Need help finding books to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Cosmic Horror Fantasy bingo square!
For this square we’re looking for books with supernatural or magical elements, which emphasize the insignificance of human existence in the universe. Also called Lovecraftian horror, they often contain discoveries of shocking or appalling truths that challenge assumptions about reality.
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The links take you to the records for the print books in most cases, but be sure to also search for the audio or ebook versions if that’s your preference!
A Lush and Seething Hell: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror by John Horner Jacobs
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft
Agents of Dreamland by Caitlin R. Kiernan
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson
Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff
The Fisherman by John Langan
Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
The Night Ocean by Paula La Farge (ebook only)
White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi
Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
Brotherhood of the Wheel by R.S. Belcher
The Twenty Days of Turin by Giorgio de Maria
Blindsight by Peter Watts
The Croning by Laird Barron
Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross
Carter and Lovecraft by Jonathan L. Howard
14 by Peter Clines
Winter Tide by Ruthanna Emrys
That Which Should Not Be by Brett Talley
Neonomicon by Alan Moore
Revival by Stephen King
Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw
Maplecroft by Cherie Priest