Check out these fearsome monsters and monstrous people to keep you up at night.

Her Body and Other Parties (2017)

by Carmen Maria Machado

The Hunger (2018)

by Alma Katsu

House of Penance (2017)

by Peter J. Tomasi

The Twilight Pariah (2017)

by Jeffrey Ford

The Devil All the Time (2011)

by Donald Ray Pollock

Baby Teeth (2018)

by Zoje Stage

Penance (2017)

by Kanae Minato

Shiver (2017)

by Junji Ito

It (2017)

by Stephen King

The Hatching (2016)

by Ezekiel Boone

The Ballad of Black Tom (2016)

by Victor LaValle

Clean Room (2016)

by Gail Simone

The Fisherman (2016)

by John Langan

Ghost Road Blues (2016)

by Jonathan Maberry

Mongrels (2016)

by Stephen Graham Jones

The Butterfly Garden (2016)

by Dot Hutchison

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2016)

by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Hex (2016)

by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Wytches (2015)

by Scott Snyder

Bones and All (2015)

by Camille DeAngelis

Exquisite Corpse (1996)

by Poppy Z. Brite

Brother (2015)

by Ania Ahlborn

The Dark Net (2017)

by Benjamin Percy

Bird Box (2014)

by Josh Malerman

The Killer Inside Me (1991)

by Jim Thompson

Broken Monsters (2014)

by Lauren Beukes

NOS4A2 (2013)

by Joe Hill

Revenge (2013)

by Yoko Ogawa

The Ritual (2012)

by Adam Nevill

The Devil in Silver (2012)

by Victor LaValle

Anna Dressed in Blood (2011)

by Kendare Blake

Creatures (2011)

by Paul Tremblay, ed.

Mr. Shivers (2010)

by Robert Jackson Bennett

Last days (2009)

by Brian Evenson

Parasite Eve (2005)

by Hideaki Sena

The Gilda Stories (1991)

by Jewelle Gomez

My Soul to Keep (1997)

by Tananarive Due

Through the Woods (2014)

by Emily Carroll

Slade House (2015)

by David Mitchell

The Dark-Thirty (1992)

by Patricia C. McKissack

Out (2003)

by Natsuo Kirino