The Scariest Stephen King Stories

The Scariest Stephen King Stories

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Its often said that Stephen King can make anything scary. Clowns. Dogs. Your next door neighbor. The master of horror can twist and weave his way into your psychosis with but a few words on the page. And seeing how its Halloween, let’s revisit King’s novels and take a look at his library to get spooked once again. Here are a few of King’s scariest works, best read after dark.   5. ‘misery’ Image via Amazon Misery doesn’t have goblins, ghosts, or ghouls, but its horror is more frightening because its horror is based in reality. A chilling look at fandom …

11 of Literature’s Worst Monsters

11 of Literature’s Worst Monsters

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You read the title, now let’s get going! But first, let’s set up one rule: all of the monsters on this list have to be fictional. No non-fiction real people. No, “I read a book on Manson and he was evil so why is he not on this list?” No. All these people are fiction, figments of an author’s imagination. With that said, let’s start off with:     11-Carmelita Spats Image Via Lemony Snicket Wiki – Fandom   I have nothing against children (that’s a lie), but she’s just plain EVIL! From the first pages of A Series of Unfortunate …

Top 10 Most Fearsome Evildoers in Literature

Top 10 Most Fearsome Evildoers in Literature

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There’s something fun about bad guys. A memorable villain is just as much a key ingredient of literature as the hero, acting as the antagonist and obstacle in the way of the heroes goals. If done properly, a villain will be just as remembered and often as beloved as the hero, hailed for their command of evil minions, nefarious lines, and the threatening situations they put our plucky main characters in. But who are the best? Who are the cream of the crop among literary bad guys? Well, here are the top ten best and darkest villains in literature!   …