26 Best Horror Books From the Past 150 Years

    We love a good scare, but there's something about horror books that take it to the next level. From the truly terrifying to the horrifically gruesome, the best horror comes in all shapes and sizes. We've scoured the shelves—from the classics to contemporary masterpieces—to bring you 26 of the best horror books of all time. Beware ... and settle in for frighteningly good tales.

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