Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by Academy Award-winning director of The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro Filmmaker and longtime horror literature fan Guillermo del Toro serves as the curator for the Penguin Horror series, a new collection of classic tales and poems by masters of the genre. Included here are some of del Toro's favorites, from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Ray Russell's short story "Sardonicus,"...
Because it's the spookiest season, I tasked our staff to tell everyone 1) the scariest book they've ever read, and/or 2) the scariest movie they've ever seen, and 3) explain themselves with a quote so that you all might feast upon our tasty, tasty fear and maybe get scared yourself!
A few weeks ago, we published a post about how a reader's fave genre might match up with their personalities and it got some attention! Several of you mentioned that you'd like to see some other genres included. So here you go!
What's that noise? Why are the lights flickering? Did you see something in the mirror? Do you feel like you're being watched? Who shut that door? Here are thirteen tales, for a range of ages, about haunted houses and those who live in them.