Horror genre books (39)


Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia EN

Rating: 3.5     71 Votes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian IN DEVELOPMENT AS A HULU ORIGINAL LIMITED SERIES PRODUCED BY KELLY RIPA AND MARK CONSUELOS • WINNER OF THE LOCUS AWARD • NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, NPR, The Washington Post, Tordotcom, Marie Claire, Vox, Mashable, Men’s Health, Library Journal, Book Riot, LibraryReads An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose the... continue
Recommended: 07 Apr 2022


No Ordinary Girl by Cheryl Elaine EN

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Recommended: 28 Jan 2018

Nothing But Blackened Teeth

Nothing But Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw EN

Rating: 3     23 Votes
Country: Asia / Malaysia flag Malaysia
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER! A Bram Stoker Award Nominee and World Fantasy Award Finalist! An August Derleth Award Nominee! An Indie Next and October LibraryReads Pick! 2022 RUSA Reading List: Horror Winner! A Most Anticipated Read on Goodreads, Tor.com, Crime Reads, BookRiot, The Nerd Daily, and more. Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale, steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists. A Heian-era mansion stands abandoned, its foundations resting on the bones of a bride and its walls packed with the remains of the girls sacrificed to k... continue
Genre Horror
Recommended: 24 Mar 2023


November by Thomas Olde Heuvelt NL

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Welkom in Lock Haven, Washington, waar de gelukkigste straat van de Verenigde Staten zich bevindt. Als je door Bird Street zou wandelen, zou je zien dat het de bewoners voor de wind gaat, want er staan kasten van huizen. En als je de bewoners zou ontmoeten, dan valt het op dat ze allemaal oprecht gelukkig zijn. Ze hebben succesvolle carrières, doen precies de dingen die ze altijd al wilden doen en ze zijn allemaal gezond. Fysiek, mentaal én spiritueel: het zijn stuk voor stuk vitale, weldenkende en – de meesten van hen althans – ruimhartige mensen. En hun kinderen? Die zijn perfect. Ieder van ... continue


Our Wives Under The Sea by Julia Armfield EN

Rating: 4     5 Votes
Named as book to look out for in 2022 by Guardian, i-D, Autostraddle, Bustle, Good Housekeeping, Stylist and DAZED. Miri thinks she has got her wife back, when Leah finally returns after a deep sea mission that ended in catastrophe. It soon becomes clear, though, that Leah may have come back wrong. Whatever happened in that vessel, whatever it was they were supposed to be studying before they were stranded on the ocean floor, Leah has carried part of it with her, onto dry land and into their home. To have the woman she loves back should mean a return to normal life, but Miri can feel Leah slip... continue
Recommended: 28 Sep 2022


Senselessness by Horacio Castellanos Moya EN

Rating: 4     12 Votes
A Rainmaker Translation Grant Winner from the Black Mountain Institute: Senselessness, acclaimed Salvadoran author Horacio Castallanos Moya's astounding debut in English, explores horror with hilarity and electrifying panache. A boozing, sex-obsessed writer finds himself employed by the Catholic Church (an institution he loathes) to proofread a 1,100 page report on the army's massacre and torture of thousands of indigenous villagers a decade earlier, including the testimonies of the survivors. The writer's job is to tidy it up: he rants, "that was what my work was all about, cleaning up and gi... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022


Summer, Fireworks, and My Corpse by Otsuichi EN

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Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
A coming of age story, right after death. L to R (Western Style). Two short novels, including the title story and Black Fairy Tale, plus a bonus short story. Summer is a simple story of a nine-year-old girl who dies while on summer vacation. While her youthful killers try to hide the her body, she tells us the story—from the POV of her dead body—of the boys' attempt to get away murder. Black Fairy Tale is classic J-horror: a young girl loses an eye in an accident, but receives a transplant. Now she can see again, but what she sees out of her new left eye is the experiences and memories of its ... continue
Recommended: 09 Apr 2022


Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica EN

Rating: 3.4     16 Votes
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. First, it was reported that an infectious virus has made all animal meat poisonous to humans. Then governments initiated the “Transition.” Now, eating human meat—“special meat”—is legal. Marcos tries to stick to numbers, consignments, processing. Then one day he’s given a gift: a live specimen of the finest q... continue

The Body-Snatcher (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

The Body-Snatcher (Fantasy and Horror Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Author of the timeless Treasure Island (1883), Robert Louis Stevenson is a hugely popular author, and one of the most translated in the world. First published in Pall Mall magazine in December of 1884, 'The Body-Snatcher' is based on characters in the employ of Robert Knox, around the time of the famous Burke and Hare murders. Many of the Gothic romance and horror stories, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and a... continue

The Chain Of Destiny

The Chain Of Destiny by Bram Stoker EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
* This version of The Chain Of Destiny includes a biography of the author Bram Stoker at the end of the book * This includes life before and after the release of the book Bram Stoker is best known for his 1897 publication, Dracula. This work - an epistolary novel weaving hypnotism, magic, the supernatural, and other elements of Gothic fiction - went on to sell over one million copies, and has never been out of print. 'The Chain of Destiny', originally published in 1875 as a serial in Irish magazine The Shamrock, is one of his best short works. Many of the horror stories of monsters and ghouls,... continue
Recommended: 10 Mar 2023

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