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MrsWaki
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Horror Books 08-09

Hello Explorers.  I would like to review the horror books from 2008 into 2009, in which keeps me very busy, in which my bookshelf cannot hold anymore :smileyhappy:.  But here are a few must have horror books for this next season.  I know most of you have these anyway, but if not, there's nothing wrong with reviewing :smileyhappy:.  So let's review.

 

Just After Sunset, a collection of thrilling short stories that will put chills all over your body, Exposed World-, a spiritual horror about seeing people in dark places in an afterlife after they die, Dark Tower : The Long Road Home, part of a series of books that will keep you screaming till the end, Coraline, a girl moves into an old house and finds a door leading to a world that mimics her own in very disturbing ways, The Host, an alien species takes over human bodies and minds, Unspoken, six teens escape from a oppressive religious cult, and Wake, about a girl who is unwillingly sucked into nightmares that are not her own.

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

Which one should we review first? :smileyhappy:

 

 

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

'The Host' is my absolute favorite Sandra!  Continually makes me shiver!
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

The horror books that I have read recently are Wake, Exposed World, and Coraline.  I'm yet to get to the others...and the other books that are hanging off of my book shelf and falling onto the floor...:smileyhappy: *giggles*
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

CAshkova, Coraline was a scary, good one...wasn't it?  :smileyhappy:

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Oh yes, I agree! 

 

"...Coraline finds the others' souls and escapes to the other world,when the other mother gives her a key to a trap door Coraline finds her other father in a gooey form, her other father then warns Coraline that whatever he does to try to hurt her hes being forced by the other mother. forcing the door closed on the Other Mother and severing her hand. Back in her flat, Coraline finds her parents safe and sound..." :smileyhappy:

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

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How was Wake and Exposed World?  I have been reading horror fiction lately.  These two look exceptionally good.  ...

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

Westchester, it all depends on what you like and what you're looking for.  They were all good to me! :smileyhappy:  In this case, if you like dream horror, go with Wake, if you like afterlife, afterdeath supernatural horror, go with Exposed World.  If you like horror period, go with Coraline!  :smileyhappy:

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

Or you can just start with short stories, like the stephen king short stories.  I love those.
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

Thanks guys!  I did read Coraline by the way.  I guess i'm just looking for more.

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

When does the Coraline movie come out by the way?
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

It should have already come out.  Does anyone know of any other good new horror books...good to read for this year?
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

READ the HOST its amazing!!!! i thought it got really good after the first couple chapters!! its defff worth the money!!

We are young
We have heart
Born in this world as it all falls apart
We are strong
We don't belong
Born in this world as it all falls apart
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Hayley, the host is my favorite of all favorites.  Stephenie Meyer  is the greatest! 

 

Feel free to share more horror books for the horror book shelf for 2009.  I have a whole lot more books in other genres, but really not that many in spiritual horror.   I have my fair share, but not too many.  :smileyhappy:

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Re: Horror Books 08-09


MrsWaki wrote:

Hayley, the host is my favorite of all favorites.  Stephenie Meyer  is the greatest! 

 

Feel free to share more horror books for the horror book shelf for 2009.  I have a whole lot more books in other genres, but really not that many in spiritual horror.   I have my fair share, but not too many.  :smileyhappy:

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okay!! i wil and im open to any kind of books ! haha im running low so i kinda need some new good ones!! could you tell me some of your favorites? that would be amazing and ill keep you posted on my horror books!!
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Born in this world as it all falls apart
We are strong
We don't belong
Born in this world as it all falls apart
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

Besides 'The Host' of course, Exposed World and Wake were exceptionally good.  I would get those two as soon as you can if you're into good, new supernatural horror! 

 

Hayley, I would also recommend Deadly Gift by Heather Graham, Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, and Cell by Stephen King. 

 

If you know of any others, especially new horror books!  ... let us know ! !   :smileyhappy:

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You guys have been great.  Thanks again for bringing into light some horror books.  Very much needed reading.
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Re: Horror Books 08-09

My pleasure Mr. Franks.  Tell us what your favorite horror book is and if you find any new ones for 2009, let us know right away! :smileyhappy:

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

The absolute best horror book I've ever read is "Summer of night" by Dan Simmons. The Sequel "A winter haunting" was good too.

 

"Summer of night" is good because it has a lot of suspense and really builds up the scare. The kind of scare that makes you not want to hang your feet over the bed in fear of something grabbing you!:smileysurprised:

 

This book was recommended to me and I recommend to anyone who asks for a good horror story.

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Re: Horror Books 08-09

Yes Patty!  I agree!

 

Sandra