- WINNER Disney Adventure Kids' Choice Award for Best Horror/Mystery Book
HORROR | MYSTERY | THRILLER
- CUSICK, Richie Tankersley: Trick or Treat (Scholastic 1991) Mata in an evil house; one of the many books in the Point Horror Series.
- PIKE, Christopher: Monster (Hodder 1994) Mary shoots two people because she thinks they are no longer human; one of Pike's many horror novels.
- YANCEY, Rick: The Monstrumologist (SDimon&Schuster 2009) first in a series about a scientist who studies - and also kills - monsters in the late 1800s and his apprentice.
- Audition (1999) good example of popular Japanese horror.
- It (1990ff) TV-miniseries based on King's novel about a child-killing clown; one of the many films based on King's novels.
- Night of the Living Dead (1968) the classic zombie movie.
- Scream I-IV (1996-2011) ghost face hunts down the teenies; revived the horror genre.
- Shaun of the Dead (2004) spoof on zombie films.
- The Blair Witch Project (1999) students go missing and leave footage behind.
- The Exorcist (1973) young girl is possessed by demons.
- The Walking Dead (2010ff.) zombie TV-series.
- True Blood (2008ff.) vampire TV-series.
- DATLOW, Ellen (ed.): The Best Horror of the Year Volume 4 (Night Shade Books 2012)
- LOVECRAFT, H. P.: The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre (Ballantine 1987)
- SIMMONS, Dan: Summer of Night (Putnam 1991)
- STINE, R. L.: Eye Candy (Ballantine 2004)
- STINE, R. L.: Superstitious (Grand Central Publishing 1995)
- STINE, R. L.: The Sitter (Ballantine 2003)
- STRAUB, Peter: Ghost Story (Coward, McCann and Geoghegan 1979)
- WAGNER, Karl Edward (ed.): The Year's Best Horror Stories (DAW 1980-1994)