Need a suggestion for something sinister to read or watch from the library this weekend? Maybe you'd like to check out an eye-widening ebook or fiendish audiobook? Try some of our Spooktacular Staff Picks during the month of October to find what some of the other ghouls are enjoying.

We know that not every staff pick will appeal to every patron, but not to worry! If you need help selecting something, we have online tools like Book Browse and our Online Catalog, or you can ask one of our friendly staff members to help search for you.

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King

Are you looking for a story collection that will keep you up at night? Check out this foursome of tales by the king of horror. Included in this book is the truly disturbing and thought-provoking novela A Good Marriage. Written with a careful eye to detail and an unmatched emotional intensity, the stories examine the humanity of decision-making and the ties that bind us to one another.

What would you do if confronted by a horrific secret kept by your spouse? Enjoy this fictional work; it's sure to keep you awake pondering how well you actually know your loved ones.

If Full Dark, No Stars interests you, feel free to request or check it out. We'll be back next Thursday with a different spooktacular Staff Pick.