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Enjoyed Stranger Things? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Stranger Things. Here are 28 books that you may like if you liked Stranger Things.

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A Novel
Stephen King - 2017-07-11 (first published in 1986)
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Welcome to Derry, Maine ...It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real ...They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them can withstand the force ...
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Stephen King - 2016-05-03 (first published in 1980)
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The Department of Scientific Intelligence (aka "The Shop") never anticipated that two participants in their research program would marry and have a child. Charlie McGee inherited pyrokinetic powers from her parents, who had been given a low-grade hallucinogen called "Lot Six" while at college. Now the government is trying to capture young Charlie a...
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Meddling Kids
A Novel (Blyton Summer Detective Club Adventure)
Edgar Cantero - 2018-05-29 (first published in 2017)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The story proves as cleverly witty as its title. It's filled with high jinks both terrorizing and hilarious." --USA Today In 1977, four teenagers and a dog--Andy (the tomboy), Nate (the nerd), Kerri (the bookworm), Peter (the jock), and Tim (the Weimaraner)--solved the mystery ofSleepy Lake. The trail of an amphibian monst...
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The Secret History
Donna Tartt - 1992-09-11
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Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality they slip gradually from obsession to corruption an...
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Stephen King - 2011-08-30 (first published in 1974)
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Carrie knew she should not use the terrifying power she possessed... But one night at her senior prom, Carrie was scorned and humiliated just one time too many, and in a fit of uncontrollable fury she turned her clandestine game into a weapon of horror and destruction......
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My Best Friend's Exorcism
A Novel
Grady Hendrix - 2017-07-11
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Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fifth grade, when they bonded over a shared love of E.T., roller-skating parties, and scratch-and-sniff stickers. But when they arrive at high school, things change. Gretchen begins to act….different. And as the strange coincidences and bizarre behavior start to pile up, Abby realizes there’s only one ...
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
A Novel
Ray Bradbury - 2017-10-24 (first published in 1962)
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One of Ray Bradbury’s best-known and most popular novels, Something Wicked This Way Comes, now featuring a new introduction and material about its longstanding influence on culture and genre.For those who still dream and remember, for those yet to experience the hypnotic power of its dark poetry, step inside. The show is about to begin. Cooger & Da...
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Paper Girls Volume 1
Brian K Vaughan - 2016-04-05
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SAGA writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN launches a brand-new ONGOING SERIES with superstar Wonder Woman artist CLIFF CHIANG! In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time....
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Sawkill Girls
Claire Legrand - 2019-05-07
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“Reader, hang on for dear life. Sawkill Girls is a wild, gorgeous, and rich coming-of-age story about complicity, female camaraderie, and power.” —Sarah Gailey, author of River of Teeth“An eerie, atmospheric assertion of female strength.” —Mindy McGinnis, author of The Female of the SpeciesFIVE STARRED REVIEWSNAMED ONE OF YALSA’S 2019 BEST FICTION ...
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White is for Witching
Helen Oyeyemi - 2014-02-04 (first published in 2009)
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Winner of the Somerset Maugham AwardOne of Granta’s Best Young British NovelistsFrom the acclaimed author of Boy, Snow, BirdThere’s something strange about the Silver family house in the closed-off town of Dover, England. Grand and cavernous with hidden passages and buried secrets, it’s been home to four generations of Silver women—Anna, Jennifer, ...
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Boy's Life
Robert McCammon - 2011-01-01 (first published in 1991)
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An Alabama boy’s innocence is shaken by murder and madness in the 1960s South in this novel by the New York Times–bestselling author of Swan Song.It’s 1964 in idyllic Zephyr, Alabama. People either work for the paper mill up the Tecumseh River, or for the local dairy. It’s a simple life, but it stirs the impressionable imagination of twelve-year-ol...
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
100 Deadly Skills by Clint Emerson
The Nix by Nathan Hill
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker
Let Me In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
The Girl With All the Gifts by M. R. Carey
Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale
His Bloody Project by Graeme MacRae Burnet
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor Lavalle
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson
The Power by Naomi Alderman
Foxfire by Joyce Carol Oates
The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare