This list was compiled by Stephanie Squicciarini (Teen Services Librarian, Fairport Public Library) from a listing of titles suggested by members of YALSA-BK. August 2007; Updated December 2008

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Demon in My View (Also: In the Forests of the Night, Midnight Predator, Shattered Mirror)
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Seventeen-year-old Jessica Allodola discovers that the vampire world of her fiction is real when she develops relationships with an alluring vampire named Aubrey and the teenage witch who is trying to save Jessica from his clutches.

Valiant (Also: Tithe, Ironside)
Holly Black

Seventeen-year-old Valerie, who has befriended an unusual group, now is bound into service with a troll.

A Great and Terrible Beauty (Also: Rebel Angels, Sweet Far Thing)
Libba Bray

After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.

Meg Cabot

Sixteen-year-old Jean “Jinx” Honeychurch, the descendant of a witch, must leave Iowa to live with relatives in Manhattan after the first spell she casts goes awry, but she will have to improve her skills to stop her cousin from practicing black magic that endangers them and the boy they both like.

Mediator: Shadowland (Mediator Series)
Meg Cabot

After moving from New York to California with her newly married mother, 16-year-old Susannah has to cope not only with her new stepbrothers, but also with the handsome ghost sitting in her new bedroom and the angry girl ghost haunting her new school.

Marked (House of Night Series)
P.C. Cast

Sixteen-year-old Zoey Redbird is Marked as a fledging vampire and joins the House of Night where she will train to become an adult vampire.

City of Bones (Mortal Instruments Series)
Cassandra Clare

In her first meeting with the Shadowhunters, a secret tribe of warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons, Clary must come to terms with her recently revealed gift of the Sight while dealing with her brother’s near-death encounter with a demon and the sudden disappearance of her mother.

Wounded (Wereling Series)
Stephen 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.

The Naming (Pellinor Series)
Alison Croggon

The further translation of a manuscript from the lost civilization of Edil-Amarandah which chronicles the experiences of sixteen-year-old Maerad, a gifted Bard, as she seeks the answer to the Riddle of the Treesong and continues to battle the Dark forces.

Blue Bloods
Melissa De la Cruz

Select teenagers from some of New York City’s wealthiest and most socially prominent families learn a startling secret about their bloodlines.

Hollow Kingdom (First book in a Trilogy)
Clare B. Dunkle

In nineteenth-century England, a powerful sorcerer and King of the Goblins chooses Kate, the elder of two orphan girls recently arrived at their ancestral home, Hallow Hill, to be his bride and queen.

By These Ten Bones
Clare B. Dunkle

After a mysterious young wood carver with a horrifying secret arrives in her small Scottish town, Maddie gains his trust–and his heart–and seeks a way to save both him and her townspeople from an ancient evil.

Claudia Gray

Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a new girl at the sinister Evernight boarding school, finds herself drawn to another outsider, Jared, but dark forces threaten to tear them apart and destroy Bianca’s entire world.

Look for Me by Moonlight
Mary Downing Hahn

While staying at the remote and reputedly haunted Maine inn run by her father and pregnant stepmother, sixteen-year-old Cynda feels increasingly isolated from her father’s new family and finds solace in the attentions of a charming but mysterious guest.

Faerie Path
Frewin Jones

Anita, an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl, is transported from modern-day London to the realm of Faerie where she discovers that she is Princess Tania, the long-lost daughter of King Oberon and Queen Titania.

Keturah and Lord Death
Martine Leavitt

When Lord Death comes to claim sixteen-year-old Keturah while she is lost in the King’s Forest, she charms him with her story and is granted a twenty-four hour reprieve in which to seek her one true love.

Boys that Bite (Also: Stake That; Girls that Growl)
Marianne Mancusi

Bitten by a vampire after being mistaken for her Goth twin sister, Rayne, sixteen-year-old Sunny is in a race against time as she tries to prevent herself from becoming a vampire permanently.

Wicked Lovely
Melissa Marr

Seventeen-year-old Aislinn, who has the rare ability to see faeries, is drawn against her will into a centuries-old battle between the Summer King and the Winter Queen, and the survival of her life, her love, and summer all hang in the balance.

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy Series)
Richelle Mead

Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir’s Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.

Hunter’s Moon (Chronicles of Faerie Series)
O.R. Melling

Two teenage cousins, one Irish, the other from the United States, set out to find a magic doorway to the Faraway Country, where humans must bow to the little people.

Evermore (The Immortals Series)
Alyson Noel

Since the car accident that claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras and hear people’s thoughts, and she goes out of her way to hide from other people until she meets Damen, another psychic teenager who is hiding even more mysteries.

Vampire Kisses (Vampire Kisses Series)
Ellen Schreiber

Sixteen-year-old Raven, an outcast who always wears black and hopes to become a vampire some day, falls in love with the mysterious new boy in town, eager to find out if he can make her dreams come true.

Cynthia Leitich Smith

When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family’s vampire-themed restaurant, seventeen-year-old, orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect.

Demons of the Ocean (Vampirates Series)
Justin Somper

When twins Connor and Grace’s ship is wrecked in a storm and Connor is rescued by pirates, he believes that Grace has been taken aboard the mythical Vampirate’s ship, and he is determined to find her.

Companions of the Night
Vivian Vande Velde

When sixteen-year-old Kerry Nowicki helps a young man escape from a group of men who claim he is a vampire, she finds herself faced with some bizarre and dangerous choices.

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

A Certain Slant of Light
Laura Whitcomb
After benignly haunting a series of people for 130 years, Helen meets a teenage boy who can see her and together they unlock the mysteries of their pasts.

The Fetch
Laura Whitcomb
Having been the first death escort to fall in love with a mortal girl and step from Heaven back to Earth, a series of events accidentally causes him to tear a wound in the ghost realm–resulting in an unexpected revolution by the spirits who have escaped.

Chris Wooding
When Poison leaves her home in the marshes of Gull to retrieve the infant sister who was snatched by the fairies, she and a group of unusual friends survive encounters with the inhabitants of various Realms, and Poison herself confronts a surprising destiny.