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Blog: Horror

Top 10 Worst Schools in Books

By now everyone's gone back to school for fall. Which is sad. But at least you're not at one of these schools. So that's something.

5 Books with Terrible Hotels

Have you ever listened to friends complaining about a disappointing hotel or a vacation spot? Well, the people in these books have entered the chat.

Frightfully Good Young Adult Horror Just in Time for Halloween

Are you looking for a good scary story? YA fiction is full of good horror: from ghosts to demons, spine-chilling houses to serial killers. Take a look at any of these stories to get you through the Halloween season. Just be sure to keep a bit of light on at night (to go to the bathroom, not because you’re scared of the creepy things that go bump in the night…)

Hitchhiker’s Guide to Sci-Fi Subgenres – Part 4

Welcome to part four of my series, “SCI-FI—X-TREME EDITION,” or “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Sci-fi Subgenres.” The next two subgenres are a little more serious in tone than those explored in previous posts but for some, the dark tone is the appeal.

Winter Chills

These horror/ thriller books are sure to send shivers down your spine this Winter. Check them out – at your own risk!

Oh, The Horror!

If you’re looking for a good scare and want to get into the festive spirit of the season, do as I do: watch horror during the weeks leading up to Halloween (AKA Rocktober). Watch at your own discretion!

Stranger Reads: 14 Teen Titles for Fans of Stranger Things

The hit science fiction/horror series Stranger Things will soon be back for season 2 on Netflix. While you anxiously anticipate binging this series, check out these carefully selected teen reads filled with elements of horror, science fiction, 1980’s cultural reference and small midwestern town nostalgia.

Zeal For Zombies

This blog post includes a wide variety of popular books, eBooks, eComics, television shows and movies featuring Zombies that will hopefully satisfy your insatiable appetite for the undead.

Campfire 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.