Are you a horror movie fan? Come closer… kidding! But actually come closer and read this list of books that will remind you of your favourite scary movies.
Love Get Out? Try When No One Was Watching by Alyssa Cole
When gentrification and racism take on a sinister new meaning…
Love Parasite? Try The Only Child by Mi-ae Seo
Who doesn’t love family-based psychological suspense?
Love You? Try The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica
When people are not all that they seem… (Okay, this one’s a TV show, but still!)
Love Murder on the Orient Express? Try The Guest List by Lucy Foley
Two peas in a pod of locked-room mystery.
Love The Girl on the Train? Try Confessions on the 7:45 by Lisa Unger
Trains and missing people… what could go wrong?
Love The Shining? Try To Tell You the Truth by Gilly MacMillan
Writers whose written words begin to become their reality.
Love Saw? Try Perfect Remains by Helen Fields (and the rest of the DI Callanach series)
For those of us who find the more twisted serial killers of horror a little more fascinating than the average ones.
Love 28 Days Later? Try Survivor Song by Paul Tremblay
Pandemic horror might be a little scary right about now, but it’s spooky season! And these two certainly bring the frights…
Love The Haunting of Bly Manor? Try Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth
Horror that harkens back to the past and draws on traumatic stories is our jam.
Love Crimson Peak? Try House of Brides by Jane Cockram
Gothic horror never looked so good…
Love Lovecraft Country? Try Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff (hehe)
See what we did there?
Love Insomnia? Try Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson
When memory is lost, how will we ever know what happened?
We hope we found the most horrifying pair for you Savvy Readers. Let us know other great pairings on Twitter @savvyreader or in the comments below.
Hope you are terrified,