10 Slasher Novels to Send Off Summer Right

Ten slasher novels both old and new, well-known and obscure, to keep your spine tingling all the way through spooky season. […]

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September 15, 2022 Books

5 Perfect Readalikes for Your Favorite Horror Movie Subgenres

Nightmare Fuel author Nina Nesseth suggests five novels to pair perfectly with five subgenres of horror movie, from The Bay to American Psycho. […]

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June 15, 2022 Books, On Screen

Earthly Terrors: 9 International Novels of Translated Horror

A starter selection of nine amazing horror novels from around the world and recently translated into English to start you off right.  […]

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June 13, 2022 Books

7 Books Featuring Hauntings That Don’t Require Houses

Haunted houses tend to get all the glory, but any structure (or even object) can hold a spirit. These seven hauntings take us beyond the home. […]

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May 23, 2022 Books

Silver and Steel: Six Horror Books Featuring Elderly Protagonists

Horror loves to focus on younger characters, but don’t discount the elderly–here are six books featuring older protagonists who’re more than capable of holding their own. […]

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March 29, 2022 Books

7 Medieval Horror Books For When You Need A Break From Elden Ring

From the Plague to the Crusades, here are seven tales of medieval horror and dark fantasy for when you need a break after that thirtieth loss to the Serpent King. […]

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March 17, 2022 Books

Only the Lonely: 13 Classic Works of Isolation Horror

Road of Bones author Christopher Golden picks 13 essential works of isolation horror, from foundational frights to modern terrors. […]

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March 3, 2022 Books

Seven Filmed Stories About Freaky Films

These movies and TV shows about dangerous fictional films need more than an MPAA rating–try a priest or a circle of salt instead. […]

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February 23, 2022 On Screen

The Best Horror Short Story Collections and Anthologies of 2021

These eleven dark volumes of short fiction, some of 2021’s best, will give you a good push out from shore into the deeper, darker, and stranger waters. […]

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February 8, 2022 Books

7 Killer Horror Books About Murderous Animals

Seven terrifying horror books about animals that want you dead, giving “nature red in tooth and claw” an all-too-fresh meaning. […]

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January 31, 2022 General

Scares Across America Part V: South Dakota to Washington D.C.

Travel across America with the fifth and final installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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January 18, 2022 Books

Keep Watching The Skies: 7 Strange Movies About Alien Abduction

Seven standout movies from the alien abduction genre, featuring everything from gonzo body horror to contemplative takes on humanity’s flaws and foibles. […]

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January 10, 2022 On Screen

The Gift of Fear: 2021’s Best Gifts for Horror Fans

If you need the perfect gift for the horror reader in your life, these 30+ 2021 horror books will guarantee you champion gift-giver status. […]

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December 6, 2021 Books, On Screen

Scares Across America Part IV: New Mexico to South Carolina

Travel across America with the fourth installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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November 22, 2021 Books

Escape Rooms: 6 Intense Closed-Circle Horror Books

Six books that provide a great entry into the subgenre of closed-loop or closed-room horror, where events are confined to a finite space. […]

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November 18, 2021 Books

Fearful Felines: The Ten Spookiest Cats of Horror Fiction and Film

The horror genre has more than its fair share of spooky felines. In honor of Samhain, here are ten horror cats of film and page who deserve their eerie due.   […]

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October 28, 2021 Books, On Screen

Eight Strange Tales of Appalachian Gothic Weirdness

With its strange history, isolated communities, and a sense of place all its own, Appalachia represents the perfect backdrop for a uniquely American brand of folk horror. […]

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October 20, 2021 Books

No One Here Knows I’m a Vampire: A Spooky Matt Berry Reading List

In honor of the funniest man on television, the list you never knew you needed: what to read next based on your favorite Matt Berry project. […]

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October 14, 2021 Books, On Screen

The Couple That Slays Together: 5 of Horror’s Unlikeliest Duos

This Thing Between Us author Gus Moreno picks five of horror’s best odd couples, from Ben and Barbara to Clarice and Hannibal and beyond. […]

