Books L. A. Banks Books by L. A. Banks L. A. Banks has written books about: Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about L. A. Banks Summer Reader Poll 2018: Horror Click If You Dare: 100 Favorite Horror Stories August 16, 2018 In honor of Frankenstein's 200th birthday, this year's summer reader poll is all about horror — from classics like Mary Shelley's monster to new favorites, we've got something to scare everyone.