It’s that time of year again, when ghosts and goblins and vampires and werewolves take the forefront of pop culture, and we are READY! If you’re in need of some spine-tingling supernatural fiction to get you in the mood for Halloween, then check out these books.

Supernatural Books That Will Make Your Spine Tingle

1. Dire Days of Willowweep Manor by Shaenon Garrity

This inter-dimensional adventure is filled with gothic motifs, creepy characters, and all creepy things you could possibly want. The art is just as cute and fun as the story, and will have you craving costume parties and pumpkin carving in no time!


2. Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson

There could not be a better October read than this one. Complete with religious corruption, demonic possession, action-packed battle scenes, and eerie symbolism through ravens and bonfires, this book has the perfect fall vibe—move it to the top of your October TBR ASAP.


3. Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things by Margie Fuston

If you had the chance to become a vampire, would you take it? This book follows Victoria, a young vampire-obsessed girl who vows to turn to save her terminally ill father. But is vampirism all it’s cracked up to be? You’ll have to read to find out!


4. The Curse Workers by Holly Black

This eerie tale features people with the power to alter emotions and memories. These people have been forced to hide their powers, criminalizing them. Can you imagine what a group of criminals could accomplish if they could alter your memories?


5. Night World by L.J. Smith

Death, romance, magic, and a really eerie tone throughout? It a recipe for spine-tingling fun! This start to the popular series from L.J. Smith is a creepy, enthralling read that will keep you on the edge of your seat.


6. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Toeing the line between psychological and paranormal thriller, this fast-paced read from an unreliable narrator is enough to chill anyone to the bone. You’ll be questioning what’s real in your own life by the end!


7. Slayer by Kiersten White

Nothing says Halloween quite like Buffy. In this fresh tale from the Buffy universe, a new Slayer is on the rise—and not everything is as it seems. Kiersten White spins a perfect tale for your Halloween reading needs: pick this one up now.


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