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Humbug Witch

Lorna Balian · Star Bright Books
Format: Book

There once was a little witch who was a "frightening-looking, horrible, witchey, WITCH!" She was everything a witch should be, but she just couldn't get her spells and potions to turn out right. What is wrong with the little witch?
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Crankenstein

Samantha Berger · Little, Brown
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

BEWARE OF CRANKENSTEIN! Who is Crankenstein?HE IS A MONSTER OF GRUMPINESS THAT NO ONE CAN DESTROY! MEHHRRRR!!! HE'S ALIVE!
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Eek! Halloween!

Sandra Boynton · Workman Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Boynton celebrates Halloween! A new addition to the Boynton on Board series, with over 21 million copies sold, Eek! Halloween! is all treat and no tricks, a journey with Boynton and her nutty characters through the tradition of Halloween. It starts with an uh-oh - the chickens are nervous!...
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Spooky Pookie

Sandra Boynton · Little Simon
Pages: 18
Format: Board book

Pookie gets dressed up for Halloween in this silly board book from beloved and bestselling author and illustrator Sandra Boynton.It's Halloween! What will little Pookie decide to be this year? Pookie tries on costumes one by one, but somehow can't find just the right thing. The resolution...
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Skeleton Hiccups

Margery Cuyler · McElderry
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Skeleton has the hiccups. hic, hic, hic Ghost tries to help. hic, hic, hic But nothing works. hic, hic, hic Then ghost gets an idea.... hic, hic, hic HOORAY!
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Monster Needs a Costume

Paul Czajak · Scarletta Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

It's almost Halloween, and Monster needs to decide what he's going to be. With so many options - a fireman, a ballerina, a cowboy, a ninja - how will he ever decide? In this playful, rhyming story, Monster shows young readers that sometimes being creative and daring to try something new are the best...
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Room on the Broom

Julia Donaldson · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The witch and her cat couldn't be happier, flying through the sky on their broomstick-until the witch drops her hat, then her bow, then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items and all they want in return is a ride on the broomstick. But is there room on the broom...
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I'm Not Afraid Of This Haunted House

Laurie B Friedman
Format: Book

Simon Lester Henry Strauss is not in the least afraid of any haunted house, but there is something else that terrifies him.
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Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat

Sue Lowell Gallion · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Pug and Pig are back for a heartwarming Halloween adventure in this adorable picture book that's perfect for pet lovers of all ages.

Halloween night has come to Pug and Pig's house, and the darling duo is sporting matching costumes. The costumes are cozy. They glow in the dark. And they...
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Peep and Egg: I'm Not Trick-or-Treating

Laura Gehl · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Peep can't wait to go trick-or-treating with Egg. But Egg is NOT trick-or-treating! No way, no how. With monsters, witches, and mummies out there, it is just too scary. Even when Peep tells Halloween jokes to soothe Egg's fears, Egg is not cracking. How can Peep help Egg realize that...
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Just Say Boo!

Susan Hood · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

If three dinosaurs roar when you open your door, what do you say?
"Boo!" of course! In this charmingly spooky story by Susan Hood, little trick-or-treaters learn just what to say in every Halloween situation. From rattling bones to ghostly footsteps, Susan captures all the best...
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Little Goblins Ten

Pamela Jane · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Over in the forest Where the trees hide the sunLived a big mommy monsterAnd her little monster oneScare said the mommyI scare said the oneSo he scared and he scamperedWhere the trees hide the sunFrom monsters to ghosties to goblins everyones favorite beasties haunt and howl and rattle their...
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Fright Club

Ethan Long · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Each year, on Halloween eve, Fright Club meets to go over their plan: Operation Kiddie Scare. Only the scariest of monsters can join Fright Club-Vladimir the Vampire, Fran K. Stein, Sandy Witch, and Virginia Wolf have all made the cut. They've been practicing their ghoulish faces,...

