Spooks & Screams

Our Jersey City booksellers are particularly fond of of the horror genre & curated a list specifically for the spookiest season. 

List curated by Steven & Will


 

Night of the Mannequins: A Tor.com Original Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250752079
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Published: Tordotcom - September 1st, 2020

Award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones returns with Night of the Mannequins, a contemporary horror story where a teen prank goes very wrong and all hell breaks loose: is there a supernatural cause, a psychopath on the loose, or both?

We thought we'd play a fun prank on her, and now most of us are dead.


John Dies at the End Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250830562
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 5th, 2021

John Dies at the End is a genre-bending, humorous account of two college drop-outs inadvertently charged with saving their small town—and the world—from a host of supernatural and paranormal invasions.

This updated special edition includes commentary from the characters and the author!


Audition Cover Image
By Ryu Murakami, Ralph McCarthy (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393338416
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 7th, 2010

The long-awaited translation of the novel behind the cult classic Japanese movie.


Sweet Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250079992
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Published: Square Fish - June 7th, 2016

They'd kill to get thin.

“Simultaneously terrifying, hilarious, and action-packed, Sweet is a wild ride that holds up a warped mirror to our society. I loved it from the first line to the last.” —Marie Lu, New York Times–bestselling author of Legend and The Young Elites


Fledgling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780446696166
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 2nd, 2007

"A master storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and beauty of human nature." -- The Washington Post


Ex-Heroes: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804136570
Availability: Backordered
Published: Crown - February 26th, 2013

The Avengers meets The Walking Dead with a large order of epic served on the side. . . . I loved it!”—Ernest Cline, New York Times bestselling author of Ready Player One

The first novel in Peter Clines' bestselling Ex series.


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


The Deep: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501144837
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Published: Gallery Books - August 16th, 2016

From the acclaimed author of The Troop—a book that is “utterly terrifying” (Clive Barker). “Fans of unflinching bleakness and all-out horror will love this novel….Each new shock is freshly disturbing” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

A strange plague called the ‘Gets is decimating humanity on a global scale.


Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501167713
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 24th, 2017

One of Ray Bradbury’s best-known and most popular novels, Something Wicked This Way Comes, now featuring a new introduction and material about its longstanding influence on culture and genre.

For those who still dream and remember, for those yet to experience the hypnotic power of its dark poetry, step inside. The show is about to begin.


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The Hellbound Heart: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061452888
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 2nd, 2007

Frank Cotton's insatiable appetite for the dark pleasures of pain led him to the puzzle of Lemarchand's box, and from there, to a death only a sick-minded soul could invent. But his brother's love-crazed wife, Julia, has discovered a way to bring Frank back—though the price will be bloody and terrible . . . and there will certainly be hell to pay.


Occultation and Other Stories Cover Image
By Laird Barron, Michael Shea (Introduction by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781597805148
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Published: Night Shade - July 29th, 2014

Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, nine stories of cosmic horror from the heir apparent to Lovecraft’s throne.

Laird Barron has emerged as one of the strongest voices in modern horror and dark fantasy fiction, building on the eldritch tradition pioneered by writers such as H. P. Lovecraft, Peter Straub, and Thomas Ligotti.


Meddling Kids: A Novel (Blumhouse Books) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781101974445
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Published: Anchor - May 29th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“The story proves as cleverly witty as its title. It's filled with high jinks both terrorizing and hilarious.” —USA Today
 


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Zone One Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455178
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Published: Anchor - July 10th, 2012

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys


Hell House Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780312868857
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Published: Tor Books - October 13th, 1999

"Hell House is the scariest haunted house novel ever written. It looms over the rest the way the mountains loom over the foothills." -- Stephen King


Skeleton Crew: Stories Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501143502
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Published: Scribner - December 6th, 2016

Includes the stories “Uncle Otto’s Truck” and “Mrs.


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Into the Drowning Deep Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316379373
Availability: Backordered
Published: Orbit - May 29th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author Mira Grant, author of the renowned Newsflesh series, returns with a novel that takes us to a new world of ancient mysteries and mythological dangers come to life.

The ocean is home to many myths,

But some are deadly. . .


I Am Legend Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250242754
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Published: Tor Books - November 12th, 2019

A special pocket-sized hardcover edition of the New York Times bestselling classic tale of the last man on Earth, I Am Legend by Richard Matheson--one of genre literature's most honored storytellers .


The Book of Accidents: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780399182136
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Published: Del Rey - July 20th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A family returns to their hometown—and to the dark past that haunts them still—in this masterpiece of literary horror by the New York Times bestselling author of Wanderers


Savage Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781481443746
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2017

Sidney and her friends must race to find the origin of a storm that has hit their small island home—turning every animal into savage weapons—in this “unpredictable” (VOYA) and “fast-paced” (School Library Journal) thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Thomas E.


My Best Friend's Exorcism: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781594749766
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Published: Quirk Books - July 11th, 2017

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires, this unholy hybrid of Beaches and The Exorcist blends teen angst and unspeakable horrors into a pulse-pounding supernatural thriller.


Sycorax's Daughters Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781941958445
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Published: Cedar Grove Publishing - March 10th, 2017

A 2018 Bram Stoker Award Finalist! Thought-provoking, powerful, and revealing, this anthology is composed of 28 dark stories and 14 poems written by African-American women writers. The tales of what scares, threatens, and shocks them will enlighten and entertain readers.