Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Lovecraft Inspired books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- The Other: A Collection of Lovecraft Inspired Mythos Tales of Horror (2019)
- The Colouring Book Out of Space: A Lovecraft Inspired Coloring Book of Cosmic Horror (2016)
- The Gods of HP Lovecraft (2015)
- Lovecraft Country: A Novel (2017)
- Lovecraft’s Monsters (2014)
- Whispers: Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Whisperer in Darkness” (2016)
- The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Classics) (2001)
- The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia (2008)
- Haunter Of The Dark: And Other Grotesque Visions (2014)
- Calla Cthulhu (2017)
- Locke & Key Slipcase Set (2014)
The Other is a collection of linked stories. The first collection contains “It Came From the Sea”, “It Slumbers Beneath The Ice” and “It Lives In The Woods”.It Came From The SeaNothing ever changes in sleepy little Gallou Cove. At least until something strange washes up on its shores. This story begins with the discovery of a strange sea creature found on the beach of the fictional town of Gallou Cove.
The Colouring Book Out of Space is a well of eldritch monsters, inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Summon your coloring pencils and pledge your oath to the Great Old Ones. It is time to color your way through the Mythos! Every image was lovingly hand drawn with ink and brush by artist Jacob Walker. Forty fiends fill this Necronomicon like tome, each featured on single sided pages for your convenience. The coloring of cosmic horror within is safe for adults and kids alike.
The Gods of HP Lovecraft (2015)
***TOP TEN SELECTION FOR BOOKLIST BEST OF HORROR 2016*** The Gods of H.P. Lovecraft: a brand new anthology that collects the twelve principal deities of the Lovecraftian Mythos and sets them loose within its pages.
Lovecraft Country: A Novel (2017)
Soon to be a New HBO® Series from J.J. Abrams (Executive Producer of Westworld), Misha Green (Creator of Underground) and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out)The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasy.Chicago, 1954.
Lovecraft’s Monsters (2014)
Prepare to meet the wicked progeny of the master of modern horror. In Lovecraft’s Monsters, H. P. Lovecraft’s most famous creationsCthulhu, Shoggoths, Deep Ones, Elder Things, Yog-Sothoth, and more, appear in all their terrifying glory.
A tale inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s The Whisperer in Darkness Hurricane Irene tore through the dark, wood-choked Vermont hills. In its passing, the rivers bled thick with fallen trees, wildlife carcasses, and, if you looked closely, stranger things. Sarah Sorrell made the mistake of looking very closely indeed. Even so, it all might still have been all right—if she hadn’t felt the need to dig further.
Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s unique contribution to American literature was a melding of traditional supernaturalism (derived chiefly from Edgar Allan Poe) with the genre of science fiction that emerged in the early 1920s.
The third edition of this popular and extensive encyclopedia of the Cthulhu Mythos—updated with more fiction listings and recent material—this unique book spans the years of H. P. Lovecraft’s influence in culture, entertainment, and fiction. The expansive entries make this reference invaluable for anyone knowledgeable about the Cthulhu Mythos and a much-needed resource for those longing to learn about the cosmic horrors from past and present decades.
H. P. Lovecraft is the most important and influential horror writer of the twentieth century. His stories of occult nightmare and cosmic terror have drawn praise from William S. Burroughs, Angela Carter and Jorge Luis Borges, and continue to inspire new generations of writers and artists.John Coulthart is one of H. P. Lovecraft’s major visual interpreters.
Calla Cthulhu (2017)
Being a teenager isn’t easy–especially after you learn you carry the bloodline of Lovecraft’s Great Old Ones in your veins. Instead of a summer job and checking out colleges, Calla Tafali finds herself battling supernatural monsters, human assassins, and her uncle, The King in Yellow.
Locke & Key Slipcase Set (2014)
Unlock the mysteries of Keyhouse! The extraordinary tale of the Locke family is collected in its entirety in this handsome slipcase set. Includes all six softcover volumes of the Locke & Key series.Named a “modern masterpiece” by The A.V. Club, tells a sprawling tale of magic and family, legacy and grief, good and evil.
Best Lovecraft Inspired Books That You Need
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Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia: A Guide to the Horros Created and Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft
Author(s): Daniel Harms
ID: 2502369, Publisher: Elder Signs Press, Year: 2008, Size: 2 Mb, Format: mobi
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.