r/HorrorLit is an inclusive community dedicated to the discussion, elevation, and expansion of the Horror literary genre. Back then, I could've forgiven the blandness of Ben Mears in favor of vampire action, today, I cannot. It's as much a measure of obscurity as it is quality. Here is a list of the Top 5 Horror Fiction Anthology Podcasts. 4.8 out of 5 stars 33. What percentage of those 68 votes have read even 2% of the other novels in the list? It (1986) - Stephen King - 68 points. All the segments are entertaining, and when it comes to choosing the top story of the anthology, what one may find the best, another may find the weakest. Yes! Kudos! Fans of flicks like Magic (1978) and Dead Silence (2007) will certainly enjoy this mini-movie. /r/horrorlit follows the reddit.com guidelines for what constitutes spam. Maybe its the context of when and where I read it but damn. I will fight any man or woman who tries to defend the middle 90% of Dracula. . I think it was pretty decent, but certainly not that good. Press J to jump to the feed. Lovecraft - 64 points. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Any of King's early novels (when his work was proofed & cut by editors) are far superior. Explore our list of Horror Anthologies Books at Barnes & Noble®. ABUSE will result in a ban. Customers also bought See product details. Some parts I liked, but mostly, I felt like I should've tried a bit harder when I was young. Every year, we dive into a different story and follow as … . Discover the best Horror Anthologies in Best Sellers. Winners and nominees. All in all one of the best horror anthologies of all time. I really enjoyed "Night of the Mannequins" by SGJ as well. ... Books of Horror Community Anthology Vol. For those who don't know, this involves horror movies that are segmented with several stories, often with a wraparound to connect them. . Clearly more people need to read Laird Barron's "The Croning". Year's Best Anthologies are an awesome place to start, particularly for the horror genre. Dark/Web For those interested in anthology and serialized horror … Lovecraft - 20 points. I bought my copy when I was like 12 or 13 and tried reading it a couple times, but I couldn't get into it as a kid. If self-promotion is posted outside the quarterly thread the post will be removed and the user banned until they reach out to the mods. Horror anthologies offer the most bang for your temporal buck: multiple macabre mini-movies for the price of one. I realize it's a classic, but outside of a few select parts of the book, it is so much tedious crap. Self-Promotion is strictly prohibited outside the quarterly thread. And if you're interested in that kind of thing, here are the rest of the books that got 20 or more votes: The Hellbound Heart (1986) - Cliver Barker - 36 points, The Terror (2007) - Dan Simmons - 34 points, The Stand (1978) - Stephen King - 30 points, Let the Right One In (2004) - John Ajvide Lindqvist - 28 points, The Road (2006) - Cormac McCarthy - 26 points, The Girl Next Door (1989) - Jack Ketchum - 23 points, The Elementals (1981) - Michael McDowell - 21 points, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1943) - H.P. I’ve only had a chance to read the first two chapters but I can tell I’m going to devour this one. See product details. For more than a decade /R/HORROR has been reddit.com's gateway to all things Horror: from movies & TV, to books & games. Over a decade in unfinished business, bound in paperback. . I wouldn't say it's one of the worst books I've ever read, but it's definitely not one of my favorites despite being totally in love with it when I was a kid. My top two horror novels of the 20th century are Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House and Toni Morrison's Beloved but I'd like to take a moment to defend It which came in first this time and third three years ago. Subscribe. Created Feb 27, … That a book about triumph and failure, a book about unknown heroes, a book about bullying, and the bullied, a book about forgotten friendships and terrible monsters, and parents who can't help, and monsters who can't be killed but only laid to rest, is a book that made such an impact on so many of us. From pioneering works and cult horror classics to modern-day nightmares, here are the best horror anthology movies you need to see. The 31 Best Horror Books of All Time in Case You're in the Mood to Ruin Sleep Forever **immediately orders a night-light** By Hunter Levitan, Shannon Carlin and Hannah Chambers. Hulu’s horror anthology movie Books of Blood is creepy but clumsy Justin Simien says Bad Hair isn’t just camp horror, it’s a political statement Tis the season for horror 5 Goddamn it Reddit.....god.......damn it. I wouldn't have cut a word from that book. It actually gives me hope that so many people went on this journey with King as he dreamed himself back into his childhood, and then woke up and celebrated its end. Dark Delicacies (Dark Delicacies, #1) Del Howison (Goodreads Author) (Editor/Contributor) (shelved … While the anthology format has been almost exclusively used within the horror genre, there have been other films that have utilized it. A horror anthology series, set at decaying 13 Demon Street where the host, an unnerving Lon Chaney Jr., opened and closed each episode. Anthology films have been on a staggering rise of popularity lately, perpetually capturing our love for the short story. The Haunting of Hill House (1959) - Shirley Jackson - 53 points. 