A harrowing array of scary stories that all have one thing in common: each either begins or ends with a scream!
R.L. Stine—the godfather of Goosebumps—and some of the most popular authors today bring an unrivaled mastery of all things fearsome, frightening, and fantabulous to this terrifying anthology of all-new scary short stories.
Scream and Scream Again! is full of twists and turns, dark corners, and devilish revenge. Collected in conjunction with the Mystery Writers of America, this set includes works from New York Times bestselling authors telling tales of wicked ice-cream trucks, time-travelling heroes, witches and warlocks, and of course, haunted houses.
Listen if you dare! With twenty never-before-published scary stories from some of the most popular authors today—including Chris Grabenstein, Wendy Corsi Staub, Heather Graham, Peter Lerangis, R.L. Stine, Bruce Hale, Emmy Laybourne, Steve Hockensmith, Lisa Morton, Ray Daniel, Beth Fantaskey, Phil Mathews, Carter Wilson, Doug Levin, Jeff Soloway, Joseph S. Walker, Alison McMahan, Daniel Palmer, Tonya Hurley, and Stephen Ross—it’s sure to leave listeners screaming for more.
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“With the balance between playful horror and truly spine-tingling spookiness, Stine…pulls together a comprehensive introduction to the horror genre for kids.”
School Library Journal
About the Authors
R. L. Stine has more than 400 million English-language books in print, plus international editions in thirty-two languages, making him one of the most popular children’s authors of all time. Besides Goosebumps, he has written series including Fear Street, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, the Nightmare Room, Dangerous Girls, and Just Beyond. Stine lives in New York City with his wife, Jane, an editor and publisher.
Bruce Hale is passionate about inspiring reluctant readers to read. He has written or illustrated more than thirty seriously funny books for children, including the popular Chet Gecko Mysteries series and the comics-novel hybrid Underwhere, as well as picture books like Snoring Beauty and Moki and the Magic Surfboard. An actor and Fulbright Scholar in Storytelling, Hale is in demand as a speaker, having presented at conferences, universities, and schools across North America—from the Maui Writers Conference to the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in British Columbia. His acting resume includes regional commercials, theater, and an independent film, The Ride. His book The Malted Falcon was an Edgar Award finalist, and Murder, My Tweet won the Little D Award for Humor Writing. Hale loves jazz and sings with an a cappella group called VocalPoint in Santa Barbara.
Chris Grabenstein is a New York Times bestselling author who has collaborated with James Patterson on numerous books, including the I Funny series and Daniel X: Armageddon. He lives in New York City.
Emmy Laybourne is the author of theMonument 14 series and an actress.
She has appeared in movies like Superstar and The In-Laws, and
has performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, and with UCB and
Chicago City Limits. She lives in Upstate New York with her husband and their
Wendy Corsi Staub is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than seventy-five novels. Renowned for her tales of suspense, she has twice been nominated for the Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award and is the recipient of the prestigious Rita Award, as well as numerous other awards.
HEATHER GRAHAM, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, has written over two hundred novels and novellas in numerous genres and has been published in approximately twenty-five languages. She has been honored with awards from booksellers and writers’ organizations for excellence in her work, is a proud recipient of the Silver Bullet from Thriller Writers, and was awarded the prestigious Thriller Master in 2016. She is also a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Romance Writers of America. Heather’s books have been featured in such publications as The Nation, Redbook, Mystery Book Club, People, and USA Today and appeared on many newscasts including Today, Entertainment Tonight, and local television. Married since high school graduation and the mother of five, her greatest love in life remains her family, but she is grateful every day to be doing something that she loves so very much for a living.
Peter Lerangis is the author of more than 160 books, which have sold more than five million copies and been translated into thirty-three languages. He is a Harvard graduate with a degree in biochemistry and has run a marathon and gone rock climbing during an earthquake—though not on the same day.
Tonya Hurley has credits spanning all platforms of teen entertainment including: creating, writing, and producing two hit television series; writing and directing several acclaimed independent films; developing a ground-breaking collection of video games and board games; and creating and providing content for award-winning websites. Ms. Hurley lives in New York with her family.
Daniel Palmer is the author of numerous critically acclaimed suspense novels, including Delirious and Desperate. After receiving his master’s degree from Boston University, he spent a decade as an e-commerce pioneer before turning his attention to writing.
James Preller is the author of several acclaimed standalone novels including Better off Undead, The Courage Test, The Fall, Bystander, and Six Innings, as well as the Jigsaw Jones and Scary Tales chapter book series. He lives in Delmar, New York, with his family.
Robin Wasserman is the author of Girls on Fire, an NPR and BuzzFeed Best Book of the Year, as well as several bestselling novels for children and young adults. She is a graduate of Harvard College with a master’s degree in the history of science. She lives in Los Angeles, where she writes for television.
Dan Poblocki is the author of The Stone Child, The Nightmarys, The Ghost of Graylock, The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe, The Book of Bad Things, and the Mysterious Four series. He lives in Brooklyn with two adorable cats and more books than he has room for. Visit him at www.danpoblocki.com.
Megan Abbott is an Edgar Award–winning author of several novels and nonfiction and the 2019 recipient of the Pinckley Prize for Distinguished Body of Work. Her novel The Fever won the International Thriller Writers Award and Strand Critics Award for Best Novel and was chosen one of the best books of the year by Amazon, National Public Radio, the Boston Globe, and the Los Angeles Times. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, and the London Guardian, among others. Her stories have appeared in numerous anthologies. She received her PhD in English and American literature from New York University. She is a staff writer on HBO’s David Simon show, The Deuce.
About the Narrators
Ramón de Ocampo, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, was a cowinner in 2018 of the Audie Award for Best Multi-Voiced Performance. A graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, he has been seen on television, film, and stages all over the world, including recurring roles on such television shows as The West Wing, 12 Monkeys, Sons of Anarchy, and Medium. He is the winner of a prestigious Obie Award for his stage work.
Almarie Guerra is an actor known for her work on Sorry You’re Sad, Dude Bro Party Massacre III, and Night of the Living Deb. She is part of an LA/NY based improv group, the Story Pirates.
P. J. Ochlan is an Audie Award–winning, multiple Earphones Award–winning, and Voice Arts Award–nominated narrator of hundreds of audiobooks. His acting career spans more than thirty years and has also included Broadway, the NY Shakespeare Festival under Joseph Papp, critically acclaimed feature films, and television series regular roles.