Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
by Ransom Riggs
As the first book in the trilogy, this odd tale focuses on Jacob and the rather peculiar children his grandfather has told him about. When Jacob ends up on an island where the peculiar children were supposed to live and discovers an abandoned school things get more than a little peculiar. Read this one? Check out the movie too!
My Sister Rosa
by Justine Larableister
This chilling novel follows Che, who has a 10 year old sister who he is convinced is a psychopath. Che navigates his relationship with his parents, sister, a potential girlfriend and his sparring coach throughout this story where Rosa seems to be running the show. I found this one to be super terrifying and it had so many twists I couldn’t put it down.
One of us is Lying
by Karen McManus
This thrilling novel from Karen McManus follows a classroom of high school students who seemingly have nothing in common, until one of them drops dead. The media is in a frenzy trying to figure out how a student was murdered in detention and none of the others are talking. Told in multiple perspectives this book keeps you guessing until it’s over.
Name of the Star
by Maureen Johnson
What happens when you start seeing people who aren’t there? People around you think you’re going insane. But what if you can see ghosts? This book is filled with suspense, murder, and fascinating characters and you won’t want to miss it!
by Libba Bray
This beginning of a series is filled with creepy murders and crazy visions, but it starts in the 1920s with Evie getting kicked out of her small town and sent to New York City. Dark and evil seem to be everywhere in this fantastical historical thriller. Check out the next book, Lair of Dreams in our library and in a few days Before the Devil Breaks You.
And here's the book trailer for The Diviners!