1 - 20 of 347 results ... an anthology of the best short fantasy fiction published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Aug 29, … Just No. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, former Top 10 Horror Novels of Eternity poll. Have no fear, dear listeners. I would be interested to see the list if there was a way to give more weight to votes cast by people who are well-read in the genre, assuming that could be verified. Self-Promotion includes but is not limited to any link to a blog, subreddit, youtube channel, or website featuring the poster. Wife just gave me Paperbacks from Hell for Christmas. I've been into novellas lately, I can support indie authors and get through a book in a day or over the weekend. 2.0m. I love that The Road and Hellbound Heart made it into the sort of honorable mentions. This guy needs to write more. Personally if we're only allowing things that are meant to be shocking/adrenaline pumping then you couldn't allow most Blackwood, Ligotti and Junji Ito stories, etc. I'm not attached to the book by way of an early reader's nostalgia because it was one of the few books of his I never got around to reading until about 6 years ago, well into adulthood. His short story collections are also fantastic. I agree. It's insanely popular among avid readers and has all of the bestselling titles. Kindle Edition. This is a place to discuss horror literature. Members. The NoSleep Podcast is a submission run storytelling podcast. 15 Best Horror Books You Should Read (If You Dare) The words jump off the page, sucking you into the horrifying world described in great detail. Here's the Top Ten if more than one book by the same author (read: Stephen King) were allowed: The Shining (1977) - Stephen King - 53 points, Pet Sematary (1983) - Stephen King - 47 points, 'Salem’s Lot (1975) - Stephen King - 43 points. You can cancel anytime and … Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Any book is up for discussion as long as that discussion is respectful. And see I feel the same way about IT. Horror anthologies have long been a mainstay in the genre, and in the recent years has seen a bit of a revival. Last time around It took the number one King spot as well (followed by Pet Sematary, The Shining, Salem's Lot) so it's business as usual for him I guess. It doesn't matter if you're into Stephen King or Edward Lee, Jack Ketchum or Lovecraft, this is the place to share that love and discuss to your heart's content. I expected more of this anthology The general rating is an average sum result of the individual ratings given to each short story contained in the anthology. Should I watch the 1981 movie or will it be dissapointing? Votes: 64 Lovecraft - 64 points, House of Leaves (2000) - Mark Z. Danielewski - 64 points, The Haunting of Hill House (1959) - Shirley Jackson - 53 points, The Fisherman (2016) - John Langan - 50 points, Frankenstein (1818) - Mary Shelley - 39 points, I Am Legend (1954) - Richard Matheson - 39 points, Ghost Story (1979) - Peter Straub - 38 points, The Exorcist (1971) - William Peter Blatty - 37 points. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Check them out this Halloween season! The fact that you say the only test of a classic is the test of time after saying King's earlier novels are far superior to IT, which has stood the test of time & deservedly so. House of Leaves, by Mark Z. Danielewski Put simply, House of Leaves is one of the most frightening books ever written. I really enjoy these books and best … Photo Posts are prohibited outside the monthly thread. Nominees are listed below the winner(s) for each year. Honestly, it is barely horror in my opinion. Online shopping for Horror Anthology Books in the Books Store. I finally got around to reading the whole book when I was 25 and moved to a new city and it just kinda jumped out of me. As per the previous poll, we've only allowed one book per author in the Top Ten, but below this official listing you can see what the list would look like if we allowed it to turn into The Stephen King Show. If, for example, I saw Evil Dead at the #1 spot on a best-of horror film list, I would say another film probably deserves it more, but I would still be proud that my favorite horror film is getting recognition, despite, and maybe even because of its flaws. Perennial contender and scary story all-star Stephen King collects his ninth Goodreads Choice Award with The Institute.Conjuring the spirit of stone-cold classics like Firestarter and It, King’s new saga follows the fate of six supernaturally gifted kids locked into a harrowing facility known only as, yes, the Institute.This King fellow shows a lot of promise. Not even one of the better King-novels to be fair. