Tor.com content by

Nina Nesseth

Fiction and Excerpts [1]
All

Fiction and Excerpts [1]

5 Horror Books That Will Forever Change How You Look at Everyday Objects

Something that I love about horror, no matter its subgenre, is when it can take something harmless and ordinary—like a rubber ball, or a button, or a VHS tape—and turn it into a symbol of terror. We see this phenomenon play out in horror movies all the time—you can barely mention the Final Destination franchise without someone bringing up that the second installment spooked them out of driving near lumber trucks forever—but what about books that shape how you interact with stuff that really shouldn’t be that scary?

Here are five horror novels that, at some point in my life, really made me rethink what sort of stuff I keep lying around my house.

[Read more]

Series: Five Books About…

Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices.