My Favorite 'Coming of Age' Horror/Suspense Novels

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Summer of Night (Aspect Fantasy)
1.  Summer of Night (Aspect Fantasy) by Dan Simmons
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  "group of kids fight evil in an old school...set in the early 60's"
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It
2.  It by Stephen King
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  "classic tale of kids vs. evil"
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Boy's Life
3.  Boy's Life by Robert R. McCammon
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  "wonderful and moving coming of age"
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The Traveling Vampire Show
4.  The Traveling Vampire Show by Richard Laymon
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  "group of kids investigate traveling carnival"
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Fear
5.  Fear by Ronald Kelly
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  "southern style adventure about a boy tracking a monster in rural tennessee during early 1900's"
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The Voice of the Night
6.  The Voice of the Night by Dean Koontz
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  "two boys discover death in this summer time story"
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Midnight Rain
7.  Midnight Rain by James Newman
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  "young boy witnesses murder"
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Straight On 'Til Morning
8.  Straight On 'Til Morning by Christopher Golden
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  "fantasy/suspense about a group of kids searching for their missing friend"
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Shadowland
9.  Shadowland by Peter Straub
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  "two boys learn about the mysteries of magic"
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Neverland
10.  Neverland by Douglas Clegg
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  "boy confronts evil during summer vacation"
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In the Dark of the Night: A Novel
11.  In the Dark of the Night: A Novel by John Saul
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  "teenage boys unleash evil upon small wisconsin town"
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A Fine Dark Line
12.  A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale
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  "young boy learns about good vs. evil in 1950's texas"
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The Bottoms
13.  The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale
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  "series of murders lead kids to investigate during great depression"
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The Snowman's Children: A Novel
14.  The Snowman's Children: A Novel by Glen Hirshberg
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  "serial killer links friends forever"
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Dark Silence
15.  Dark Silence by Rick Hautala
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  "creepy events surround boys at old wood mill"
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The Lost
16.  The Lost by Jack Ketchum
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  "teenage friends try to cover up murder"
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Under the Overtree (Leisure Horror)
17.  Under the Overtree (Leisure Horror) by James Moore
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  "outcast teenager uses evil forces to punish bullies"
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
18.  Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
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  "classic tale of evil carnival"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (444 customer reviews)

The Pet
19.  The Pet by Charles Grant
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  "young kid uses evil pet to punish bullies"
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Something Stirs (Tor Fiction)
20.  Something Stirs (Tor Fiction) by Charles Grant
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  "group of teenagers fight evil in this very surreal fantasy/horror"
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Different Seasons (Signet)
21.  Different Seasons (Signet) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "'the body' is one of the most classic coming of age tales"
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Moonchasers and other stories
22.  Moonchasers and other stories by Edward Gorman
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  "the title story is very reminiscent of other great coming of age stories"
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