Title Recommendations based on Cassie Sullivan
The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre. First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a "haunting;' Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers—and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.
At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theordore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.
Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
All her life, Maura Pfefferman went through life as Mort, a male professor with a wife and three children. Now that she's both "out" and retired, most of her time is spent immersing herself in the trans community and caring for her eccentric family.
Code Geass follows Lelouch vi Britannia, who was the 17th in line to the imperial Britannian throne until his mother was assassinated by others in the royal family, after which he fled to Japan as "a Britannian who hates Britannia." After a mysterious girl gives him Geass, "the power of a king," Lelouch now possess "the absolute power to command anyone to do anything." Donning the false name "Zero," Lelouch uses his Geass to pursue his oldest and deepest goal: destroying Britannia.
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
Fleabag is living self-destructively in London. Fleabag's life has been quietly spiraling out of control ever since her best friend Boo accidentally killed herself after discovering her boyfriend had cheated on her. Fleabag is struggling to make real connections and tends to seek out meaningless, usually unsatisfying sexual encounters instead.
Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he's confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.
As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast—which he names Toothless—much to the chagrin of his warrior father.
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are a pair of broke twenty-something slackers roaming the streets of New York City. Ilana's approach to life is infectious, perhaps due to all the pot she smokes. And Abbi is the ultimate wingwoman. Sure, there may be awkward moments in the night, and they might black out on you before midnight. But if all goes well, they're the perfect friends to have in your corner.
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.
Bill Tench wants to update the FBI's old-fashioned investigative methods by using psychology, which is a bold new idea for the 1970's. Bill and his assistant Holden Ford set out to interview incarcerated serial killers in order to help law enforcement solve ongoing cases. As Bill explains, "How do we get ahead of crazy if we don't know how crazy thinks?"
A unique family of employees work at a super-sized mega store: the bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans to the clueless summer hires and the in-it-for-life managers. Together they tackle the day-to-day grind of rabid bargain hunters, riot-causing sales and nap-worthy training sessions.
In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon—Hellboy—has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil.