Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday #18

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish 

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic: Top 10 Scariest Looking Book Covers. I actually don't know all that many scary covers. And usually books that have scary covers tend to contain not-so-scary stories (sadly). But I've managed to find 10 and I hope you enjoy my picks! Especially the last one.

I've got a thing about creepy staring eyes - especially disembodied staring eyes. They freak me out! Always have and always will.

I thought this was one of the lamest books on Earth, but the cover is pretty spooky. Hence why I picked it up in the first place.

I both like and dislike this cover. It's kind of eerily creepy and just . . . disconcerting. Or so I find it. Really liked the book, though.

Grasping hands shooting out of basement-like places . . . Another childhood fear that's I've never quite gotten over. Too bad the book isn't as spooky as the cover.

There's a human skull in the snow in a foggy woods . . . Enough said.

Deliciously spooky - and the reason I picked the book up in the first place. I only wish the book had been just as creepy. Oh, it had so much potential! But it was so slow! I desperately wanted to like this book! I guess I'll just like the cover instead.

A creepy mask dotted with blood . . . A corpse-page hand streaked with blood . . . Spooky, right? Well, I thought so, and yet again the story within did not match the cover.

Old black-and-white photographs are spooky. I love them, but they're spooky. This is one of the spookier covers I've seen. The story itself is pretty spooky as well - at first. But not as much once the mystery disappears.

See the freaky white face in the background with the empty eye sockets and screaming mouth? Yeah . . . I had to put my pillow over this book so I didn't wake up staring at it.

Out of all the book covers, though, there isn't a single one that is spookier to me than the cover of Twilight. Not one ghost or skeleton or tomb stone will make me shudder and turn away - or shriek in horror - as loudly as Twilight. It's my garlic (haha). Red apples are ruined for ever!!!!!


  1. Ooh yes, these are creepy! I have Miss Peregrine on my list too.

    1. MISS PEREGRINE'S has to be the creepiest. I love it! ;)

  2. Very creepy! But I agree. Nothing will make me run faster than the cover of Twilight.

    1. lol Oh yeah. Makes me scream every time. ;P

  3. I completely agree, black and white photos are so creepy. It feels like no matter who the picture is of the person in the photograph is dead or something. Even if it's a modern photo... creepy.

    Roxy @ Story Envy

    1. I know, right? And those pictures of the actual dead they used to take in the Victorian era (and Edwardian) of actual dead people are majorly creepy.


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