Welcome “Spooky Season” with these books for a creepy night-in!

Plain Bad Heroines / by Emily Danforth
A century after the macabre deaths of several students at a New England girls’ boarding school, the release of a sensational book on the school’s history inspires a horror film adaptation that renews suspicions of a curse when the cast and crew arrive at the long-abandoned building.

The Unheard / by Nicci French
When her young daughter returns from her ex’s house with a violent crayon drawing and the words “He did kill her,” Tess searches for the truth, which sets off an explosive chain of events where more than one life may be at stake.

The Final Girl Support Group / by Grady Hendrix
A real-life “final girl”— the one girl always left standing at the end of a horror movie — Lynette Tarkington, who survived a massacre 22 years ago, along with five other final girls, works to overcome her past until someone becomes determined to take their lives apart again, piece by piece.

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
When Charles Talent Manx, an unstoppable monster who transforms children into his own terrifying likeness, kidnaps her son, Victoria McQueen, the only person to ever escape his unmitigated evil, must engage in a life-and-death battle of wills to get her son back.

Nothing But Blackened Teeth / by Cassandra Khaw
A Heian-era mansion resting on the bonds of a bride, the perfect venue for a group of thrill-seeking friends, brought back together to celebrate a wedding, find a night of revelry turning into a bloody nightmare.

You Should Have Left by Daniel Kehlmann
While spending seven days with his wife and young daughter in a house they have rented in the mountains of Germany, the narrator, eager to finish a screenplay for a sequel to the movie that launched his career, records the unexplainable events happening around him that are undermining his convictions and confidence.

The Drowning Kind / by Jennifer McMahon
Investigating an estranged sibling’s suspicious drowning at their grandmother’s estate, a social worker connects the tragedy to the unsolved case of a housewife who in 1929 allegedly succumbed to the consequences of a wish-granting spring

Mexican Gothic / by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
A reimagining of the classic gothic suspense novel follows the experiences of a courageous socialite in 1950s Mexico who is drawn into the treacherous secrets of an isolated mansion.

A Touch of Jen / by Beth Morgan A funny and terrifying debut novel looks at a love triangle so toxic that it breaks the order of the universe and unleashes a literal monster.

The Whisper Man / by Alex NorthMourning the death of his wife, a father and his young son move to Featherbank for a fresh start but find their new town has a dark past involving a serial killer named “The Whisper Man.”

The Only Good Indians / by Stephen Graham Norton
A novel that blends classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives.

White is for Witching / by Helen Oyeyemi
Suffering from pica, a malady that causes her to eat nonedible items, sixteen-year-old Miranda helps to run the family bed-and-breakfast while witnessing her community’s hostilities toward outsiders, a malice that erupts in violent and destructive ways.

Survive the Night / by Riley Sager
When her best friend is the third victim of a serial killer targeting college students, Charlie, deciding to leave campus, accepts a ride home from Josh Baxter and, realizing his true identity too late, must win a twisted game of cat and mouse by surviving the night.

The Death of Jane Lawrence / by Caitlin Starling Embarking on a marriage of convenience with bold, courageous surgeon Augustine Lawrence in post-war England, practical, unassuming Jane Shoringfield instead finds a terrified, paranoid man who cannot tell reality from a nightmare and realizes something is deeply wrong with this man she is bound to.

The Last House on Needless Street / by Catriona WardWhen a neighbor moves in next door, a family of three—a teenage girl who isn’t allowed outside, a man with memory loss and a house cat who reads the bible—are terrified that the unspeakable secret that binds them together will be exposed.

The Book of Accidents / by Chuck Wendig
Haunted by their tragic pasts, Nate and Maddie Graves move back to their hometown with their son, Oliver, who becomes involved with a strange boy who has a taste for dark magic that puts them at the heart of a battle of good vs evil.