Horror Reads for Teens: Werewolfs

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Red Moon Rising by Peter Moore

YA MOORE, P.

In a world where vampires dominate and werewolves are despised, a teenaged half-vampire discovers his recessive werewolf genes are developing with the approaching full moon.

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Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

YA MY PEACOCK, K.

High school senior Mackenzie attempts to solve the mystery of her best friend’s murder in a town affected by the werewolf virus.

Fateful

Fateful by Claudia Gray

YA GRAY, C.

When seventeen-year-old Tess Davies, a ladies’ maid, meets handsome Alec Marlow aboard the RMS Titanic, she quickly becomes entangled in the dark secrets of his past, but her growing love puts her in mortal peril even before fate steps in.

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Rise of the Wolf by Curtis Jobling

YA JOBLING, C.

When a vicious beast invades his father’s farm and sixteen-year-old Drew suddenly transforms into a werewolf, he runs away from his family, seeking refuge in the most out of the way parts of Lyssia, only to be captured by Lord Bergan’s men and forced to battle numerous werecreatures while trying to prove that he is not the enemy.

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The Dark Divine by Bree Despain

YA DESPAIN, B.

Grace Divine, almost seventeen, learns a dark secret when her childhood friend–practically a brother–returns, upsetting her pastor-father and the rest of her family, around the time strange things are happening in and near their small Minnesota town.

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Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Barnes

YA BARNES, J.

A girl raised by werewolves must face the horrors of her past to uncover the dark secrets that the pack has worked so hard to hide.

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Red Riding Hood by Sarah Blakley-Cartwright

YA BLAKELEY-CARTWRIGHT, S.

Valerie is torn between Henry, who loves her, and the woodcutter, Peter, as her village is caught up in the return of the Wolf—no longer mollified by monthly sacrifices–and the arrival of the inquisitorial Wolf hunter.

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The Frenzy by Francesca Lia Block

YA BLOCK, F.

When she was thirteen, something terrifying and mysterious happened to Liv that she still does not understand, and now, four years later, her dark secret threatens to tear her apart from her family and her true love.

Wounded

Wounded by Stephen Cole

YA COLE, S.

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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Nightshade by Andrea R. Cremer

YA CREMER, A.

Calla and Ren have been raised knowing it is their destiny to mate with one another and rule over their shape-shifting wolf pack, but when a human boy arrives and vies for Calla’s heart, she is faced with a decision that could change her whole world.

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Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis

YA DAVIS, H.

Forced to attend a camp for teens with behavior problems, sixteen-year-old Shelby Locke’s attempts to follow the rules go astray when she meets a handsome British werewolf.

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13 to Life by Shannon Delany

YA DELANY, S.

Jessica Gillmansen, a high school junior, is hiding information about her mother’s death when she meets Pietr Rusakova, a new student with a family secret of his own, and the two bond as she investigates local news stories about werewolves and the Russian mafia.

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Low Red Moon by Ivy Devlin

YA DEVLIN, I.

Seventeen-year-old Avery can remember nothing to explain her parents’ violent death in the woods where they live, but after meeting Ben, a mysterious new neighbor, she begins to believe some of the stories she has heard about creatures of the forest.

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Wereling by Steve Feasey

YA FEASEY, S.

Fourteen-year-old Trey Laporte discovers that he is a werewolf, falls in love with a girl who is half vampire, and must battle a powerful vampire who wants to destroy him.

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Moonlight by Rachel Hawthorne

YA HAWTHORNE, R.

While working as a wilderness guide in the national forest where her parents were killed twelve years earlier, seventeen-year-old Kayla is powerfully drawn to Lucas, who she learns is her appointed guardian–and much more–as she discovers her true identity and destiny.

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Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson

YA JOHNSON, C.

On her sixteenth birthday Claire discovers strange things happening and when her mother reveals their family secret which explains the changes, Claire feels her world, as she has known it to be, slowly slipping away.

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Need by Carrie Jones

YA JONES, C.

Depressed after the death of her stepfather, high school junior Zara goes to live with her grandmother in a small Maine town, where new friends tell Zara the strange man she keeps seeing may be a pixie king, and that only “were” creatures can stop him from taking souls.

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Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

YA KLAUSE, A.

Having fallen for a human boy, a beautiful teenage werewolf must battle both her packmates and the fear of the townspeople to decide where she belongs and with whom.

Sisters-Red

Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce

YA PEARCE, J.

After a Fenris, or werewolf, killed their grandmother and almost killed them, sisters Scarlett and Rosie March devote themselves to hunting and killing the beasts that prey on teenaged girls, learning how to lure them with red cloaks and occasionally using the help of their old friend, Silas, the woodsman’s son.

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Once in a Full Moon by Ellen Schreiber

YA SCHREIBER, E.

Popular seventeen-year-old Celeste finds herself falling in love with a boy from the wrong side of their small, Midwestern town, even though she suspects that he is a werewolf.

Tantalize

Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith

YA SMITH, C.

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.

Shiver

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

YA STIEFVATER, M.

In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.