"13 Ghost Stories," a collection of stories written by Marianne Carus and illustrated by Youngsheng Xuan, has received mostly positive reviews. As of May 2015, the book has been reviewed by three customers on Amazon.com and holds a rating of 4.3 out of a possible 5 stars.
On Goodreads.com, the book has received 7 different reviews and 33 ratings. It holds a rating of 3.12 stars out of a possible 5 stars. Publisher's Weekly called the book a collection of "spine-tingling tales." The book is 144 pages in length and was published by Scholastic Paperbacks in 2002. It is recommended for readers ages 9 to 12.