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Strange Reads for Fans of Stranger Things

Fans of Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things enjoy its mix of fantasy, science fiction and horror elements, with coming-of-age themes and warm-hearted nostalgia for 1980s pop culture. Similarly, try these titles for genre-blending plots, as well as well-developed characters and escalating suspense.

Harbor
John Ajvide Lindqvist

American Elsewhere
Robert Jackson Bennett

Something Wicked This Way Comes
Ray Bradbury

The Girl with All the Gifts
Mike Carey 

Neverland
Douglas Clegg 

Ready Player One
Ernest Cline 

Pines: Book 1 of the Wayward Pines Trilogy
Blake Crouch

The Boy Who Drew Monsters
Keith Donohue

Welcome to Night Vale
Joseph Fink

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman

My Best Friend’s Exorcism
Grady Hendrix

We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Shirley Jackson

It
Stephen King

Bad Things
Michael Marshall

Boy’s Life
Robert McCammon

Signal to Noise
Silvia Moreno-Garcia

White is for Witching
Helen Oyeyemi

Night Film
Marisha Pessl

Summer of Night
Dan Simmons

Disappearance at Devil’s Rock
Paul Tremblay

The Age of Miracles
Karen Thompson Walker

The Boy Who Killed Demons

Dave Zeltserman

Locke and Key #1
Joe Hill  741.5 HIL

Paper Girls # 1
Brian K Vaughan  741.5 VAU

 

 

 

 

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