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Young Adult Paranormal Books
The Dead and Buried
by Kim Harrington

New student Jade uncovers a murder mystery when she moves into a house haunted by the very angry ghost of a beautiful, mean girl who ruled Jade's high school.
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

Raised since he was a baby by ghosts, werewolves, and other residents of the cemetery in which he has always resided, Bod wonders how he will manage to survive amongst the living with only the lessons he has learned from the dead.
The Haunting
by Joan Lowery Nixon

When Lia's family decides to move into Graymoss, a Louisiana plantation house that had been saved from destruction during the Civil War, it is up to young Lia to chase the evil spirits away so that her family can live in peace in their new home.
by Jeri Smith-Ready

Teenaged Aura of Baltimore, Maryland, reluctantly works at her aunt's law firm helping ghosts with wrongful death cases file suits in hopes of moving on, but it becomes personal when her boyfriend dies and persistently haunts her
by Adele Griffin

Taking a summer job in New England, 17-year-old Mamie investigates the mysterious deaths of a young couple only to discover that she bears an uncanny resemblance to one of the victims and has developed an ability to sense their ghosts.
Deep and Dark and Dangerous
by Mary Downing Hahn

When twelve-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home, she stumbles upon a secret that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years.
The Poisoned House
by Michael Ford

As the widowed master of an elegant house in Victorian-era London slips slowly into madness and his tyrannical housekeeper takes on more power, a ghostly presence distracts a teenaged maidservant with clues to a deadly secret.
From Bad to Cursed
by Katie Alender

A sequel to Bad Girls Don't Die finds Alexis thrilling in her sister Kasey's recovery before discovering that a popular club that Kasey has joined has pledged its members in service to a benevolent spirit.
The Turning
by Francine Prose

Enduring a summer babysitting job on an isolated island without Internet or cell phone service, Jack struggles to retain his sanity in the face of dark revelations and malevolent dangers that only he can see.
Notes from Ghost Town
by Kate Ellison

Contacted by a ghost who implores her to solve his murder, a girl receives clues on notes that bring her closer to home than she expected and force her to make a terrifying choice.
How to Lead a Life of Crime
by Kirsten Miller

Relying on his street-fighting skills and petty thievery to pay his way, New York City youth Flick is recruited into a prestigious training academy for psychopathic criminals, where he resolves to graduate against brutal odds so that he can avenge his brother's murder by their father.
Anna Dressed in Blood
by Kendare Blake

For three years, seventeen-year-old Cas Lowood has carried on his father's work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before
In the Shadow of Blackbirds
by Cat Winters

In San Diego in 1918, as the deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, 16-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort and, despite her scientific leanings, must consider if ghosts are real when her first love, killed in battle, returns.
The Name of the Star
by Maureen Johnson

Rory, a teenager from Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved in the highly unusual investigation.
Paper Valentine
by Brenna Yovanoff

Haunted by the ghost of the best friend who died six months earlier, Hannah reluctantly investigates a mysterious string of murders during a spooky summer season also marked by Hannah's romance with petty criminal Finny Boone.
All the Lovely Bad Ones
by Mary Downing Hahn

While spending the summer at their grandmother's Vermont inn, two prankster siblings awaken young ghosts from the inn's distant past who refuse to "rest in peace."
The Hunt for the Seventh
by Christine Morton-Shaw

When his father starts a new job at Minerva Hall as a gardener, 12-year-old Jim discovers an ancient curse that needs to be thwarted before disaster strikes