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October 13, 2021 Books

8 Standout Horror Game Demos From This Fall’s Steam Next Fest

From pixel art folk horror to backwoods deck-building, here are eight of the most promising horror game demos we played at the October 2021 Steam Next Fest. […]

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October 7, 2021 On Screen

10 Shorter, Sharper Stories For A Quick Hit of Horror

Ten super-short horror stories to scare the shorts off you in four pages or less. […]

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September 30, 2021 Books

Broken Windows to the Soul: 5 Books Featuring Eye Horror

Eric LaRocca’s most recent novella asked the question “What have you done today to deserve your eyes?” Now he rounds up five horror books about all the horrible things that can happen to your delicate eyeballs. […]

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September 7, 2021 Books

Someone’s Definitely Home: 6 Unusual Haunted House Books

Six horror stories that defy all expectations about what a haunted house book should be. […]

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August 24, 2021 Books

Unhappily Ever After: 6 Terrifying Reimagined Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are the original horror stories – here are six books of reimagined fairy tales and folklore that will unnerve, disturb, and delight you. […]

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August 5, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part III: Massachusetts to New Jersey

Travel across America with the third installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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July 19, 2021 Books

7 Horror B-Movies For When You Want Something Trashier

Sometimes you just need a schlocky horror B-movie – here are seven movies not afraid to walk on the trashier side of cinema. […]

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June 28, 2021 On Screen

Real-Life Horror: 5 Fictional Horror Books Based on True Crime Stories

Five works of horror fiction inspired by terrifying true stories of crime, murder, and tragedy, from David Koresh to Lizzie Borden and beyond. […]

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May 27, 2021 Books

Jobs From Hell: Five Works Of Horror About The Horror Of Work

Five horror books about jobs that just might kill you. Labor is entitled to all it produces, but sometimes, labor might say “nah, I’m good.” […]

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April 30, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part II: Hawaii to Maryland

Travel across America with the second installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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April 28, 2021 Books

RPG Nightmares: 5 Horror Games to Play with Your Friends

These five multiplayer horror RPGs are the perfect way to scare yourself and your friends, all from the comfort of your own homes. […]

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April 27, 2021 On Screen

Chronic Chills: In Praise of the Stoner Horror Movie

Cannabis and horror go together like slashers and masks – this 4/20, celebrate with these ten classic stoner horror movies. […]

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April 20, 2021 On Screen

They Never Asked to Be Born: Seven Teenage Terrors

It’s hard being a teenager at the best of times, but at the worst, it’s downright horrifying. These seven books capture what a nightmare adolescence can be. […]

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April 7, 2021 Books

5 New Books From Old Favorite Authors Coming This Year

Yearning for new books from your favorite authors? Here are five books hitting shelves this year from Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, and more. […]

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March 25, 2021 Books

5 Witchy Horror Books to Bewitch Your Bookshelf

Whether you’re a good witch or a bad witch, these five witchy horror books will leave you with only one conundrum: witch one to read next. […]

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March 18, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part I: Alabama to Georgia

Travel across America with the first part in our our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.). […]

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March 11, 2021 Books

6 Works of Horror Memoir True Enough to Be Terrifying

These six books look at the ways in which horror influences and is influenced by our culture, our history, and ourselves. […]

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March 10, 2021 Books

She Frightened Me With Science: 6 Sci-Fi Horror Novels

Science fiction is so often optimistic, but these six sci-fi horror novels explore the genre’s darker side, from deep space to Arctic wastes and beyond. […]

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March 4, 2021 Books

12 Horror Games to Look Forward to in 2021

2021 is shaping up to be a great year in horror gaming: from tense, tightly-paced indie games to massive, sprawling RPGs, there’s something for everyone. […]

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February 12, 2021 On Screen

You Might Not Want to Go Home Again: 6 Tales of Homecoming Horror

VIsiting the place you grew up is rich fodder for horror stories – here are six horror books about the oddness of coming home. […]

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January 20, 2021 Books

This Woman’s Work: 7 Works of Feminist Horror

Seven novels, anthologies, and short story collections celebrating feminist horror from women writers the world over. […]

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December 9, 2020 Books