Spook season is almost over, which means, for those of us who love to terrify ourselves, it’s time to dig deep and find the scariest books we can stand. To that end, I asked three booksellers to recommend, in a single sentence, a book that really spooked them.
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
"Reading it is like walking into a dark room where you can't feel the walls."
Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield
"Nothing should be down there!!"
The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
"Here's a lottery you don't want to win"
- Sarah C