With less than two weeks until American Horror Story: Freak Show, we are hungry for anything and everything that will tide us over until the Oct. 8 premiere. If you're watching the new season, chances are you're ready to be terrified, but we're bringing you plenty of ways to warm up your nightmares. If the GIFs from all the teasers aren't enough to scare you, and you've run out of things to watch to prepare yourself, there is plenty of reading material out there, too. Start by reading the terrifying true story of Edward Mordrake, and keep scrolling for a list of frightening novels that will help you relive the previous seasons and prime yourself for the season to come.
12 Books That Are Just as Twisted as American Horror Story
— Additional reporting by Shannon Vestal