Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
For more creepy stories and creative storytelling…
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson for a perfectly formed and utterly chilling story of family secrets.
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness for the story a boy who is visited by a monster every night told in words and haunting illustrations.
In the Shadow of the Blackbirds by Cat Winters for another book that uses unsettling photos to tell a historical ghost story.
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly for a very dark fairy tale.