No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.
New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…Find out more
See below for a selection of the latest books from Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Clean slate. That's what Hendricks Becker-O'Malley's parents said when they moved their family to the tiny town of Drearfield, New York. Hendricks wants to lay low and forget her dark, traumatic past. Forget him. But things don't go as planned. Hendricks learns from new friends at school that Steele House - the fixer upper her parents are so excited about - is notorious in town. Local legend says it's haunted. But Hendricks isn't sure if it's the demons of her past haunting her... or of the present. Voices whisper in her ear as she lays in bed. Doors lock on their own. And, then, one night, things take a violent turn. With help from the mysterious boy next door, Hendricks makes it her mission to take down the ghosts... if they don't take her first.
Summer camp turns sinister in Camp Murderface, a spooky middle grade read perfect for fans of scare masters like R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike. The year: 1983. The place: Ohio. The camp: Scary as heck. Camp Sweetwater is finally reopening, three decades after it mysteriously shut down. Campers Corryn Quinn and Tez Jones have each had more than enough of their regular lives-they're so ready to take their summer at Sweetwater by storm. But before they can so much as toast one marshmallow, strange happenings start...happening. Can they survive the summer? Or will Camp Sweetwater shut down for good this time-with them inside?
Animals-they're cute and fluffy, cuddly and puffy, and ... downright disgusting. Get ready to be totally grossed out as you discover all the incredibly icky ways animals eat, live, and defend themselves. From award-winning author Melissa Stewart comes the grossest journey through the animal world you'll ever take. From ants to zebras get ready to discover some seriously strange animal behaviors. Slurp up soupy insides with houseflies, spit sticky saliva to build nests with birds, and fend off predators with poo-flinging caterpillars and farting snakes. And that's just the tip of the dung pile! These yucky habits may seem surprising to us, but they're totally normal for these animals. In fact, their survival depends on them. Snappy text, incredible photography, and more cool features add to the learning fun. Ready to chew some fingernails with cockroaches? Dive into the digusting world of animals!
Journey to the outer reaches of the universe and into your deepest, darkest fears. In this exciting sci-fi series, fiendishly frightful missions await. Explore a mysterious alien planet, survive aboard an invaded spaceship, and more. But be warned: you may hear screams in space ... and they might be your own.
Discover the origin stories behind some of the world's most frightening monsters. This series explores all of the details of these horrifying histories. Age-appropriate illustrations and carefully levelled text will ensure that young readers will be intrigued, but not scared, by these marvellous monster discoveries.
From unexpected deaths to magical curses, mummies seem to have a mysterious impact on others. Learn more about how mummies came to be-and what makes them monsters.
Gross yourself out with these hilariously disgusting chapter book series based on Greek and Roman myths. In these laugh-out-loud retellings, famous gods and goddesses battle otherworldly awfulness: Hercules scoops piles of poop! Theseus takes on a yucky, mucky maze! Jason finds a funktified fleece! And the monstrous Medusa tames her oh-so stinky snake-hair! With wacky illustrations and descriptions at the end of how the story links to the original myth, this series will have mythology lovers and gross-out fans alike reading in legendary proportions.