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Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should Read

There are countless Werewolf courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Cycle of the Werewolf: A Novel (2019)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadTerror began in January—by the light of the full moon… The first scream came from the snowbound railwayman who felt the werewolf’s fangs ripping at his throat. The next month there was a scream of ecstatic agony from the woman attacked in her cozy bedroom. Now scenes of unbelievable horror unfold each time the full moon shines on the isolated Maine town of Tarker’s Mills. No one knows who will be attacked next. But one thing is sure. When the full moon rises, a paralyzing fear sweeps through Tarker’s Mills. For snarls that sound like human words can be heard whining through the wind….
Author(s): Stephen King, Bernie Wrightson

2. The Werewolf Queen (Wheel of Crowns) (2019)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadSadie’s a dud, a failure–the only one in high school who doesn’t have any kind of supernatural powers. Her psychic bff, Jo, knows something about Sadie’s future, but just won’t tell. And what the heck is going on when one of her teachers starts looking at her while he’s going on about powerful lost keys, portals of madness, and destinies?Then it all starts.On her 18th birthday, Sadie starts to feel weird. And when werewolves, vampires, and demons all turn up to spoil her party, the weirdness really ramps up.Leaving her best friend, her…
Author(s): Brandi Elledge

3. The Werewolf’s Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly Bitten (2009)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadHave you been attacked by a wolf-like creature in the last 30 days? Was it after the sun had set and under a full moon? If you answered, “yes” to both these questions, there’s a very good chance that you were bitten by a werewolf. You now have less than a month before the full moon returns and with it your first transformation into a savage, bloodthirsty beast. Survival is an option, but first, know this:* Werewolves are real.* The majority of lycanthropes who do not have access to this book die during or shortly after their first…
Author(s): Ritch Duncan, Bob Powers

4. Called by the Bear – Book 1: BBW Werebear Shifter Romance (2016)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadCarly Cutler’s dreams predict the future. So when she dreams of a hot guy, a bear, and a paw print design, a force she can’t fight makes her leave the only life she’s ever known. With a fresh tattoo of a bear paw and her best friend, Sierra by her side she sets off on a quest to find a man she’s never met. Carly and Sierra discover more women like them on the trip from California to Maine, and Lily and Taylor join them for the adventure of a lifetime as they discover lies, deception and true mate love in the secret world of werebear….
Author(s): V. Vaughn

5. Thor (1994)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should Read"Harrowing." Kirkus ReviewsThor is a German shepherd belonging to a typical suburban family, wise, trustworthy, and tirelessly devoted to his human "pack." Then Uncle Ted comes to live with Thor’s owners. And the terror begins. For Ted is no longer fully human, and only Thor can detect the Bad Thing lurking within Uncle Ted. Only Thor can sense the horror he is helpless to communicate. And only Thor can defeat that horror….
Author(s): Wayne Smith

6. Carnivorous Lunar Activities (2019)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadTed and Justin were once best friends, but over the years they’ve seen less and less of each other. Now, something’s wrong with Justin. He can’t sleep, he can’t think straight, and he certainly can’t explain why he keeps waking up naked and covered in blood. Ted might be the only person who can save him– assuming he’s okay with shooting his childhood BFF with a silver bullet. But that’s what friends are for, right? From Max Booth III and FANGORIA comes Carnivorous Lunar Activities― the ultimate werewolf bromance. It’s a toxic cocktail of An American Werewolf in London, Old School, and Bubba Ho-Tep that dives deep into…
Author(s): Booth III, Max

7. Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate) (2009)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadAlexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she’s a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire — and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually…
Author(s): Gail Carriger

8. The Fifth Elephant (Discworld Novel) (2009)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadSam Vimes is a man on the run. Yesterday he was a duke, a chief of police and the ambassador to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Now he has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya (don’t ask). It’s snowing. It’s freezing. And there are monsters on his trail . . ….
Author(s): Terry Pratchett

9. Wolf Claimed (Supernatural Sanctuary) (2019)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadHe’s forbidden fruit with a supernatural secret. She’s a prize he’s compelled to claim. For as long as she can remember, Luna has been warned by her father to stay away from Nikko, his family, and his sinister gang of friends. But with her father away, Luna can’t resist temptation any longer.The most thrilling night of her life becomes the most horrifying when Luna turns into a werewolf, and Nikko does, too. Nikko knows the first she-wolf in generations is a prize that will guarantee his position in the pack, so he claims Luna as his mate…
Author(s): Kellie McAllen

10. The Ash Moon (The Ariane Trilogy) (2018)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadA kept secret. A life altered. A new journey. Ariane lived her life one book at a time. She would never have guessed those books were about to change everything.They led her to Orion. Tall, dark, with eyes only for her. The rest of the world ceased to exist when Orion was around. But during a fateful ash moon, he shifted into a wolf. Ari thought she was dreaming, but she’d recognize those eyes anywhere.Fiction became reality. Fantasy was actually history. And soon, Ari would learn her role in it.A pack war was on the horizon, and she…
Author(s): Michelle Dare

11. Alpha’s Prize: A Werewolf Romance (Bad Boy Alphas) (Volume 3) (2017)

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should ReadI didn't order the capture of the beautiful American she-wolf. I didn't buy her from the traffickers. I didn't even plan to claim her. But no male shifter could have withstood the test of a full moon and a locked room with Sedona, naked and shackled to the bed. I lost control, not only claiming her, but also marking her, and leaving her pregnant with my wolfpup. I won't keep her prisoner, as much as I'd like to. I allow her to escape to the safety of her brother's pack. But once marked, no she-wolf is ever really free. I will…
Author(s): Renee Rose, Lee Savino

Best Werewolf Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some werewolf books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Chronicles of Darkness: Werewolf - The Forsaken

Author(s): Onyx Path Publishing
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 66 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1439095

World of Darkness: Werewolf - The Apocalypse: The Poison Tree

Author(s): Mike Lee
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1442008

Werewolf Histories

Author(s): Willem de Blécourt (ed)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2015, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1442024

World of Darkness: Werewolf - The Apocalypse: Book of the Wyrm

Author(s): Onyx Path Publishing
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 26 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1441899

World of Darkness: Werewolf - The Apocalypse: Wyld West Expansion Pack

Author(s): Onyx Path Publishing
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 32 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1442002

World of Darkness: Werewolf - The Apocalypse: Umbra - The Velvet Shadow

Author(s): Onyx Path Publishing
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1442004

World of Darkness: Werewolf - The Apocalypse: White Howlers Tribebook

Author(s): Onyx Path Publishing
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1442006

World of Darkness: Werewolf - The Apocalypse: Songs of the Sun and Moon - Tales of the Changing Breeds

Author(s): Jess Hartley
Publisher: Onyx Path Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1442010

Werewolves: the Definitive Guide: Werewolf History, Fiction, Mythology, and Stories

Author(s): S. Baring-Gould, Elliott O’Donnell, Joseph Karns
Publisher: , Year: 2014, Size: 601 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1539536

The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture

Author(s): Matthew Beresford
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Year: 2013, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1333589

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are written 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.

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