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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.

Your Guide to the Horror Subgenres

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.

Something Else Out There: What Eco-Horror Teaches Us About Ourselves

Eco-horror is never, and can never, be just about ‘The Environment’ because ‘The Environment’ pervades all. ‘The Environment’ is not an Other.

Reading Pathways: Dawn Kurtagich Books

Get to know Dawn Kertagich books, just in time for Women in Horror Month.

Get Your Spook On With This Year’s Slate of Summer Scares Reads Selections

This year's Summer Scares winners are here. Get your scary reads on with these compelling horror reads.

9 Books for Fans of CBS’s EVIL Who Can’t Wait for Season 2

EVIL Season 2 might be a long way away, but these horror books like CBS's EVIL will make the time go by devilishly fast for fans.

6 Books to Read This Valentine’s That’ll Stop Your Heart (For Good)

Get your pulse raising and blood pumping this Valentine’s day with tales of twisted terror, all in the comfort of your completely, perfectly safe home.