The Reference Desk at TFPL

Read, Watch, Listen: Horror

The calendar has turned and the weather is reminding us it’s fall – which means it’s a great time to cozy up and get invested in some horror before Halloween. Ranging from good old-fashioned blood and guts stories, to haunted house tales, to psychological thrillers, horror can encompass a wide variety of good spooky scares – and what better time than October to enjoy one!



Damnation Game – Clive Barker

We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson

My Soul to Keep – Tananarive Due



The Girl With All the Gifts


Paranormal Activity




It – Stephen King

Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection

Something Wicked This Way Comes – Ray Bradbury


Annotations for books and audiobooks courtesy of NoveList Plus. Movie annotations adapted from the TFPL Catalog.