Gothic Book Lists

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesEasy by Tammara WebberThoughtless by S.C. StephensSlammed by Colleen Hoover
2,485 books — 4,406 voters
Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëDracula by Bram StokerWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëFrankenstein by Mary ShelleyRebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Best Gothic Books Of All Time
365 books — 1,892 voters

American Gods by Neil GaimanPlague of Angels by John Patrick KennedyLet the Right One In by John Ajvide LindqvistAmong the Shrouded by Amalie JahnDivine Temptation by Nicki Elson
Not The "Normal" Paranormal
720 books — 947 voters
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónRebecca by Daphne du MaurierThe Historian by Elizabeth KostovaThe Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Modern Gothic
406 books — 893 voters

Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Complete Harry Potter Collection Box Set by J.K. RowlingWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Books to Read On a Rainy Day
510 books — 297 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteThe Kestrel Waters by Randy ThornhornA Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor
Best Southern Gothic Literature
103 books — 253 voters

Silent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournWhat Angels Fear by C.S. HarrisAnd Only to Deceive by Tasha AlexanderCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersThe Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry
Regency and Victorian Mysteries
270 books — 214 voters
American Gods by Neil GaimanGood Omens by Terry PratchettDracula by Bram StokerThe Screwtape Letters by C.S. LewisThe Stand by Stephen King
Theological Weird Fiction
210 books — 161 voters

Echoes in the Darkness by Jane GodmanValley of Nightmares by Jane GodmanDracula by Bram StokerLegacy of Darkness by Jane GodmanJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Gothic Books You Should Read
116 books — 156 voters
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle HodkinWildalone by Krassi ZourkovaBeautiful Creatures by Kami GarciaThe Casquette Girls by Alys ArdenThe Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd
YA Gothic
116 books — 145 voters

Luna Sanguis by Simon OkillDescent of Blood by Elizabeth MarxLuna Aeturnus by Simon OkillAscent Of Blood by Elizabeth MarxFor Whom The Bell Tolls (Vlad Dracula, #1) by Shane K.P. O'Neill
Great Gothic Paranormal
43 books — 134 voters
Blindsight by Peter WattsShip of Fools by Richard Paul RussoHull Zero Three by Greg BearHyperion by Dan SimmonsDeath Troopers by Joe Schreiber
Space horror
74 books — 111 voters

The Dry by Rebecca NolenMy First Travel Angelic Airline Adventures by Anna OthitisSeven Wonders Of The World by Anna OthitisThe Dry by Rebecca NolenThe Hob and the Deerman by Pat  Walsh
Christian Children's Fantasy
28 books — 72 voters

The Diviners by Libba BrayGrave Mercy by Robin LaFeversWitch Child by Celia ReesA Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayThe Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
YA Paranormal Historical Fiction
94 books — 31 voters
Spook House by Michael  WestThe Haunting of Hill House by Shirley JacksonA Witch Without Magic by Larisa WalkCinema of Shadows by Michael  WestThe Devil You Know by Adrian Lilly
Haunted House Stories
36 books — 30 voters

Affinity by Sarah WatersThe Seance by John HarwoodThings Half in Shadow by Alan FinnThe House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine HoweThe Dark Between by Sonia Gensler
Victorian Spiritualism Fiction
98 books — 28 voters
Khost by Vincent HobbesDracula by Bram StokerProgeny by Patrick C. GreeneFrankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus. [By M. W. Shelley.] by Mary ShelleyThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales o... by Robert Louis Stevenson
Horror: 101
60 books — 24 voters

Dear Teddy by J.D.  StockholmDear Mr. Ted by J.D.  StockholmTelling Teddy by J.D.  StockholmStupid Boy by J.D.  StockholmGoodbye Teddy by J.D.  Stockholm
Nocturnal Fantasy Recommendations
33 books — 18 voters
Dolly by Susan HillAmong the Dolls by William SleatorBad Girls Don't Die by Katie AlenderThe Doll in the Garden by Mary Downing HahnAgnes Cecilia by Maria Gripe
Haunted Dolls
103 books — 15 voters

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldTwins by Caroline B. CooneyHer Fearful Symmetry by Audrey NiffeneggerThe Secrets We Keep by Trisha LeaverThe Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
Twin Thrillers
105 books — 11 voters
The Woman in Black by Susan HillThe Shining by Stephen KingSalem's Lot by Stephen KingThe Haunting of Hill House by Shirley JacksonThe Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Pseudo-Intellectual Horror List
83 books — 11 voters

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