1.The Witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
《虫巫》作者：Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Jessica buys a runt of a kitten -- a tiny creature that her neighbor helps her nurse to health. Adorable, right? NO. WRONG. There is nothing adorable about this story. Jessica names the kitten Worm, which is already a horrible sign. Then, timed perfectly with her acquisition of said kitten, Jessica begins committing increasingly violent acts against her family.
2.The Collector by John Fowles
Miranda was captured by a man who's been following her, and forced to live in a room he's set up to appeal to her wishes. The man, Frederick Clegg, has won a small fortune from football pools and uses his winnings to try to transcend his social standing. The book is narrated from his point of view first, then Miranda's, who keeps a diary logging her plans and hopes for escaping.
3.The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
The stories are connected only by the fact that each is represented by a tattoo on a man who's fully inked up. In "The Veldt," a pair of kids addicted to their very immersive TV room will move the scenes from the screens to life. In "The Long Rain," a group of men lands on a planet that is plagued by nonstop, suffocating rain.
4.Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy
In a small town residents are turning against each other after the tragic closing of a steel mill. The death of a teenage girl leads to a lot of finger-pointing, especially toward Peter, who's suspected to be a werewolf .