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Blogtober Day 1 (Late, oops…): 31 Book Recommendations for October

Happy Blogtober! I meant to have this post up yesterday, but y’know, life happens! So here we go:

  1. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
    • Magical realism, adult reading range
  2. Incantation by Alice Hoffman
    • Historical fiction, dark themes, YA reading range
  3. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
    • Gothic romance, adult reading range
  4. Grave Sight (Harper Connely #1) by Charlaine Harris
    • Paranormal fantasy, adult reading range
  5. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
    • Magical realism, adult reading range
  6. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
    • Fantasy, MG to YA reading range
  7. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
    • Historical fiction, YA to adult reading range
  8. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    • Horror, YA to adult reading range
  9. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
    • Horror reimagining, adult reading range
  10. Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles #1) by Kami Garcia
    • Fantasy, Southern Gothic elements, YA reading range
  11. The Girl From the Well (The Girl From the Well #1)by Rin Chupeco
    • Horror, YA to adult reading range
  12. Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) by Kerri Maniscalco
    • Mystery, elements of thriller and horror, YA reading range
  13. Ninth House (Alex Stern #1) by Leigh Bardugo
    • Dark academia, elements of horror, NA to adult reading range
  14. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
    • Horror, adult reading range
  15. Fangs by Sarah Anderson
    • Graphic novel, adult reading range
  16. Tales From the Dark Web by JT Withelder
    • Horror, short stories, NA to adult reading range
  17. Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
    • Southern Gothic, thriller elements, adult reading range *please seek out CWs this book can be A Lot
  18. Eight Grade Bites (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #1) by Heather Brewer
    • Urban Fantasy, MG to YA reading range
  19. Pretty Little Devils by Nancy Holder
    • Mystery/thriller, YA reading range
  20. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
    • Magical realism, YA to adult reading range
  21. Dracula by Bram Stoker
    • Horror, adult reading range
  22. Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
    • Horror, thriller elements, YA to NA reading range
  23. The Beautiful (The Beautiful #1) by Renee Ahdieh
    • Paranormal fantasy, historical fiction, NA reading range
  24. The Winter Sisters by Tim Westover
    • Magical realism, Southern fiction, NA to adult reading range
  25. The Curse of Calico Jack by Colin Garrow
    • Mystery, thriller elements, ghost story elements, MG reading range
  26. The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch #1) by Rin Chupeco
    • Fantasy, NA reading range
  27. These Witches Don’t Burn (These Witches Don’t Burn #1) by Isabel Sterling
    • Urban fantasy, YA reading range
  28. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
    • Magical realism, adult reading range
  29. Interview With the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles #1) by Anne Rice
    • Historical fiction, gothic fantasy, adult reading range
  30. Vampire Kisses (Vampire Kisses #1) by Ellen Schreiber
    • Urban fantasy, paranormal romance, MG to YA reading range
  31. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
    • Gothic romance, adult reading range

By Catherine

I'm a lover of books, coffee, wine, and bees. Happy to join the ranks of book bloggers everywhere!

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