Is there anything more complex than religious faith? Faith can be ineffably inspirational and intractably inflexible, a source of hope to motivate some of humanity's greatest heroes and an excuse to defend some of our most despicable monsters. And when most people talk about the subject, they tend to focus on one quality to the exclusion of the other. So it’s to the … [Read more...] about Book Review: The Burning Girls Explores the Horror and Hope of Religious Faith
Best Horror Books
Puzzle Box Horror's Best Horror Books.
As they say "it takes a village." A village of the damned in our case. Our writers and community members have been reading their faces off to create these lists. Our main focus is finding the best supernatural horror books out there so you don't have to. We update these lists regularly as new authors and books come out. Enjoy!
Winter is a wonderful time with falling snow, crackling fireplaces, and precious family moments. However, like all beautiful things, this season also has a dark side - and Puzzle Box Horror is bringing you the ultimate guide to winter horror seasonal scares. From real-world terrors like almost dying from frostbite to holiday folklore creatures that pull you into the depths of … [Read more...] about Puzzle Box Winter Horror Guide
One thing that is evident when you look for and inevitably read books, is that are a lot of authors that have been influenced by H.P. Lovecraft. Some take influence by crediting his creations, some crediting his name--others his style, short story form that truly resonate within the genre. Others still have found their own path within the genre, by taking the essence of … [Read more...] about The Best Cosmic Horror Books
Urban legends are all fun and games until you hear scratching at your window, and start to wonder if it’s the escaped mental patient with a hook for a hand. Good times. Passed down for decades, or even centuries, these tales are believed to have happened “to a friend of a friend,” and often contain terrifying elements from both the real world and otherworldly realms. Sure, the … [Read more...] about The Best Horror Books About Urban Legends
Myths and Legends of Werewolves have been popular throughout their history, not only as a source of inspiration for writers of fiction but as the fiery spark of terror that haunts the dreams of those who believe--their origin story from Petronius Arbiter's The Satyricon has been built upon for almost two millennia has resulted in an enthusiastic following in the last century. … [Read more...] about Werewolves Through Years of Books and Film