Horror books aren’t for everyone, but these creepy novels have a cult following, proving a little fear is good for us. Sound familiar to you? If so, you’re in the right place…
Forget skimming through horror books at the store, the best horror BookTubers are here to give you stellar recommendations that’ll make your skin crawl–in a good way!
Ready to get started? Scroll down to meet the top horror BookTubers and find your next bone-chilling book.
If you want 10/10 horror book recommendations from a fellow fear enthusiast, Rachel’s YouTube channel should be on your subscription list. This Canadian reader focuses on horror, thrillers, true crime, and any books with a scary edge. With 20,300 subscribers, it’s easy to see Rachel knows her freaky literature well.
Content on Rachel’s account includes seasonal horror books, under-hyped books, the best horror audiobooks, and anticipated upcoming horror books. Alongside these horror book guides, Rachel also provides book gift guides, dark fiction recommendations, and sci-fi recommendations.
Find Rachel on YouTube here.
Olly is here to ensure his followers never miss out on horror, pulp, or crime book recommendations. Unlike other horror BookTubers, Olly focuses on old and new titles, ideal if you have a particular fondness for vintage horror titles. Right now, Olly has 20,600 like-minded subscribers on the platform.
Videos on Olly’s channel include monthly reading wrap-ups, top reads of the year, individual horror book reviews, unboxing videos, and much more. While much of his content focuses on books, he sometimes includes horror films and programs, too.
Find Olly on YouTube here.
Searching for a horror-obsessed influencer to guide you on your reading journey? Sarah is here to guide you to the best scary books via her horror BookTube channel. As her channel name suggests, this account is all about horror reviews, releases, and ratings–perfect for any horror-obsessed fans. Currently, Sarah has 235,000 subscribers.
When you follow Sarah, you’ll find ratings of popular horror books, an insight into Sarah’s horror reading habits, and other horror book reviews. However, be warned that most of Sarah’s content focuses on horror films! Great news for general horror fans, but readers will have to cherry-pick videos.
Find Sarah on YouTube here.
Add spooky book recommendations to your inbox with the help of Anda’s horror book reviews. This BookTuber reads horror, thrillers, and sci-fi books, and she always updates her followers with her thoughts after. Currently, Anda has 5,450 subscribers, but we can see this count growing due to her high-quality content!
On Anda’s page, you’ll find the best horror and mystery books of 2022, horror book hauls, book vs. movie comparisons, seasonal horror recommendations, unboxing videos, and much more. Anda also does author focuses, helping her followers find new authors to enjoy–such as Darcy Coates.
Find Anda on YouTube here.
You can never have too much horror in your life, and Mandy’s here to prove it! This horror BookTuber knows everything about horror literature, and she even used to work as a horror journalist. Expert book horror recommendations from a horror expert? Always! Mandy currently has 8,240 followers on her YouTube account.
Content on Mandy’s horror BookTube includes the top horror books of the year, her favorite horror reads, winter horror book recommendations, updates on her recent horror reads, and books that are perfect for Halloween. Mandy also recommends films, but her focus is primarily on books.
Find Mandy on YouTube here.
Jason is a horror BookTuber with a true passion for horror. He uses his YouTube account to discuss his recent reads and favorite books, ensuring his followers always have truthful reviews on all the top horror titles. Horror is his main genre, but every now and then, he reviews a dark fantasy novel too. Jason currently has 5,790 subscribers.
Popular videos on Jason’s feed include the most disturbing books he’s ever read, reading recaps, individual book reviews, and Halloween reading recommendations. Jason also has many “Horror Book Club” videos where he talks viewers through his latest horror read. In-depth reviews are always available with Jason!
Find Jason on YouTube here.
Calling all Stephen King fans, we have the horror BookTube channel for you! Meet Jimmy, a horror BookTuber who created his account to review books, discuss reads, and share his collection of Stephen King titles. This YouTuber has an impressive 14,400 subscribers on the platform.
Jimmy’s followers are treated to frequent Stephen King book reviews, general horror book recommendations, reading wrap-ups, horror book rankings, Halloween reading guides, and much more. For Stephen King and horror book reviews, Jimmy has your back.
Find Jimmy on YouTube here.
Insert some fear into your life with Mique’s BookTube channel. This BookTuber mainly focuses on horror and thrillers, but he also reviews trending books from time to time. If you want a quick book overview before you dive in, Mique’s here to help. This YouTuber currently has 5,300 subscribers on the platform.
Mique’s channel is packed with horror content, including five-star horror book recommendations, frequent reading updates, thriller books that’ll keep you up at night, indie horror books, and much more. Mique enjoys reading controversial and extreme horror books, and he always shares his opinion with his subscribers.
Find Mique on YouTube here.
Mers is here to bring her followers the best horror fiction around. This BookTuber shares lots of horror subgenres, but her favorite is the supernatural–so expect lots of bumps in the night in these novels! Mer currently has 6,720 subscribers on her BookTube account.
Horror books are Mer’s passion, and on her account, you’ll find book reviews, horror author interviews, unboxings, general spooky content, and much more. From Mer’s best horror reads of 2022 to individual book reviews, you’ll be captivated for hours!
Find Mer on YouTube here.
Are you a fan of everything weird and wonderful? Make sure you’re following Jason, a BookTuber focused on horror books! His aim is to ensure his followers can access reviews of the best books all in one place. He also provides sci-fi and fantasy reviews, and right now, he has 4,840 subscribers.
Content on Jason’s channel includes his top horror books of the year, anticipated horror book releases, his recent favorite reads, seasonal horror recommendations, individual book reviews, and much more. Follow him and start enjoying his horror content today!
Find Jason on YouTube here.