Halloween Recommendations

Get in the Halloween spirit with this staff curated list of (mostly) ghost themed books & movies.

The Agony House by Cherie Priest

All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn

And the Trees Crept In’ by Dawn Kurtagich

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

(DVD) The conjuring / New Line Cinema presents a Safran Company/Evergreen Media Group ; writers, Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes ; produced by Tony DeRosa-Grund, Peter Safran, Rob Cowan ; director, James Wan

(DVD) Crimson Peak / Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; a Legendary Pictures/DDY production ; produced by Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Guillermo del Toro, Callum Greene ; written by Guillermo del Toro & Matthew Robbins ; directed by Guillermo del Toro

Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

Dead voices by Katherine Arden

The diary of Ellen Rimbauer : my life at Rose Red  edited by Joyce Reardon

Dogtown: Death and enchantment in a New England ghost town by Elyssa East.

The ghost clause by Howard Norman

The ghost notebooks by Ben Dolnick

Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories  edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger

The Girl in the Locked Room by Mary Downing Hahn

The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco

Grief cottage : a novel by Gail Godwin

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The haunting of Sunshine girl. Book one by Paige McKenzie with Alyssa Sheinmel ; story by Nick Hagen & Alyssa Sheinmel based on the web series created by Nick Hagen

A head full of ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

(DVD) House = Hausu / produced by Nobuhiko Obayashi, Yorihiko Yamada ; written by Chiho Katsura ; directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

I remember you : a ghost story by  Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Infidel by writer, Pornsak Pichetshote ; artist, Aaron Campbell ; colorist & editor, José Villarrubia ; letterer & designer, Jeff Powell ; introduction by Tananarive Due ; afterword by Jeff Lemire

The invited by Jennifer McMahon

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Last days of Dogtown (a novel) by Anita Diamant

The Library at Mount Char by  Scott Hawkins

Locke & Key by Joe Hill ; art by Gabriel Rodriguez

Maybe this time by Jennifer Crusie

Meddling kids : a novel by Edgar Cantero

My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due

No Humans Involved by Kelley Armstrong

The Norton Book of Ghost Stories edited by Brad Leithauser

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo

The Shining by Stephen King

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Slade House by David Mitchell

Summer of night by Dan Simmons

TV show “Supernatural” – lots of different creepies, but they deal with a ghost at least once or twice a season.

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

Tightrope by Amanda Quick

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

Wait till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn

A Winter Haunting by Dan Simmons

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