A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

From the bone-chilling, blood-curdling, trick-or-treat ready halls of Macmillan comes a round-up of some ghoulishly delightful horror treats from the past year. Grab your favorite candy and curl up with your black cat while reading these spooktacular books.

THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of Summer 2019 + two starred reviews!

“With redemption for some and none for others, this thriller will satisfy readers of Thomas Harris and Stephen King.”–Booklist, starred review

“Readers will have a tough time putting down this truly unnerving tale, with its seemingly unexplainable elements and glimpses of broken and dangerous minds.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE NIGHT TIGER by Yangsze Choo

Three starred reviews!

“Astoundingly captivating and striking in its portrayal of love, betrayal, and death, THE NIGHT TIGER is a transcendent story of courage and connection.”–Booklist, starred review

“Mining the rich setting of colonial Malaysia, Choo wonderfully combines a Holmes-esque plot with Chinese lore.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Choo has written a sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

FALSE BINGO by Jac Jemc

“This constantly shifting collection will leave readers beguiled.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

LANNY by Max Porter

Three starred reviews!

“This imaginative novel starts off dreamily, picks up speed, and races to a propulsive conclusion. A guaranteed edge-of-your-seat read.”–Library Journal, starred review

“Elegantly mysterious: a story worthy of an M.R. James or even a Henry James and a welcome return by an author eminently worth reading.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This is a dark and thrilling excavation into a community’s legend-packed soil.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo

Four starred reviews!

“Bardugo’s compulsively readable novel leaves a portal ajar for equally dazzling sequels.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Adults are just as enamored of Bardugo’s YA novels as teens are, and many have been anxiously and curiously awaiting this one.”–Booklist, starred review

“The worldbuilding is rock solid, the plot is propulsive, and readers will be clamoring for a sequel as soon as they read the last page.”–Library Journal, starred review

“Fantasy readers, particularly those who love ghosts, will hungrily devour this novel.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

TINFOIL BUTTERFLY by Rachel Eve Moulton

“This is a gripping tale of terribly human horrors.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

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