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Horror books--new and old favorites!

My Soul to Keep (African Immortals series #1) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780061053665
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 8th, 1998

"An eerie epic. I loved this novel." -- Stephen King

The award-winning master of horror, acclaimed author, screenwriter, and scholar Tananarive Due’s classic African Immortals series starts with an electrifying piece of dark fantasy, My Soul to Keep.



The Low, Low Woods (Hill House Comics) Cover Image
By Carmen Maria Machado, Dani (Illustrator)
$22.49
ISBN: 9781779504524
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Published: DC Comics - September 29th, 2020

From New York Times bestselling author Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body And Other Parties, In The Dream House) comes a story so horrifying you won't dare to forget!

There's something in the woods...


Ring Shout Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250767028
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Published: Tordotcom - October 13th, 2020

Nebula, Locus, and Alex Award-winner P. Djèlí Clark returns with Ring Shout, a dark fantasy historical novella that gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror

IN AMERICA, DEMONS WEAR WHITE HOODS.


Eileen: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143128755
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Published: Penguin Books - August 16th, 2016

Shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and chosen by David Sedaris as his recommended book for his Fall 2016 tour. 


Severance: A Novel Cover Image
By Ling Ma
$15.30
ISBN: 9781250214997
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Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019

Maybe it’s the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma’s offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.

"A stunning, audacious book with a fresh take on both office politics and what the apocalypse might bring." Michael Schaub, NPR.org


Sycorax's Daughters Cover Image
By PhD Brooks, Kinitra (Editor), Linda D. Addison (Editor), PhD Morris, Susana (Editor), Walidah Imarisha (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781941958445
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Published: Cedar Grove Publishing - March 10th, 2017

A 2018 Bram Stoker Award Finalist! Thought-provoking, powerful, and revealing, this anthology is composed of 28 dark stories and 14 poems written by African-American women writers. The tales of what scares, threatens, and shocks them will enlighten and entertain readers.


Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel Cover Image
By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator)
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062942852
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A delectable brew of gothic horror and Hollywood satire . . . [and] what makes all this so much fun is Danforth’s deliciously ghoulish voice . . . exquisite." —Ron Charles, THE WASHINGTON POST


The Gilda Stories Cover Image
By Jewelle Gomez, Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Afterword by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9780872866744
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Published: City Lights Books - March 29th, 2016

"The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time."--Emma Donoghue, author of Room

"Jewelle Gomez sees right into the heart. This is a book to give to those you want most to find their own strength."--Dorothy Allison


The Grip of It: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780374536916
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Published: FSG Originals - August 1st, 2017

Finalist for the Chicago Review of Books Fiction Award, Dan Chaon's Best of 2017 pick in Publishers Weekly, one of Vol. 1 Brooklyn's Best Books of 2017, a BOMB Magazine "Looking Back on 2017: Literature" Pick, and one of Vulture's 10 Best Thriller Books of 2017.


Lovecraft Country: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062292070
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 14th, 2017

Now an HBO® Series from J.J. Abrams (Executive Producer of Westworld), Misha Green (Creator of Underground) and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out)


My Best Friend's Exorcism: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594749766
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Published: Quirk Books - July 11th, 2017

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires comes an unholy hybrid of Beaches and The Exorcist that blends teen angst, adolescent drama, unspeakable horrors, and a mix of ’80s pop songs into a pulse-pounding supernatural thriller.


Undead Girl Gang Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780451478245
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Published: Razorbill - May 14th, 2019

"A fun, fast read...it will resonate with readers who dabble in any sort of arts, dark or otherwise." --NPR.org

"With a singular and hilariously cutting teen voice, UNDEAD GIRL GANG is sure to be one of the most talked-about YA novels of the year." --BookPage


Wickedly Abled: Sci-Fi. Horror and Dark Fantasy by Disabled Authors Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781697313390
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Published: Independently Published - January 6th, 2020

Tired of future worlds so-called utopias where disabled people have been erased by eugenic scientists? Dreaming of science-fiction that properly labels such depictions as dystopias for those of us who are physically and neurologically atypical? Are you sick of horror stories where mutation, mental illness, and deformity are signs of inherent evil?