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Best and Worst Horror Anthology movies? The recent successes of the V/H/S series, ABCs … 1.3k. The series was created by Ryan Murphy and each season follows a totally new story, theme, and set of characters. It was the first Stephen King book I ever read and I was in high school when it was released. This is a place to discuss horror literature. The Bram Stoker Award for Best Anthology is an award presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for "superior achievement" in horror writing for an anthology.. I like King a lot and I've read pretty widely across his books and I just don't get it. Using a combination of critical acclaim, impact, and personal bias, I've constructed a list of what I might consider the best anthology horror films. Number 5: The NoSleep Podcast. BIZARRE; FILM AND TV; BOOKS; MYSTERY; TRUE CRIME; CREEPY CRATE; PODCAST; ... Get our eeriest tales and best book deals delivered straight to your inbox. Also heartened to see Langan's Fisherman get the recognition - as much as I know and expect to see some classics like Dracula and Frankenstein on these lists, I'm more interested in seeing what punches through from recent years. Stephen Graham Jones (Goodreads Author) 3.80 avg rating — 15,077 ratings. I think the potential is there in the work, and it's probably the closest thing to King's id we'll ever get, but the execution of the book tanks its appeal for me. It Came from the Multiplex: 80s Midnight Chillers This includes but is not limited to derogatory terms, slander, disparagement via comparison, or belligerent responses. 'It' is number one? R/HORROR, known as Dreadit by our subscribers is the premier horror entertainment community on Reddit. So, I read it. This is going to earn me no friends at all but Salem's Lot is easily one of the worst books I've ever read. Arguably the Casablanca of horror anthology films, Dead of Night showcases a strong handful of creepy and darkly amusing tales, but it’s probably best remembered for its masterful story about a ventriloquist who is convinced that his dummy is not only alive but incredibly malicious. 2 RJ Roles. Kindle Edition. (1) King's IT: shouldn't even be mentioned in a thread like this, an embarrassment that undermines the entire list. It doesn't matter if you're into Stephen King or Edward Lee, Jack Ketchum or Lovecraft, this is the place to share that love and discuss to your heart's content. Then you'd have to define more clearly what Horror is, personally I've always considered that Gothic fiction (Vathek, Sade, Melmoth, Jan Potocki, Maldoror) to be a subgenre of horror, but if it isn't, then on whatever's the next poll things in that genre shouldn't be allowed to enter. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Horror Anthologies. King's book is a great, big, messy, meandering, over-the-top, book about growing up, leaving childhood behind, and how sweet (and bitter) that is. Though I also reread The Shining and it was still as fantastic as the first time. It damn well does deserve to be in a thread like this. it's uhhh pretty aged yeah, I thought it was alright 8 years ago when I read it. I just recently reread IT and was so disappointed. r/HorrorLit is primarily a discussion focused subreddit and photo posts are considered low effort posts with limited engagement. Online. ... known as Dreadit by our subscribers is the premier horror entertainment community on Reddit. At the Mountains of Madness (1936) - H.P. Hate 'Salem's Lot. The last one I read was "Gone To See The River Man" by Kristopher Triana which I HIGHLY recommend (but also give 1000 trigger warnings). Great to see HPL on the list though that isn't a huge surprise. Get your order fast and stress free with free curbside pickup. Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Charles Nolte, Alan Blair, Lorri Scott. by Weldon Burge (Goodreads Author) (Editor) And here's the voting if you're interested. Really? For more than a decade /R/HORROR has been reddit.com's gateway to all things Horror: from movies & TV, to books & games. After reading it I was hooked and started reading all of his books. As such all ABUSE is strictly banned. 