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Nothing But Blackened Teeth Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250759412
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Published: Tor Nightfire - October 19th, 2021

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!
A Bram Stoker Award Nominee!
An Indie Next Pick!

An 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.


Carmilla Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781941360385
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Published: Lanternfish Press - November 26th, 2019

Isolated in a remote mansion in a central European forest, Laura longs for companionship - until a carriage accident brings another young woman into her life: the secretive and sometimes erratic Carmilla. As Carmilla's actions become more puzzling and volatile, Laura develops bizarre symptoms, and as her health goes into decline, Laura and her father discover something monstrous.


My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982137649
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 29th, 2022

In her quickly gentrifying rural lake town Jade sees recent events only her encyclopedic knowledge of horror films could have prepared her for in this latest chilling novel that “will give you nightmares.


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell


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Empire of the Vampire Cover Image
By Jay Kristoff, Bon Orthwick (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250245281
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 14th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

From New York Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff comes Empire of the Vampire, the first illustrated volume of an astonishing new dark fantasy saga.

From holy cup comes holy light;


The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (The New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss.


The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984880987
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller | Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment

“Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining.” —Wall Street Journal
 


Frankenstein Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553212471
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Published: Bantam Classics - May 1st, 1984

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Maid: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593356159
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 4th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK • “A heartwarming mystery with a lovable oddball at its center” (Real Simple), this cozy whodunit introduces a one-of-a-kind heroine who will steal your heart.
 


Dracula Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593203385
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Published: Puffin Books - August 25th, 2020

A thirst for blood, nocturnal debauchery, hypnotic trances ... this is Dracula. 


Interview with the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345337665
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 13th, 1991

The spellbinding classic that started it all, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author

“A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller . . . Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myth—the education of the vampire.”—Chicago Tribune


Lovecraft Country: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062292070
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 14th, 2017

Now an HBO® Series from J.J. Abrams (Executive Producer of Westworld), Misha Green (Creator of Underground) and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out)


Coraline 10th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator)
$8.99
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ISBN: 9780380807345
Published: HarperCollins - April 24th, 2012

This edition of New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman’s modern classic, Coraline—also an Academy Award-nominated film—is enriched with a foreword from the author, a reader's guide, and more.


The Haunting of Hill House Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143039983
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 28th, 2006

The greatest haunted house story ever written, the inspiration for a 10-part Netflix series directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, and Timothy Hutton


Creepy Carrots! (Creepy Tales!) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442402973
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2012

In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.


Aura: A Novel Cover Image
By Carlos Fuentes, Lysander Kemp (Translated by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374511715
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 1st, 1986

Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman and her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion.


Rosemary's Baby (BFI Film Classics) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781844579525
Published: British Film Institute - May 28th, 2020

Rosemary's Baby is one of the greatest movies of the late 1960s and one of the best of all horror movies, an outstanding modern Gothic tale. An art-house fable and an elegant popular entertainment, it finds its home on the cusp between a cinema of sentiment and one of sensation.


Jane Eyre Cover Image
By Charlotte Bronte, Stevie Davies (Editor), Stevie Davies (Introduction by), Stevie Davies (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141441146
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 15th, 2006

Charlotte Brontë's moving masterpiece – the novel that has been "teaching true strength of character for generations" (The Guardian). Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


And Then There Were None Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062073488
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Published: William Morrow - March 29th, 2011

"If you’re one of the few who haven’t experienced the genius of Agatha Christie, this novel is a stellar starting point." — DAVID BALDACCI, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

An exclusive authorized edition of the most famous and beloved stories from the Queen of Mystery.


Edgar Allan Poe: Collected Works (Leather-bound Classics) Cover Image
By Edgar Allan Poe, A. J. Odasso (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781607103141
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Published: Canterbury Classics - November 1st, 2011

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects some of the most influential stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre.


Rebecca Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780380778553
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Published: Avon - July 30th, 2002

Now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Kristin Scott Thomas


"Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again..."


The Road (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307387899
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2007

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • A searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive, this "tale of survival and the miracle of goodness only adds to McCarthy's stature as a living master. It's gripping, frightening and, ultimately, beautiful" (San Francisco Chronicle).


The Phantom of the Opera Cover Image
By Gaston Leroux, Lowell Bair (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780553213768
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Published: Bantam Classics - January 1st, 1990

Gaston Leroux is one of the originators of the detective story, and The Phantom of the Opera is his tour de force, as well as being the basis for the hit Broadway musical. A superb suspense story and a dark tale of obsession, The Phantom of the Opera has thrilled and entertained audiences in adaptations throughout the century.


Melmoth the Wanderer (Oxford World's Classics) Cover Image
By Charles Maturin, Douglas Grant (Editor), Chris Baldick (Introduction by)
$12.95
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ISBN: 9780199540297
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - August 1st, 2008

Written by an eccentric Anglican curate in Dublin, Melmoth Wanderer brought the terrors of the Gothic novel to a new pitch of claustrophobic intensity. Its tormented villain, a Faustian transgressor desperately seeking a victim to release him from his fatal bargain with the devil, regarded by
Balzac as one of the great outcasts of modern literature.


Anatomicum: Welcome to the Museum Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781536215069
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Published: Big Picture Press - September 10th, 2020

Welcome to a museum that is always open to explore. Inside these pages you’ll get a peek at the workings of the major systems of the human body, from the minute muscles used to convey emotion to precise workings of the human brain. With stunning artwork by Katy Wiedemann and expert text by Dr. Jennifer Z. Paxton, this beautiful book makes anatomical knowledge both accessible and beautiful.