Hauntingly Horrifying & Spine-Chillingly Scary: Teen & Adult Horror Picks

It is the end of October. Sunsets are coming earlier, and temperatures are dropping. That means spooky season is here, and Halloween is just around the corner! What better way to get a fright this time of year than to curl up under a blanket and read a hair-raising book!

We’ve put together a quick list of some well-known horror authors, and some newly released horror novels. Click on the pictures and highlighted text below to place holds on these items today!

Teen/Young Adult Horror Authors:

Seven Deadly Shadows by Courtney Alameda The Shadow Glass by Rin Chupeco Court of Shadows by Madeleine Roux Return to Fear Street by RL Stine

New Teen/Young Adult Horror Releases in 2020:

Clown in a Cornfield by Adam Cesare

Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

The Glare by Margot Harrison

Even If We Break by Marieke Nijkamp

When Villains Rise by Rebecca Schaeffer

Adult Horror Authors:

Full Throttle by Joe Hill Doctor Sleep by Stephen King The Night Window by Dean Koontz Ghost Story by Peter Straub

New Adult Horror Releases in 2020:

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

It Will Just Be Us by Jo Kaplan

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Wonderland by Zoje Stage


Submitted by Becky, Adult & Teen Services Outreach Librarian