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Halloween Books

Recommended Reading: Monster Stories for Halloween

Katie Li | Posted 10.22.2015 | Books
Katie Li

Fall is a wonderful time to read, rivaled only by lazy summer beach reading. The weather is getting cooler and the air is crisper. Kitchens warm with baked apple treats and pumpkin reigns in pastries and beverages alike. October in particular has a special spooky charm, especially when the leaves turn and the shadows get long as the days get darker.

11 Great Halloween Books To Entertain Your Little Goblins

Devon Corneal | Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents

It's almost time for monsters, ninjas, fairies, witches and hobos to hit the streets and start begging for candy. HuffPost Parents blogger Devon Corne...

A Literary Halloween

Electric Literature | Posted 12.31.2012 | Books
Electric Literature

J. Robert Lennon writes "literary fiction," but he's the sort of literary fiction writer who grew up on sci-fi paperbacks and crime novels, and never forgot what the pulp masters taught him.

The 7 Scariest Halloween Books

Mark E. Murphy | Posted 12.24.2012 | Books
Mark E. Murphy

I'm not big on overt gore, slasher stories or things that are overly sadistic or cruel. I didn't like Joyce Carol Oates' book Zombie, for example, because it put me inside the mind of a psycho for the entire novel--and it was like an overdose of psychosis.

11 Ways To Fight A Vampire

Roger Ma | Posted 12.10.2012 | Books
Roger Ma

A vampire may not be the type of opponent you can overpower or outrun, but with proper instruction, a well-planned strategy, and a little luck, this is an opponent you can outfight.

15 Kids' Books To Cozy Up With This October

Devon Corneal | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

As the days get shorter and the air cooler, I start looking for books about ghosts, ghouls, witches, demons, vampires and disturbing vegetables. Yes, you read that right -- disturbing vegetables.

10 Books That Will Scare The Sh*t Out Of You

William Ambler | Posted 12.30.2011 | Books
William Ambler

I believe in breaking the bonds of intellectual tyranny. To wit: here is a list of 10 volumes of horror guaranteed not to include Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe or sparkly vampires.

Halloween Books

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

If you're in the mood to turn out the lights and hide from the trick-or-treaters, then I recommend breaking out a flashlight and reading one of these 6 Halloween-themed mystery novels.

Halloween Books

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

This book list could be pages long, but below are some of my favorites, the perfect books to read on a dark and stormy night, as you're huddled under your blankets (with a flashlight, of course), clutching your book in a white-knuckled grip.

Banned Books For Halloween

Jim Trombetta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jim Trombetta

In "The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You to Read!," I uncover over two hundred pre-Code horror and crime comics of the 1950s.

Halloween Books

Booktryst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With Halloween nearly upon us, the time has come for Booktryst to feature some scary rare books. An online exhibit created by the W.E.B. Du Bois Libra...

7 Spooky Movies Based On Books (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Many of the best and scariest movies out there were first books, though it's easy to forget sometimes. Just in time for Halloween, here are 7 scary mo...