New York Times Bestseller

“Charlie Laird, who learns fear will eat you alive if you feed it, makes an impression, and…readers will want to accompany him again. ”

The New York Times Book Review

“A touching comical saga…about facing things that go bump in the night ”

US Weekly

Coraline meets Monsters, Inc. in this delightfully entertaining offering from actor [Jason] Segel and co-author [Kirsten] Miller.”

Publishers Weekly

“[Nightmares!] succeeds at scaring and amusing in equal measure…[It's] sweet, charming, and imaginative. ”

Kirkus Reviews

“Segel… and Miller build an entertaining, cartoony world full of scary (but not too scary) monsters, silly jokes, plucky kid heroes, and a cinematic plot that trundles onward to a satisfying conclusion, with a promise of adventures to come.”


“An engaging and creative story…woven with a generous amount [of] humor.”


“There's humor and a fairly high ick-factor.”

School Library Journal

“Cleverly crafted…This novel presents just the right mix of 'scary and humorous.”

ILA Literacy Daily