Book Riot's 2020 Read Harder Challenge , hosted by thestorygraph

Read a horror book published by an indie press
All books added to this prompt

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires

Grady Hendrix

fiction fantasy horror
adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

In the Dream House

Carmen Maria Machado

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir
challenging dark emotional reflective medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2019


Grady Hendrix

fiction horror mystery
dark tense fast-paced

248 pages | first published 2014

The Only Good Indians

Stephen Graham Jones

fiction horror
dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

Hurricane Season

Fernanda Melchor with Sophie Hughes (Translator)

fiction literary
challenging dark mysterious slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2017

Sawkill Girls

Claire Legrand

fiction fantasy horror young adult
dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

450 pages | first published 2018

Her Body and Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado

fiction fantasy feminism horror magical realism short stories
dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

256 pages | first published 2017

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

fiction mystery thriller
dark funny fast-paced

226 pages | first published 2018

Tender Is the Flesh

Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses

fiction dystopian science fiction
challenging dark tense medium-paced

224 pages | first published 2017

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Lionel Shriver

fiction contemporary horror thriller
challenging dark reflective slow-paced

400 pages | first published 2003