October — Chills and Thrills

The October theme for our "Read with The Snail" Reading Challenge is a book that gives you chills and thrills. It's the ideal season to read a thriller, a horror book, or even just something a little magical. Here are a few of The Snail's personal favorites.

We love when you order your Reading Challenge books from us!  Find all the details of the Challenge, including the prize for one lucky winner, HERE.

We can't wait to see what you share this month; make sure to share on social media and use the hashtag #ReadwithTheSnail.

Marple: Twelve New Mysteries (Miss Marple Mysteries) By Agatha Christie, Naomi Alderman, Leigh Bardugo, Alyssa Cole, Lucy Foley, Elly Griffiths, Natalie Haynes, Jean Kwok, Val McDermid, Karen M. McManus, Dreda Say Mitchell, Kate Mosse, Ruth Ware Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063136052
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Published: William Morrow - September 13th, 2022

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Fairy Tale By Stephen King Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781668002179
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Published: Scribner - September 6th, 2022

The Last Housewife: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781728229911
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 16th, 2022

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Daisy Darker: A Novel By Alice Feeney Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250843937
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 30th, 2022

The Bullet That Missed: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593299395
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - September 20th, 2022

The Pallbearers Club: A Novel By Paul Tremblay Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063069916
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Published: William Morrow - July 5th, 2022

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We Spread By Iain Reid Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982169350
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 27th, 2022

The Island By Adrian McKinty Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316531283
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 17th, 2022

The Paris Apartment: A Novel By Lucy Foley Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063003057
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Published: William Morrow - February 22nd, 2022

The Niece: An absolutely gripping psychological thriller with jaw-dropping twists By Georgina Cross Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781800199033
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Published: Bookouture - September 2nd, 2022

Hawk Mountain: A Novel By Conner Habib Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393542172
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 5th, 2022

Magpie Murders: A Novel By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062645234
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781683692515
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Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

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The Golden Enclaves: A Novel (The Scholomance #3) By Naomi Novik Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593158357
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Published: Del Rey - September 27th, 2022

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The Final Girl Support Group By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593201244
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Published: Berkley - June 14th, 2022

The Chain By Adrian McKinty Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316531238
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 22nd, 2020

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The It Girl By Ruth Ware Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982155261
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 12th, 2022

The Maidens: A Novel By Alex Michaelides Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250304469
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Published: Celadon Books - May 24th, 2022

The Last Party: A Novel By Clare Mackintosh Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781728250960
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - November 8th, 2022

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355336
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Published: Del Rey - July 19th, 2022

The Book of Cold Cases By Simone St. James Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780440000211
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Published: Berkley - March 15th, 2022

Falling: A Novel By T. J. Newman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982177898
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - May 17th, 2022

Devil House: A Novel By John Darnielle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374212230
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Published: MCD - January 25th, 2022

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My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982137649
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 29th, 2022

The Cartographers: A Novel By Peng Shepherd Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062910691
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Published: William Morrow - March 15th, 2022

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore: A Novel By Matthew Sullivan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501116858
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Published: Scribner - January 9th, 2018

Nine Lives: A Novel By Peter Swanson Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062980076
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Published: William Morrow - March 15th, 2022

The House Across the Lake: A Novel By Riley Sager Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593183199
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Published: Dutton - June 21st, 2022

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The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel By Laura Dave Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501171345
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 4th, 2021

The Girls: A Novel By Emma Cline Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988024
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 9th, 2017

Magic Lessons: Book #1 of the Practical Magic Series By Alice Hoffman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982108854
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Published: Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - September 7th, 2021

Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Bernie Wrightson (Illustrator), Stephen King (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Bernie Wrightson (Illustrator), Stephen King (Introduction by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982146160
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Published: Gallery 13 - April 27th, 2021

In Cold Blood (Vintage International) By Truman Capote Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679745587
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Published: Vintage - February 1st, 1994

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The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

Wild is the Witch By Rachel Griffin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728229454
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - August 2nd, 2022

The Stranger Diaries: A Mystery By Elly Griffiths Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358117865
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Published: Mariner Books - October 1st, 2019

Greenwich Park By Katherine Faulkner Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982150310
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Published: Gallery Books - January 25th, 2022

The Haunting of Hill House By Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143039983
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 28th, 2006

The Last Mrs. Parrish: A Novel By Liv Constantine Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062667588
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - July 3rd, 2018

The Kiss Curse: A Novel By Erin Sterling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063027510
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Published: Avon - September 20th, 2022

The Club: A Novel By Ellery Lloyd Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062997425
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Published: Harper - March 1st, 2022

Billy Summers By Stephen King Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982173616
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Published: Scribner - August 3rd, 2021

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White Ivy: A Novel By Susie Yang Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982100605
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 27th, 2021

Catherine House: A Novel By Elisabeth Thomas Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062905673
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Published: Custom House - May 18th, 2021

The Dead Romantics By Ashley Poston Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336489
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Published: Berkley - June 28th, 2022

The Nature of Witches By Rachel Griffin Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781728251400
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - May 3rd, 2022

Ninth House (Alex Stern #1) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250751362
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

Laws of Depravity (Martyr Maker) By Eriq La Salle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728261003
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - November 1st, 2022