October 31: Halloween Horror Tales and More

Turn down the lights, curl up by the fire, and enjoy these classic tales of frightful creatures…if you dare!.

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Dracula

Dracula is a horror novel by Bram Stoker, narrated in first person diary entries and letters, telling the story of an encounter with Count Dracula. Dracula is a part of the Monstrous Creatures collection on Lit2Go.

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus was first published in London, England in 1818. The story has had an influence across literature and popular culture and spawned a complete genre of horror stories and films. Frankenstein is a part of the Monstrous Creatures collection on Lit2Go.

The Vampyre

The Vampyre is a short novel written by John William Polidori and is a progenitor of the romantic vampire genre of fantasy fiction. The Vampyre is a part of the Monstrous Creatures collection on Lit2Go.

Beowulf

Beowulf is an epic Anglo-Saxon tale of adventure that follows Beowulf as he battles the monster Grendel, Grendel’s Mother, and a dragon. This translation, by Professor Francis Gummere, was first published in 1910. Beowulf is a part of the Monstrous Creatures collection on Lit2Go.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a suspense novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating the tale of Dr. Jekyll, and his menacing alter ego Mr. Hyde. The novel is a part of the Monstrous Creatures collection on Lit2Go.

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells, is an early science fiction novel which describes an invasion of England by aliens from Mars. The War of the Worlds is a part of the Monstrous Creatures collection on Lit2Go.

Spooky ClipArt

Three dozen spooky illustrations suitable for Halloween, Day of the Dead, or other spooky celebrations from the ClipArt ETC website.

Skeletons

Over 800 illustrations of the human skeletal system from the ClipArt ETC website.

Gargoyles

A small collection of gargoyles to shoot rainwater off your roof from the ClipArt ETC website.

Mythological Creatures

Dragons, griffins, wyverns and other mythological monsters from the ClipArt ETC website.

Old City Cemetery

Over a hundred photos of the Old City Cemetery, Tallahassee, FL, from the ClipPix ETC website.

Granary Burying Ground

Over 60 photos of the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, from the ClipPix ETC website.

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

Gallery of photos of the Copp’s Hill Burying Ground, Boston, from the ClipPix ETC website.

Central Burying Ground

Small gallery of Central Burying Ground photos, Boston, from the ClipPix ETC website.