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(But please don't add the Dead Sea Scrolls or How to Massage Your Cat)
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1,054 books · 1,128 voters · list created July 29th, 2008 by Mark Desrosiers (votes) .
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Mark 1048 books
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Seth 2017 books
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3300 books
868 friends
Laura 1219 books
264 friends
Antoine 949 books
178 friends
Tracy 931 books
270 friends
Jenna 165 books
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Jj873 634 books
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message 1: by AnnSecret (last edited Dec 29, 2010 03:20AM) (new)

AnnSecret The Holy Bible is 2nd on this list? That makes me want to LOL and yell "blasphemy" at the same time.


message 2: by Hakim (new)

Hakim Cheers for that list


message 3: by Eric (new)

Eric M Angel Dust Apocalypse needs to be here.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You could add it; it's easy to add books to lists. At the top of the page, at the tab next to "all votes."


message 5: by Eric (new)

Eric M Thanks, learned something new.


message 6: by Guillermo (new)

Guillermo Galvan The Bible is #1. God does act in mysterious ways.


message 7: by Gregsamsa (new)

Gregsamsa I just came from the "Best Books Ever" list and this one was quite a welcome palate-cleanser after seeing that the top books EVER were dominated by the Harry Potter/Twilight/Hunger Games set.

As for The Holy Bible here's a choice passage:

"When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draws near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smites him, and puts forth her hand, and takes him by his private parts: Then you shall cut off her hand, your eye shall not pity her." --Deut. 25:11-12 KJV 2003

Pretty weird, especially for those of us without discernment.


message 8: by Tammie (new)

Tammie I had to scroll through this list to see what was weird. I'm still laughing over Creepy-Ass Dolls. That has got to be one weird book!


message 9: by Loren (new)

Loren Butler I burned the The Holy Bible my parents got me for xmas for a ritual then stole sandman porters now I am going to drown in the puget sound soon.,


☘Misericordia☘ ⚡ϟ⚡⛈⚡☁ ❇️❤❣ Ahem, the Bible? At least half of these books are good.


message 11: by Donna (new)

Donna Davis Tammie wrote: "I had to scroll through this list to see what was weird. I'm still laughing over Creepy-Ass Dolls. That has got to be one weird book!"
Right? I saw it and realized my 21 year old daughter would absolutely love that messed-up book for her birthday. I went to a separate screen on my PC and ordered it before I was even done voting on the list.

The cool thing about this list is how subjective it is--why did I vote for Stephen King's The Tommyknockers, but not his other work, all of which is undeniably weird? It's so reflexive, like my instincts all landed in my mouse hand.

This may be the only list I've felt comfortable voting for a few titles I haven't read or even browsed...because how could Creepy-Ass Dolls NOT be weird? And I am ordering my list by weirdness level as opposed to which are my favorite reads. So much fun!


message 12: by Cedric (new)

Cedric I love this list because it's so.,,,,weird! One person's wierd is another person's normal! The unifying theme in the one's I have read here is that they are dark, rather than what I would think of as weird. But plenty of the titles sound weird enough!


message 13: by Astrid (last edited Apr 23, 2019 11:03AM) (new)

Astrid Galactic OMG! I've found my ultimate list of lists. I want to read every book listed.

It all started many, many decades ago when I wandered into the Adult section of the library and finally found a few books that appeared interesting. It was the '60s and life was getting weird and I was bored. It was time for me to move on and start discovering more of life beyond my dull little girl existence. The first book I read from this new world for me was Hubert Selby, Jr's "Last Exit To Brooklyn." Didn't find out until many years later that it had originally been banned. I didn't know. I just thought, "Okay, I had moved over from the Children's section of the library to the Adult section. Adult subjects. That's fine."

Think the second was Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest." Loved it!

It was all sideways from there...

Last Exit to Brooklyn

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest


message 14: by Donna (new)

Donna Davis The system found and removed 3 duplicates.


message 15: by Randall (new)

Randall Barsch Excited to find such a wonderful list on here. I'm new to goodreads and could use some friends that also enjoy bizarre and weird books. Cheers!


message 16: by Astrid (last edited May 08, 2019 03:43AM) (new)

Astrid Galactic @Randall - Hi. You mentioned you are new here and looking for friends. I'm not here to socialize. Only wanted a way to keep track of some of my reading which I can't even begin to remember all of. You look interesting so I thought I'd follow along. Enjoy your journey.

It looks like some of your books should qualify for this list. :-D

This is an amazing book site. None other come close.


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