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Scarecrow Magic

Ed Masessa · Orchard Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

After nightfall, Scarecrow and friends have a playtime adventure! Scarecrow plays by the light of the moon. He jumps rope and dances and belts out a tune. Ghoulies and ghosties have fun through the night. Then as the sun rises, they scurry from sight. As night time falls and the moon appears,...
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Even Monsters Need Haircuts

Matthew McElligott · Walker Childrens; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Just before midnight, on the night of a full moon, a young barber stays out past his bedtime to go to work. Although his customers are mostly regulars, they are anything but normal-after all, even monsters need haircuts. Business is steady all night, and this barber is prepared for anything...
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How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?

Wendell Minor · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Every year, giant pumpkin contests take place at fairs across the country - the 2012 record-holder weighed over a ton! The latest craze is to carve the most enormous pumpkins into racing boats. But what's next? Why not think really big? Award-winning artist Wendell Minor does...
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It's Halloween Night!

Jennifer E. Morris · Cartwheel Books
Format: Paperback

A Halloween treat from a bestselling duo!It's Halloween night and the moon shines bright.We run through the gate and can hardly wait!We ring the bell and then we yell...TRICK OR TREAT!Before Halloween night begins, everyone should have their costumes ready! Join a creative group of trick-or-treaters...
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Creepy Carrots!

Aaron Reynolds · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In this Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots - especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
He eats them on the way to school.
He eats them...
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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Charles M Schulz · RP Kids
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Join the PEANUTS gang as they get ready for a night of trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples, and pumpkin patches. In this faithful adaptation of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, young readers are introduced to the classic tale in a deluxe Peanuts format - this hardcover edition...
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The Scariest Book Ever

BOB SHEA · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Reader beware! This is the scariest book ever! Or so claims its melodramatic ghost narrator. You can go ahead and turn the page, but don't expect him to come with you. Anything might pop out of that black hole in the middle of the forest. What do you mean it's just a bunny? Well, it's probably...
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Big Pumpkin

Erica Silverman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Once there was a witch who longed for pumpkin pie. Unfortunately, the pumpkin she had grown from a seed became so big she simply couldn't get it off the vine. Although "she pulled and she tugged and she pulled...that pumpkin just sat."
Along came a ghost. "I am bigger...
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The Story of the Jack O'Lantern

Katherine Tegen · HarperCollins; 1 edition
Format: Print book

On Halloween night, we dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, and carve jack-o'-lanterns. But what is really behind these holiday traditions?It all started with a greedy man named Jack, who made a pact with the wrong person. When it comes time for Jack to repay his debt, the deal...
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Early Reader

Inside a House That Is Haunted: A Rebus Read-along Story

Alyssa Satin Capucilli · Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A cumulative rhyme in which the spider, ghost, cat, and other inhabitants of a haunted house wake up and startle each other
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Happy Haunting, Amelia Bedelia

Herman Parish · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

You Are Invited to Go Batty with Amelia Bedelia! What: Party When: Halloween Who: Amelia Bedelia and Friends No RSVP necessary -- just open this book for tricks (and treats) galore!
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Dragon's Halloween

Dav Pilkey
Format: Book

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Junior Fiction

Small Spaces

Katherine Arden · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling adult author of The Bear and the Nightingale makes her middle grade debut with a creepy, spellbinding ghost story in the tradition of R. L. Stine destined to become a classic. When eleven-year-old Ollie lost her mother in a plane crash, she sought solace in her books. So when...
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The Night Gardener

Jonathan Auxier · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller, The Night Gardener is a Victorian ghost story with shades of Washington Irving and Henry James. More than just a spooky tale, it's also a moral fable about human greed and the power of storytelling.
The Night Gardener follows two abandoned...
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The Halloween tree

Ray Bradbury; Joseph A Mugnaini · Dell Yearling
Format:  Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Yearling edView all editions and formats

A group of children and a "spirit" go back through time to discover the beginnings of Halloween.
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The Darkdeep

ALLY CONDIE · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 272
Format: Book

"Move over, Stranger Things . . . The Darkdeep will pull you into an irresistibly eerie world beyond your wildest dreams--and nightmares." --Melissa de la Cruz, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Descendants series

"The stakes are huge,...

