Readalikes for Fans of Beautiful Creatures
Chime - Franny Billingsley
In the early twentieth century in Swampsea, seventeen-year-old Briony, who can see the spirits that haunt the marshes around their town, feels responsible for her twin sister's horrible injury until a young man enters their lives and exposes secrets that even Briony does not know about.
Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The
Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the
Occult, into the
thick of the
Texas Gothic - Rosemary Clement-Moore
Amy Goodnight has long been the one who makes her family of witches seem somewhat normal to others, but while spending a summer with her sister caring for their aunt's farm, Amy becomes the center of weirdness when she becomes tied to a powerful ghost.
Tides - Betsy Cornwell
After moving to the Isles of Shoals for a marine biology internship, eighteen-year-old Noah learns of his grandmother's romance with a selkie woman, falls for the selkie's daughter, and must work with her to rescue her siblings from his mentor's cruel experiments.
death of her free-spirited mother, sixteen-year-old Alexandra Lee is forced to move from Northern California to Savannah, Georgia, to live with her wealthy grandmother. Her grandmother expects Alex to join a long-standing debutante society, which, Alex learns, has made a pact with a legendary Hoodoo family.
Amelia, long a ghost, forms a strong bond with eighteen-year-old Joshua, who nearly drowned where she did and who awakens in her long-forgotten senses and memories even as Eli, a spirit, tries to draw her away.
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.
Beaulieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the
Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the
very unusual investigation.
Fallen - Lauren Kate
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.
Swoon - Nina Malkin
In rural Connecticut, when seventeen-year-old Dice tries to exorcise a seventeenth-century man who is possessing her cousin Pen, she inadvertently makes him corporeal--and irresistible.
Fated - Alyson Noel
When she begins having strange experiences, Daire discovers her identity as a Soul Seeker who is capable of traveling between the worlds of the living and the dead and meets a gorgeous dream boy whose evil brother wants to steal her powers.
Sixteen-year-old Rebecca moves with her father from London to a small, seaside village, where she befriends another motherless girl and they spend the summer together exploring the village's sinister history.
Blue Sargent, the
daughter of the
town psychic in Henrietta, Virginia, has been told for as long as she can remember that if she ever kisses her true love, he will die. But she is too practical to believe in things like true love. Her policy is to stay away from the
prestigious Aglionby Academy. The boys
there--known as Raven Boys
--can only mean trouble.
Three short romantic stories with a touch of the paranormal: Goblin fruit -- Spicy little curses such as these -- Hatchling