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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

 

Shutter

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

 

2. Horrorstor by Brady Hendrix

 

Horrostor

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

 

Borderlands

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

 

Vivesector

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

 

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