Supernatural Listens for Kids and Teens
Collection Development Supernatural Listens for Teens and Middle Schoolers

October is one of the best times to listen to spine-tingling tales, as the days get shorter, the nights get longer, and Halloween looms on the horizon.

Rather than spook younger readers with horror stories, why not share some supernatural audiobooks with them? These audiobooks (each the latest in a series) will stir imaginations and get kids and teens hooked on listening so make sure they’re a part of your collection or Halloween display today!

A Map of Days

“Riggs reinvigorates his best-selling series, expanding the peculiar world and history, while drawing parallels to contemporary hot-button issues…This series is a big deal! Get a bunker’s worth.” —Booklist

Before the Devil Breaks You
Author: Libba Bray
Read by: January LaVoy
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“January LaVoy once again shows her incredible range by playing a large and varied cast of characters, in addition to the creepy phantoms…There is something for everyone to enjoy in this unique series that blends history, romance, action, and the paranormal with a bit of social commentary.” —School Library Journal

Haunting the Deep
Author: Adriana Mather
Read By: Tara Sands and Adriana Mather
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“Ghosts, witchcraft, the Titanic, and supernatural romance churn together in this elaborate but entertaining sequel to How To Hang a Witch…Mather’s writing style is highly accessible and addictive…A great addition to collections where supernatural thrillers are popular.” —School Library Journal

Lockwood & Co., Book Five The Empty Grave
Author: Jonathan Stroud
Read by: Emily Bevan
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“Exquisitely narrated by Emily Bevan…The entire listen is gripping, and even portrayals of minor characters are consistent. Amazingly, Bevan ramps the drama in the final battle and delivers a resolution to savor.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

Lord Sunday
Author: Garth Nix
Read by: Allan Corduner
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“Corduner dramatizes the complexity of the series’ moral dilemmas through his outstanding characterizations. He creates identifiable voices for Arthur, Leif, and many others who anchor the different perspectives from which the story is told. Hearing the story through these well-crafted voices, listeners will have total confidence in Nix’s imaginary world.” —AudioFile

Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #3: Teacher's Pest
Author: Charles Gilman
Read by: Kristoffer Tabori
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“Two-headed monsters, giant tentacles, angry demons—Lovecraft Middle School is great creepy fun!” —Ransom Riggs

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