Ghoulish reads

Our work often invokes serious topics or discussions, so, here are our favorite spooky books–including some set in Ohio and written by authors from or with ties to Ohio–to help you enjoy the haunted humanities in celebration of All Hallows’ Eve!

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

The Haunted History of the Ohio State Reformatory by Sherri Brake

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

The Devourers by Indra Das

On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Beetle and the Hollow Bones by Aliza Layne

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Little Book of Marietta Ghost Stories: Ohio Ghosts, Folklore, and Legends by Jannette R. Quackenbush

It Came from Ohio: My Life as a Writer by R.L. Stine

Stay out of the Basement by R.L. Stine

The Dragons of the Cuyahoga by S. Andrew Swann

Ohio’s Historic Haunts: Investigating the Paranormal in the Buckeye State by James Willis

Happy Halloween!