WooOOooo…elcome, ghouls and goblins! It’s the most creepiest time of the year, and we’re celebrating by diving into our favorite shiver-inducing reads. Gothic mansions to creature features to true-crime? Check. Horror podcasts? Also check. Want to introduce little ones to the joys of the supernatural? We got you. And, of course, there’s more. Light a candle, cast your protection circle, and read on!
Read What You Need: 9 Gothic Novels for Every Mood
Whether you seek for nightmares, thrills, love, laughs, whatever, we’ve got some atmospheric gothic novels for every mood, like Bunny by Mona Awad.
Meh! Halloween! A Bookish Guide to a Low-Key Halloween
If you’re not that into Halloween but you don’t want to be left out of the festivities, here’s a bookish guide to low-key participation.
10 Horror Podcasts for the Love of All Things Scary
Fans of audio dramas, chilling histories, and tall tales, put these horror podcasts in your ears and prepare to get your creep on.
Truth Can Be Scarier Than Fiction: 6 Scary Nonfiction Books
From the creation of monsters to serial killers, these scary nonfiction books show that truth can be stranger, and scarier, than fiction, including The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem by Stacy Schiff.
That’s a Dead Body, Damien: Horror Elements in Eve Silver’s DARK DESIRES
Who says horror and romance can’t be in the same room together? Just take a look at Eve Silver’s DARK DESIRES horror romance novel.
8 Great Picture Books for Halloween
We’ve rounded up some of the funnest, cutest, and most ghoulish picture books for Halloween, for you and the kids in your life.
4 Creepy Creatures in Comics
Find some of comics’ creepiest creatures on the pages and in the panels of these comic books.
Can’t Touch This: 8 Great Books Featuring Cursed Objects
Damn you! Here are 8 fun books about amulets, dolls, and other cursed objects to thrill and delight you this Halloween season, including The Good House by Tananarive Due.
10 Great Books Featuring Cemeteries
Whether you’re into horror or avoid the creepy stuff, we’ve got some excellent books featuring cemeteries, from middle grade to adult tales.
Why Are Teenage Girls So Scary?
Why are teenage girls so scary? This reader takes a look at how a few frightening fictional teens are characterized.