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Do These 9 Book Covers Scare You as Much as Me?

For some people, the cover of the book is what draws them into reading it. A beautiful picture or embossment can be ever so enticing. However, when it comes to horror, the cover gives you just a taste of what’s in store for you should you dare to turn the page. Here are nine of the scariest book covers ever concocted:


1. Shutter by Courtney Alameda



Whatever that being is, it’s definitely haunting me. | Image Via Hypable


2. Horrorstor by Brady Hendrix



Don’t worry, that being is securely trapped in that wall. | Image Via Quirk Books


3. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Graham


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

This lovely, partially decomposed zombie woman just wants to say hello. | Image Via Pinterest


4. Kiss Kiss by Roald Dahl


Kiss Kiss

The combination of claymation and real meat really reinvents scary. | Image Via Culture Trip


5. Turn of the Screw by Henry James


Turn of the Screw

This little doll or small child wearing a mask isn’t making me uncomfortable at all. | Image Via Amazon


6. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson


I am Legend

What’s so scary about a crowd of zombie people? | Image Via Goodreads


7. Borderlands by Thomas Montleone



I don’t know if that blur is choking, eating, or if that’s just it’s tongue, but that’s creepy. | Image Via Goodreads


8. Dark Harvest by Norman Patridge


dark harvest

So what if that pumpkin appears to be walking and talking!? | Image Via Goodreads


9. The Vivisector by Patrick White



Yes, that eye surgery is completely consensual. | Image Via Amazon


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