Horror genre books (103)


Ghosts of Berlin : Stories by Rudolph Herzog EN

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Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Berlin's hip present comes up against the city's dark past in these seven supernatural tales by the son of the great filmmaker who "shares his father's curious and mordant wit" (The Financial Times). In these hair-raising stories from the celebrated filmmaker and author Rudolph Herzog, millennial Berliners discover that the city is still the home of many unsettled—and deeply unsettling—ghosts. And those ghosts are not very happy about the newcomers. Thus the coddled daughter of a rich tech executive finds herself slowly tormented by the poltergeist of a Weimer-era laborer, and a German intelli... continue


Hadriana in All My Dreams by René Depestre EN

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Legendary Haitian author Depestre combines magic, fantasy, eroticism, and delirious humor to explore universal questions of race and sexuality.


HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
"Originally published as Hex in 2013 by Luitingh-Sijthoff in Amsterdam"--Colophon.


I'm Thinking of Ending Things : A Novel by Iain Reid EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Includes Reader's Guide with discussion questions.


Jawbone by Mónica Ojeda ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
"Was desire something like being possessed by a nightmare?" Fernanda and Annelise are so close they are practically sisters: a double image, inseparable. So how does Fernanda end up bound on the floor of an abandoned cabin, kidnapped by one of her teachers and estranged from Annelise? When Fernanda, Annelise, and their friends from Opus Dei Delta Academy for Girls convene after school, Annelise always spins the scariest stories and devises the riskiest games. Wearing her crocodile-jawbone crown, she leads them in rituals to her invented god: the rhinestone-encrusted firefly, the wandering womb... continue

La canción secreta del mundo

La canción secreta del mundo by José Antonio Cotrina ES

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Ariadna es un misterio para todo el mundo, incluso para sí misma. ¿Por qué su ojo izquierdo es completamente negro? ¿Cómo pudo ser rescatada inconsciente de un incendio sin ninguna quemadura? ¿Está en peligro la gente que la rodea?


Leave the World Behind : A Novel by Rumaan Alam EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / Bangladesh flag Bangladesh
"A ... novel about two families--strangers to each other--who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong"--


Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist SV

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Let the Right One In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival and is now an Award-winning movie in both the U.S. and Sweden! It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenager is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last---revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day. But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door---a girl who has never seen a Rubik's Cube before, ... continue


Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin EN

Rating: 4 (6 votes)
A visionary novel about the collision of technology and play, horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale. They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of Senegal, town squares of Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv, bedrooms in Ohio. They're following you. They're everywhere now. They're us. In Samanta Schweblin's wildly imaginative new novel, Little Eyes, "kentukis" have gone viral across the globe. They're little mechanical stuffed animals that have cameras for eyes, wheels for feet, and are connected to an anonymous global server. Owners of kentukis hav... continue