Paranormal Fiction (Teen)

Alender, Katie.  Famous Last Words.  Y FIC Alender
High-schooler Willa has just moved to California with her mother and film director stepfather, and she will be attending a private school–but her real problem is that she keeps seeing things that are not really there, like a dead body in the swimming pool, and her visions may be connected to a serial killer that is stalking young girls in Hollywood.

Bird, Faye.  My Second Life.  Y FIC Bird
A chance encounter with an old woman opens a floodgate of memories for teenager Ana–tormenting memories of a previous life and a death she may have been responsible for, and she is determined to find out the truth about that death and expose the secrets that have ruined more than one life.

Bray, Libba.  The Diviners.  Y FIC Bray  (Diviners SERIES)
Seventeen-year-old Evie O’Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation.  SEQUEL: Lair of Dreams (2015).

Clare, Cassandra.  City of Bones.  Y FIC Cassandra (The Mortal Instruments SERIES)
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.  SEQUELSCity of Ashes (2008), City of Glass (2009), City of Fallen Angels (2011), City of Lost Souls (2012) & City of Heavenly Fire (2014).

Clare, Cassandra.  Clockwork Angel.  Y FIC Clare  (Infernal Devices SERIES)
When sixteen-year-old orphan Tessa Fell’s older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London’s dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.  SEQUELSClockwork Prince (2011), Clockwork Princess (2013).

Durst, Sarah Beth.  Chasing Power.  Y FIC Durst
Sixteen-year-old Kayla, whose telekinetic ability allows her to be a master shoplifter with enough money to flee with her mother if her father finds them again, meets Daniel, who has the ability to teleport and needs her help to find and steal an ancient incantation that can help rescue his kidnapped mother–but may lead to great danger for Kayla.

Garcia, Kami & Stohl, Margaret.  Beautiful Creatures.  Y FIC Garcia  (Caster Chronicles SERIES)
In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.  SEQUELS:  Beautiful Darkness (2010), Beautiful Chaos(2011), & Beautiful Redemption (2012). 

Garcia, Kami.  Unbreakable.  Y FIC Garcia  (The Legion SERIES)
Seventeen-year-old Kennedy Waters discovers she is a member of an ancient secret society formed to protect the world from a powerful demon determined to find a way out of his dimension and into ours. She joins the Legion on a mission to find a weapon that can defeat the demon.

Hainsworth, Emily.  Through to You.  Y FIC Hainsworth
When a teen boy loses the love of his life in a car accident, he’ll do anything to get her back–even travel to another universe

Hawkins, Rachel.  Rebel Belle.  Y FIC Hawkins
Seventeen-year-old Harper Price’s charmed life is turned upside down when she discovers she’s been given magical powers in order to protect her school nemesis David Stark, who’s an Oracle.

Hogan, Edward.  The Messengers.  Y FIC Hogan
Sent to stay with her aunt to escape difficulties at home, fifteen-year-old Frances meets the otherworldly Peter, a messenger who brings unwelcome news and believes that Frances is also a messenger.

Kate, Lauren.  Fallen.  Y FIC Kate  (Fallen SERIES)
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.  SEQUELS:  Torment (2010), Passion (2011) & Rapture (2012). COMPANIONFallen in Love (2012). 

King, A.S.  Glory O’ Brien’s History of the Future.  Y FIC O’Brien
As her high school graduation draws near, Glory O’Brien begins having powerful and terrifying visions of the future as she struggles with her long-buried grief over her mother’s suicide.

Krys, Michelle.  Hexed.  Y FIC Krys
Popular cheerleader Indigo Blackwood, sixteen, finds her perfect life threatened when Bishop, a tattooed, leather-clad stranger, tells her the family Bible just stolen from the attic of her mother’s occult shop could mean the end to all witches, including, he says, Indigo herself.

Larbalestier, Justine.  Razorhurst.  Y FIC Larbalestier
In 1932, in Sydney’s deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, where crime and razor-wielding men rule, two girls with contrasting lives who share the ability to see ghosts meet over a dead body and find themselves on the run from mob bosses.

Laurie, Victoria.  When.  Y FIC Laurie
Sixteen-year-old Maddie Flynn cannot help but see the death date of everyone she meets or sees in a photograph or on-screen, and her alcoholic mother exploits this by having her do readings for money, but when Maddie predicts the death of a young boy, she becomes the center of an FBI investigation.

McMann, Lisa.  Crash.  Y FIC McMann  (Visions SERIES)
Sixteen-year-old Jules, whose family owns an Italian restaurant and has a history of mental illness, starts seeing a recurring vision about a rival restaurant, a truck crash, and forbidden love.  SEQUELS: Bang (2013) & Gasp (2014).

