"Dracula" by Bram Stoker
You're familiar with the Cullen family, but do you know the vampire written about more than 100 years ago?
"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley
A classic gothic novel perfect for this time of year!
"Still Waters" by Emma Carlson Berne
Boy, girl, isolated lake house. A quick read that's fun, freaky and a bit eerie and creepy!
"The Book of Blood and Shadows" by Robin Wasserman
A puzzling, murderous night that caused one girl to travel centuries and continents to learn the truth … and save her own life, hopefully.
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving
You know Johnny Depp as Ichabod Crane. Read the novel that inspired Tim Burton's movie, "Sleepy Hollow."
"The Mortal Instruments Series" by Cassandra Clare
Clary Fray is a member of a secret society of demon hunters and a Shadowhunter. Start with "City of Bones," first in the series, this October. Then follow with "City of Ashes," "City of Glass," "City of Fallen Angels," and "City of Lost Souls" and you'll be all set for the movie release of "City of Bones" in the summer of 2013!
"The Scorpio Races" by Maggie Stiefvater
A returning champion and a newcomer to the Scorpio races face their greatest obstacles. Who will survive?
"This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein" by Kenneth Oppel
A prequel to Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" that follows the dark journey of a boy whose life will change forever.
Sandy Longo is the Abington Community Library Young Adult Librarian. The wrought-iron fence around a cemetery near her home scares the daylights out of her because it reminds her of Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" she was forced to read for a Gothic Novel class. (She got a ‘C' in the class.)