04/30/2014 01:36 pm ET Updated Jun 29, 2014

Dracula, Dark Magic and the Truly Terrifying: Relationships

One of the things I love best about going on a book tour when I have a new book that has hit the shelves is meeting readers, bookstore owners and booksellers. The conversation always turns to other great books out there that people are excited about, and I find myself coming away from each store with a stack of books under my arm that I might not have otherwise found. I'm on the Midwestern leg of my book tour for The Vanishing right now. Here are some book recommendations I've picked up along the way.

Dracula, Dark Magic, and the most frightening: Relationships