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It's Aliiiiiive! This Year, Our Summer Reader Poll Is All About Horror

Our famous Summer Reader Poll lurches to life, dripping grave-dirt and bits of glowing green, ready to hear all about your favorite horror novels and stories. What sends a shiver down your spine?
Our famous Summer Reader Poll lurches to life, dripping grave-dirt and bits of glowing green, ready to hear all about your favorite horror novels and stories. What sends a shiver down your spine? Source: Ngela Hsieh

This year's summer poll has me hiding under the bed — whether or not there's a monster there — because, in honor of the 200th anniversary of , we're celebrating horror. And I, your faithful correspondent, was I found in a summer house when I was a kid — so I hope you appreciate the sacrifices I'm making here to bring you the best of everything creepy, chilling and downright terrifying.

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