Best Monster Books!
This list comprises the best monster books ever written! And we're not talking any kind of human monsters here - this is for nothing but the best in the world of monsters! Werewolves, Mummies, Sea Creatures, Zombies! Any creature that loves to kill is fair game!
1 Frankenstein
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 626,884 ratings
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2 It
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 277,210 ratings
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3 Dracula
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 431,855 ratings
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4 'Salem's Lot
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 174,264 ratings
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5 World War Z: An Oral Histor...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 228,844 ratings
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6 I Am Legend (graphic novel)
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,202 ratings
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7 Jurassic Park (Jurassic Par...
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 472,179 ratings
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8 The Strange Case of Dr. Jek...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 147,756 ratings
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9 Watchers
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 87,707 ratings
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10 Jaws
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 73,918 ratings
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11 Relic (Pendergast, #1)
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 47,790 ratings
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12 Beowulf: A New Verse Transl...
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 137,387 ratings
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13 Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 133,333 ratings
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14 The Odyssey
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 561,961 ratings
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15 The War of the Worlds
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 113,948 ratings
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16 At the Mountains of Madness
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10,847 ratings
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17 Cujo
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 126,884 ratings
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18 Pet Sematary
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 196,802 ratings
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19 Grendel
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 20,405 ratings
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20 Phantoms
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 43,269 ratings
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21 It Lives in The Basement
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 148 ratings
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22 The Hobbit
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 1,588,625 ratings
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23 The Lord of the Rings (The ...
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 296,305 ratings
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24 Teeth - The Epic Novel with...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 68 ratings
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25 Interview with the Vampire ...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 315,033 ratings
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26 The Mummy, or Ramses the Da...
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 31,691 ratings
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27 Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 3,839 ratings
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28 The Historian
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 163,522 ratings
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29 Christine
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 115,988 ratings
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30 Let the Right One In
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 41,515 ratings
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31 The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: ...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 101,161 ratings
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32 Pride and Prejudice and Zom...
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3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 75,917 ratings
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33 The Island of Dr. Moreau
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 48,391 ratings
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34 Cryonic: A Zombie Novel
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3.16 of 5 stars 3.16 avg rating — 490 ratings
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35 The Cellar
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 3,885 ratings
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36 Alien
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 9,079 ratings
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37 The Epic of Gilgamesh
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 42,222 ratings
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37 Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 310,291 ratings
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39 Necronomicon: The Best Weir...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 5,643 ratings
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40 Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 7,215 ratings
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41 The Rising
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 5,621 ratings
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42 The Vampire Lestat (The Vam...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 116,583 ratings
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43 Patient Zero (Joe Ledger, #1)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 14,527 ratings
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44 Down the Drain
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3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 151 ratings
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45 The Exorcist
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 82,309 ratings
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46 Dweller
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,074 ratings
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47 The Conqueror Worms
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 2,279 ratings
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48 Castaways
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 1,599 ratings
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49 The Mothman Prophecies
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 1,436 ratings
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50 The Mist
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 53,905 ratings
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51 Khost
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 53 ratings
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52 The Queen of the Damned (Th...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 91,783 ratings
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52 Progeny
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 83 ratings
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54 The Monstrumologist (The Mo...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 9,006 ratings
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55 Baltimore, or, The Steadfas...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,387 ratings
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56 City of the Dead
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 3,710 ratings
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56 The Funhouse
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 14,146 ratings
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58 The Beast House
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 2,480 ratings
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59 Mayfair Witches-2 Vol. Boxe...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 4,610 ratings
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60 The Vampire Chronicles Coll...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 8,273 ratings
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61 The Call of Cthulhu and Oth...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 18,802 ratings
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62 Rosemary's Baby
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 55,267 ratings
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63 It Lives in The Basement
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 148 ratings
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64 Monster Hunter Internationa...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 10,278 ratings
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65 Dead Sea
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 3,459 ratings
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65 Monstrosity
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 577 ratings
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67 The Wolfman
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 406 ratings
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67 Phantoms
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 43,269 ratings
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69 30 Days of Night, Vol. 1
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 12,644 ratings
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70 The Midnight Tour (Beast Ho...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,381 ratings
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71 Cycle of the Werewolf
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 25,344 ratings
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72 Frankenstein
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 626,884 ratings
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73 The Gathering Dead (The Gat...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,033 ratings
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73 Spook House (Harmony, India...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 97 ratings
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73 House of Flies (A Catalyst ...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 23 ratings
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73 First Light (The Zombie Pro...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 46 ratings
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73 We Got Zombies On The Lawn ...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 15 ratings
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78 Spiderstalk
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 49 ratings
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79 Poseidon’s Children (The Le...
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 189 ratings
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80 Walking With Zombies
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 50 ratings
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80 Hades' Disciples (The Legac...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 26 ratings
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82 Marvel Zombies
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 3,381 ratings
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83 The Day of the Triffids
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 43,895 ratings
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84 Van Helsing
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 564 ratings
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85 Summer of Night
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 9,299 ratings
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86 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hu...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 97,020 ratings
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87 Breeding Ground
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 299 ratings
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87 Dracula's Guest and Other S...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 3,973 ratings
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89 Essential Werewolf by Night...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 73 ratings
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90 Bernie Wrightson's Frankens...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 626,884 ratings
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91 Carmilla
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 12,427 ratings
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92 Verland: The Transformation
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 105 ratings
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92 Sin
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 110 ratings
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92 This Brilliant Darkness
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 89 ratings
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92 Snap
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 14 ratings
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92 Undeadly (The Reaper Diarie...
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 2,198 ratings
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92 The Fallen
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 68 ratings
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92 Relict
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings
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92 Phase One: Identify (Territ...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 35 ratings
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92 Love & the Zombie Apocalyps...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 165 ratings
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Molly I LOVED this list! Monster books are always so much fun


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