The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and everything is vaguely pumpkin-flavored. We’d like to celebrate the start of autumn with some of our favorite scary stories, complete with illustrations and memorable quotes.
1.) The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
2.) The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe
3.) Hamlet by William Shakespeare
4.) Dracula by Bram Stoker
I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.
5.) A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor
She had never given much thought to the devil for she felt that religion was essentially for those people who didn’t have the brains to avoid evil without it.
6.) The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
7.) The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
She saw now that she could not tell him about the books she had loved any more than she could make him see the palm trees swaying under a brilliant blue sky.
8.) The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.
9.) Macbeth by William Shakespeare
10.) A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell
11.) Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
12.) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Do you have a favorite book or cover? Let us know in the comments below!