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message 1: by MJ, Idiot's Top libriarian (new)

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Clasics: 200 years of terror
More great Reads: scare me to death


message 2: by MJ, Idiot's Top libriarian (last edited Jun 14, 2009 04:44PM) (new)

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CLASSICS: 200 YEARS OF TERROR

The Andromeda Stain by Michael Crichton
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
Frankensteinor, The Modern Promrtheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Fury by John Farris
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
Jaws by Peter Benchley
The Monk by Matthew G. Lewis
"The Rats in the Walls" by H.P. Lovecraft
Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
The Stand by Stephen King
Tell-Tale Heart The by Edgar Allen Poe
The Werewolf in Paris by Guy Endore


message 3: by MJ, Idiot's Top libriarian (last edited Jun 14, 2009 04:55PM) (new)

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MORE GREAT READS: SCARE ME TO DEATH

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman
The Between by Tananarive Due
Bitten: Book 1, Women of the Otherworld by Kelly Armstrong
Bloodlines by Tanya Huff
The Book of Shadows by James Reese
Books of Blood by Clive Barker
Dead Until Dark by Charlenne Harris
Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
The Descent by Jeff Long
Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The Keep by F.Paul Wilson
Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
Meg by Steve Alten
Minion by L.A. Banks
Nazareth Hill By Ramsey Campbell
Nightshade by John Saul
Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore
A Prayer for the Dying by Stewart O'Nan
The Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
The Ruins by Scott Smith
Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
The Store by Bentley Little
Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon
The 37th Mandala by Marc Laidlaw
Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly
Threshold by Caitlin R. Kiernan
The Throat by Peter Straub
Watchers by Dean Koontz


message 4: by Carolyn (last edited Mar 03, 2009 12:30PM) (new)

Carolyn (seeford) This is a genre I've read a bunch in, as well...

CLASSICS: 200 YEARS OF TERROR

The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
The Stand by Stephen King
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe


MORE GREAT READS: SCARE ME TO DEATH

Bitten: Book 1, Women of the Otherworld by Kelly Armstrong
Bloodlines by Tanya Huff
Dead Until Dark by Charlenne Harris
Dead Witch Walking By Kim Harrison
Guilty Pleasures By Laurell K. Hamilton
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (on my TBR shelf)
Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
The Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly
Threshold by Caitlin R. Kiernan
Watchers by Dean Koontz


Reminds me that I really do want to read the originals of Frankenstein, Dracula, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at some point...


message 5: by MJ, Idiot's Top libriarian (new)

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This is one of my favorite generes


message 6: by William (new)

William (acknud) Carolyn wrote: "Reminds me that I really do want to read the originals of Frankenstein, Dracula, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at some point... "


I have read Frankenstein and Dracula. I liked Dracula but Frankenstein did not draw me in much.




message 7: by Laurie (new)

Laurie (ardelia27) Wow, this must be my thing. I love horror! So many great stories! I have read:
The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
Jaws by Peter Benchley
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe
MEG A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten
Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
The Ruins by Scott Smith
The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

Every one of these was a fantastic book and I can't wait to comment on them individually!


message 8: by Holli (new)

Holli Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

I really liked all 3 of these that I've read. Does it count if I've seen the movie? I could add more of them then! LOL


message 9: by KrisT (new)

KrisT CLASSICS: 200 YEARS OF TERROR
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Frankensteinor, The Modern Promrtheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

MORE GREAT READS: SCARE ME TO DEATH
Dead Until Darl by Charlenne Harris
Dead Witch Walking By Kim Harrison
Guilty Pleasures By Laurell K. Hamilton
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
Watchers by Dean Koontz

Not my group but I have some of these on my pile as well.

Holli, ha, I don't think the movie counts! :)




message 10: by Laurie (last edited May 03, 2009 03:15PM) (new)

Laurie (ardelia27) This is terrible to admit but I can't remember if I read Frankenstein or not. I took a history of science class in college called From Frankestein to Cloning but I can't remember if we read the whole book or just parts of it!


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