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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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How to Build a Perfect Spooky Season TBR

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

19 Bone-Chilling Witch Movies That'll Put a Spell on You

Get out your spell book, and settle in for a night of terror.

Necromancy: The Dark History of Raising the Dead

There's a lot more to raising spirits than you might think.

Possessed: 11 Haunting Salem Witch Trials Books

Peer into one of the darkest chapters of American history…

9 Famous Witches Throughout History

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble...

The Bell Witch: An All-American Haunting

In 1804, John Bell settled down for a quiet life in the country...until a sinister presence invaded his home and wreaked havoc on his family.

How to Bury a Witch: The Stories Behind 7 of the Strangest Witch Burials in History

"Some historians suggested the heavy stones were used to trap the witch’s spirit in her grave."

Burned at the Stake: 5 Terrifying Witch Trials Throughout History

Terror, torture, and hysteria ran rampant when "witches" were put on the stand.

Unearthed: The True Location of the Salem Witch Trial Hangings

300 years after the Salem Witch Trials claimed its final victim, researchers have made a startling discovery ...

The Witch: The Movie That Terrified Stephen King

This freaky flick may be set in 16th century New England, but it's as terrifying as any modern horror you'll encounter.

The Pendle Witches: England’s Deadly Witch Hunt Hysteria

In 1612, a fear of witchcraft swept across northwest England and sent eleven souls to their deaths.