Horror

My Dearest Darkest

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ISBN: 9781728236414
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - March 29th, 2022

 

This is a YA sapphic horror novel that asks the question: What would you give to achieve your deepest wishes? It's an atmospheric, creepy novel that at the same time manages to have sweet romance and funny moments. Read it for a marriage of Jennifer's Body and The Craft or give it to the horror-loving teen in your life.

April


Manhunt

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ISBN: 9781250794642
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Published: Tor Nightfire - February 22nd, 2022

A horror book that centers around gender politics in a way that doesn't use trauma in the queer community as its only crutch! A wildly entertaining read that also makes you think about the world around us and the horror that exists today. Side note: if you are also angry with J.K. Rowling because.. duh... there is a moment in this book specifically for you. CW: transphobia, mental health, mentions of self harm, graphic violence
 

Jane


Nothing But Blackened Teeth

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ISBN: 9781250759412
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Published: Tor Nightfire - October 19th, 2021

Nothing but Blackened Teeth is kind of the perfect ghost story. Right from the beginning, it establishes a sense of dread that only grows with every page. Five friends, with fraught histories of their own, rent out a haunted Japanese mansion for a wedding. In order to provide a welcoming environment for the ghosts, the group lights a hundred candles to blow out one by one as each person tells a ghost story. When the last candle goes out, things go from tense to hostile. This book feels like a ghost story that would get told in the flickering candlelight of your own haunted sleepover (maybe even at a Japanese mansion). The narrator, Cat, is both incredibly intuitive and slightly detached from the situation, watching as her friends make all the wrong decisions but unable to stop them. Familiar without being predictable and self-aware in a way that brings an alarming inevitability to the ending

Katherine


The Last House on Needless Street

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ISBN: 9781250812629
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 28th, 2021

Unsettling, atmospheric, and unputdownable. This feels like a horror novel and becomes something much more unexpected. It’s best to go in knowing little and let the puzzle pieces come together along the way. 

Katie


Plunge

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By Joe Hill, Stuart Immonen (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781779506887
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Published: DC Comics - November 17th, 2020

This whole line of comics from Joe Hill is perfect for anyone who loves classic horror, and The Plunge is probably my favorite of the batch. Wonderfully illustrated by Stuart Immonen, this one-off graphic novel features all the best parts of Lovecraftian horror, without all the problematic elements!

Caleb


Fangs

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ISBN: 9781524860677
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 1st, 2020

What are the holidays but a time for spooks? A Christmas Carol came out of the English tradition of ghost stories at Christmas, and I for one think we should bring that back. Fangs might not raise the hairs on your neck, but this endearing story about the love between a vampire and a werewolf will warm your heart. 

Meaghan


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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By Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062682826
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Published: HarperCollins - July 25th, 2017

 

These stories are the epitome of Halloween and are enjoyable for all ages. They are sure to have you both sleeping with one eye open and laughing. In this collection, you will find stories that range from classic to creepy to comical, but don’t be fooled, these stories will stick with you forever.

Hannah


Hangsaman

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By Shirley Jackson, Francine Prose (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780143107040
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 25th, 2013

In this novel, seventeen-year-old Natalie Waite embarks on her first semester of college. She is an interesting character with a lot of demons that may or may not be figurative, she doesn’t quite know either. Littered with existential spiels and a constant feeling of unease, Shirley Jackson perfectly executed the hard to swallow truth that sometimes the scariest place is simply one’s mind.

 

Hannah


The Only Good Indians

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ISBN: 9781982136451
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - July 14th, 2020

 

Stephen Graham Jones draws on Blackfeet culture (and the myriad ways in which indigenous culture exists in the modern United States) to create a masterful horror novel about guilt, grief, and revenge. These characters are haunted, both figuratively and literally, by both tradition and the ways they've broken from it. And the prose is just gorgeous (and gory--this is the most beautiful book I've ever read that also made me cringe, set it aside, and sleep with the lights on. I'm wary around motorcycles now!).

Kate


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