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12 Spooky and Terror-Filled Short Story Collections to Read with the Lights On

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with anthologies, Edgar Allan Poe, Ghost Stories, Gothic, Halloween, Haunted Houses, haunting, Horror, horror tales, Paranormal Fiction, scary stories, Short Stories, spooky and supernatural

Spooky and haunting tales to read on Halloween or anytime.

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Weird But True: This Lesser Known Fiction Genre is Making A Comeback

Posted 10 months ago by Juliette H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with anthologies, dystopian fiction, experimental fiction, ghost stories, Gothic Fiction, haunted house, Historical Fiction, Horror Fiction, horror tales, Magical Realism, Paranormal Fiction, Sci-Fi, Short Stories, speculative fiction, supernatural horror, Suspense Fiction, urban fantasy, vampires - fiction and weird fiction

Weird fiction is characterized primarily by its blending of science fiction, fantasy, horror and just about every other fiction genre to create something entirely new.

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Campfire Stories

Posted over 2 years ago by Linda F

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with campfire tales, folk tales, folklore, Ghost Stories, Halloween, haunted places, Hauntings, Horror, horror tales, legends and scary stories

Campfires and storytelling go hand in hand. Continue reading to explore a selection of ghost stories, folklore and legends to inspire your next campfire tale.

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