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The Bride of Frankenstein Doesn't Bake Cookies (Bailey School Kids #41)

Debbie Dadey
Format: Print book

The 16th book from the hugely popular early chapter book series to re-emerge with a new look! Brand-new eye-catching cover art brings a modern feel to this classic monster series for young readers.There's a new woman working at the snack bar at the Bailey City ice skating rink. Electra...
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The witches

Roald Dahl · Puffin Books
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

This is not a fairy tale. This is about "real" witches. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them....
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The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman · HarperCollins
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal.

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place - he's the only...

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Closed for the Season

Mary Downing Hahn · Clarion Books
Pages: 182
Format: Hardcover

A contemporary thriller by the bestselling author of THE OLD WILLIS PLACE.

Two 13-year-old boys, Arthur and Logan, set out to solve the mystery of a murder that took place some years ago in the old house Logan's family has just moved into. The boys' quest takes them to the highest...
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The Old Willis place : a ghost story

Mary Downing Hahn · Clarion Books
Format: Paperback

Tired of the rules that have bound them ever since "the bad thing happened," twelve-year-old Diana ignores her brother's warnings and befriends the daughter of the new caretaker, setting in motion events that lead to the release of the spirit of an evil, crazy woman who once...

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Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story

Mary Downing Hahn · HMH Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

Twelve-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother, Michael, have never liked their seven-year-old stepsister, Heather. Ever since their parents got married, she's made Molly and Michael's life miserable. Now their parents have moved them all to the country to live in a house that...
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Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery

Deborah Howe · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

THIS book is written by Harold. His full time occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. X (here called Monroe) and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It is because of Bunnicula that Harold turned to writing. Someone...
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How to Catch a Bogle

Catherine Jinks · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

If ever a chill entered her soul, or the hope suddenly drained from her heart, she knew a bogle was to blame. Birdie McAdam, a ten-year-old orphan, is tougher than she looks. Shes proud of her job as apprentice to Alfred the Bogler, a man who catches monsters for a living. Birdie lures...
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The Nest

Kenneth Oppel · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

Steve just wants to save his baby brother:but what will he lose in the bargain? This is a haunting gothic tale for fans of Coraline, from acclaimed author Kenneth Oppel (Silverwing, The Boundless) with illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen. For some kids summer is a sun-soaked...
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Half-Minute Horrors

Susan Rich · HarperCollins
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

How scared can you get in just thirty seconds?

Dive into the shortest, scariest stories ever created, with more than seventy instant thrills from the likes of Lemony Snicket, James Patterson, Neil Gaiman, R.L. Stine, Holly Black, Brett Helquist, and Margaret Atwood. You'll...

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Hoodoo

Ronald L. Smith · Clarion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast a simple spell. When a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, Hoodoo starts...
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Junior Non-Fiction

Don't Read This Book Before Bed: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories

ANNA CLAYBOURNE · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Love to tell scary stories around the camp fire? Like to solve mysteries? Brave enough to hear the truth about some pretty freaky phenomena? Then cuddle up with this spooky spine-tingler, filled with delightfully frightful true stories of real-life monsters, doomed domains, menacing mysteries,...
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 25th Anniversary Edition (Scary Stories Scary Stories)

Alvin Schwartz
Format: Book

This spooky addition to Alvin Schwartz's popular books on American folklore is filled with tales of eerie horror and dark revenge that will make you jump with fright. There is a story here for everyone -- skeletons with torn and tangled flesh who roam the earth; a ghost who takes revenge...
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Literally Disturbed #2: More Tales to Keep You Up at Night

Ben H. Winters · Price Stern Sloan
Format: Hardcover

More scary stories from Edgar Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Ben H. Winters!Chased by wolves,no escape.Monsters screeching,changing shape.Dusty tombstones,bones beneath.Swooping dragons,giant teeth - all things awful, all things wrong,all these nightmares, all night...
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Teen

His Hideous Heart: 13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined

Dahlia Adler · Flatiron Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Thirteen of YA's most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe's most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation.

Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult...
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Contagion

ERIN BOWMAN · HarperTeen
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Edgar Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Mystery

Perfect for fans of Madeleine Roux, Jonathan Maberry, and horror films like 28 Days Later and Resident Evil, this pulse-pounding, hair-raising, utterly terrifying novel is the first in a duology from the critically acclaimed author...

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Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice)

Joseph Delaney · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Capturing witches
Binding boggarts
Driving away ghosts

For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Twenty-nine apprentices have tried-some floundered, some...

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The Devouring Gray

Christine Lynn Herman · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Fans of The Raven Boys and Stranger Things rejoice: This is your new obsession."-Claire Legrand, New York Times best-selling author of Furyborn
After the death of her sister, seventeen-year-old Violet Saunders finds herself dragged to Four Paths,...
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The Rains: A Novel

Gregg Hurwitz · Tor Teen
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Rick Yancey's "The 5th Wave, " the first YA page-turner from "New York Times "bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz. In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. No one under the age of eighteen is safe. Chance...
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The Bone Houses

Emily Lloyd-Jones · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An instant IndieBound bestseller!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
meets Sky in the Deep in this bewitching, historical horror novel, perfect for fans of Holly Black and V.E. Schwab.
Seventeen-year-old Aderyn ("Ryn") only cares about two things: her family...
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And the Trees Crept In

Dawn Kurtagich · Little
Pages: 341
Format: Print book

When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt's home, it's immediately clear that the "blood manor" is cursed. The creaking of the house and the stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets too--the questions that Silla can't ignore: Who is the beautiful...
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There's Someone Inside Your House

STEPHANIE PERKINS · Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

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

"Turn on - all - the lights...
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Pumpkinheads

Rainbow Rowell · First Second
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In Pumpkinheads, beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell and Eisner Award-winning artist Faith Erin Hicks have teamed up to create this tender and hilarious story about two irresistible teens discovering what it means to leave behind a place -- and a person...

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Elizabeth George Speare · Laurel Leaf
Pages: 223
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Orphaned Kit Tyler knows, as she gazes for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind. In her relatives' stern Puritan community, she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong...
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The Screaming Staircase

Jonathan Stroud · Disney-Hyperion Books
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

A sinister Problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see-and eradicate-these supernatural foes. Many different Psychic...
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Adult

The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his "charming" friend Count Fosco,
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The Passage: A Novel

Justin Cronin · Ballantine Books
Pages: 897
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls "a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction."

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND ONE OF THE BEST...

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Alice Isn't Dead: A Novel

JOSEPH FINK · Harper Perennial
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling co-author of It Devours! and Welcome to Night Vale comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead.

"This is not a story. It's a road trip."

Keisha Taylor...

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Horrorstor: A Novel

Grady Hendrix · Quirk Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed Liripip wardrobes. Sales are down, security cameras reveal nothing, and store managers are panicking....
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The Fireman: A Novel

Joe Hill · William Morrow
Pages: 752
Format: Book

Click Here For the Autographed Copy From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Heart-Shaped Box comes a chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle...

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The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson · Penguin Classics
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre

First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile...
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One of Us Will Be Dead by Morning

David Moody · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

David Moody returns to the world of his Hater trilogy with a new fast-paced, and wonderfully dark story about humanity's fight for survival in the face of the impending apocalypse.

The fewer left alive, the higher the stakes.
Kill the others, before one of them kills...

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: And Other Tales of Terror

Robert Louis Stevenson · Penguin books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Stevenson's famous exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde have become synonymous with the idea of a split personality. More than a morality tale, this dark psychological fantasy is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class,...
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Dracula

Bram Stoker

Featuring an updated introduction, a hundredth anniversary edition of the classic Gothic novel features the immortal vampire count and his fellow creatures of the night, who infect their victims with an insatiable bloodlust. Original.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here
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