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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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Bite-Sized Horror: The Golden Age of Horror Novellas

These creepy novellas might look like a snack—but they satisfy like a whole meal.

Meet Horror Fiction's Subversive Rising Star Eric LaRocca in this Exclusive Interview

The Bram Stoker and Splatterpunk Award-nominated horror author on everyone's #TBR.

16 Frightening Horror Novellas by Women

These short books showcase the diverse range of women writers who captivate the horror genre.

11 Gripping Horror Novellas by Black Authors

Get a full dose of fright in one sitting.

Jumpstart Your Reading Resolutions with These Creepy Novellas

Get ahead of your reading goals with these short books that pack a punch.

Wylding Hall is an Eerie and Unsettling Read

This novella by Elizabeth Hand is a stunning blend of folk magic, occult lore, and British folk rock culture.

7 Terrifying Horror Novellas

These horror books pack a frightening punch—in fewer pages than full-length novels.