Fall is officially here and Halloween is only 10 days away! Chillier weather makes for a perfect time to curl up with a book—whether you’re at home or in Langsdale’s leisure reading area. Here are some spooky book suggestions that you can find right in the stacks on the third floor.
The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks from the Apocalypse by Steven C. Schlozman
PS3619: A fresh approach to the zombie genre. A hand-written and illustrated account of one scientist’s research to save himself and the human race from zombie apocalypse.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
PR5397: Classic gothic, horror fiction. Refresh yourself of the tragic path of Dr. Frankenstein and the wake of disaster left by his Monster. (Check out the graphic novel by Jason Cobley if you can! not available at Langsdale)
Of Bees and Mistby Erick Setiawan
PS3619: Haunting magic, mirror dwelling ghosts, oppressive secrets, hidden graves, wicked mother-in-law’s: a fable of one woman’s struggle to keep her young family together while discovering truths about her own family and her husband’s.
Mister B. Gone by Clive Barker
PR6052: The memoir of a medieval devil, both murderous and seductive, penned in 1438.
Edgar Allan Poe: stories & poems by Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated by David Plunkert
PS2602: Halloween, Baltimore, Poe. The only thing more classic Halloween than Frankenstein is Poe’s entire body of work. Add to that haunting illustrations and we have a dark, mystical journey.