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Books That Go Bump in the Night

Description: What are the books that really scared you? Fiction or nonfiction, list them here.

Members: 6 participating members (show all)

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1
74,139 members, 1,195 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (7): Completed.

2
20,603 members, 421 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
3
19,240 members, 382 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
4
3,184 members, 82 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (12): This book scared me so much I couldn't finish reading it.

5
37,794 members, 1,078 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
6
13,471 members, 343 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
7
13,455 members, 185 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
8
7,947 members, 384 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
9
56,873 members, 3,375 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)
10
48,150 members, 927 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
11
44,941 members, 713 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
12
22,327 members, 289 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
13
20,168 members, 1,215 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
14
18,201 members, 659 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
15
16,806 members, 416 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
16
16,276 members, 294 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
19
10,252 members, 277 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
20
8,843 members, 240 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
21
8,195 members, 107 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
22
7,547 members, 73 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
23
7,477 members, 85 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
24
6,870 members, 191 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
25
6,714 members, 133 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
26
4,659 members, 119 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (26): Not at library

27
4,104 members, 121 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
29
1,026 members, 9 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Well, really only the Pit and the Pendulum. Most of the others I just found yucky, not scary.

31
512 members, 17 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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aulsmith (5): I only got through the first degree and I was scared shitless.

32
53,311 members, 852 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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ManWithAnAgenda (2): On my third or fourth reading of the book - as an adult - I had the most vivid nightmare about Bertha Mason

33
20,553 members, 738 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
34
16,238 members, 887 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
35
7,207 members, 223 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)
36
5,612 members, 113 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
37
4,814 members, 136 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
38
2,184 members, 74 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
39
1,758 members, 70 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
40
721 members, 23 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
41
79 members, 1 review
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
42
43 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (July 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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