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It’s Not Too Late to Treat Yourself to a Spine-Tingler!

 

By Lily Umphred

We hope you had a happy Halloween, Nova Nation! It’s not too late to treat yourself to a great book! To get you in the spirit, Falvey Library staff has recommended their favorite spine-tingling reads for you. Pick your favorite, grab some candy corn and a warm blanket, and be prepared to be spooked!

Roberta Pierce, Access and Collections Coordinator:

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The Papin Sisters by Rachel Edwards

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

 

Nicole Daly, Social Science Librarian:

The Stand by Stephen King

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King- Available to students, faculty and staff via Interlibrary Loan

 

Christoforos Sassaris, Distinctive Collections Coordinator:

The Shining by Stephen King

It by Stephen King- Available to students, faculty and staff via Interlibrary Loan

Pet Sematary by Stephen King- Available to students, faculty and staff via Interlibrary Loan

 

David Burke, Metadata Librarian:

Dracula by Bram Stoker

The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre by H.P. Lovecraft

Tales of the Uncanny and Supernatural by Algernon Blackwood

Lovecraft Country by Matthew Ruff- Available to students, faculty and staff via Interlibrary Loan

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle- Available to students, faculty and staff via Interlibrary Loan

 

Meg Piorko, Distinctive Collections Librarian:

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Machado

 

Demian Katz, Director of Library Technology:

The Mystery of Suicide Place by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

 

More Thrilling Options to Choose From:

Angel of the Underground by David Andreas

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Cujo by Stephen King

Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Ghost Virus by Graham Masterton

How to do Things with Dead People: History, Technology, and Temporality from Shakespeare to Warhol by Alice Dailey

The Monster Show: A Cultural History of Horror by David J. Skal

Misery by Stephen King

Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

Shadow Man by Alan Drew

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe

The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami, Ted Goossen

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

You can click the links to find where these books are located. Check them out at the Spine-tinglers display on the first floor of Falvey. Happy reading, Wildcats!


 

 

Lily Umphred is a sophomore studying economics and communications. Her favorite spine-tingler is Verity by Colleen Hoover.

 


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Last Modified: November 1, 2022