Horror for Guys

Horror Books for Guys

Black Book of Secrets by F.E. Higgins, Y Fiction Higgins
When Ludlow Fitch runs away from his thieving parents in the City, he meets up with the mysterious Joe Zabbidou, who calls himself a secret pawnbroker, and who takes Ludlow as an apprentice to record the confessions of the townspeople of Pagus Parvus, where resentments are many and trust is scarce.

Cirque du Freak (Cirque du Freak/Saga of Darren Shan) by Darren Shan, Y Fiction Shan
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.

The Death Collector by Justin Richards, Y Fiction Richards
Three teens and a curator of unclassified artifacts at the British Museum match wits with a madman determined to use unorthodox methods to reanimate the dead, both humans and dinosaurs.

Eighth Grade Bites (Chronicles of Vladimir Tod) by Heather Brewer, Y Fiction Brewer
For thirteen years, Vlad, aided by his aunt and best friend, has kept secret that he is half-vampire, but when his missing teacher is replaced by a sinister substitute, he learns that there is more to being a vampire, and to his parents' deaths, than he could have guessed.

Groosham Grange by Anthony Horowitz, Y Fiction Horowitz
After being expelled from school, thirteen-year-old David Eliot is sent to Groosham Grange, a spooky and sinister boarding school where nothing seems quite right.

Hellsing by Kohta Hirano, Y Graphic Hirano
Chronicles the exploits of the secret Hellsing Organization, formed by the Hellsing family to protect England and the Protestant church from vampires and other monsters, and its top operative, the vampire Alucard.

Hellboy: Wake the Devil by Michael Mignola, Y Graphic Mignola.
After appearing at every major disaster and horrific occurrence over the past 150 years, the same man now appears in Hellboy's world, and Hellboy and his team must track him down and stop him from doing the damage he is known to do, in a colorful graphic novel.

Lord Loss (Demonata) by Darren Shan, Y Fiction Shan
Presumably the only witness to the horrific and bloody murder of his entire family, a teenage boy must outwit not only the mental health professionals determined to cure his delusion, but also the demonic forces only he can see.

Parliament of Blood by Justin Richards, Y Fiction Richards
In Victorian London, after discovering that vampires really do exist and plot to end the human race, friends George, Liz, and Eddie join Sir William Protheroe in an increasingly desperate effort to find ways to stop them from overthrowing Parliament and, eventually, taking over the world.

Peeps by Scott Westerfeld, Y Fiction Westerfeld
Cal Thompson is a carrier of a parasite that causes vampirism, and must hunt down all of the girlfriends he has unknowingly infected.

Red Rider's Hood by Neal Shusterman, Y Fiction Shusterman
After learning that there are werewolves in his city, a sixteen-year-old is even more surprised to discover the identities of the hunters who drove them out decades earlier, but he soon infiltrates the Wolves gang to help destroy them for good.

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, Y Fiction Bradbury
Three hours after midnight, one week before Halloween, Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show rolls into Green Town, Illinois. A carnival like no other, it feeds on the dreams and weaknesses of those drawn to its eerie attractions, destroying every life touched by its strange and sinister mystery. Two boys--best friends Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade--are about to learn the secret of its smoke, mazes and mirrors as they confront a nightmarish evil that will change their lives forever.

Suck It Up by Brian Meehl, Y Fiction Meehl
After graduating from the International Vampire League, a scrawny, teenaged vampire named Morning is given the chance to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a superhero when he embarks on a League mission to become the first vampire to reveal his identity to humans and to demonstrate how peacefully-evolved, blood-substitute-drinking vampires can use their powers to help humanity.

Vampire High by Douglas Rees, Y Fiction Rees
When his family moves from California to New Sodom, Massachusetts and Cody enters Vlad Dracul Magnet School, many things seem strange, from the dark-haired, pale-skinned, supernaturally strong students to Charon, the wolf who guides him around campus on the first day.

The Wereling Series by Stephen Cole, Y Fiction Cole
Sixteen-year-old Tom Anderson and seventeen-year-old Kate Folan try to escape Kate's werewolf family--and fight becoming werewolves themselves--by making a cross-country journey in search of a mysterious man who might have a cure.

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