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Chilling Audiobooks for a Haunting Halloween

It’s the most haunted time of the year! Why not kick off the Halloween festivities with one of these chilling audiobooks?

 

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    The Companion Book Cover Picture

    The Companion

    by Katie Alender

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    Mexican Gothic

    by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

    An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . .From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes “a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror” (Kirkus Reviews) set in glamorous 1950s Mexico.
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    The Penguin Book of Exorcisms Book Cover Picture
    The Penguin Book of Exorcisms Book Cover Picture

    The Penguin Book of Exorcisms

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    Levitation. Feats of superhuman strength. Speaking in tongues. A hateful, glowing stare. The signs of spirit possession have been documented for thousands of years and across religions and cultures, even into our time: In 2019 the Vatican convened 250 priests from 50 countries for a weeklong seminar on exorcism. The Penguin Book of Exorcisms brings together the most astonishing, haunting accounts of real-life exorcisms through the centuries and around the world, from ancient Egypt and the biblical Middle East to colonial America and twentieth-century South Africa.
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    Meddling Kids

    by Edgar Cantero

    With raucous humor and brilliantly orchestrated mayhem, Meddling Kids subverts teen detective archetypes like the Hardy Boys, the Famous Five, and Scooby-Doo, and delivers an exuberant and wickedly entertaining celebration of horror, love, friendship, and many-tentacled, interdimensional demon spawn.
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    Dracul

    by J.D. Barker and Dacre Stoker

    What if Bram Stoker had based Dracula on a true story that he himself had lived through? In this prequel to the terrifying novel, young Bram faces an unspeakable evil and discovers the origins of the sinister count himself. Co-written by Dacre Stoker, the great grand-nephew of Bram himself!
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    Fright Night

    by Maren Stoffels

    Sofia isn’t so sure about Fright Night. When she suggested it to her friends, she was only thinking of it as an excuse to get closer to Dylan. Now that it’s happening, she’s worried that spending the night in a deserted forest is a bad idea. But it’s totally safe–there’s even a safe word if things get too intense. And they do. Sofia and her friends are forced to face their greatest fears, and suddenly? It’s too late to turn back.
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    The Year of the Witching

    by Alexis Henderson

    In the lands of Bethel, where the Prophet’s word is law, Immanuelle Moore’s very existence is blasphemy. Her mother’s union with an outsider of a different race cast her once-proud family into disgrace. But a mishap lures her into the forbidden Darkwood surrounding Bethel, where the first prophet once chased and killed four powerful witches. Their spirits are still lurking there, and they bestow a gift on Immanuelle: the journal of her dead mother, who Immanuelle is shocked to learn once sought sanctuary in the wood. When she begins to learn grim truths about the Church and its history, she starts to understand that if Bethel is to change, it must begin with her.
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    This Town Is Not All Right Book Cover Picture
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    This Town Is Not All Right

    by M. K. Krys

    Twins Beacon and Everleigh McCullough are moving from their home in sunny LA to Driftwood Harbor, a rainy fishing village in New England. If that wasn’t bad enough, there’s something strange about this town and the mysterious group of too-perfect students called The Gold Stars. After Everleigh is recruited into their ranks, Beacon must uncover Driftwood Harbor’s frightening secret before he loses his sister forever.
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    A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Cover Picture
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    A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

    by Holly Jackson

    Pretty and popular high school senior Andie Bell was murdered by her boyfriend, Sal Singh, who then killed himself. It was all anyone could talk about. And five years later, Pip sees how the tragedy still haunts her town. Now a senior herself, Pip decides to reexamine the closed case for her final project, at first just to cast doubt on the original investigation. But soon she discovers a trail of dark secrets that might actually prove Sal innocent . . . and the line between past and present begins to blur. Someone in Fairview doesn’t want Pip digging around for answers, and now her own life might be in danger.
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    Home Before Dark

    by Riley Sager

    In the latest thriller from New York Times bestseller Riley Sager, a woman returns to the house made famous by her father’s bestselling horror memoir. Is the place really haunted by evil forces, as her father claimed? Or are there more earthbound—and dangerous—secrets hidden within its walls?
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    Carrie

    by Stephen King

    An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.
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    The Bunnicula Collection: Books 1-3 Book Cover Picture
    The Bunnicula Collection: Books 1-3 Book Cover Picture