Mather, Adriana.  How to Hang a Witch.  Y FIC Mather
Follows fifteen-year-old Samantha Mather, who has moved to Salem with her stepmother 300 years after her family hanged witches there, to find she is ostracized by the witch descendants at school, as she unravels the lost secrets of the hangings and her family.

Meyer, Stephenie.  Twilight.  YPB Meyer  (SERIES)
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.  SEQUELSNew Moon (2006), Eclipse (2009), Breaking Dawn (2008). 

Monir, Alexandra.  Suspicion.  Y FIC Monir
Seventeen-year-old Imogene Rockford turned away from her family and their English country manor after her parents’ death, but assumes her duty as the new Duchess of Wickersham despite threats and strange occurrences.

O’Rourke, Tim.  Flashes.  Y FIC O’Rourke
Charley Sheppard is a seventeen-year-old girl who has flashes of visions which lately seem to all be of girls who have died down by the railroad tracks, and Tom Henson is a nineteen-year-old police constable who comes to believe in her–and together they must find the killer before he strikes again.

Pike, Aprilynne.  Sleep No More.  Y FIC Pike
Charlotte is a sixteen-year-old Oracle who is not supposed to interfere with her visions of the future, but when she foresees a classmate’s murder, she realizes she must break the rules to stop the killer.

Plum, Amy.  Die For Me.  Y FIC Plum  (Revenants Trilogy SERIES)
After their parents are killed in a car accident, sixteen-year-old Kate Mercier and her older sister Georgia, each grieving in her own way, move to Paris to live with their grandparents and Kate finds herself powerfully drawn to the handsome but elusive Vincent who seems to harbor a mysterious and dangerous secret.  SEQUELS:  Until I Die (2012) & If I Should Die (2013).

Ritter, William.  Jackaby.  Y FIC Ritter
Newly arrived in 1892 New England, Abigail Rook becomes assistant to R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with the ability to see supernatural beings, and she helps him delve into a case of serial murder which, Jackaby is convinced, is due to a nonhuman creature.

Roux, Madeleine.  Asylum.  Y FIC Roux  (SERIES)
Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secrets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they’re staying–secrets that link them all to the asylum’s dark past.  SEQUEL: Sanctum (2014).

Shirvington, Jessica.  One Past Midnight.  Y FIC Shirvington
Each night, eighteen-year-old Sabine transitions between a life of privilege and security but no intimacy to one of economic struggle but loving relationships, and the difficulty of this strange situation causes her to consider suicide, at least in one physical reality.

Smith, Lindsay.  Sekret.  Y FIC Smith
Follows a group of psychic teenagers in 1960s Soviet Russia who are forced to use their powers to spy for the KGB.

Stiefvater, Maggie.  The Raven Boys.  Y FIC Stiefvater  (Raven Cycle SERIES) 
Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent’s only gift seems to be that she makes other people’s talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own–and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.  SEQUELS:  The Dream Thieves (2013), Blue Lily, Blue Lily (2014).

Stroud, Jonathan.  The Screaming Staircase.  Y FIC Stroud  (Lockwood & Co. SERIES)
Follows three young operatives of a Psychic Detection Agency as they battle an epidemic of ghosts in London.  SEQUELThe Whispering Skull (2014).

Suma, Nova Ren.  The Walls Around Us.  Y FIC Suma
Orianna and Violet are ballet dancers and best friends, but when the ballerinas who have been harassing Violet are murdered, Orianna is accused of the crime and sent to a juvenile detention center where she meets Amber and they experience supernatural events linking the girls together.

West, Kasie.  Pivot Point.  Y FIC West (SERIES)
A girl with the power to search alternate futures lives out six weeks of two different lives in alternating chapters. Both futures hold the potential for love and loss, and ultimately she is forced to choose which fate she is willing to live through.  SEQUELSplit Second (2014). 

White, Kiersten.  Paranormalcy.  Y FIC White  (Paranormalcy Trilogy SERIES)
When a dark prophecy begins to come true, sixteen-year-old Evie of the International Paranormal Containment Agency must not only try to stop it, she must also uncover its connection to herself and the alluring shapeshifter, Lend.  SEQUELS:  Supernaturally (2011) & Endlessly (2012).

Worthen, Johnny.  Unseen Eleanor.  YPB Worthen
Shapeshifter Eleanor lives the life of a teenager in rural Wyoming until the only person who knows her secret shows up and challenges her existence and everything she hopes to be.

Young, Suzanne.  Hotel Ruby.  Y FIC Young
On the way to spend a summer with her grandmother after the sudden death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Audrey, her older brother Daniel, and their father happen upon the Hotel Ruby, a luxurious place filled with unusual guests and little chance of ever leaving.

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