Each summer the Horror Writer’s Association produces a Summer Scares Reading List. This year Daniel Kraus, New York Times bestselling author is spokesperson has this to say about public libraries:

“My love for reading began at a public library–but I had to hunt for the horror.”

The Summer Scares list, authenticated by the Horror Writers Association, Booklist and Book Riot, offers horror reading suggestions.

Enjoy these from this year’s (and previous) Summer Scares lists:

Clark, Djeli. Ring Shout.

Thomas, Elisabeth. Catherine House. Many graduates and soon-to-be graduates are choosing a university to attend. Choose wisely!

Here are some more terrifying titles you may enjoy :

Dymott, Elanor. Every Contact Leaves a Trace.

Hendrix, Grady. How To Sell a Haunted House.

Johns, Jessica. Bad Cree.

Kingfisher, T. House With Good Bones.