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.

Ellen Datlow Recommends 13 Dark & Creepy Books to Read In the Time of COVID-19 (That Are Not Apocalyptic)

The award-winning editor selects a set of chilling reads that have nothing to do with pandemics.

A Vengeful Spirit Wreaks Havoc in This Rediscovered Horror Classic

Ancient spirits, possession, and revenge… This chilling tale will stick with you.

14 Riveting True Crime Books for Fans of Criminal

These aren’t your run-of-the-mill true crime books.

13 Gripping True Crime Books for Fans of Lost Girls

Cases like the Long Island Serial Killer, from the unsolved to the corrupt.

13 Terrifying Books to Read While You Wait for A Quiet Place Part II

Until the film is released, these sci-fi horror reads will deliver plenty of scares.

12 Mind-Bending Horror Books for Fans of The Invisible Man

Twisted reads full of suspense, sick science, and self-doubt.

Richie Diener: The Troubled Son Killed By His Own Father

Young Richie Diener showed signs of trouble. Then, on the night of February 27, 1972, those troubles came to a tragic end.

Whisperers: A Conjuring of Spirits Unfolds Before Their Very Eyes

An occult expert details a chilling encounter with the spirit world.

Mind of a Monster: Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer Who Murdered At Least 49 People

This serial killer was convicted of 49 murders, though he confessed to at least 71.

Bitter Blood Murders: A Brutal True Story of Family, Madness, and Death

How the disintegration of one marriage ended in unspeakable tragedy.

22 Paranormal Books You Haven’t Read Yet (But Should)

Journey to the dark side of demonic possessions, haunted houses, and restless spirits.

13 Haunting Horror Books for Fans of The Lodge

Home is where the horror is when it comes to these chilling reads.

The World Comes to an End in Snow

Darcy Coates invokes icy terror in her latest release.