#gothic

8 Spooky Books of Gothic Horror and Magic

These classic and more contemporary books of gothic horror, gothic fantasy, and a blend of the two are perfect for an Autumn evening read.

Are We in the Midst of a Gothic Horror Boom?

Are we in the midst of a Gothic literature boom? A reader dives into a recent boom in the subgenre and explores some of its trademark tropes.

How Jane Austen Raised Seven Gothic Novels From the Dead

The "horrid novels" were especially fortunate to have Jane Austen cast a spotlight upon them. So what are they? And why these titles?

What Is Gothic Romance? 13 Books That Will Enchant Your Inner Gothic Fan

Are you enamored by crumbling castles with curses and ghosts? These 13 gothic romances are perfect for you, including Haunted Serenade by Anna M. Taylor.

Read What You Need: 9 Gothic Novels for Every Mood

Whether you seek for nightmares, thrills, love, laughs, whatever, we've got some atmospheric gothic novels for every mood, like Bunny by Mona Awad.

10 Books to Read After You’ve Finished REBECCA

Can't get enough of those gothic vibes? Try this mix of new and classic reads once you've finished Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, including The Graveyard Apartment by Mariko Koike.

Quiz: Create a Haunted House of Your Nightmares and Get a Perfect Gothic Book Recommendation

If you dream about ghosts wandering corridors and foggy landscapes, take this gothic book quiz and design the haunted house of your dreams.

A Beginner’s Guide to Gothic Fantasy

With spooky season here, many are craving dark and creepy reads. Enter the excellent subgenre: gothic fantasy. Here's our guide to the genre, including books like The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson.

A Beginner’s Guide to the Western Gothic Genre

Saddle up, partners, and let's explore Western Gothic books, a genre you have definitely heard of but maybe never had a definition for.

9 Gothic Books to Read this Autumn

When you want to get into the spirit of autumn, but aren't too keen on scary horror novels, check out these excellent gothic books, like Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.