Scary Out There by Jonathan Maberry

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Multiple Bram Stoker Award–winning author Jonathan Maberry compiles more than twenty stories and poems—written by members of the Horror Writers Association—in this terrifying collection about worst fears.

What scares you? Things that go bump in the night? Being irreversibly different? A brutal early death? The unknown?

This collection contains stories and poetry by renowned writers such as R. L. Stine, Neal and Brendan Shusterman, and Ellen Hopkins—all members of the Horror Writers Association—about what they fear most. The stories include mermaids, ghosts, and personal demons, and are edited by Jonathan Maberry, multiple Bram Stoker award winner and author of the Rot & Ruin series.

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Jonathan Maberry is a New York Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics writer, and was named one of the Ten Best Horror Authors Alive Today by He’s the author of many novels, including Assassin’s Code, Dead of Night, Patient Zero, and Rot & Ruin. His nonfiction books cover topics ranging from martial arts to zombie pop-culture. Jonathan continues to teach the celebrated Experimental Writing for Teens class, which he created. He founded the Writers Coffeehouse and cofounded The Liars Club, and he is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries, as well as a keynote speaker and guest of honor at major writers’ and genre conferences. Jonathan lives in Del Mar, California, with his wife, Sara, and their son, Sam. Visit him at and on Twitter (@JonathanMaberry) and Facebook.
Published August 30, 2016 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 512 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 9 Up—Some of the finest horror YA writers have chimed in to create a collection that showcases a variety of repressed fears that are prominent during adolescence. This anthology draws upon themes such as loneliness, death, and lack of control. Protagonists have realistic motives and concerns w...

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