Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryLittle Women by Louisa May Alcott
Favorite books from my childhood
108th out of 3,992 books — 6,947 voters
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzKristy's Great Idea by Ann M. MartinHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingDouble Love by Francine PascalHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Young Adult Series Books published in the 80s & 90s
1st out of 633 books — 533 voters

The Halloween Tree by Ray BradburySomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray BradburyDracula by Bram StokerFrankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft ShelleyScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Best Halloween Books
5th out of 550 books — 591 voters
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda   WilliamsThe Hallo-Weiner by Dav PilkeyRoom on the Broom by Julia DonaldsonThe Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree by Stan BerenstainScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Best Halloween Picture Books
5th out of 465 books — 489 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Giver by Lois Lowry
Best Young Adult Books
426th out of 11,500 books — 77,360 voters
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerMatilda by Roald DahlThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Best Books of the Decade: 1980's
68th out of 1,932 books — 2,205 voters

The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeThe Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley JacksonThe Yellow Wall-Paper by Charlotte Perkins GilmanNight Shift by Stephen KingScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Most Terrifying Short Stories
5th out of 316 books — 482 voters
The Shining by Stephen KingThe Haunting of Hill House by Shirley JacksonA Christmas Carol by Charles DickensGhost Story by Peter StraubHeart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
Ghost Stories
26th out of 1,144 books — 1,738 voters

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzBunnicula by James HoweThe Witches by Roald DahlWait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing HahnThe Legend of West Fork by J.T. Lewis
Spooky Kids' Books to Read at Halloween
1st out of 254 books — 162 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingLittle House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls WilderCharlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
What Book Got You Hooked?
234th out of 3,475 books — 9,147 voters

Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing HahnScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray BradburyAll the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn
Spooky books for Kids
2nd out of 147 books — 128 voters
Coraline by Neil GaimanThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanThe Bad Beginning by Lemony SnicketMatilda by Roald DahlThe Witches by Roald Dahl
Best Books for Morbid Kids
33rd out of 567 books — 458 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling1984 by George OrwellAnimal Farm by George OrwellFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Best Banned, Censored, and Challenged Books
133rd out of 483 books — 2,100 voters
Dracula by Bram StokerThe Exorcist by William Peter BlattyThe Haunting of Hill House by Shirley JacksonI Am Legend and Other Stories by Richard MathesonThe Silence of the Lambs by Thomas  Harris
Best Horror Books by People Other Than Stephen King
55th out of 1,051 books — 1,287 voters

Dracula by Bram StokerThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanFrankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft ShelleyThe Shining by Stephen KingThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
Best Books to Read for Halloween!
38th out of 817 books — 820 voters
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzAll the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing HahnThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanWait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing HahnThe Ghost of Graylock by Dan Poblocki
Best Kids' Ghost/ Scary Story Books
1st out of 97 books — 53 voters

The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John BellairsSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray BradburyScary Stories Treasury by Alvin SchwartzScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzThe Werewolf of Fever Swamp by R.L. Stine
Children's Horror Books
4th out of 75 books — 78 voters
The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings by Edgar Allan PoeThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeThe Martian Chronicles by Ray BradburyThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleDubliners by James Joyce
Best Short Stories
56th out of 1,610 books — 938 voters

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzMore Tales to Chill Your Bones by Alvin SchwartzMore Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzFearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods by Hal JohnsonArrow Book of Ghost Stories by Nora Kramer
Children's Ghost Story Collections
1st out of 153 books — 26 voters
Harry Potter Series Box Set by J.K. RowlingThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisThe Hobbit or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienMatilda by Roald DahlGreen Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Children's Books I'll Re-Read No Matter How Old I Am
301st out of 2,192 books — 3,196 voters

Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee StewartMatilda by Roald DahlHoles by Louis Sachar
Cool Books for Grades 4-6
40th out of 561 books — 634 voters
The Shining by Stephen KingIt by Stephen KingPet Sematary by Stephen King'Salem's Lot by Stephen KingThe Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
Scariest books of all time
79th out of 534 books — 738 voters

The Monstrumologist by Rick YanceyAnna Dressed in Blood by Kendare BlakeThe Curse of the Wendigo by Rick YanceyCoraline by Neil GaimanBeast by Megan Crewe
Best YA Horror Books and Series
6th out of 136 books — 129 voters
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzCoraline by Neil GaimanThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanNight of the Living Dummy by R.L. StineThe Curse of the Canowicakte by Wade H. Garrett
best kids horror books
1st out of 74 books — 46 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
The Most Frequently Challenged Books
79th out of 243 books — 126 voters
Matilda by Roald DahlJames and the Giant Peach by Roald DahlBridge to Terabithia by Katherine PatersonThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettCharlotte's Web by E.B. White
90s Kids
24th out of 212 books — 86 voters

Dracula by Bram StokerThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray BradburyThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Reading for October Evenings
11th out of 227 books — 119 voters
The Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanDeep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing HahnWait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing HahnThe Ghost of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing HahnThe Doll in the Garden by Mary Downing Hahn
Middle Grade Ghost Stories
9th out of 145 books — 89 voters

Cujo by Stephen KingThe Hotel New Hampshire by John IrvingGorky Park by Martin Cruz SmithMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieRed Dragon by Thomas  Harris
Best Books of 1981
11th out of 187 books — 111 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsUnwind by Neal ShustermanMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsThe Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Books that creeped you out, but you loved them anyway
12th out of 116 books — 88 voters

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