Episode 92: Spooky Books!

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Motherthing By Ainslie Hogarth Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593467022
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Published: Vintage - September 27th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A darkly funny take on mothers and daughters, about a woman who must take drastic measures to save her husband and herself from the vengeful ghost of her mother-in-law.

“A quirky, gruesome, utterly original feminist horror experience.” —The New York Times Book Review


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Love on the Brain By Ali Hazelwood Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336847
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Published: Berkley - August 23rd, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

A #1 LibraryReads and Indie Next Pick!

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a new STEMinist rom-com in which a scientist is forced to work on a project with her nemesis—with explosive results.


Hide By Kiersten White Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593359235
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Del Rey - May 24th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A high-stakes hide-and-seek competition turns deadly in this “marvelously creepy thrill ride of a book that keeps twisting until the very end” (Karen M. McManus, author of One of Us Is Lying


Tender Is the Flesh By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by) Cover Image
By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982150921
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore.

His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a living. After all, it happened so quickly.


This Is What It Sounds Like: What the Music You Love Says About You By Susan Rogers, Ogi Ogas Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393541250
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2022

One of the Next Big Idea Club's Favorite Nonfiction Books
A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2022

A legendary record producer–turned–brain scientist explains why you fall in love with music.


The Late Americans: A Novel By Brandon Taylor Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593332337
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 23rd, 2023

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE, ELLE, OPRAH DAILY, THE WASHINGTON POST, BUZZFEED AND VULTURE


Night of the Living Rez By Morgan Talty Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953534187
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Published: Tin House Books - July 5th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, American Academy of Arts & Letters Sue Kaufman Prize, The New England Book Award, and the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree


What Moves the Dead (Sworn Soldier #1) By T. Kingfisher Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250830753
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Published: Tor Nightfire - July 12th, 2022

An Instant USA Today & Indie Bestseller
A Barnes & Noble Book of the Year Finalist
A Goodreads Best Horror Choice Award Nominee

A gripping and atmospheric reimagining of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” from Hugo, Locus, & Nebula award-winning author T. Kingfisher


Emma: 200th-Anniversary Annotated Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Jane Austen, Juliette Wells (Editor), Juliette Wells (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Juliette Wells (Editor), Juliette Wells (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143107712
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 29th, 2015

The culmination of Jane Austen’s genius, a sparkling comedy of love and marriage—now in a stunning 200th-anniversary Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition

Now a major motion picture starring Anya Taylor-Joy

 


Our Share of Night: A Novel By Mariana Enriquez, Megan McDowell (Translated by), Pablo Gerardo Camacho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mariana Enriquez, Megan McDowell (Translated by), Pablo Gerardo Camacho (Illustrator)
$28.99
ISBN: 9780451495143
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Hogarth - February 7th, 2023

“A masterpiece of supernatural horror.”—The Washington Post
“An enchanting, shattering, once-in-a-lifetime reading experience.”—The New York Times (Editors’ Choice)


The Guest: A Novel By Emma Cline Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812998627
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Published: Random House - May 16th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A young woman pretends to be someone she isn’t in this “spellbinding” (Vogue), “smoldering” (The Washington Post) novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls.
 


Fairy Tale By Stephen King Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781668002179
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Published: Scribner - September 6th, 2022

A #1 New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice!

Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, and the stakes could not be higher—for that world or ours.


Hell Bent: A Novel (Ninth House Series #2) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250313102
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 10th, 2023

#1 New York Times BestsellerGoodreads Choice Award Winner

"A tour de force of suspenseful pacing and empathetic writing." ―The New York Times

"All hail the queen of dark academia!" ―NPR


The Stoker Award-winning chilling anthology of 18 short stories in tribute to the genius of Shirley Jackson, collecting today’s best horror writers.

Featuring Joyce Carol Oates, Josh Malerman, Paul Tremblay, Richard Kadrey, Stephen Graham Jones, Elizabeth Hand and more.


A collection of new and exclusive short stories inspired by, and in tribute to, Shirley Jackson.


13 Views Of The Suicide Woods By Bracken MacLeod, Jennifer McMahon (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Bracken MacLeod, Jennifer McMahon (Introduction by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781949140354
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Published: Haverhill House Publishing - July 21st, 2022

These stories inhabit the dark places where pain and resignation intersect, and the fear of a quiet moment alone is as terrifying as the unseen thing watching from behind the treeline. In the titular story, a young woman waits for her father to come home from the place where no one goes intending to return. A single word is the push that may break a man and save a life.


