Horror: The Bram Stoker Award

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All the best in chills, thrills, and things that go bump in the nights. These are all the best horror to make your night a little more frightening. 


Mike Flanagan, Trevor Macy, Jon Berg, Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson
Description: Dan Torrance remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child, spending his days self-medicating away the 'shine' with alcohol. His hope for a peaceful existence soon becomes shattered when he meets Abra, a teen who shares his extrasensory gift. Together, they form an unlikely alliance to battle the True Knot, a cult whose members try to feed off the shine of innocents to become immortal.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Ellen Datlow, Paul. Haunted house tour Tremblay, Vincent J. Linger longer Masterson, Lee Thomas, Alison. July girls Littlewood
Description: "Everyone loves a good ghost story, especially Ellen Datlow--the most lauded editor in short works of supernatural suspense and dark fantasy. The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories is her definitive collection of ghost stories. These twenty-nine stories, including all new works from New York Times bestselling authors Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Seanan McGuire, and Paul Tremblay, span from the traditional to the eclectic, from the mainstream to the literary, from pure fantasy to the bizarrely supernatural. Whether you're reading alone under the covers with a flashlight, or around a campfire with a circle of friends, there's something here to please--and spook--everyone."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ech
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Ted Chiang
Description: This much-anticipated second collection of stories is signature Ted Chiang, full of revelatory ideas and deeply sympathetic characters. In "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate," a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and the temptation of second chances. In the epistolary "Exhalation," an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications not just for his own people, but for all of reality. And in "The Lifecycle of Software Objects," a woman cares for an artificial intelligence over twenty years, elevating a faddish digital pet into what might be a true living being. Also included are two brand-new stories: "Omphalos" and "Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom." In this fantastical and elegant collection, Ted Chiang wrestles with the oldest questions on earth--What is the nature of the universe? What does it mean to be human?--and ones that no one else has even imagined. And, each in its own way, the stories prove that complex and thoughtful science fiction can rise to new heights of beauty, meaning, and compassion.
Call Number: FIC Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Ann Dávila Cardinal
Description: When Lupe Dávila arrives in Puerto Rico for the summer, she'll be staying with her uncle, the local police chief. Javier Utierre's friends are dying in a series of grisly murders. Is it the el Cuco -- or someone human? Working together, Lupe and Javier will have to step into the shadows to see what's lurking there: murderer, or monster? -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: YA FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Paul Tremblay
Description: "A chilling collection of psychological suspense and literary horror from the multiple award-winning author of The Cabin at the End of the World, and A Head Full of Ghosts. Featuring nineteen pieces of short fiction, Growing Things and Other Stories is an exciting and disquieting glimpse into Paul Tremblay's fantastically fertile imagination. In "The Teacher," a Bram Stoker Award nominee for best short story, a student is forced to watch a disturbing video that will haunt and torment her and her classmates' lives. Four men rob a pawn shop at gunpoint only to vanish, one-by-one, as they speed away from the crime scene in "The Getaway." In "Swim Wants to Know If It's as Bad as Swim Thinks," a meth addict kidnaps her daughter from her estranged mother as their town is terrorized by a giant monster . . . or not. Joining these haunting works are stories linked to Tremblay's previous novels. The tour de force metafictional novella "Notes from the Dog Walkers" deconstructs horror and publishing, possibly bringing in a character from A Head Full of Ghosts, all while serving as a prequel to Disappearance at Devil's Rock. "The Thirteenth Temple" follows another character from A Head Full of Ghosts--Merry, who has published a tell-all memoir written years after the events of the novel. And the title story, "Growing Things," a shivery tale loosely shared between the sisters in A Head Full of Ghosts, is told here in full."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tre
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Josh Malerman
Description: "J is a student at a school deep in a forest far away from the rest of the world. J is one of only twenty-six students, who think of their enigmatic school's founder as their father. His fellow peers are the only family J has ever had. The students are being trained to be prodigies of art, science, and athletics, and their life at the school is all they know--and all they are allowed to know. But J is beginning to suspect that there is something out there, beyond the pines, that the founder does not want him to see, and he's beginning to ask questions. What is the real purpose of this place? Why can the students never leave? And what secrets is their father hiding from them? Meanwhile, on the other side of the forest, in a school very much like J's, a girl named K is asking the same questions. J has never seen a girl, and K has never seen a boy. As K and J work to investigate the secrets of their two strange schools, they come to discover something even more mysterious: each other"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Ari Aster, Patrik (Producer) Andersson, Lars Knudsen, Pawel Pogorzelski, Lucian (Film editor) Johnston
Description: A young woman reluctantly joins her boyfriend on a summer trip to a Swedish festival where things quickly go awry.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Lisa Kröger, Melanie Anderson
Description: Weird fiction wouldn't exist without the women who created it. Meet the female authors who defied convention to craft some of literature's strangest tales, and find out why their own stories are equally intriguing. Monster, She Wrote shares the stories of women past and present who invented horror, speculative, and weird fiction and made it great. You'll meet celebrated icons (Ann Radcliffe, V.C. Andrews), forgotten wordsmiths (Eli Coltor, Ruby Jean Jensen), and today's vanguard (Helen Oyeyemi). Each profile includes a curated reading list so you can seek out the spine-chilling tales that interest you the most.