1: The Only Good Indians by. House of Leaves (2000) - Mark Z. Danielewski - 64 points. December 23, 2017 in Authors M-Z // Thrift Store Finds: Save the Last Dance for Me October 23, 2017 in Authors A-L // ‘Death Rituals’ by Josh Hancock (Review) May 20, 2017 in Featured Articles // When in Paris, Revisit Gaston Leroux’s Timeless Masterpiece ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ August 11, 2016 in Interviews // Interview: Jack Ketchum Talks Horror Roots and New Book ‘The … I presume it’s because I’ve been horror story desensitized. It's an ambitious book, and it's a book a lot of us encountered for the first time in our teens. Horror Anthologies. Any photo posts outside the monthly thread will be removed and the poster banned until they contact the mods. I am reading Peter Straubs Ghost Story ( which I love). $0.99 #32. The two big ones out there are The Best Horror of the Year edited by Ellen Datlow and The Best New Horror edited by Stephen Jones. "This book is super high up on my list of best horror books in terms of creativity, slow burn terror, and ideas that have haunted me for weeks. Centsless Books highly recommends signing up for a free trial of Audible. To be honest, this is sort of embarrassing. At the Mountains of Madness (1936) - H.P. so uh fite me irl. The post you linked where the votes were tallied is still in Contest Mode, so nobody can see the vote counts. Any book is up for discussion as long as that discussion is respectful. 4.5 out of 5 stars 290. Disappointed to see Frankenstein on here. r/horrorlit's Updated Top Ten Best Horror Novels For All Time. Too much buildup, maybe? 1 - 20 of 368 results ... an anthology of the best short fantasy fiction published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. .The stories in this collection feel both classic and innovative, while never losing the primary ingredient of great horror writing: fear. American Horror Story successfully re-popularized the anthology horror format upon it's release in 2011. Best Horror of 2020 Novels, novellas, collections, anthologies, novelettes, graphic novels, etc. He does some things right, but I don't know if I would recognize the horror element as being among them. I think my biggest beef with King being at the top is because most people get into horror through King, and if they haven't broken into the mantle of horror lit, he might be the only author a person has read. Awesome to see Langan's "The Fisherman" get so much recognition. Praise for The Best of the Best Horror of the Year: “Edited by the venerable queen of horror anthologies, Ellen Datlow. To me, it doesn't hold up, but it was so influential when it came out. Discover the best Fantasy Anthologies in Best Sellers. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. —The New York Times “A survey of some of the best horror writing of the last decade. Bookmark this page and come back every month to stay up to date with the best horror TV shows on Amazon Prime. Explore our list of Horror Anthologies Books at Barnes & Noble®. These books will surely give you a fright! (2) House of Leaves: uneven at best--the "Navidson Record" is a fascinating section of the book, but the scrawlings of Johnny Truant are boring & pointless. All Votes Add Books To This List. I thought "Father's Day" was the weakest, but a coworker liked it the best. Thanks for the laugh tonight though. Zippered Flesh: Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad! I enjoyed House of Leaves, but I agree. (3) The Fisherman: this book was just published in 2016 and hasn't stood the test of time--the only test of a classic. I would like to see how the King books rank in a year when "It" doesn't become the highest grossing horror movie of all time. RELATED: 10 Best Horror Anthologies. The Quarterly Original Content Thread occurs in January, April, June, and October and lasts the entire month. ... Riders of Fire Books 1-3: Ezaara, Dragon Hero, Dragon Rift (Riders of Fire Collections Book 1) Eileen Mueller. American Horror Story is far from the first anthology television series, it's not even the first horror anthology, but there is no denying that it helped make anthologies popular again in the modern TV landscape. But alas, the only thing that stuck with me was King's fantastic introduction that introduced me to EC Comics along with his frank, casual style. It makes me happy that we celebrate something so cracked and imperfect, so personal and half-mad, so lumpy and strange and hard to categorize, so raw and bloody and straight from King's heart. Maybe that prevents me from forgiving it its flaws. Or, even better, save it for the podcasts on this list! I don't disagree. Deeper and … ... Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month Horror Anthologies. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. All photo posts must be contained to the Monthly Photo Post Thread that runs from the 1st day of the month to the 7th. The Strongest Story: The Crate The Weakest: Father's Day And House of Leaves at #3? I just loved horror and monsters and wanted to read a famous vampire story by a famous author. 365 Scary Stories, edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg & Robert Weinberg Robert Bloch's Psychos, edited by Robert Bloch I don’t know why. Sounds like a "the kid's got heart" appeal to greatness, like Rocky Balboa, who may not have won the fight, but won our adoration. That's a damn shame. 1998: Horrors! After 14 days of frantic clicking, r/horrorlit has updated its three-years-old former Top 10 Horror Novels of Eternity poll. 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