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House of Leaves: A Novel
House of Leaves: A Novel
by Mark Z. Danielewski
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"Saints be praised, this is the best book of the new millennium. A veritable tour de force. Pynchon meets Stephen King meets Robert Hughes meets Borges meets Dante. Joycian. Jungian. Mythic. Any clich used by fawning literary critics applies. Yadda Yadda... (read more)

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Mr. Mercedes
Mr. Mercedes
by Stephen King
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In a Midwestern city, a killer plows through an unsuspecting crowd in a Mercedes, setting in motion a terrifying chain of events. Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes is a perfect summer read — page-turningly suspenseful, well-written, and unnervingly... (read more)

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The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
by Iain Banks
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What is it that Frank has hidden up in the attic that could possibly tell the future? What does his father keep locked away in his private study? And when will his mentally disturbed brother, who escaped from the asylum, get home? Iain Banks's first... (read more)

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The Stand
The Stand
by Stephen King
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This book made me so paranoid about catching the "superflu" that I was afraid to ride a bus or be any place where I couldn't escape from someone's sneeze or cough.... (read more)

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Let the Right One In
Let the Right One In
by John Ajvide Lindqvist
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This is one of the best vampire novels since Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire. Although the author wrote the screenplay, too, there's still a lot that didn't find its way into the film. If you read one bloodsucking book this year make sure it's the... (read more)

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The Fifth Heart
The Fifth Heart
by Dan Simmons
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What do you get when you take Sherlock Holmes and make Henry James his sidekick, mixing reality, fiction, and mystery into a historical pastiche? An entertaining and brilliant adventure that fans of Dan Simmons will gobble up with glee!... (read more)

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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
by Christopher Moore
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Christopher Moore's Lamb is an utterly hilarious take on the story of Jesus. Told from the perspective of Jesus' smart-ass best friend, Biff, it is irreverent without being disrespectful. Lamb, or any of Moore's books, would be perfect for someone who... (read more)

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The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts
by M. R. Carey
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Ten-year-old Melanie's entire world is a windowless prison. She has never seen the sky. She has only seen pictures of flowers and kittens. Melanie loves school, although sometimes students are taken away never to return. This is a novel of survival... (read more)

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The Silent Land (Vintage)
The Silent Land (Vintage)
by Graham Joyce
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After married couple Zoe and Jake survive an avalanche, they are shocked to discover that every single person in their French Pyrenees resort has disappeared — and not only everyone in their resort but everyone in the entire town as well. Their... (read more)

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Hell House
Hell House
by Richard Matheson
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I've been a fan of the movie adaptation to Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House (The Haunting, 1963) for years. Richard Matheson's  Hell House is an updated telling of that story, which also made it to film as The Legend of Hell House (1973... (read more)

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20th Century Ghosts
20th Century Ghosts
by Joe Hill
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I picked up this collection because I had heard that one of Stephen King's sons was dabbling in the horror genre, and I wanted to see if he was, well, any good. It took roughly three pages for me to determine that Joe Hill is a superb suspense... (read more)

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Revival
Revival
by Stephen King
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Jamie Morton can't seem to shake the charismatic preacher he first meets as a child, later appearing randomly throughout his life. Each encounter becomes increasingly strange — right up to the astonishing conclusion. This gripping thriller... (read more)

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Under the Dome
Under the Dome
by Stephen King
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Well-written, compelling, and intelligent on ethical questions, this epic is worth its daunting page count. Reminiscent of his earlier work, particularly The Stand and It, Under the Dome is Stephen King's best book in years.... (read more)

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The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Classics)
The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Classics)
by Shirley Jackson
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The 1963 movie of this book with its perfect casting of the late Julie Harris as the fragile, doomed Eleanor is one of my all-time favorite spook flicks, but it still does not capture the incredible malevolence and inexplicability of a place gone very... (read more)

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The Ruins
The Ruins
by Scott Smith
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Twelve years after his staggering debut, Scott Smith returns with The... (read more)

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Frankenstein (04 Edition)
Frankenstein (04 Edition)
by Mary Shelley
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Written by an anonymous19-year-old, rejected by two publishers, and finally given a printing of only 500 copies, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein would go on to become one of the most influential novels in the science-fiction and horror genres. But Shelley's... (read more)

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Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep
by Stephen King
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In this exciting and frightening follow-up to The Shining, Stephen King brings back the gifted young Danny Torrance, now a troubled adult. His encounter with a young girl who has an even greater gift sends them both into battle against a powerful evil... (read more)

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The Shining
The Shining
by Stephen King
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While the movie is very good, the book has so much in it the movie does not that really tells a much more complete, spine-tingling story. Stay out of the boiler room and away from topiary animals!... (read more)

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White Witch, Black Curse
White Witch, Black Curse
by Kim Harrison
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I've anxiously awaited the return of Rachel Morgan and her fellow Vampiric Charms partners, Jenks and Ivy. White Witch, Black Curse continues to develop these entertaining yet complex characters, and, as usual, Harrison includes several subplots that... (read more)

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The Hellbound Heart
The Hellbound Heart
by Clive Barker
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Yes, this was the inspiration for the 1987 movie Hellraiser that went on to spawn seven sequels. It was originally published in a short story anthology and later issued in novella format after the success of the the film. Hellbound Heart is a brisk walk... (read more)

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