As Halloween approaches, it’s the perfect time to indulge in these bone-chilling titles. From movie monsters to local history, there are no tricks here – only treats!
Check out some of our new and favorite spooky titles, and see all of them here!
Dark History of Penn’s Woods II
by Jennifer L. Green
A sequel to the first Dark History book, Murder, Madness, and Misadventure in Southeastern Pennsylvania, this book features more true tales of the region’s disasters, deaths and tragedies – offering readers a window into a macabre slice of history.
Learn about the catastrophic fire that took the lives of nine ballerinas, investigate gruesome cases of murder for life insurance, and ponder the possibility that a Pennsylvania businessman appeared in ghostly form on a busy street the day before he died. Finally, one of the most puzzling cold cases in Pennsylvania history is finally solved after more than sixty years using forensic genealogy, while another unidentified little girl still waits for her own justice.
Have You Seen the Dublin Vampire?
by Una Woods
The O’Brien Press
In an old part of Dublin, right down by the sea, there’s a moon-shaped park with a creepy old tree. The Dublin Vampire lives there. The Vampire wakes up as the sun’s going down. He hops on the ghost bus and rides into town.
A funny, warm picture book set throughout Dublin, home to Dracula’s creator, Bram Stoker. Featuring well-known sights around Dublin, including The Crescent (Marino), Five Lamps, O’Connell Bridge, Trinity, Grafton St, Natural History Museum, St Stephen’s Green, Bewley’s, Dublin Castle and Temple Bar.
Screams and Nightmares
by Brian J. Robb
Writer, producer, and director Wes Craven has successfully tapped into the horror vein for over forty years, serving up scary, funny, cutting-edge thrillers that have become classics in the genre. In Screams & Nightmares, Brian J. Robb examines Craven’s entire career, from his low-budget beginnings to his most recent box office hits, from the banned thriller The Last House on the Left and the cult classic The Hills Have Eyes to the outrageous Shocker and The People Under the Stairs. Through exclusive interviews with Craven, Robb provides in-depth accounts of the making of each of the films – including the final instalments of the Scream series – Craven’s foray into writing novels, and his numerous television projects.
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