It’s Haunted Riot! Enter If You Dare…
Welcome back, ghosts, ghouls, and goblins, to the Haunted Riot! Whether you’re looking for full-on spine-tingling reads, just a touch of hair-raising horror, or are a spooky season novice, our writers have been brewing up posts that should suit.
Want some feel-good horror, or perhaps books rated Safe For Scaredy-Cats? Perhaps you need read-alikes for your favorite horror movies, or a travel guide to the most haunted bookish places around the world. Maybe you’ve got your thinking cap on and want to contemplate the popularity of gothic horror, or the enduring appeal of Stephen King to teenagers. Perhaps haunting queer tales are more likely to float your (ghostly pirate) boat. Pick your poison, and read on!
“The Girl With The Green Ribbon”: A Tale of Many Lives
"The Girl With The Green Ribbon" gave you nightmares in elementary school, and it's a story with a long history and promising future.
Tips for Reading Horror When You’re a Scaredy Cat
Think you can't read horror? I thought so too. Here are some tips and tricks for reading horror for all my fellow scaredy cats.
The Rise of Middle Grade and YA Black Horror
A look at the recent rise of middle grade and YA horror novels and how the centering of Black narratives is woven with social commentary.
The Most Haunted Bookstores and Libraries Around the World
It turns out ghosts like their books just as much as the living! Learn all about the most haunted bookstores and libraries in the US and abroad... if you dare.
Are We in the Midst of a Gothic Horror Boom?
Are we in the midst of a Gothic literature boom? A reader dives into a recent boom in the subgenre and explores some of its trademark tropes.
15 LGBTQ Haunted Horror Novels
In these books, some of the hauntings are literal, some less so. But whatever the haunting, rest assured they are very, entirely queer.
Why Do Readers Avoid Horror?
A lot of readers avoid horror thinking it's not for them. But horror comes in all shapes, sizes, and subgenres—you might just be missing out.
It’s Like That and Like This and AHHH! 12 Great Horror Book/Movie Pairings
Can't get enough scary books and movies? Here are 12 great books that pair well with horror films!
8 Feel-Good Horror Books That Are Both Scary and Fun
Feel-good horror books are scary yet fun to read! Here's a list of 8 feel-good horror books to read with the lights on and some popcorn.