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10 Books Ripped Straight from the Headlines

by Sam Benson

There’s nothing as bone-chillingly terrifying as reading a book that seems to have been ripped straight from the headlines of a news story. Sure, they may be devoid of ghosts and other “scary” things, but there’s so much truth in the words and stories that the haunting tales stay long after you wish you could forget […]

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13 Survival Novels That Taught Us to Fear & Respect the Wilderness

by Jill Hacking

If there’s one thing I love a ridiculous amount, it’s survival stories—whether that be surviving post-apocalyptic zombies or surviving the elements on a wilderness adventure gone awry. There’s something really compelling about the human will to survive against insane obstacles. It’s especially nice to experience this ultimate sense of danger from the safety of my […]

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6 Young Adult Books That Take Place in the Future

by Sam Benson

Have you ever thought about what the world would be like in 50 years? 100 years? More? One thing is usually clear in YA books set in the future—the world doesn’t have that great of an outcome. I’m not sure if that’s necessarily how it’s going to be, but it’s fun (and often frightening) to […]

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9 Creepy Books That Aren’t Scary

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
by Julie Jarema

I’m not at all into blood and gore, but I do love the haunted, eerie atmospheric worlds inside books until my own house feels full of ghosts and just a little bit off. Curl up under the covers with these chilling books that’ll get under your skin, but not make you want to run away […]

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8 Standalone Novels You Can Read in One Sitting

by Nicole Fiorica

Picture this: you’re five pages from the end of an amazing book. You’ve been reading all night, and you’re almost at the end. Then you realize – this story isn’t wrapping up any time soon. There’s going to be a sequel. So now you’re going to be lying awake at night contemplating the dubious fates […]

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10 Books That Will Make You Cry

by Casey Nugent

Is there anything better than a good cry? The emotional release I get from crying is so deeply satisfying that it can power me for days. There are so many books out there that move me to tears — because they’re particularly sad, or because they’re incredibly joyful, or because they just cut to the […]

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