Call Number: 809.9 Kro
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Marjorie M. Liu, Sana Takeda, Rus Wooton
Description: "A new war between humans and arcanics is bubbling to the surface. A rift in the sky has revealed the devasting potential of the long-imprisoned Monstra. And Maika Halfwolf is at the center of it all. Maika comes closer than ever before to the answers she's long sought--but those answers carry a steep price. As her friends and allies reveal long-held secrets and shifting allegiances, Maika finds herself at the mercy of the Lord Doctor, a charismatic demagogue whose connections to Maika and Zinn run deeper than anyone could have imagined."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Liu
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Kate Alice Marshall
Description: "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. If you win, you escape with your life. But if you lose.... 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. Every mistake summons new horrors. Vengeful spirits and broken, angry creatures are waiting for them to slip, and no one is guaranteed safe passage. The only certainty is this: the road has a toll and it will be paid. Sara knows that if she steps onto the road, she might not come back. But Becca needs her. And Lucy is waiting."--back cover.
Call Number: YA FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran
Description: "A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren't so happily ever after. From writer Neil Gaiman comes this graphic novel adaptation by Colleen Doran"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gai
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2020
Robert Eggers, Max Eggers, Rodrigo (Motion picture producer) Teixeira, Jay Van Hoy, Lourenço Sant'Anna
Description: A hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Caitlin Starling
Description: A caver who takes a dangerous job to make enough money to escape her hardscrabble planet begins to doubt her handler's motivations.
Call Number: FIC Sta
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Jordan Peele, Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Ian (Producer) Cooper, Lupita Nyong'o
Description: Haunted by trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway: doppelgangers of themselves.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: May 11, 2020
Chuck Wendig
Description: A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world's last hope. In the tradition of The Stand and Station Eleven comes a gripping saga that weaves an epic tapestry of humanity into an astonishing tale of survival. Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with inexorable determination to a destination that only she knows. But Shana and are sister are not alone. Soon they are joined by a flock of sleepwalkers from across America, on the same mysterious journey. And like Shana, there are other "shepherds" who follow the flock to protect their friends and family on the long dark road ahead. For on their journey, they will discover an America convulsed with terror and violence, where this apocalyptic epidemic proves less dangerous than the fear of it. As the rest of society collapses all around them--and an ultraviolent militia threatens to exterminate them--the fate of the sleepwalkers depends on unraveling the mystery behind the epidemic. The terrifying secret will either tear the nation apart--or bring the survivors together to remake a shattered world.
Call Number: FIC Wen
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2020
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Doctor Sleep [DVD]
Mike Flanagan, Trevor Macy, Jon Berg, Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson
Horror
Monstress. Volume Four, The Chosen
Marjorie M. Liu, Sana Takeda, Rus Wooton
FIC Liu
Echoes : The Saga Anthology Of Ghost Stories
Ellen Datlow, Paul. Haunted house tour Tremblay, Vincent J. Linger longer Masterson, Lee Thomas, Alison. July girls Littlewood
FIC Ech
Rules For Vanishing
Kate Alice Marshall
YA FIC Mar
Exhalation
Ted Chiang
FIC Chi
Snow, Glass, Apples
Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran
FIC Gai
Five Midnights
Ann Dávila Cardinal
YA FIC Car
The Lighthouse [DVD]
Robert Eggers, Max Eggers, Rodrigo (Motion picture producer) Teixeira, Jay Van Hoy, Lourenço Sant'Anna
Horror
Growing Things : And Other Stories
Paul Tremblay
FIC Tre
The Luminous Dead : A Novel
Caitlin Starling
FIC Sta
Inspection : A Novel
Josh Malerman
FIC Mal
Us [DVD]
Jordan Peele, Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Ian (Producer) Cooper, Lupita Nyong'o
Horror
Midsommar [DVD]
Ari Aster, Patrik (Producer) Andersson, Lars Knudsen, Pawel Pogorzelski, Lucian (Film editor) Johnston
Horror
Wanderers
Chuck Wendig
FIC Wen
Monster, She Wrote : The Women Who Pioneered Horror & Speculative Fiction
Lisa Kröger, Melanie Anderson
809.9 Kro