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The Shining (The Shining #1) The Shining (The Shining #1)
by (shelved 10136 times as horror)
avg rating 4.16 — 1,066,633 ratings — published 1977
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It It (Paperback)
by (shelved 7696 times as horror)
avg rating 4.30 — 234,656 ratings — published 1986
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Dracula Dracula (Paperback)
by (shelved 7540 times as horror)
avg rating 3.97 — 859,533 ratings — published 1897
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Carrie Carrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 7017 times as horror)
avg rating 3.93 — 474,465 ratings — published 1974
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The Stand The Stand (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6225 times as horror)
avg rating 4.34 — 595,824 ratings — published 1978
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Frankenstein Frankenstein (Paperback)
by (shelved 6050 times as horror)
avg rating 3.73 — 1,080,893 ratings — published 1818
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Pet Sematary Pet Sematary (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 5903 times as horror)
avg rating 4.16 — 11,171 ratings — published 1983
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Misery Misery (Paperback)
by (shelved 5362 times as horror)
avg rating 4.10 — 431,598 ratings — published 1987
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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4375 times as horror)
avg rating 4.01 — 482,990 ratings — published 2006
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Cujo Cujo (Paperback)
by (shelved 3721 times as horror)
avg rating 3.64 — 204,521 ratings — published 1981
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Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2) Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
by (shelved 3386 times as horror)
avg rating 4.09 — 181,317 ratings — published 2013
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Cell Cell (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2980 times as horror)
avg rating 3.64 — 200,096 ratings — published 2006
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House of Leaves House of Leaves (Paperback)
by (shelved 2954 times as horror)
avg rating 4.15 — 219,860 ratings — published 2000
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Night Shift Night Shift (Paperback)
by (shelved 2852 times as horror)
avg rating 3.96 — 146,774 ratings — published 1978
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Horns Horns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2788 times as horror)
avg rating 3.91 — 117,249 ratings — published 2009
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Firestarter Firestarter (Paperback)
by (shelved 2760 times as horror)
avg rating 3.84 — 189,103 ratings — published 1980
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The Exorcist The Exorcist (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2731 times as horror)
avg rating 4.13 — 192,517 ratings — published 1971
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Let the Right One In Let the Right One In (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2714 times as horror)
avg rating 4.10 — 126,159 ratings — published 2004
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Thinner Thinner (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2582 times as horror)
avg rating 3.66 — 166,776 ratings — published 1984
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Bag of Bones Bag of Bones (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2522 times as horror)
avg rating 3.87 — 185,204 ratings — published 1998
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Under the Dome Under the Dome (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2483 times as horror)
avg rating 3.89 — 305,309 ratings — published 2009
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The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2) The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2)
by (shelved 2358 times as horror)
avg rating 4.05 — 182,074 ratings — published 1985
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Dreamcatcher Dreamcatcher (Paperback)
by (shelved 2343 times as horror)
avg rating 3.59 — 151,620 ratings — published 2001
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The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2) The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
by (shelved 2338 times as horror)
avg rating 4.13 — 454,938 ratings — published 1988
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The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
by (shelved 2293 times as horror)
avg rating 4.02 — 453,156 ratings — published 1982
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Insomnia Insomnia (Paperback)
by (shelved 2286 times as horror)
avg rating 3.79 — 143,514 ratings — published 1994
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I Am Legend and Other Stories I Am Legend and Other Stories (Paperback)
by (shelved 2230 times as horror)
avg rating 4.00 — 171,228 ratings — published 1954
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Coraline Coraline (Paperback)
by (shelved 2199 times as horror)
avg rating 4.02 — 532,835 ratings — published 2002
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Rosemary's Baby Rosemary's Baby (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2091 times as horror)
avg rating 3.96 — 119,342 ratings — published 1967
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The Girl with All the Gifts The Girl with All the Gifts (Paperback)
by (shelved 2024 times as horror)
avg rating 3.91 — 219,903 ratings — published 2014
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Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter, #1) Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter, #1)
by (shelved 1911 times as horror)
avg rating 4.01 — 267,847 ratings — published 1981
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The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles, #3) The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles, #3)
by (shelved 1908 times as horror)
avg rating 3.87 — 144,700 ratings — published 1988
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Full Dark, No Stars Full Dark, No Stars (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1901 times as horror)
avg rating 4.02 — 103,021 ratings — published 2010
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Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales (Paperback)
by (shelved 1895 times as horror)
avg rating 3.94 — 85,898 ratings — published 2002
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1892 times as horror)
avg rating 4.05 — 105,984 ratings — published 1962
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Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
by (shelved 1856 times as horror)
avg rating 3.97 — 208,287 ratings — published 2011
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The Green Mile The Green Mile (Paperback)
by (shelved 1853 times as horror)
avg rating 4.42 — 239,493 ratings — published 1996
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Nightmares And Dreamscapes Nightmares And Dreamscapes (Paperback)
by (shelved 1847 times as horror)
avg rating 3.91 — 77,060 ratings — published 1993
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Something Wicked This Way Comes (Green Town, #2) Something Wicked This Way Comes (Green Town, #2)
by (shelved 1826 times as horror)
avg rating 3.96 — 114,211 ratings — published 1962
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The Mist The Mist (Paperback)
by (shelved 1822 times as horror)
avg rating 3.91 — 115,173 ratings — published 1980
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Bird Box Bird Box (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1801 times as horror)
avg rating 3.96 — 75,323 ratings — published 2014
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Different Seasons Different Seasons (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 1773 times as horror)
avg rating 4.42 — 156,166 ratings — published 1982
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The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray (Paperback)
by (shelved 1759 times as horror)
avg rating 4.05 — 936,253 ratings — published 1890
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Duma Key Duma Key (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1743 times as horror)
avg rating 3.92 — 105,060 ratings — published 2008
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Rose Madder Rose Madder (Paperback)
by (shelved 1740 times as horror)
avg rating 3.66 — 97,038 ratings — published 1995
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The Talisman (The Talisman, #1) The Talisman (The Talisman, #1)
by (shelved 1722 times as horror)
avg rating 4.13 — 109,707 ratings — published 1984
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Dolores Claiborne Dolores Claiborne (ebook)
by (shelved 1716 times as horror)
avg rating 4.03 — 29,940 ratings — published 1992
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Ghost Story Ghost Story (Paperback)
by (shelved 1696 times as horror)
avg rating 3.95 — 86,740 ratings — published 1979
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Escaping Reality by Lisa Renee JonesThe 5th Wave by Rick YanceyReal by Katy EvansBranded by Abi KetnerThe Law of Attraction by N.M. Silber
New Series (2013)
992 books — 2,578 voters
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New Series (2015)
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Rick Yancey
“We'd stared into the face of Death, and Death blinked first. You'd think that would make us feel brave and invincible. It didn't.”
Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

Bram Stoker
“Even if she be not harmed, her heart may fail her in so much and so many horrors; and hereafter she may suffer--both in waking, from her nerves, and in sleep, from her dreams.”
Bram Stoker, Dracula

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