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10 Creepy Novels to Get You in the Halloween Spirit
Halloween is upon us again, and that means three things: one, we all get to dress up in costumes and pretend to be something else for a little while; two,...
The Best Books That Scarred Us For Life
What’s scarier: seeing something jump out at you, or knowing that it could, and imagining how and when? My bet’s on the latter. Anticipatory...
Author Cat Winters Talks Ghosts, Romance, and All That Jazz
Morris Award finalist Cat Winters loves a good ghost story. Her knockout young adult debut, In the Shadow of Blackbirds, tackled World War I, the...
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7 Reasons Vicki Pettersson’s
is a Perfect(ly Terrifying) Halloween Read
New York Times bestselling author Vicki Pettersson is perhaps best known for her urban fantasy books (the Signs of the Zodiac series and Celestial Blues...
7 Books to Scare You Silly This Winter
Even though I’m a big scaredy cat, I love all things horror. I’m always up for creepy books and scary movies, even if it means I’ll be sleeping with...
The Scariest Stories We’ve Ever Read
To celebrate Halloween, we asked our bloggers to name the scariest books they’ve ever read, and most of them got the heebie-jeebies just thinking...
5 YA Horror Novels We Love
Happy almost Halloween! ‘Tis the season to be utterly creeped out, whether by ghosts and goblins or just straight-up gore. So turn off all the...
Five Great Southern Gothic YAs
You can find southern sans Gothic (see: Magnolia, by Kristi Cook) or Gothic set elsewhere (April Genevieve Tucholke’s Between the Devil and the Deep...
5 New Books That Will Make You Sleep with the Lights On
In honor of the witchiest time of year, we present five books that will scare you worse than the ingredients list of a circus peanut. From an offbeat ghost...
Chilling Children’s Books to Read on Halloween
The spooky season is upon us once again, a month of breathless anticipation when creepy-crawlies own the night and your broomstick lies in wait for a...
Return to Fear Street: R.L. Stine’s
By the Numbers
Grab a box of Cheez-Its and climb into your blanket fort: we’re all going back to Fear Street! This Tuesday, R.L. Stine is resurrecting the...
6 Great Books to Read on a Dark and Stormy Night
You’re home alone, the wind is howling, and a steady rain is beating down heavily against your window. You put on your most comfortable pair of pajamas,...