Books

Join us as we track down the best scary books, horror books, and true crime books around. After all, there's nothing better than settling in for a terrifying read.

Kathe Koja, the Stoker Award-Winning Horror Author of The Cipher, Shares Her Favorite Genre-Defying Tales of Terror

"None of these books may be considered conventional horror fiction—but the darkness is absolutely there."

13 Creepy Short Story Collections to Read After You're Finished with If It Bleeds

Did you devour Stephen King’s latest release? These books are just as chilling.

14 Horror Books for Fans of Penny Dreadful

You’ll find plenty of Gothic creatures and supernatural twists within these pages.

5 Free Horror Books You Can Read This May

Catch up with the grandmasters of horror—for free!

Which Stephen King Character Would You Be Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

Find out if the stars think you’re a brave and guiding hero or a demented killer.

9 Chilling Horror and True Crime Books on Sale This May

For your creepy reading pleasure—at prices that can't be beat!

14 Horror Books to Read While You Wait for The Haunting of Bly Manor

These creepy reads will keep the scares coming until the new season drops on Netflix.

Ramsey Campbell: The Modern Horror Master Whose Books Will Haunt Your Dreams

Guillermo del Toro hails the award-winning author as an "absolute master of modern horror. And a damn fine writer at that!"

Richard Matheson: Where to Begin with the Legendary Sci-Fi Horror Author

I Am Legend just scrapes the surface of the sci-fi horror master's legacy.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes: 13 Best Stephen King Short Stories That Will Chill You to the Bone

These frightful tales can be read in one sitting, but they'll linger in your mind long into the night.

The Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

A startling new book lays bare a little-known chapter in American true crime history.

13 Epic Horror Books to Read While Quarantined

A devil's dozen epic horror tales to get you through these dark days.

12 Dark and Extraordinary Pandemic Books to Make You Feel Less Alone

There’s no time like the present to disappear into these underrated reads.

Free Horror and Mystery Ebooks to Download This April

Catch up with the grandmasters of horror—for free.

16 Haunting True Crime and Paranormal Books for Fans of Unsolved Mysteries

Dive into real-life cold cases, supernatural phenomena, and more.