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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 106 books that you’ll like if you liked Stranger Things.

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A Novel
Stephen King - Jul 11, 2017 (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 ...
Firestarter
Stephen King - May 03, 2016 (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...
Meddling Kids
A Novel (Blyton Summer Detective Club Adventure)
Edgar Cantero - May 29, 2018 (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 mons...
The Secret History
Donna Tartt - Sep 11, 1992
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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...
Carrie
Stephen King - Aug 30, 2011 (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......
My Best Friend's Exorcism
A Novel
Grady Hendrix - Jul 11, 2017
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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 ...
Something Wicked This Way Comes
A Novel
Ray Bradbury - Oct 24, 2017 (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 - Apr 05, 2016
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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....
Sawkill Girls
Claire Legrand - May 07, 2019
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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 ...
White is for Witching
Helen Oyeyemi - Feb 04, 2014 (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, ...
Boy's Life
Robert McCammon - Jan 01, 2011 (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 Deluxe Edition HC by William Goldman
100 Deadly Skills by Clint Emerson
The Nix by Nathan Hill
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker
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
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
Different Seasons by Stephen King
The Stand by Stephen King
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Dune by Frank Herbert
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Institute by Stephen King
Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor
Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang
Watchers by Dean Koontz
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
Neverwhere Illustrated Edition by Neil Gaiman
The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale
The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier
The Last Child by John Hart
Paper Girls Deluxe Edition Volume 1 by Brian K Vaughan
The Body by Stephen King
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Paper Girls Volume 3 by Brian K Vaughan
Blade Runner by Philip K. Dick
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
The Curse of the Blue Figurine by John Bellairs
House of Secrets by Chris Columbus
The Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts
Summer of Night by Dan Simmons
The Wicker King by K. Ancrum
The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft
The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson
The Good House by Tananarive Due
The Door to December by
Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson
Pines by Blake Crouch
A Cosmology of Monsters by Shaun Hamill
Lumberjanes Vol. 1 by Noelle Stevenson
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
Keep This to Yourself by Tom Ryan
Monster by Michael Grant
Strange Weather by Joe Hill
Only Begotten Daughter by James Morrow
The Changeling by Victor LaValle
Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCalll
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
In the Woods by Tana French
An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
Underground Kingdom by packard edward
Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King
Before Wings by Beth Goobie
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney
Artemis by Andy Weir
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
Stranger Things by Adam Christopher
The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
Dead Boys by Gabriel Squailia
Disappearance at Devil's Rock by Paul Tremblay
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
E.T. by William Kotzwinkle
The Boy Who Drew Monsters by Keith Donohue
The Boys of Summer by Richard Cox
Strange Alchemy by Gwenda Bond
Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman
I Know What I Saw by Linda S Godfrey
The End of Everything by Megan Abbott
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu
Smoke by Dan Vyleta