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Find A Spooky Read Using BadgerLink Resources

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Looking for scary reads like The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson and Stephen King's It this time of year? Use NoveList to look up your favorite mystery or horror title and check out the Read-alikes.

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Check out Readalikes on NoveList

There are also quite a few spooky reads available in full text through Literary Reference Center Plus. Examples include:

  • Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-tale Heart

  • Guy de Maupassant's The Horla

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

These titles can be found in Browse section on the resource's home page, under Full Text Classics.

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Full Text Classics in Literary Reference Center Plus

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