#gothic horror

8 Spooky Books of Gothic Horror and Magic

These classic and more contemporary books of gothic horror, gothic fantasy, and a blend of the two are perfect for an Autumn evening read.

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.

Get Your Ghoul On: 9 Great Works of Genre-Bending Gothic Fiction

Get in your gauzy gown, grab a goblet and your glasses, and get ready for nine excellent genre-bending Gothic fiction books!

What is Gothic Horror? 18 Examples of the Genre

A gothic horror story should fill you with unease in its quieter passages and full-on dread at other times. Here are the best examples, including Crimson Peak by Nancy Holder and Guillermo del Toro.

Seeing Double: 4 Tales of Terrible Twosomes

Explore the oft terrifying concept of The Double in these books, including classics, retellings, and works of Gothic horror.

5 Modern Authors Upholding the Gothic Feminist Tradition in 2020

These 2020 books upholding the Gothic feminist tradition are full of pent-up emotion and psychological tensions.

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.

Why I Am Choosing to Read DRACULA Instead of FRANKENSTEIN This Fall

A reader on Bram Stokers treatment of the male ego, women characters, monsters, and on why she's reading DRACULA instead of her usual fall fave.

4 Frankenstein Retellings

Mary Shelley's legacy continues to haunt readers and writers. Check out these frightening Frankenstein stories told through comics, YA fantasy, and fiction.