The Lottery and Other Stories (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, A. M. Homes (Introduction by)
$14.40
ISBN: 9780374529536
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 16th, 2005

One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” created a sensation when it was first published in The New Yorker in 1948. "Power and haunting," and "nights of unrest" were typical reader responses.


Let's Play White Cover Image
$17.55
ISBN: 9781937009991
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Published: Apex Publications - April 26th, 2011

White brings with it dreams of respect, of wealth, of simply being treated as a human being. It's the one thing Walter will never be. But what if he could play white, the way so many others seem to do? Would it bring him privilege or simply deny the pain?


The Only Good Indians Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9781982136451
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - July 14th, 2020

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER
A Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of the Year
“One of 2020’s buzziest horror novels.” —Entertainment Weekly
A “Most Anticipated Books of Summer” selection in Esquire, Elle, Vulture, Time, AV Club, Bustle, and Literary Hub


Mexican Gothic Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9780525620785
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Published: Del Rey - June 30th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
 


Empire of Wild: A Novel Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062975942
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Published: William Morrow - July 28th, 2020

“Deftly written, gripping and informative. Empire of Wild is a rip-roaring read!”—Margaret Atwood, From Instagram


Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

15+ pages of new, original content, including a glossary of terms, in-universe writings, and more!

A USA Today Best-Selling Novel, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle!

WINNER of the 2020 Crawford Award


Carmilla Cover Image
$10.80
ISBN: 9781941360385
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Published: Lanternfish Press - November 26th, 2019

The Year of the Witching Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9780593099605
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Published: Ace - July 21st, 2020

A young woman living in a rigid, puritanical society discovers dark powers within herself in this stunning, feminist fantasy debut.
 


White is for Witching Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594633072
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2014

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award
One of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists
From the acclaimed author of What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours and Gingerbread
 


Wonderland Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780316458498
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Published: Mulholland Books - July 14th, 2020

Shirley Jackson meets The Shining in this richly atmospheric and thrillingly tense new novel from the acclaimed author of the "deliciously creepy" debut Baby Teeth (New York Post).

One mother's love may be all that stands between her family, an enigmatic presence--and madness.


The House Next Door Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781416553441
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Published: Gallery Books - July 3rd, 2007

An unparalleled picture of that vibrant but dark intersection where the Old and the New South collide.

Thirtysomething Colquitt and Walter Kennedy live in a charming, peaceful suburb of newly bustling Atlanta, Georgia. Life is made up of enjoyable work, long, lazy weekends, and the company of good neighbors.


Broken Monsters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316216814
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Published: Mulholland Books - June 16th, 2015

A criminal mastermind creates violent tableaus in abandoned Detroit warehouses in Lauren Beukes's genre-bending novel of suspense.


A Spectral Hue Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781939905505
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Published: Word Horde - June 18th, 2019

For generations, the marsh-surrounded town of Shimmer, Maryland has played host to a loose movement of African-American artists, all working in different media, but all utilizing the same haunting color.


Fever Dream: A Novel Cover Image
By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
$14.40
ISBN: 9780399184604
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 6th, 2018

"Genius." —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

"Samanta Schweblin’s electric story reads like a Fever Dream." —Vanity Fair

Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize!

Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream...


Fledgling Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780446696166
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 2nd, 2007

"A master storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and beauty of human nature." -- The Washington Post


Final Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781101985380
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Published: Dutton - January 23rd, 2018

THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS AWARD FOR BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL

“The first great thriller of 2017 is here: Final Girls, by Riley Sager. If you liked Gone Girl, you’ll like this.”—Stephen King

 


Come Closer Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9781616951009
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Published: Soho Press - May 31st, 2011

A recurrent, unidentifiable noise in her apartment. A memo to her boss that's replaced by obscene insults. Amanda—a successful architect in a happy marriage—finds her life going off kilter by degrees. She starts smoking again, and one night for no reason, without even the knowledge that she's doing it, she burns her husband with a cigarette.


Rosemary's Baby Cover Image
By Ira Marvin Levin, Sam Sloan (Introduction by)
$20.85
ISBN: 9784871870924
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Published: Ishi Press - May 28th, 2020

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel Cover Image
$20.69
ISBN: 9781683691433
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Published: Quirk Books - April 7th, 2020

The New York Times Best Seller
#1 April LibraryReads Pick
April Indie Next Pick

Goodreads Big Book of Spring

Steel Magnolias 
meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King.


