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Scary October reads

Description: When the dark comes quicker and the air is brisk, curl up with something ghastly.

Members: 2 participating members (show all)

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1
597 members, 18 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (1)

Score: 4

2
322 members, 1 review
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (1): The best in 70s British horror. The premise is so good- one person walks away from a catastrophic airline crash -that it's been stolen several times.… (more)

3
756 members, 15 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (2): The other The Other.

4
64 members, 0 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (2)

Score: 3.36

5
263 members, 3 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (3)

Score: 3.04

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48 members, 2 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (3): The anti-Christie.

7
51 members, 2 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (4): Horrific.

8
35 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (4)

Score: 2.83

9
47 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (5)

Score: 2.68

10
26 members, 1 review
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (5): Really gross.

11
156 members, 11 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (6)

Score: 2.56

12
89 members, 3 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (6): A lady who mops up violent crimes scenes is haunted by an ancient native spirit.

13
709 members, 92 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (7)

Score: 2.46

14
63 members, 0 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (7): The Robert Graves of splatterpunk. Unlike most who are, his agreeable, cinematic style really does bear comparison to Stephen King.

15
451 members, 25 reviews
3.07 stars (3.07 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (8)

Score: 2.38

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17 members, 0 reviews
2.75 stars (2.75 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (8)

Score: 2.38

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261 members, 4 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (9): Good lord, just try not to have a good time reading this chiller.

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103 members, 1 review
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (9)

Score: 2.31

19
2,300 members, 43 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (10)

Score: 2.25

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561 members, 13 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (10): The Natural Born Killers of Vatican vampire assassin books.

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784 members, 27 reviews
3.11 stars (3.11 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (11): Ew! Ew ew ew ew ew!

22
210 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (11)

Score: 2.2

23
418 members, 27 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (12)

Score: 2.15

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172 members, 32 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (12): Like an Ealing black comedy in your head.

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200 members, 2 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (13)

Score: 2.11

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175 members, 18 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (13): Gross. Weird. Under appreciated.

27
561 members, 26 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (14)

Score: 2.07

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (14): The NPR Exorcist.

29
89 members, 3 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (15)

Score: 2.03

31
1,328 members, 64 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (16): A homicidal maniac haunts an old theater in London. What are you waiting for?

32
437 members, 26 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (16)

Score: 2

33
907 members, 20 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (17): Practically perfect in every way. Get out your wallet.

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403 members, 1 review
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (17)

Score: 1.97

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644 members, 17 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (18)

Score: 1.94

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264 members, 14 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (18)

Score: 1.94

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (18): For people who wouldn't be caught dead reading something trashy like Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?.

37
549 members, 14 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (19)

Score: 1.92

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11 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (19)

Score: 1.92

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (19): Why, he's no crazier than I am.

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50 members, 0 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (20)

Score: 1.89

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35 members, 0 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (20)

Score: 1.89

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (20): Contains two of the most disturbing short stories in the language; The Visitor From Down Under, and The Travelling Grave.

41
791 members, 26 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (21)

Score: 1.87

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (21): The perfect haunted house story.

42
55 members, 2 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (21)

Score: 1.87

43
1,201 members, 127 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (22)

Score: 1.85

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161 members, 3 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (22)

Score: 1.85

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (22): A perfect Gothic shocker.

45
184 members, 5 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (23)

Score: 1.83

46
96 members, 1 review
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (23)

Score: 1.83

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (23): A society matron pushes a baby and carriage in front of his speeding truck, and that's not even the worst thing that happens to him that day.

47
13,026 members, 338 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (24)

Score: 1.81

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (24): Probably the most perfect thriller of all time.

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92 members, 3 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (24)

Score: 1.81

49
211 members, 4 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (25)

Score: 1.79

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (25): Grubby, 80s-era NYC vampires.

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3,223 members, 81 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (26)

Score: 1.77

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (26): I gave up on the Preston/Child series after Cemetery Dance, but this book is about perfect.

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1,195 members, 5 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (27)

Score: 1.76

54
175 members, 6 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (27)

Score: 1.76

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (27): By the pricking of my thumbs...

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4,791 members, 247 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (28)

Score: 1.74

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304 members, 4 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (28)

Score: 1.74

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (28): Wish all you want! Bwahaha! Bwahahahaha! (evil laugh)

57
1,831 members, 27 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (29)

Score: 1.72

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (29): Vols 1-3 make up the most astonishing collection of weird short fiction I have ever read.

58
1 member, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (30): Grand guignol as social criticism.

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Started by: SomeGuyInVirginia (October 2016)

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