Closing Costs By Bracken MacLeod Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780358334736
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Published: William Morrow - July 20th, 2021

HAPPY HOUSE HUNTING…
 
Nelle and Evan Pereira were thrilled to close on their “forever home,” a spacious paradise nestled against a state forest in Massachusetts. Three months later, on a brisk Saturday morning, their peace is destroyed when an intruder captures Nelle home by herself.


Wolf Land By Jonathan Janz Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781787581500
Availability: Special Order
Published: Flame Tree Press - March 14th, 2019

"...this is what werewolf horror is supposed to feel like: gruesome, bloody, dark, angry, messy, and downright terrifying." - Howling Libraries

Aside from a quaint amusement park, the small town of Lakeview offers little excitement for Duane, Savannah, and their friends.


Angel Falls By Julia Rust, David Surface Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781949140330
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Published: Yap Books - October 17th, 2022

What if you had the power to heal your broken family? To bring back a lost loved one? Jessie and Jared are about to find out, in a place called Angel Falls, where an ancient and mysterious power waits to fulfill their deepest wishes--with dangerous consequences. Fifteen-year-old Jessie Reed would do anything to keep her parents together.


Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke And Other Misfortunes By Eric LaRocca Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781803361499
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Published: Titan Books - September 6th, 2022

"Amongst the Top 50 Horror Books of All Time" - Cosmopolitan

Three dark and disturbing horror stories from an astonishing new voice, including the viral-sensation tale of obsession, Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke. For fans of Kathe Koja, Clive Barker and Stephen Graham Jones. Winner of the Splatterpunk Award for Best Novella.


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Everything the Darkness Eats By Eric Larocca Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781955904278
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Published: Clash Books - June 13th, 2023

An insidious darkness threatens to devastate a rural New England village when occult forces are conjured and when bigotry is left unrestrained.After a recent string of disappearances in a small Connecticut town, a grieving widower with a grim secret is drawn into a dangerous ritual of dark magic by a powerful and mysterious older gentleman named Heart Crowley.


Haven By Tom Deady, Gail Cross (Cover Design by) Cover Image
By Tom Deady, Gail Cross (Cover Design by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780990632733
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Published: Thomas E Deady - January 19th, 2017

WINNER OF THE 2016 BRAM STOKER AWARD FOR SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN A FIRST NOVEL In 1961, the small town of Haven thought they'd gotten rid of their monster. After a series of child killings, Paul Greymore was caught carrying a wounded girl. His face, disfigured from a childhood accident, seemed to confirm he was the monster the community hoped to banish.


Jennifer Strange By Cat Scully, Cat Scully (Artist) Cover Image
By Cat Scully, Cat Scully (Artist)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781949140064
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Published: Yap Books - July 20th, 2020

Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strange is the Sparrow, cursed with the ability to give ghosts and demonic spirits a body-a flesh and blood anchor in the mortal world-with the touch of her hand. When a ghost attacks her high school and awakens her powers, her father dumps her unceremoniously in the care of her estranged older sister Liz, leaving only his journal as an explanation.



Billy and the Cloneasaurus By Stephen Kozeniewski Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781718738102
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - June 29th, 2014

Six billion identical clones make up the entire population of Earth, and William 790-6 (57th Iteration) is exactly like everybody else. In his one year of life he will toil in suburban mediocrity and spend as much cash as possible in order to please his corporate masters. When 790's first birthday (and scheduled execution) finally rolls around, a freak accident spares his life.


Road of Bones: A Novel By Christopher Golden Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250274304
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 25th, 2022

An American documentarian travels a haunted highway across the frozen tundra of Siberia in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden’s Road of Bones, a “tightly wound, atmospheric, and creepy as hell” (Stephen King) supernatural thriller.


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All Hallows: A Novel By Christopher Golden Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781250280299
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 24th, 2023

New York Times bestselling, Bram Stoker Award-winning author Christopher Golden is best known for his supernatural thrillers set in deadly, distant locales...but in this suburban Halloween drama, Golden brings the horror home.


The Devil Takes You Home: A Novel By Gabino Iglesias Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316426916
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Published: Mulholland Books - August 2nd, 2022

This genre-defying, Shirley Jackson and Bram Stoker award-winning thriller follows a father desperate to salvage what's left of his family—even if it means a descent into violence.

