Our Halloween Picks

Some spooky stories for young and old this Halloween.

Ghostly Stories: Faber Stories

Celia Fremlin

From the publisher:

Yet when Linda gets engaged, Madge starts to feel an intangible peril gathering around the girl. ____ In each of these short, sharp stories, the long-neglected Celia Fremlin ...

Mary Shelley

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Julie Morstad

From the publisher:

Part of the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Mary Shelley tells the inspiring true story of the English novelist and creator of Frankenstein.

The Vampire: A New History

Nick Groom

Philip Ball writes:

Few writers have seemed less likely to produce a modern myth than Bram Stoker, not only because of the limits of his ability and imagination but because for much of his life ...

Starve Acre

Andrew Michael Hurley

From the publisher:

The worst thing possible has happened. Richard and Juliette Willoughby’s son, Ewan, has died suddenly at the age of five. Starve Acre, their house by the moors, was to be ...

Illuminightmare

Lucy Brownridge, illustrated by Carnovsky

From the publisher:

Visit the most haunted places on Earth using your three-color lens, the fourth book in the bestselling Illumi series from design duo Carnovsky