    The Bunnicula Collection: Books 1-3

    by James Howe and Deborah Howe

    Each story in the popular and critically acclaimed series has been read by the talented actor, Victor Garber. Now fans who can’t get enough of the vampire bunny, Bunnicula, will have something new to add to their collection.
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    The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares Book Cover Picture
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    The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares

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    Jason Blum invited sixteen cutting-edge collaborators, filmmakers, and writers to envision a city of their choosing, and let their demons run wild. The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City brings together all-new, boundary-breaking stories from such artists as Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Eli Roth (Hostel), Scott Derrickson (Sinister), C. Robert Cargill (Sinister), James DeMonaco (The Purge), and many others.
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    Revenge of the Living Ted

    by Barry Hutchison

    Just when Lisa Marie and Vernon think they’ve seen the last of the evil teddy bear Grizz, he’s back…for revenge! He has a new army of stuffed friends and a plan for world domination… Can Lisa Marie and Vernon save the world again…and before bedtime?
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    The Return

    by Rachel Harrison

    Julie is missing, and no one believes she will ever return—except Elise. Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and feels it in her bones that her best friend is out there and that one day Julie will come back. She’s right. Two years to the day that Julie went missing, she reappears with no memory of where she’s been or what happened to her. Along with Molly and Mae, their two close friends from college, the women decide to reunite at a remote inn. But the second Elise sees Julie, she knows something is wrong—she’s emaciated, with sallow skin and odd appetites. And as the weekend unfurls, it becomes impossible to deny that the Julie who vanished two years ago is not the same Julie who came back. But then who—or what—is she?
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    Malorie

    by Josh Malerman

    In the thrilling sequel to Bird Box, the inspiration for the record-breaking Netflix film that starred Sandra Bullock and “absolutely riveted” Stephen King, New York Times bestselling author Josh Malerman brings unseen horrors to life.
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    A Cosmology of Monsters Book Cover Picture
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    A Cosmology of Monsters

    by Shaun Hamill

    Noah Turner sees monsters. His father saw them—and built a shrine to them with The Wandering Dark, an immersive horror experience that the whole family operates. His practical mother has caught glimpses of terrors but refuses to believe—too focused on keeping the family from falling apart. And his eldest sister, the dramatic and vulnerable Sydney, won’t admit to seeing anything but the beckoning glow of the spotlight . . . until it swallows her up. Noah Turner sees monsters. But, unlike his family, Noah chooses to let them in . . .
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    The Haunted

    by Danielle Vega

    Clean slate. That’s what Hendricks Becker-O’Malley’s parents said when they moved their family to the tiny town of Drearfield, New York. Hendricks wants to lay low and forget her dark, traumatic past. Forget him. But things don’t go as planned. Hendricks learns from new friends at school that Steele House is notorious in town. Local legend says it’s haunted. But Hendricks isn’t sure if it’s the demons of her past haunting her …or of the present. Voices whisper in her ear as she lays in bed. Doors lock on their own. And, then, one night, things take a violent turn. With help from the mysterious boy next door, Hendricks makes it her mission to take down the ghosts . . . if they don’t take her first.
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    Harrow Lake

    by Kat Ellis

    Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker, and when her father is brutally attacked in their New York apartment, she’s quickly packed off to live with a grandmother she’s never met in Harrow Lake, the eerie town where her father’s most iconic horror movie was shot. The locals are weirdly obsessed with the film that put their town on the map–and there are strange disappearances, which the police seem determined to explain away. And there’s someone–or something–stalking her every move. The more Lola discovers about the town, the more terrifying it becomes. Because Lola’s got secrets of her own. And if she can’t find a way out of Harrow Lake, they might just be the death of her.
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    Rules for Vanishing Book Cover Picture
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    Rules for Vanishing

    by Kate Alice Marshall

    Once a year, a road appears in the forest. And at the end of it, the ghost of Lucy Gallows beckons. Lucy’s game isn’t for the faint of heart. Sara’s sister disappeared one year ago–and only Sara knows where she is. Becca went to find the ghost of Lucy Gallows and is trapped on the road that leads to her. In the sleepy town of Briar Glen, Lucy’s road is nothing more than local lore. But Sara knows it’s real, and she’s going to find it. When Sara and her skeptical friends meet in the forest to search for Becca, the mysterious road unfurls before them. All they have to do is walk down it. But the path to Lucy is not of this world, and it has its own rules. The only certainty is this: the road has a toll and it will be paid.
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