It's one of our earliest fears, the boogeyman in the closet. This creature goes by many names, but a few things remain the same: he is a shadowy entity who preys on children.
Sometimes a movie has the same flavor as a book, or maybe you saw the movie first, the book has a similar taste. Here are just a few YA horror books and their horror movie matches.
I am often reading between 3 and 5 books at the same time, and occasionally there’s a theme that might not be remarkable in one book… but when I see it in three books, I take notice. It's a common trope, the haunted house. But not so common when the house becomes its own character... … Continue reading 3 on a theme: living houses
You could say that every genre has its own aesthetic, but lately the YA horror genre has been taking aesthetic to a new level - beyond cover design, or even typeface and chapter headings. The first YA novel that did this really effectively was Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - a novel which some … Continue reading the YA horror novel aesthetic