Buried in debt due to his young daughter’s illness, his marriage at the brink, Mario reluctantly takes a job as a hitman, surprising himself with his proclivity for violen


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Nothing But Blackened Teeth By Cassandra Khaw Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250879516
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Nightfire - August 30th, 2022

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER • A Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, British Fantasy, and World Fantasy Award Finalist! • An Indie Next Pick! • An October LibraryReads Pick! 2022 RUSA Reading List: Horror Winner!

Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale, steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists.


Comfort Me With Apples By Catherynne M. Valente Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250816214
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Published: Tordotcom - November 9th, 2021

Comfort Me With Apples is a terrifying new thriller from bestseller Catherynne M. Valente, for fans of Gone Girl and Spinning Silver

A Shirley Jackson Award finalist!
A Locus Award finalist!


Ghost Eaters: A Novel By Clay Chapman Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781683692171
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quirk Books - September 20th, 2022

“A Gothic-punk graveyard tale about what haunts history and what haunts the human soul. An addicting read that draws you into its descent from the first page.”—Chuck Wendig, New York Times best-selling author of The Book of Accidents


The Cursed Among Us By John Durgin Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781088046210
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Published: John Durgin - May 31st, 2022

It has been twenty years since the serial killer known as The Black Heart Killer terrorized the town of Newport in 1979. Life mostly returned to normal after the killer was captured. All the townspeople have to do is stay out of the woods where the bodies were abandoned-their chests ripped open, and their hearts torn out...



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Devil House: A Novel By John Darnielle Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250862884
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - October 4th, 2022

From John Darnielle, the New York Times bestselling author and the singer-songwriter of the Mountain Goats, comes an epic, gripping novel about murder, truth, and the dangers of storytelling.


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My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982137649
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - March 29th, 2022

Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel

In her quickly gentrifying rural lake town Jade sees recent events only her encyclopedic knowledge of horror films could have prepared her for in this latest chilling novel that “will give you nightmares.


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Ring Shout By P. Djèlí Clark Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250767028
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Published: Tordotcom - October 13th, 2020

Nebula, Locus, and Alex Award-winner P. Djèlí Clark returns with Ring Shout, a dark fantasy historical novella that gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror

“A fantastical, brutal and thrilling triumph of the imagination...Clark’s combination of historical and political reimagining is cathartic, exhilarating and fresh.” —The New York Times


House of Hunger By Alexis Henderson Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593438466
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Published: Ace - September 27th, 2022

WANTED - Bloodmaid of exceptional taste. Must have a keen proclivity for life’s finer pleasures. Girls of weak will need not apply.

A young woman is drawn into the upper echelons of a society where blood is power in this dark and enthralling Gothic novel from the author of The Year of the Witching.


White Horse: A Novel By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250847652
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2022

"This ghost story is a perfect example of new wave horror that will also satisfy fans of classic Stephen King." —Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic


She Is a Haunting By Trang Thanh Tran Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547610815
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 28th, 2023

William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist
Instant New York Times and Indie Bestseller

This house eats and is eaten . . .


Sister, Maiden, Monster By Lucy A. Snyder Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250825650
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Published: Tor Nightfire - February 21st, 2023

“Absolutely recommended for readers of the cosmic and gloriously horrific.” ―Seanan McGuire, New York TImes bestselling author


The Haunting of Alejandra: A Novel By V. Castro Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593499696
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Published: Del Rey - April 18th, 2023

A woman is haunted by the Mexican folk demon La Llorona in this “utterly terrifying and wholly immersive . . . story about generational trauma, colonization, systemic oppression, and the horror at the heart of motherhood” (Library Journal, starred review).


Lone Women: A Novel By Victor LaValle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525512080
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: One World - March 28th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Blue skies, empty land—and enough wide-open space to hide a horrifying secret. A woman with a past, a mysterious trunk, a town on the edge of nowhere, and an “absorbing, powerful” (BuzzFeed) new vision of the American West, from the award-winning author of The Changeling.


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The Hacienda By Isabel Cañas Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593436691
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2022

Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches...


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How to Sell a Haunted House By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593201268
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Published: Berkley - January 17th, 2023

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Wildly entertaining."-The New York Times

"Ingenious."-The Washington Post

New York Times bestselling author Grady Hendrix takes on the haunted house in a thrilling new novel that explores the way your past—and your family—can haunt you like nothing else.