favorite haunted houses. Want all the thrills of your favorite haunted house without leaving the comfort of your room? Check out these 5 spooky YA thrillers, guaranteed to get you in the Halloween spirit!

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Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon

Despite his conviction four years ago, Willow has always believed her best friend, Ashton, didn't kill Daniel. Now Ashton's out of juvie, and Willow is determined to help him clear his name by tracking down the real killer. Murder and suspense set against a creepy small town backdrop make this one a chilling read guaranteed to put you in the Halloween mood.

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

James Patterson's new children's imprint plus a Jack the Ripper shout out in the title? You know this historical fiction thriller is going to be absolutely spooktacular. Bonus: sinister period photos included.

Black Flowers, White Lies by Yvonne Ventresca

Ella Benton's father died before she was born in a tragic car accident...or did he? When newfound evidence surfaces 16 years later, Ella is left questioning everything she once knew about her father's death.

Look Past by Eric Devine

When Mary Mathison, daughter of a prominent conservative pastor, is brutally murdered Avery, the transgender boy who loved her, makes it his mission to find out who did it. But what will he do when he discovers that Mary's murder may have been his fault? Worse yet, he may be the killer's next target.

Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig

When January goes missing, all eyes turn to her boyfriend, Flynn. As he struggles to uncover the truth surrounding January's disappearance, Flynn is also forced to confront his own secrets. You'll thank me later for telling you to lock your doors and check under your bed before you crack open this one.

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