February is a strange month. Yes, there's plenty to look forward to with the likes of Valentine's Day and the end of winter... but, strangely, there's quite the lack of events worth celebrating in the world of literature. And, quite simply, that's something we can't abide. So, instead of letting the following days dampen our reading spirits, we decided to use this time to throw together a list of some obscure, lesser known books in our store that don't quite receive the attention they deserve.
Many readers determine their reading choices by the season. Summer, for example, brings the perfect weather for comedy or romance, while autumn provides a chill best accompanied by a chilling horror read. And then there's winter; the best time of the year for wrapping up indoors in front of a crackling fire with a good book in your hands, suitable for a multitude of thrilling genres all bookworms can enjoy. The coldest season is one most readers anticipate, as it provides us all with an excuse to enjoy the frosty months tucked away and buried in the pages. So, now that winter is here, we've made a short list of the best genres to get stuck into at this time of the year.
With Halloween just around the corner, here are some of the spookiest reads to get your hands on. From H.G. Wells to horror story collections featuring the likes of H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe, this is not a selection you want to miss if you're a fan or avid reader of classic horror literature. So get stuck in and enjoy the Halloween holiday as it was meant to be enjoyed - with one hell of a fright!