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Dark Fantasy

for Dark Minds

Step into the shadows this October and enter worlds of magic, vampires, and blood with our selection of Dark Fantasy books. While the lines between Horror, Romance, Dark Fantasy, and Young Adult Fantasy may be blurry, these titles will keep your eyes open all night long.

For more spooky stories, check out the rest of our Thrills & Chills selections, like Sweet Scares for the kids, Real Life Is a Nightmare for those that prefer a real scary story, and of course we have the forever-classic Horror.

Our Favorite New Dark Fantasies

Fairy Tale
Stephen King

from: $7.19

Kingdom of the Feared
Kerri Maniscalco

from: $12.64

The Golden Enclaves
Naomi Novik

from: $13.19

GennaRose Nethercott

from: $9.49

The Witch and the Tsar
Olesya Salnikova Gilmore

from: $15.04

House of Hunger
Alexis Henderson

from: $15.04

Lyndall Clipstone

from: $9.49

Monstress, Vol. 7: Devourer
Marjorie M. Liu

from: $15.23

The Book Eaters
Sunyi Dean

from: $7.59

Adalyn Grace

from: $9.99

The Drowned Woods
Emily Lloyd-Jones

from: $11.99

The Serpent and the Wings of Night
Carissa Broadbent

from: $17.47

Priest of Crowns
Peter McLean

from: $14.58

City of Keys
Kat Ross

from: $25.24

Bone Orchard
Sara A. Mueller

from: $7.69

The Martyr
Anthony Ryan

from: $17.47

Fevered Star
Rebecca Roanhorse

from: $8.99

Book of Night
Holly Black

from: $9.59

Fantastical Worlds for Everyone

The Last Wish: Introducing the Witcher
Andrzej Sapkowski

from: $5.39

Hawkes Harbor
S.E. Hinton

from: $4.19

Tales of Carnival Row
George Mann

from: $18.46

Neil Gaiman

from: $4.19

Sergei Lukyanenko

from: $4.19

Naomi Novik

from: $15.88

Succubus Blues
Richelle Mead

from: $4.29

Blood Communion
Anne Rice

from: $8.09

Prince of Thorns
Mark Lawrence

from: $4.59

The Painted Man
Peter V. Brett

from: $4.39

The Darkness That Comes Before
R. Scott Bakker

from: $12.69

The Night Angel Trilogy
Brent Weeks

from: $39.11

The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova

from: $3.99

The Mirror Empire
Kameron Hurley

from: $5.89

Guilty Pleasures
Laurell K. Hamilton

from: $3.59

Legacy of Blood
Richard A. Knaak

from: $5.09

Beyond Redemption
Michael R. Fletcher

from: $8.69

Everet Martins

from: $23.99

Mervyn Peake

from: $7.59

The Black Company
Glen Cook

from: $6.79

Dead Until Dark
Charlaine Harris

from: $3.59

The Left Hand of God
Paul Hoffman

from: $3.59

Young Adult Dark Fantasy

Descendant of the Crane
Joan He

from: $8.49

Blood Scion
Deborah Falaye

from: $6.99

Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi

from: $6.39

Red Queen
Victoria Aveyard

from: $4.99

Gods & Monsters
Shelby Mahurin

from: $14.88

Shadow and Bone
Leigh Bardugo

from: $4.79

Defy the Night
Brigid Kemmerer

from: $10.19

Three Dark Crowns
Kendare Blake

from: $5.39

House of Hollow
Krystal Sutherland

from: $5.69

Victoria Schwab

from: $6.49

The Book of Living Secrets
Madeleine Roux

from: $8.69

Crystal Smith

from: $4.19

Stephanie Garber

from: $6.49

What Big Teeth
Rose Szabo

from: $4.09

Dark Rise
C.S. Pacat

from: $14.39

Only a Monster
Vanessa Len

from: $8.39

The Never Tilting World
Rin Chupeco

from: $4.79

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