80 spooky books to hide behind (and from) this October

80 spooky books to hide behind (and from) this October

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Looking for a jolt of fright? A bit of unease? Read below for recommendations chosen by Ballerina Book Club readers

We asked Ballerina Book Club members to send in their favorite spooky reads to help choose this month’s book pick. Within a 24-hour period, readers recommended 80 unique books and four authors to read in their entirety.

We’ve culled together all of the titles below for your spooky season enjoyment. Some of the selections are classics, others are new releases, and a few expand the definition of “scary.”

Ballerina Book Club Readers Picks

Authors recommended to read wholesale:


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