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Welcome to your hub for the creepiest recommendations, from the latest terrifying Stephen King book and bizarre underrated horror films to the most disturbing unsolved true crime cases and unsettling reports of paranormal activity. If it’s strange, unusual, or downright terrifying—we’ve got you covered.

We’re diehard fans of all things macabre and we love nothing more than sharing our odd obsessions with fellow creepy fiends. Here we unearth forgotten crimes, share true ghost stories, and pride ourselves on giving the best recommendations for terrifying books and movies. Peruse the stories below—you’re sure to find something to satiate your appetite for the uncanny.

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4 Free Books to Read in December 2022 for Horror, True Crime, and Paranormal Fans

Put a chill down your spine with these creepy ebooks—free, this month only.

How to Build a Perfect Spooky Season TBR

Spooky Season is upon us and we've been training all year for this.

12 Chilling Books Featuring Haunted Objects

What happens when mundane items contain a world of horror?

Coming-of-Age Horror Books: A Master List

These quintessential books capture the unique tension and nostalgia of youth.

18 Classic Horror Books That Spawned a Genre

The creepy tales that made the genre what it is today.

Terrifying Books Like the Show Yellowjackets

Chase the same creepy vibes from the show—to tide you over until season two! 

2021's Most Terrifying Horror Bestsellers

The Lineup's community has chilling taste—these were our most beloved titles in 2021.

These Sci-Fi Horror Books Cause Screams Across Universes

Combining these vibrant genres results in works that will rip out your eyes, heart, and mind to claim as their own.

WATCH: The Latest Trailer for HBO's Lovecraft Country Is Timely and Terrifying

The upcoming horror series speaks directly to America's past—and its present.

Colin Wilson: Essential Creepy Reads from a Master of Horror and True Crime

His philosophical works explored the dark side of the human heart.

5 Free Horror Books You Can Read This May

Catch up with the grandmasters of horror—for free!

Everything We Know About the HBO Horror Series Lovecraft Country

Misha Green and Jordan Peele take on Lovecraftian cosmic horror in the upcoming HBO series.

Free Horror and Mystery Ebooks to Download This April

Catch up with the grandmasters of horror—for free.

Bram Stoker's Descendant Gives Dracula a Creepy Origin Story

One of the most anticipated horror books of the year imagines what inspired Bram Stoker to write the classic vampire tale.

H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

The Broken Hours offers a Lovecraftian take on the classic haunted house story.