Shining, Creeping, Haunting, Turning, Scaring | What We’re Reading

The Haunting of Hill House

In the run-up to Halloween, the ghosts, ghouls, witches, and warlocks at LJ/School Library Journal share their favorite scary reads.

Horror Short Stories | Wyatt’s World

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Readers might need to consider short stories to fit in some frights before the season passes them by; here are five collections that should please fans and intrigue those dipping into the horror genre for the first time.

Award Winners Cusk, King, Saramago | Fiction Reviews

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Cusk should be more familiar to American readers, and this novel is a solid start; King fans will rejoice that the horror master is back in fine form; Nobel Prize winner Saramago’s never-before-published first novel.

Early Mantel, Brand-new King, & a Leprechaun Bachelor Party | November Audio in Advance | Fiction

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Audio in Advance offers previews of selected audiobooks two months ahead of publication, along with recommended picks and occasional interviews with notable authors and narrators. Andersen, Hans Christian. The Snow Queen and Other Stories. Naxos. Read by Clare Corbett. Fairy tale fans and Frozen-philes interested in exploring the film’s source material will want to listen […]

He Says: Five Excellent Male Narrators | Wyatt’s World

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Bramhall has a rich, appealingly gruff voice, Herrmann combines a deft hand at pacing, emotionally dimensional accents from Jackson, Petkoff keeps listeners invested, Patton is joyfully easy on the ear

Fiction Reviews | September 15, 2013

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Reviews of Traveling Sprinkler, Doctor Sleep, and Quiet Dell, plus a full list of fiction reviews from the September 15, 2013 issue.

Returning to Stories: Five Continuations of Note | Wyatt’s World

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Five books with familiar characters, who reemerge in new locations and time periods.

Steve Jobs, Harry Houdini, and Beyoncé | What We’re Reading

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This week, Library Journal and School Library Journal staffers are dipping into some classics (both new and old) of the horror genre, taking behind-the-scenes looks at today’s technology, and looking at historical figures with new eyes.

Audio Reviews, September 15, 2012

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Reviews of William Boyd’s Waiting for Sunrise, Stephen King and Stewart O’Nan’s A Face in the Crowd, and Richard Zacks’s Island of Vice, plus a full list of audiobook reviews in the Sept 15 issue.

Audiobook Reviews, Sept. 1, 2012

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Reviews of Stephen King’s The Wind Through the Keyhold, Liz Moore’s Heft, and Carole King’s A Natural Woman, plus a full list of audio reviews from the Sept. 1 issue.

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