Gift Guide: For the One Who Loves Ghost Stories

 

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A Haunted History of Invisible Women: True Stories of America's Ghosts By Leanna Renee Hieber, Andrea Janes Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780806541587
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Published: Citadel - September 27th, 2022

"Deliciously eerie.” —Leslie Rule, Bestselling Author


Aliens: Vasquez By V. Castro Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781803361116
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Published: Titan Books - November 8th, 2022

A groundbreaking Latinx Aliens novel by a rising star Latina author, featuring the fan-favorite character PFC Jenette Vasquez from the hit movie Aliens and the family she is forced to leave behind.


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Man, Fuck This House By Brian Asman Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781736467725
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Published: Mutated Media - October 19th, 2021

With his "highly visual and cinematic worldbuilding" (Booklife by Publishers Weekly), Brian Asman spins a horrifying and imaginative tale of an ordinary family and their extraordinary new house...



The Witches of Moonshyne Manor: A Witchy Rom-Com Novel By Bianca Marais Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778386995
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Published: Mira Books - August 23rd, 2022

"Bianca Marais is a genius" -- Ann Patchett, #1 New York Times bestselling author

A coven of modern-day witches. A magical heist-gone-wrong. A looming threat.


The Ballad of Black Tom By Victor LaValle Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250817556
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Published: Tordotcom - September 6th, 2022

The Ballad of Black Tom—the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, World Fantasy, and Bram Stoker Award finalist and Shirley Jackson and British Fantasy Award-winning excavation of Lovecraftian mythos by Victor LaValle—is given new life in a brand-new hardcover edition.

“Full of rage and passion.”—The New York Times


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Patricia Wants to Cuddle By Samantha Allen Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781638930044
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Published: Zando - June 28th, 2022

The Millions and LitHub Most Anticipated Books - CrimeReads Best New Fiction - SheReads Best Horror Books Coming in 2022

"A one-of-a-kind queer horror comedy for people who watch The Bachelor and The X-Files back-to-back." --Kirkus Reviews


Over My Dead Body: Unearthing the Hidden History of America’s Cemeteries By Greg Melville Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781419754852
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 4th, 2022

“Astonishing. . . fascinating . . . powerful. .


Luda: A Novel By Grant Morrison Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355305
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Published: Del Rey - September 6th, 2022

A drag queen initiates her protégée into the magical arts in this phantasmagoric epic, the first novel from the legendary comics writer and New York Times bestselling author.

“Grant Morrison is a modern mythmaker.”—Alex Segura, bestselling author of Secret Identity


ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: NPR


They Were Here Before Us By Eric Larocca Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9798218015329
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Published: Bad Hand Books, LLC - October 25th, 2022

From the author of the viral sensation Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke comes They Were Here Before Us, a novella written in pieces, designed to be consumed as a single, thematically cohesive work.


The only thing more brutal than nature is love.


It Came from the Closet: Queer Reflections on Horror By Joe Vallese (Editor), Carmen Maria Machado (Contribution by), Bruce Owens Grimm (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Joe Vallese (Editor), Carmen Maria Machado (Contribution by), Bruce Owens Grimm (Contribution by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781952177798
Availability: Backordered
Published: Feminist Press - October 4th, 2022

Through the lens of horror--from Halloween to Hereditary--queer and trans writers consider the films that deepened, amplified, and illuminated their own experiences.Horror movies hold a complicated space in the hearts of the queer community: historically misogynist, and often homo- and transphobic, the genre has also been inadvertently feminist and open to subversive readings.


Maggots Screaming! By III Booth, Max Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781943720682
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Published: Ghoulish Books - April 12th, 2022

THE FAMILY THAT DECAYS TOGETHER, STAYS TOGETHER

On a hot summer weekend in San Antonio, Texas, a father and son bond after discovering three impossible corpses buried in their back yard.

From the author and screenwriter of We Need to Do Something comes a new novel of body horror and existential crises.


Queen of Teeth By Hailey Piper Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781946335418
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Published: Rooster Republic LLC - August 1st, 2021

"...one of the best horror books of 2021."-Rue Morgue


"A powerful, beautiful horror story."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Within forty-eight hours, Yaya Betancourt will go from discovering teeth between her thighs to being hunted by one of the most powerful corporations in America.