Category Archives: horror

Book Reviews: Scary Stories for Kids

It’s no secret: Kids love scary stories. With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year for a good fright! Recently, I listened to some spooky audiobooks to get ready for the season; Doll Bones by Holly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ten, by Gretchen McNeil

Just in time for Halloween, we recommend the thrilling, chilling read, Ten by Gretchen McNeil. Ten is an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic And Then There Were None, but unlike Christie’s storyline, the characters in McNeil’s are all teenagers alone … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Primal Screamer, by Nick Blinko

Written by Nick Blinko of the 1980s UK anarcho-punk band Rudimentary Peni, The Primal Screamer is a semi-autobiographical gothic horror novel about Nathaniel “Nat” Snoxell, a deeply troubled young man living in a small village outside London in the 1980s. … Continue reading

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Classic Horror On Page & Screen For Halloween

Can you have Halloween without Edgar Allan Poe? If you’ve been paying attention this month, you know the Library’s answer to that question is “Absolutely not!” Why not kick it up a level by adding another Halloween mainstay: Vincent Price. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tree House Mystery by Carol Beach York

It was 1979 when I first read The Tree House Mystery by Carol Beach York, and I was scared to death, but I could not put the book down.  As a child, this book so captivated me that it became … Continue reading

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