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Critically Acclaimed Books for Gothic & Horror Book Readers


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NY JOURNAL OF BOOKS 3

World War Z

This blanket of sameness shrouds the book from cover to cover, making it gradually harder and harder to reach the end. Even if this was done to create in the reader the sort despair that mankind would ...

PAJIBA 3

Interview with the Vampire

There's actually some good scenes in the book, but in the end they're too few and far between to make the book a compelling read. I think my experience with Rice's vampires ends here.

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The Last Werewolf

In the 21st century the victims of werewolves’ bites have been dying rather than transforming, so when the penultimate werewolf is eliminated, Jake Marlowe becomes the last.

KIRKUS

The Vampire Armand

Rice at her ripest, with research easily absorbed by the voluptuous text, though she fawns over her weaker, or more sentimental, moments.

NY TIMES 4

Great Expectations

The novel that “On the Road” became was inarguably the book that young people needed in 1957, but the sparse and unassuming scroll is the living version for our time.

GUARDIAN

Odd Thomas

The clash between the cuteness and the supernatural means the novel has an odd tone that dilutes the scariness in the stark situation in Thomas's small town. Even so, this is a read-at-a-sitting novel ...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 3

Deeply Odd

Convinced that what’s he’s glimpsed is a vision of a tragedy to come, Thomas dedicates himself to preventing it—after fending off the truck driver with a barrage of fruit. The farce in this novel ofte ...

KIRKUS 5

Odd Apocalypse

Entertaining. Koontz's fans will gobble this one up.

KIRKUS

The Stand

there are memorable scenes of the superflu spreading hideously, Fifth Avenue choked with dead cars, Flagg's minions putting up fresh lightbulbs all over Vegas. . . . Some King fans will be put off by ...

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