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I need something new to read.

Post by Asheree13 » 06 Dec 2016, 01:33

I'm looking for a new book to read in horror or suspense.

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Post by Chickadee83 » 28 Dec 2016, 18:59

Have you ever read the Asylum series by Madeleine Roux?? I read all 3 books and all 3 kept me on edge!! She has a great way of writing....

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Post by ylisa7 » 29 Dec 2016, 07:24


Stephen KIng
John Saul
Dean Koontz
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."
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Post by rssllue » 29 Dec 2016, 07:29

House by Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti
~ occupare fati suffocavit

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by Darlene Reilley » 02 Jan 2017, 22:34

Stephen King's The Stand is scary. So is Cell. When I want to be scared I turn to Stephen King.

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Post by Bad Macaw » 03 Jan 2017, 09:34

I think it's so difficult to find really scary horror books... People seem to love Stephen King and though I love some of the film adaptations, I could never get into his books. I really wanted to! But I just find his writing... boring. There, I've said it. I'm sorry, he seems like a great person and I do like the films, but the books... well it's just my opinion, and I mention it because he is such a popular author, the problem must be with me... If you do like his writing, though, you have A LOT of books to keep you busy for a while :)

After looking for horror recommendations myself, I tried reading Heart shaped Box by his son, Joe Hill. Also didn't love it, but other people seem to really enjoy his books. You could give them a try.

I think I will read "House of Leaves" next. It's by Mark Z. Danielewski and, apparently, it's terrifying.

My favorite horror books to date are Shirley Jackson's We have always lived in the castle and The haunting of Hill House.

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Post by Ella1995 » 06 Jan 2017, 07:52

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King, Under the Dome by Stephen King, or anything by Sue Grafton!
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Post by apINKpanda21 » 29 May 2018, 21:35

John Saul has a great list of psychological triller and/or horror books. His name was even mentioned on a Japanese horror anime.

Although I have just read only two of his works, I can say that he sure gives the creeps.

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Post by Cswrawr » 31 May 2018, 19:53

I see a lot of Stephen King recommendations so I'll assume you have that covered and instead recommend Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill. :lol:

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Post by pricklypurple » 27 Jun 2018, 18:03

I will never tire of recommending this book: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Book by Erik Larson

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Post by Paolamtl » 28 Jun 2018, 10:48

Hey! If you're looking for a nonfiction, Tokyo Vice by Jake Adelstein might fit what you're looking for. The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin is also pretty suspenseful. As for horror, I liked John Dies at the End by David Wong, and Parasite by Mira Grant.

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