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It’s a Monster Mash!

by Chelsea Bennett, Reference Department

We did the mash.

We did the monster mash.

We did the mash, and it was a book list smash!

That is to say, we think y’all really liked the books we picked out for October’s monstrous book display. We had to refill it with new books several times! In case you missed it – or want to relive it –, here are the books we featured in October 2018.

 

Fiction

  • The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein by Peter Ackroyd (F ACK)
  • The Loch by Steve Alten (F ALT)
  • Aunt Dimity: Vampire Hunter by Nancy Atherton (F ATH)
  • Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis (F BAK)
  • I’m the Vampire, That’s Why by Michele Bardsley (F BAR)
  • Infernal Parade by Clive Barker (F BARKER)
  • Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders by Gyles Brandreth (F BRA)
  • Vampyrrhic by Simon Clark (F CLA)
  • The Gates by John Connolly (F CON)
  • Undead and Unwed by Mary Janice Davidson (F DAV)
  • The Boy Who Drew Monsters by Keith Donohue (F DONOHUE)
  • A Study in Scarlet; The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (F DOYLE)
  • Dracula in London by P. N. Elrod, ed. (F DRA)
  • Grendel by John Gardner (F GAR)
  • Camouflage by Joe Haldeman (F HAL)
  • The Monsters of St. Helena by Brooks Hansen (F HAN)
  • Sorcerers of the Nightwing by Geoffrey Huntington (F HUN)
  • Mazes and Monsters by Rona Jaffe (F JAFFE)
  • Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King (F KIN)
  • Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein, Book One: Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz (F KOO)
  • The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey (F LAC)
  • Chasing the Moon by A. Lee Martinez (F MAR)
  • Mothers & Other Monsters by Maureen F. McHugh (F MCHUGH)
  • The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N. McIntyre (F MCINTYRE)
  • You Suck: a love story by Christopher Moore (F MOO)
  • The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy (F MURPHY)
  • Monster by Frank Peretti (F PER)
  • Relic by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (F PRE)
  • A Monster’s Notes by Laurie Sheck (F SHE)
  • The New Annotated Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (F SHELLEY)
  • A Winter Haunting by Dan Simmons (F SIM)
  • The Terror by Dan Simmons (F SIM)
  • Sacred Monster by Donald E. Westlake (F WES)
  • Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Ben H. Winters and Jane Austen (F WIN)
  • Sustenance by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (F YARBRO)
  • Burning Shadows by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (F YARBRO)

Nonfiction

  • Great Southern Mysteries by E. Randall Floyd (001.940975 FLO)
  • American Monsters: a history of monster lore, legends, and sightings in America by Linda S. Godfrey (001.944 GOD)
  • Abominable Science! Origins of the Yeti, Nessi, and other famous cryptids by Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero (001.944 LOX)
  • Sasquatch: legend meets science by Jeff Meldrum (001.944 MEL)
  • Cryptozoology A to Z: the encyclopedia of loch monsters, Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and other authentic mysteries of nature by Loren Coleman & Jerome Clark (001.94403 COL)
  • More Haunted Tennessee by Charles Edwin Price (133.1 PRI)
  • True Ghost Stories and Eerie Legends from America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood by David Dominé (133.109 DOM)
  • The Haunting of the Presidents: a paranormal history of the U.S. presidency by Joel Martin & William J. Birnes (133.10973 MAR)
  • Ghosts of Franklin: Tennessee’s most haunted town by Margie Gould Thessin (133.10973 THE)
  • The Bell Tower: the case of Jack the Ripper finally solved in San Francisco by Robert Graysmith (364.15 GRA)
  • People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry (364.1523092 PAR)
  • Alligators in the Sewer: and 222 other urban legends by Thomas J. Craughwell (398.2 CRA)
  • Demon in the Woods: tall tales and true from East Tennessee by Charles Edwin Price (398.2 PRI)
  • Living with the Living Dead: the wisdom of the zombie apocalypse by Greg Garrett (398.21 GAR)
  • The Zombie Book: the encyclopedia of the living dead by Nick Redfern with Brad Steiger (398.21 RED)
  • The Werewolf Book: the encyclopedia of shape-shifting beings by Brad Steiger (398.24 STE)
  • Zombies from History by Geoff Holder (398.45 HOL)
  • The Werewolf in Lore and Legend by Montague Summers (398.45 SUM)
  • How to Make a Zombie:  the real life (and death) science of reanimation and mind control by Frank Swain (398.45 SWA)
  • Dragons, Unicorns, and Sea Serpents: a classic study of the evidence for their existence by Charles Gould (398.469 GOU)
  • Young Frankenstein: the story of the making of the film by Mel Brooks with Rebecca Keegan (791.4372 BRO)
  • Doctor Who: Character Encyclopedia by Jason Loborik, Annabel Gibson, and Moray Laing (791.4572 LOB)
  • Zombies Have Issues by Greg Stones (818 STO)
  • The Complete War of the Worlds: Mars’ invasion of Earth from H.G. Wells to Orson Welles by Brian Holmsten & Alex Lubertozzi, editors (823.912 COM)
  • Beowulf: a new verse translation by Seamus Heaney, translator (829.3 BEO)
  • The Hidden Hitler by Lothar Machtan (B HITLER)
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