The Terror by Dan Simmons
During one of the many expeditions to find the Northwest Passage, two ships with two hundred men sailed over the horizon and disappeared. Simmons gives a terrifying version of what may have happened. It’s long but worth the effort.
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Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
What happens when you volunteer to see what’s happening in your store at night that leaves broken merchandise scattered around every morning? You find way more than you bargained for. This haunted store located off a major freeway in Cleveland wants its customer to stay forever. Great choice for a Halloween scare!
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
In the world of Tuesday Next, people reading a story bring the characters to life. When no one is reading a particular tale, those characters are free to live their lives, and commit crimes in the book world. Tuesday Next investigates these crimes by reading herself into a book and generally creating havoc.
Nothing Rhymes with Orange by Adam Rex
It was awesome, because who doesn’t like when Friedrich Neitze shows up in a picture book. Also, there is a Pearwolf. That’s all.
Beartown by Frederick Bachman
It is great if you like to cry all the way through your books.