Monsters

A monster is often a type of grotesque creature, whose appearance frightens and whose powers of destruction threaten the human world's social or moral order.

A monster can also be like a human, but in folklore, they are commonly portrayed as the lowest class, as mutants, deformed, supernatural, and otherworldly.

Animal monsters are outside the moral order, but sometimes have their origin in some human violation of the moral law (e.g. in the Greek myth, Minos does not sacrifice the white bull Poseidon sent him to the god, so as punishment Poseidon makes Minos' wife, Pasiphaë, fall in love with th
...more

New Releases Tagged "Monsters"

Dark Waters (Small Spaces, #3)
Monster Hunter Bloodlines (Monster Hunter International #8)
The Midwife and the Orc (Orc Sworn, #5)
Small Favors
The River Has Teeth
Red Wolf
All These Warriors (Monsters, #2)
Damaged Gods
El Cucuy Is Scared, Too!
Skin (Fangs With Benefits #2)
Monster Hunter Bloodlines (Monster Hunter International #8)
Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1
Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 2
Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 3
No Gods, No Monsters (The Convergence Saga, #1)
Subhuman (Unit 51 #1)
Heart's Prisoner (Dark World Mates #1)
Full Wolf Moon (Jeremy Logan, #5)
Not Even Bones (Market of Monsters, #1)
A Cosmology of Monsters
Voices in the Snow (Black Winter, #1)
Great Balls of Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic #1)
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond (Last Kids on Earth, #4)
That Monster on the Block
The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade (Last Kids on Earth #5)
Dungeon Born by Dakota KroutAncient Ruins by Benjamin MedranoThe Slime Dungeon by Jeffrey "Falcon" LogueWe Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. TaylorDungeon Spawned by D.R. Rosier
Protagonist is a Dungeon
55 books — 151 voters
The Shining by Stephen KingIt by Stephen KingHouse of Flies by Rosca MarxPatient Zero by Jonathan MaberryJurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Best Monster Novels
111 books — 90 voters

The White People and Other Weird Stories by Arthur MachenHarvest Home by Thomas TryonCollected Ghost Stories by M.R. JamesThe Great God Pan by Arthur MachenThe House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson
Folk Horror
233 books — 89 voters
NOS4A2 by Joe HillHouse of Leaves by Mark Z. DanielewskiWorld War Z by Max BrooksBird Box by Josh MalermanHeart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
Best Horror Books of the 21st Century
409 books — 1,353 voters

The Mist by Stephen KingIt by Stephen KingWatchers by Dean KoontzProgeny by Patrick C. GreenePhantoms by Dean Koontz
Best Creature Feature Books
181 books — 193 voters
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisCoraline by Neil GaimanAlice in Wonderland by Jane CarruthHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
"Down The Rabbithole" Books
105 books — 63 voters

Where the Wild Things Are
Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
Go Away, Big Green Monster!
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster
A Monster Calls
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1)
The Monster at the End of this Book
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
Quit Calling Me a Monster!
Dracula
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
Love Monster
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Buddy and the Bunnies: In Don't Play with Your Food
If You're A Monster And You Know It

Caitlyn Siehl
When is a monster not a monster? Oh, when you love it.
Caitlyn Siehl, Literary Sexts: A Collection of Short & Sexy Love Poems

Alberto Moravia
And we all know love is a glass which makes even a monster appear fascinating.
Alberto Moravia, The Woman of Rome

More quotes...
Monsters are all around you. They have been for years, without anyone even knowing. That really …more
17 members, last active 3 years ago
Mystery of Secret Isles The Secret Isles are a set of large to middle sized islands far out of the way of any other plac…more
1 member, last active 5 years ago
The Great Awakening In the town of Venice, Virginia, a revival is happening. Something stirs withing the young peo…more
15 members, last active 3 years ago
The Middle of Nowhere A friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights…more
2 members, last active 3 years ago
An Ode to Magellan
1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:36PM — 1 person liked it
Death knocking on my door
12 chapters — updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM — 56 people liked it

Tags

Tags contributing to this page include: monsters and monster