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The Book of Spells: A Private Prequel by Kate Brian

Reading Level: Grades 8+

Kate Brian expands the back story of her Private series in this gripping prequel.

16-year-old Eliza is delighted when her mother decides to send Eliza away to the Billings School for Girls. Finally, she will have a chance to spread her wings away from her mother's eagle eye. But the expectations for upper class girls at the beginning of the 20th century are stifling whether enforced by her mother or the teachers at the school.

When a forbidden moonlight excursion lands Eliza and three friends in trouble, they are sentenced to weeding the school garden. There Eliza uncovers a buried cache of dangerous books that lead the girls into supernatural danger.

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Other eerie boarding school tales include :

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins and

Evernight by Claudia Gray

A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Reading Level: Grades 5-8

Gidwitz chronicles Hansel and Gretel's adventures through some of the Grimm Brothers most blood-thirsty stories in this hilarious, terrifying fairy tale send-up.

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If you enjoyed this terrifyingly funny fairy tale adventure try:

The Witch's Guide to Cooking With Children by Keith McGowan

Vampire Crush by A.M. Robinson

Reading Level: Grades 8+

When Sophie is assigned to interview four new students for the "Welcome Back" issue of the school paper, her curiosity is piqued when Vlad rudely refuses to speak to her. Her concern intensifies when Vlad takes an obsessive interest in Sophie's half-sister. As Sophie's investigations continue, she finds herself treading a path of dangerous horror.

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Other dark tales of supernatural creatures include:

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Shiver by Maggie Stirfvater and

Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich