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NPR Reader Poll: 100 Best Horror Novels and Stories

Type: Preset list created by sturlington

Description: Source of list: https://www.npr.org/2018/08/16/632779706/click-if-you-dare-100-favorite-horror-s...

Members: 11 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
32,442 members, 595 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
2
18,044 members, 381 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
3
26,621 members, 517 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), Kristelh (2), sturlington (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (4), raidergirl3 (4), hipdeep (7), Crazymamie (12), DeltaQueen50 (16)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Explanations:

ahef1963 (0): Could not finish it - only managed to read a couple of chapters before boredom set in.

4
32,914 members, 950 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
5
16,170 members, 498 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
6
6,216 members, 313 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
7
749 members, 23 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
8
40,059 members, 628 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Kristelh (4), sturlington (5), ahef1963 (6), raidergirl3 (8), DeltaQueen50 (12), Crazymamie (14)

9
2,355 members, 116 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (5), Kristelh (5), DeltaQueen50 (6), ahef1963 (7), raidergirl3 (7), sturlington (39)

10
18,311 members, 348 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: NinieB (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (7), ahef1963 (8), Kristelh (13), sturlington (57)

11
3,533 members, 100 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: andomck (4), sturlington (8), TeriAndersonNeedham (12), ahef1963 (13), DeltaQueen50 (13)

12
16,358 members, 612 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (4), raidergirl3 (6), ahef1963 (10), hipdeep (10), sturlington (49)

13
4,192 members, 113 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Stepn (1), Kristelh (12), ahef1963 (15), DeltaQueen50 (18)

14
4,042 members, 161 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Stepn (2), Kristelh (6), Crazymamie (7), sturlington (37)

15
1,081 members, 11 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: TeriAndersonNeedham (9), ahef1963 (11), hipdeep (12), DeltaQueen50 (26), sturlington (51)

Explanations:

sturlington (51): The entire trilogy was on the list as one entry.

16
211 members, 4 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), TeriAndersonNeedham (11), ahef1963 (12), sturlington (38)

17
4,325 members, 121 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: andomck (5), sturlington (11), Crazymamie (13), DeltaQueen50 (28)

18
210 members, 13 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (6), ahef1963 (14), Kristelh (16), sturlington (43)

19
900 members, 33 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (7), Kristelh (11), ahef1963 (17), sturlington (58)

20
2,907 members, 202 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (2), Crazymamie (8), sturlington (16)

21
1,730 members, 34 reviews
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), ahef1963 (16), DeltaQueen50 (25), sturlington (50)

Explanations:

sturlington (50): The entire series was on the list as one entry.

22
4,124 members, 116 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
23
6,157 members, 187 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), Kristelh (8), DeltaQueen50 (21)

24
592 members, 24 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), Kristelh (10), sturlington (41)

25
1,064 members, 25 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
26
12,485 members, 640 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (11), Crazymamie (11), sturlington (24)

27
1,372 members, 17 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
28
2,657 members, 97 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: TeriAndersonNeedham (16), sturlington (18), Kristelh (20)

29
64 members, 6 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (8), Kristelh (17), sturlington (54)

30
3,814 members, 317 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (1), DeltaQueen50 (24)

31
188 members, 7 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (16), Kristelh (18), sturlington (40)

32
3,767 members, 171 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (2), DeltaQueen50 (20)

33
2,918 members, 178 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (5), sturlington (22)

34
426 members, 64 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (4), sturlington (33)

35
480 members, 31 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: andomck (6), sturlington (32)

36
930 members, 31 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
37
1,204 members, 66 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: andomck (7), sturlington (34)

38
475 members, 32 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (10), sturlington (25)

39
3,795 members, 54 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
40
4,647 members, 236 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18), sturlington (21)

41
1,175 members, 94 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), sturlington (29)

42
1,333 members, 118 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Crazymamie (15), sturlington (48)

43
304 members, 4 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), sturlington (62)

44
19 members, 0 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

45
334 members, 15 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

46
2,823 members, 45 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6)

47
1,842 members, 59 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11)

48
375 members, 18 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: sturlington (14)

49
417 members, 25 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: sturlington (15)

50
2,864 members, 110 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Kristelh (19)

51
689 members, 13 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20)

52
827 members, 97 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (22)

53
1,964 members, 181 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: sturlington (23)

54
155 members, 8 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: sturlington (27)

55
852 members, 40 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: sturlington (30)

56
288 members, 11 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: sturlington (31)

57
353 members, 11 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: sturlington (35)

58
103 members, 9 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: sturlington (36)

59
619 members, 28 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: sturlington (44)

60
237 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: sturlington (45)

Explanations:

sturlington (45): Just the title story.

61
27 members, 0 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: sturlington (46)

62
557 members, 13 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: sturlington (47)

63
61 members, 3 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: sturlington (52)

64
495 members, 27 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: sturlington (53)

65
2,019 members, 28 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: sturlington (55)

66
16 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: sturlington (56)

67
412 members, 104 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: sturlington (59)

68
301 members, 17 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: sturlington (60)

69
2,847 members, 243 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (23), sturlington (61)

Thumbs down: andomck

70
11,966 members, 305 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Kristelh (15)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

71
2,671 members, 49 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)
72
2,617 members, 71 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
73
2,598 members, 137 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
74
1,545 members, 83 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
75
1,474 members, 43 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
76
1,047 members, 31 reviews
2.83 stars (2.83 stars)
78
393 members, 24 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
79
376 members, 31 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
80
370 members, 29 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
81
358 members, 12 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
82
285 members, 22 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
83
277 members, 3 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
84
273 members, 10 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
85
248 members, 24 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
86
135 members, 14 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
87
72 members, 8 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
88
65 members, 4 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
89
46 members, 1 review
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)
90
15 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
96
0 members, 0 reviews
97
2,948 members, 246 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: sturlington (26)

Thumbs down: andomck

98
737 members, 38 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: sturlington (28)

Thumbs down: andomck

99
1,154 members, 62 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Thumbs down: sturlington

100
985 members, 15 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Thumbs down: sturlington

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About this list

Started by: sturlington (August 2018)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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