The Vegetarian: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781101906118
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Published: Hogarth - August 23rd, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell


Rebecca Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9780380778553
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Published: Avon - July 30th, 2002

Now a Netflix film starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas


"Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again..."


Frankenstein: The 1818 Text Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Charlotte Gordon (Introduction by), Charlotte Gordon (Contributions by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780143131847
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 16th, 2018

For the bicentennial of its first publication, Mary Shelley’s original 1818 text, introduced by National Book Critics Circle award-winner Charlotte Gordon. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read
 


Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding New York Times bestseller transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.


Ghost Summer: Stories Cover Image
$17.55
ISBN: 9781607014539
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Published: Prime Books - September 1st, 2015

Nominated for an NAACP Image Award Named one of The LA Times Best Books of 2015 "In these extraordinary tales, American Book Award-winner Due (My Soul to Take) uses a clear-eyed view of history to explain (but never excuse) the present." - Publishers Weekly (Starred) Stephen King says, "Ms.


NOS4A2: A Novel Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780062200587
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 15th, 2013

Now an AMC original series. 

NOS4A2 is a spine-tingling novel of supernatural suspense from master of horror Joe Hill, the New York Times bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box and Horns.


The Hunger Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780735212534
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 5th, 2019

As featured in The New York Times Book Review Summer Reading Issue

"Supernatural suspense at its finest...The best thing about The Hunger is that it will scare the pants off you."--The New York Times Book Review

"Deeply, deeply disturbing, hard to put down, not recommended reading after dark."--Stephen King


Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Stories of Horror Cover Image
By Lincoln Michel (Editor), Nadxieli Nieto (Editor)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781948226622
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - October 13th, 2020

A collection of horror-inspired flash fiction, featuring over 40 new stories from literary, horror, and emerging writers--edited by Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto, the twisted minds behind Tiny Crimes: Very Short Tales of Mystery and Murder.


Home Before Dark: A Novel Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9781524745172
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Published: Dutton - June 30th, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Sager is a master of the twist and the turn. . . . You have to read to the very last page to find how who did what to whom and why.”
—Rolling Stone
 


The Haunted Cover Image
$9.89
ISBN: 9780451481481
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Published: Razorbill - June 9th, 2020

ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S "BIGGEST AND BEST YA BOOKS OF THE SUMMER"

From Danielle Vega, YA's answer to Stephen King, comes a new paranormal novel about dark family secrets, deep-seated vengeance, and the horrifying truth that evil often lurks in the unlikeliest of places.


There's Someone Inside Your House Cover Image
$9.89
ISBN: 9780142424988
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Published: Speak - August 28th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller!

"The best new horror of the season." –Mashable

"There’s Someone Inside Your House is equal parts heart-stopping horror and steamy romance. It’s tons of bloody fun." –HelloGiggles


Five Midnights Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250296092
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Published: Tor Teen - August 4th, 2020

Ann Dávila Cardinal's Five Midnights is a “wickedly thrilling” (William Alexander) and “flat-out unputdownable” (Paul Tremblay) young adult novel based on the el Cuco myth set against the backdrop of modern day Puerto Rico.

2019 Digital Book World Award Winner for best Suspense/Horror Book


Sawkill Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062696618
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 7th, 2019

“Reader, hang on for dear life. Sawkill Girls is a wild, gorgeous, and rich coming-of-age story about complicity, female camaraderie, and power.” —Sarah Gailey, author of River of Teeth


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Occult Edition Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781682557938
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Published: Archie Comics - October 15th, 2019

From the author of the New York Times best-selling graphic novel Afterlife with Archie: Escape from Riverdale comes the horror sensation Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. This title contains Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's story so far, in addition to never-before-seen comic items and imagery from the Netflix series in a premium, over-sized hardcover format.


Wilder Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525645610
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Published: Ember - June 2nd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

"The perfect kind of story for our current era."Hypable


Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film - Updated Edition Cover Image
By Carol J. Clover, Carol J. Clover (Preface by)
$17.96
ISBN: 9780691166292
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Published: Princeton University Press - May 26th, 2015

From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films.


Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781683691389
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Published: Quirk Books - September 17th, 2019

Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature’s strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House and beyond.