#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.

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.

DRACULA Themed Gifts for Your Favorite Stoker Fan

Get ready for April's StokerCon and celebrate your fanged fandom with this massive list of Dracula themed gifts for you or the Stoker fan in your life.

Home Sweet Ho…Maybe Not: The Haunted House in Fiction

What is it about that brooding house down the street? We're taking a look at the haunted house in fiction and asking why we can't see ourselves out.

What Is Speculative Fiction?

What is speculative fiction? You may get a different answer depending on who you ask. Read on to explore this concept, along with examples.

An Open Letter to Stephen King

A response to Stephen King's comments about the Oscars and diversity.

The Final Folk of Thrillers and Horror

A reader considers the Final Girl trope and notes thriller and horror novels that skew from the norm to bring us Final Folk.

How Horror Helps With Processing Grief and Trauma

One longtime horror fan on studies being conducted around horror and trauma, and how the genre helped with trauma on a personal level.