Chills Run Down My Spine
By Jackie Vivelo

"They'll come back, I thought. They can't leave me. Dave can't go home without me. I stopped hitting the door and sobbed." Mickey is terrified when he finds himself alone in a haunted house, but soon discovers that he's not really alone. Nine bone-chilling stories that are perfect for a dark and stormy night. >From ghosts and creatures to murderers these scary stories will send a chill down your spine. (Ages 9-12)

Cirque Du Freak: A Living Nightmare
By Darren Shan

When the Cirque Du Freak (Circus of Freaks) comes to town Darren and his friend Steve will do anything to go. But something happens at the show that has Darren a little freaked out, and it only gets worse! Darren shares his story about the frightening events that happened that night and how things just got worse from there, until Darren is face to face with a vampire and has to make the toughest decision of his life to save his friend. This frightful and intriguing story will have you on the edge of your seat! (Ages 9-12) 

By Philip Pullman

In a small German town strange events were taking place, and they all came together like the gears of a clock. Karl, who has failed as an apprentice clockmaker, Fritz, a writer who doesn't know how his story will end, Prince Otto whose mechanical heart is failing, an evil doctor, and Gretl, the little girl who will prove her kindness - their stories come together in a very unusual way. (Ages 9-12)