Popular Horror Books

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The Shining (The Shining, #1) The Shining (The Shining, #1)
by (shelved 12276 times as horror)
avg rating 4.20 — 936,775 ratings — published 1977
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It It (Paperback)
by (shelved 10669 times as horror)
avg rating 4.22 — 633,561 ratings — published 1986
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Dracula Dracula (Paperback)
by (shelved 9203 times as horror)
avg rating 3.98 — 788,698 ratings — published 1897
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Carrie Carrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 8671 times as horror)
avg rating 3.94 — 429,715 ratings — published 1974
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Frankenstein Frankenstein (Paperback)
by (shelved 7613 times as horror)
avg rating 3.77 — 992,129 ratings — published 1818
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'Salem's Lot 'Salem's Lot (Paperback)
by (shelved 7532 times as horror)
avg rating 4.01 — 280,592 ratings — published 1975
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Pet Sematary Pet Sematary (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 7389 times as horror)
avg rating 3.94 — 331,038 ratings — published 1983
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The Stand The Stand (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7378 times as horror)
avg rating 4.34 — 531,629 ratings — published 1978
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Misery Misery (Paperback)
by (shelved 6651 times as horror)
avg rating 4.14 — 409,932 ratings — published 1987
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The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House (Paperback)
by (shelved 5549 times as horror)
avg rating 3.87 — 96,951 ratings — published 1959
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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 4973 times as horror)
avg rating 4.01 — 379,606 ratings — published 2006
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Cujo Cujo (Paperback)
by (shelved 4415 times as horror)
avg rating 3.69 — 192,592 ratings — published 1981
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Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2) Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
by (shelved 4104 times as horror)
avg rating 4.10 — 136,931 ratings — published 2013
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Heart-Shaped Box Heart-Shaped Box (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4050 times as horror)
avg rating 3.83 — 87,474 ratings — published 2007
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Needful Things Needful Things (Paperback)
by (shelved 3933 times as horror)
avg rating 3.89 — 179,278 ratings — published 1991
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House of Leaves House of Leaves (Paperback)
by (shelved 3927 times as horror)
avg rating 4.12 — 102,717 ratings — published 2000
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Christine Christine (Paperback)
by (shelved 3921 times as horror)
avg rating 3.75 — 173,044 ratings — published 1983
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NOS4A2 NOS4A2 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3779 times as horror)
avg rating 4.06 — 73,864 ratings — published 2013
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The Exorcist The Exorcist (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 3526 times as horror)
avg rating 4.16 — 153,377 ratings — published 1971
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Bird Box Bird Box (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3497 times as horror)
avg rating 4.03 — 77,913 ratings — published 2014
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Let the Right One In Let the Right One In (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3441 times as horror)
avg rating 4.07 — 76,035 ratings — published 2004
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Night Shift Night Shift (Paperback)
by (shelved 3438 times as horror)
avg rating 3.98 — 127,639 ratings — published 1978
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Cell Cell (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 3382 times as horror)
avg rating 3.65 — 171,110 ratings — published 2006
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Horns Horns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3366 times as horror)
avg rating 3.92 — 87,461 ratings — published 2009
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Firestarter Firestarter (Paperback)
by (shelved 3250 times as horror)
avg rating 3.87 — 164,867 ratings — published 1980
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 3108 times as horror)
avg rating 4.02 — 77,356 ratings — published 1962
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The Girl With All the Gifts (The Girl With All the Gifts, #1) The Girl With All the Gifts (The Girl With All the Gifts, #1)
by (shelved 3044 times as horror)
avg rating 3.94 — 157,467 ratings — published 2014
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Coraline Coraline (Paperback)
by (shelved 2998 times as horror)
avg rating 4.05 — 401,051 ratings — published 2002
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The Tommyknockers The Tommyknockers (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2978 times as horror)
avg rating 3.51 — 108,274 ratings — published 1987
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Thinner Thinner (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2957 times as horror)
avg rating 3.70 — 152,961 ratings — published 1984
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Bag of Bones Bag of Bones (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2947 times as horror)
avg rating 3.89 — 153,683 ratings — published 1998
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Under the Dome Under the Dome (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2938 times as horror)
avg rating 3.90 — 226,934 ratings — published 2009
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The Dark Half The Dark Half (Paperback)
by (shelved 2874 times as horror)
avg rating 3.76 — 109,340 ratings — published 1989
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The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2) The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
by (shelved 2864 times as horror)
avg rating 4.17 — 398,448 ratings — published 1988
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The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
by (shelved 2818 times as horror)
avg rating 3.96 — 442,674 ratings — published 1982
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Skeleton Crew Skeleton Crew (Paperback)
by (shelved 2800 times as horror)
avg rating 3.95 — 98,426 ratings — published 1985
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The Passage (The Passage, #1) The Passage (The Passage, #1)
by (shelved 2748 times as horror)
avg rating 4.04 — 162,220 ratings — published 2010
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Rosemary's Baby (Rosemary's Baby, #1) Rosemary's Baby (Rosemary's Baby, #1)
by (shelved 2715 times as horror)
avg rating 3.98 — 95,241 ratings — published 1967
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Desperation Desperation (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 2692 times as horror)
avg rating 3.81 — 108,253 ratings — published 1996
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Dreamcatcher Dreamcatcher (Paperback)
by (shelved 2692 times as horror)
avg rating 3.61 — 136,462 ratings — published 2001
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Insomnia Insomnia (Pasta blanda)
by (shelved 2683 times as horror)
avg rating 3.81 — 121,681 ratings — published 1994
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The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2) The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2)
by (shelved 2593 times as horror)
avg rating 4.06 — 161,049 ratings — published 1985
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I Am Legend and Other Stories I Am Legend and Other Stories (Paperback)
by (shelved 2522 times as horror)
avg rating 3.99 — 110,266 ratings — published 1954
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The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray (Paperback)
by (shelved 2364 times as horror)
avg rating 4.07 — 791,613 ratings — published 1890
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Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter, #1) Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter, #1)
by (shelved 2363 times as horror)
avg rating 4.03 — 232,191 ratings — published 1981
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Four Past Midnight Four Past Midnight (Paperback)
by (shelved 2359 times as horror)
avg rating 3.92 — 89,063 ratings — published 1990
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The Green Mile The Green Mile (Paperback)
by (shelved 2304 times as horror)
avg rating 4.43 — 214,785 ratings — published 1996
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
“There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand.”
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

H.P. Lovecraft
“I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.”
H.P. Lovecraft, The Outsider

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