#Horror

Scary reads are the best reads! Take a deep dive into our horror content to find recommendations for the best horror books out there–just don’t forget to put them in the freezer before you go to bed.

8 Horror Books Set In Maine (That Aren’t By Stephen King)

If King is the only Maine horror author you've read, we're here to introduce you to some new authors who've written horror books set in Maine.

Vast and Violent: The Sublime Imagery of Tim Lebbon’s EDEN

A look at the juxtaposition of awe and fear, of the beautiful and the terrible, at the heart of the sublime and in Tim Lebbon's horror eco thriller EDEN.

Chills and Thrills: Your Summer of YA Horror Books

Add outstanding YA horror books to your summer TBR for thrills and chills.

10 Horror Books for Book Clubs to Read

There’s no need to wait until October to read horror books for book clubs. These are our favorite scary books with lots to discuss and plenty of frights.

Vampires Through the Ages: the Comics Anthology We Need

What would a comics anthology following the progression of vampire lore from the ancient world to modern takes look like? Find out here.

Your Guide to the Horror Sub-Genres

It is one of the oldest genres in literature, dating back to ancient times. Let's explore some of the most popular horror subgenres.

What is it About Creepy Kids in Horror?

Why do we have such a strong reaction to kids acting out in devious ways? We're taking a look at that special brand of terror: creepy kids in horror.

Which Vampire Horror is Your Perfect Next Read?

They're alluring, dangerous, fanged, and they've given us some great classic and contemporary stories. Take the quiz and find your next vampire novel!

The Horror and Speculative Fiction I’ve Been Reading To Distract Myself from IRL Horrors

The horror-tinged reading one Rioter has found to be calming during the pandemic.

5 Books About Horror to Help You Cope With Anxiety

Some prefer comforting tales, but this reader prefers the macabre, get to know the genre, the brains behind it, and fun facts with these books about horror.

4 Folklore Creatures We Need to Make Horror Movies About Rather Than W*ndigos

Here's the thing: w*ndigos just aren't for us. They aren't a scary monster for us to use in our stories and claim as our own.W*ndigos just aren't for white people. They aren't a scary monster for us to claim and use in our stories. Here are alternative scary folklore creatures.

Get Haunted By The Best Horror Fiction Podcasts

From fictional horror stories to recommendations for your next horror read, it's always a good time to listen to these horror fiction podcasts!

From Film to Fiction: Creating the Alien Franchise’s Literary Canon

The Alien franchise has developed a significant literary canon to expand upon the film universe. Look at the past, present, and future of these books.

Why Are So Many Scary Books Set in Maine?

So, why are so many scary books set in Maine? One reader takes at a look at the history and lore of the "sinister state of pine and brine."

Queer Character Representation in Horror

One reader's journey to find queer characters in horror, taking a look at the dearth of queer representation in horror lit, its rare finds, and its evolution.