Listen with the Lights on Horror Titles
Collection Development Listen if You Dare: Two New ‘Audio Firsts’ & More Scarily-Good Picks

Love a good scare? Looking for that perfect rec for the patron requesting Halloween horror year-round? We have the audiobook recommendations for you. From a fifth frighteningly good BOT audiobook that pairs author Daniel Kraus with award-winning narrator Kirby Heyborne, to two Audio Firsts from LibraryReads authors, these tales prove that there’s nothing better than hearing a scary story told aloud. Build your audiobook collections today… if you dare. Oh – and you may want to listen with the lights on.


Ghost 19
Author: Simone St. James
Read by: Brittany Pressley
The ONLY way to experience this first ever short story from LibraryReads Hall of Famer and the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Cold Cases this fall is to listen on audio! This audio first production will be available on October 4, 2022. (Ebook will be available in early 2023!)

A woman moves to a town where she becomes obsessed with watching the lives of her neighbors while stuck in a house that refuses to let her leave. Is she trapped by a ghost. . . or her own madness?


Bad Dolls
The ONLY way to experience this stunning new collection of four horror stories by award-winning author Rachel Harrison this fall is to listen on audio! This audio first production will be available on September 6, 2022. (Ebook will be available in December!) Read by multiple narrators, these stories explores themes of body image, complicated female friendship, heartbreak, and hauntings.
The Ghost That Ate Us
Author: Daniel Kraus
Read by: Kirby Heyborne
Two-time Odyssey Award-winning narrator Kirby Heyborne teams up for the 5th time with author Daniel Kraus in this true crime style mockumentary. At turns darkly absurd and tragically grim, this story will have you googling to make sure nothing like this ever really happened because it just might be crazy enough to be true.

“Add to this anxiety-rich meal an ending so creepy it will induce a full-body shiver.”—Booklist, starred review


No One Goes Alone
Author: Erik Larson
Read By: Julian Rhind-Tutt and Erik Larson
“As ghost stories are best told aloud, the author’s first novel—an eerie, atmospheric, history- and science-infused, locked-room ghost story—is exclusively available as an audiobook…A blockbuster production for audiobook fandom.”—Booklist, starred review

“Julian Rhind-Tutt performs this ghost story in a style that suits this audio-only production…This suspenseful, engrossing audiobook is packed with surprises, even a romantic twist.”—AudioFile

Introducing Our Fall 2022 Horror Sampler!
Horror Sampler From a graveyard to a haunted house and a serial killer, to the vengeful ghost of a mother-in-law, our horror sampler is filled with reads guaranteed to keep you up at night. START READING

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