Humorous Horror

As these parodies, satires, and “mash-ups” prove, horror stories can be frightfully funny. All titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library, unless otherwise noted.


Acevedo, Mario. The Nymphos of Rocky Flats. 2006.
(Adult Science Fiction ACE).

Anderson, Kevin David. Night of the Living Trekkies. 2010.
(Adult Science Fiction AND).
     Also available: eBook

Becker, Robin M. Brains: A Zombie Memoir. 2010.

Brooks, Max. The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks. 2009.
(Adult Graphic Novel 741.5973 BRO).

Brown, Ryan. Play Dead. 2010. (Adult Science Fiction BRO).

Browne, S.G. Breathers. 2009.

Erwin, Sherri Browning. Jane Slayre. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Cook, Coleridge. The Meowmorphosis. 2011.

Ford, Michael Thomas. Jane Bites Back. 2010.

Fox, Andrew. Bride of the Fat White Vampire. 2004.

Grahame-Smith, Seth. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Grahame-Smith, Seth and Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
2009.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Grand, Porter. Little Women and Werewolves. 2010.

The Harvard Lampoon. The Hunger Pains: A Parody. 2012.

The Harvard Lampoon. Nightlight: A Parody. 2009.

Hayter, Sparkle. Naked Brunch. 2003.

Hockensmith, Steve. Dawn of the Dreadfuls. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Jeffers, Regina. Vampire Darcy’s Desire. 2009.

Kenner, Julie. Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom.
2005.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Martinez, A. Lee. Gil’s All Fright Diner. 2005. (Adult Science Fiction MAR).

Moore, Christopher. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. 1995.

Palahniuk, Chuck. Haunted: A Novel of Stories. 2005.

Rankin, Robert. The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse. 2002.
     Also available: CD

Schlozman, Steven C. The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks from the Apocalypse. 2011.

Winters, Ben H. Android Karenina. 2010.

Winters, Ben H. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. 2009.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Wong, David. John Dies at the End. 2009.

Zelazny, Roger. A Night in the Lonesome October. 1993. (Adult Science Fiction ZEL).