Reads for the Spooky Season [list]

The spooky season is upon us and there are plenty of books out there to satisfy every type of reader, regardless of how spooky you want to get this October!

I’ve compiled a lil list of spooky books that I’ve read that you might wanna add to your TBR if you’re after some reads that provide spooky vibes!

Want some B-movie fun in a book?

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  • Horrorstör – Grady Hendrix
  • Clown in a Cornfield – Adam Cesare
  • Meddling Kids – Edgar Cantero
  • Final Girls – Riley Sager
  • There’s Someone Inside Your House – Stephanie Perkins
  • Jam – Yahtzee Croshaw
  • My Best Friend’s Exorcism – Grady Hendrix

Fancy some outlandish fun?

  • Battle Royale – Kōshun Takami
  • Night of the Mannequins – Stephen Graham Jones
  • Fantasticland – Mike Bockoven

After some supernatural vibes?

  • Other Words For Smoke – Sarah Maria Griffin
  • Undead Girl Gang – Lily Anderson
  • Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier

Are creature features your thing?

  • Meg – Steve Alten
  • The Silver Eyes – Scott Cawthon
  • Awakened – James Murray

Want to experience some haunting vibes?

  • The Silent Companions – Laura Purcell
  • Practically everything the guy ever wrote – Edgar Allan Poe
  • Dracul – Dacre Stoker & J D Barker
  • The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein – Kiersten White
  • Sawkill Girls – Claire Legrand

How about some real-world horrors?

  • My Dark Vanessa – Kate Elizabeth Russell
  • Five Total Strangers – Natalie D. Richards
  • The Chalk Man – CJ Tudor

And that’s my list! I know I’ve missed out categories such as paranormal, gore, romance etc. But I’ve only included books that I have personally read, and I’ve not actually read that much horror – I know, shocking! But I prefer to watch horror over reading it.

Have you got any recommendations? Have you read any of these books? What did you think? Drop them in the comments below!


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