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ALICE COOPER--WELCOME TO MY NIGHTMARE
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BASILE--TALE OF TALES
Before the Brothers Grimm, before Charles Perrault, before Hans Christian Andersen, there was Giambattista Basile, a seventeenth-century poet from Naples, Italy, whom the Grimms credit with recording the first national collection of fairy tales. The Tale of Tales--also known as The Pentamerone--opens with Princess Zoza, unable to laugh no matter how funny the joke. Her father, the king, attempts to make her smile; instead he leaves her cursed, whereupon the prince she is destined to marry is snatched up by another woman. To expose this impostor and win back her rightful husband, Zoza contrives a storytelling extravaganza: fifty fairy tales to be told by ten sharp-tongued women (including Zoza in disguise) over five days. Funny and scary, romantic and gruesome--and featuring a childless queen who devours the heart of a sea monster cooked by a virgin, and who then gives birth the very next day; a lecherous king aroused by the voice of a woman, whom he courts unaware of her physical grotesqueness; and a king who raises a flea to monstrous size on his own blood, sparking a contest in which an ogre vies with men for the hand of the king's daughter-- The Tale of Tales is a fairy-tale treasure that prefigures Game of Thrones and other touchstones of worldwide fantasy literature.

ISBN-10: 0143129147
ISBN-13: 9780143129141
Release Year: 2016
Publisher: Penguin Books

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BELLAIR--HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS
A haunting gothic tale by master mysery writer John Bellairs--soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett and Jack Black! "The House With a Clock in Its Walls will cast its spell for a long time."--The New York Times Book Review When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan. comes to stay with his uncle Jonathan, he expects to meet an ordinary person. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled. At first, watchng magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself and unknowingly resurrects the former owner of the house: a woman named Serenna Izard. It seems that Serenna and her husband built a timepiece into the walls--a clock that could obliterate humankind. And only the Barnavelts can stop it!

ISBN-10: 0142402575
ISBN-13: 9780142402573
Release Year: 2004
Publisher: Puffin Books

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BELLAIRE--REDLANDS (SIGNED)
A mysterious and bloodthirsty matriarchal force runs the town of Redlands, Florida, and in order to stay on top, sacrifices must be made. Someone is intent on removing these women from the top of the food chain, and he's ready to unleash their darkest secret but has seriously underestimated the lengths the townspeople will go to protect the new order of things. Inspired by the strange complexities of real world politics and crime, the characters of Redlands play victim and villain, attempting to understand themselves and others, through murder, magic and mayhem. Collects issues 1 through 6.

ISBN-10: 1534308213
ISBN-13: 9781534308213
Release Year: 2018
Publisher: Image Comics

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CANNIBAL CORSPE--BLOODTHIRST
Transparent Red/Black Marbled Vinyl - Original Artwork - Includes Lyric Insert and 2-Sided Poster.
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DRACULA--BLU RAY
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EVIL DEAD - BLU RAY DVD
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EVIL DEAD BLU RAY DVD
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EXORCIST - BLU RAY DVD
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FRANKENSTEIN - BLU RAY DVD
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GWAR--RAGNAROK
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HALLOWEEN - BLU RAY DVD
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INSANE CLOWN POSSE--GREAT MILENKO
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JACKSON--LET ME TELL YOU
Shirley Jackson is one of the most important American writers of the last hundred years. Since her death in 1965, her place in the landscape of twentieth-century fiction has grown only more exalted. As we approach the centenary of her birth comes this astonishing compilation of fifty-six pieces--more than forty of which have never been published before. Two of Jackson's children co-edited this volume, culling through the vast archives of their mother's papers at the Library of Congress, selecting only the very best for inclusion. Let Me Tell You brings together the deliciously eerie short stories Jackson is best known for, along with frank, inspiring lectures on writing; comic essays about her large, boisterous family; and whimsical drawings. Jackson's landscape here is most frequently domestic: dinner parties and bridge, household budgets and homeward-bound commutes, children's games and neighborly gossip. But this familiar setting is also her most subversive: She wields humor, terror, and the uncanny to explore the real challenges of marriage, parenting, and community--the pressure of social norms, the veins of distrust in love, the constant lack of time and space. For the first time, this collection showcases Shirley Jackson's radically different modes of writing side by side. Together they show her to be a magnificent storyteller, a sharp, sly humorist, and a powerful feminist. This volume includes a Foreword by the celebrated literary critic and Jackson biographer Ruth Franklin.

ISBN-10: 0812987322
ISBN-13: 9780812987324
Release Year: 2016
Publisher: Random House

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JAMES--SPOOKY EXPRESS PITTSBURGH
We both held our breath as the train whistle blew, for the sound it made was a ghastly Woo-WOOOOO! Find out what happens aboard the Spooky Express as it hurtles around Pittsburgh on Halloween night.

ISBN-10: 1492653942
ISBN-13: 9781492653943
Release Year: 2017
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KING--REVIVAL
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life. In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, this charismatic preacher curses God, mocks all religious belief, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from the age of thirteen, he plays in bands across the country, living the nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll while fleeing from his family's horrific loss. In his mid-thirties--addicted to heroin, stranded, desperate--Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings. This rich and disturbing novel spans five decades on its way to the most terrifying conclusion Stephen King has ever written. It's a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Frank Norris, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe.

ISBN-10: 1476770395
ISBN-13: 9781476770390
Release Year: 2015
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MICHAEL JACKSON--THRILLER
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SOLOTAREFF--DICTIONARY OF WITCHES
A merry guide to more than 100 witching words. When he was a little boy, Grégoire Solotareff was very fond of his mother reading stories from her native Russia about the famous Slavic witch, Baba Yaga ("old woman"), spooker of children across Eastern Europe for many centuries. After the success of his Loulou the wolf series of books, Solotareff decided to turn his efforts to a more personal topic -- portraying the mythical Baba Yaga witches as "real people" with defects, secrets and all that make us laugh at our silly fears. Dictionary of Witches looks at all we think we know about witches and a lot that we don't. Why are crows witches' accomplices? What color is a witch's hair? What are witches' husbands called? And their babies? Where do they go to the toilet? Do witches get airsick on their brooms? How can you recognize a witch in disguise? And the scariest, why do children like witches when they want to kidnap them and eat them? There's even a recipe for Christmas Dinner (feeds eight witches): Take a handful of medium-sized snakes (you can easily catch them in winter). Stuff the snakes with six crushed toads (the snakes will put up a bit of a fuss). Put in the oven at 220 degrees. Cook for one hour, holding your nose. Cool slightly (while still holding your nose). Everything there is to know about witches -- more than a hundred facts -- are here. Amusing, never truly scary and featuring stunning saturated illustrations, Dictionary of Witches is a unique stroll through the not-so-dark forest home of witches.

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ISBN-13: 9781770859951
Release Year: 2017
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