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Monday, October 28, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday (#27)

October 29: Top Ten Scariest Looking Book Covers

There's a ton of beautiful and sleek covers out there, but one of the things you don't tend to see often is a spooky one. They were a bit hard to find, and might not be jump-out-of-your-seat scary (well, except for the last one which did give me a bit of shock o___o), but I'd like to think they were pretty creepy. Here are my ten for this week!

10. When the Sea Is Rising Red by Cat Hellison: Out of all of the dead bodies floating in water covers, this was the one that looked the creepiest to me.

9. 0.4 by Mike Lancaster: If the tentacles weren't there, this would pretty much be a sleek, but a bit boring cover of a hand. But the tentacles... O___o

8. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith: The blood! The bones! The smile! The zombie!

7. The Evil Within by Nancy Holder: Her face just melts away... literally. Definitely an improvement from the paperback version of this series' first book.

6. Fire and Ash by Jonathan Maberry: Out of all of the Benny Imura books, I found that the zombies is this cover were the most vicious and creepy looking. So, there.

5. Unsouled by Neal Shusterman: This book's cover is a different type of creepy in the faces' blank expressions. It's not as gory or in-your-face, but I still definitely found it creepy.

4. The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle: Usually I don't find most YA horror books' covers creepy because there's literally a blank looking but attractive girl looking into the distance. I liked this cover, though, because there's no stare because of a lack of eyes.

3. Troll's Eye View edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windline: Again, not exactly gory and in-your-face, but you have to admit that this troll's pretty creepy.

2. Tales of the Undead: Suffer Eternal (edited by Nathan J. D. L. Rodwark): Out of all the covers with zombies or the undead I've seen, I haven't seen one as angry looking (and creepy) as this one.

1: My number 1 actually comes from the same publisher and editor as #2. But after some thinking, I decided the title and cover of the book weren't exactly blog appropriate. But the book's cover is definitely incredibly creepy o___o

How about you guys? What are some of the creepiest covers you've seen? Feel free to link me to your own Top Ten if you did one too - I'd love to see what you guys have come up with! ^__^


  1. When the Red Sea is Rising is a great cover! I remember loving it when the book was first released. Definitely haunting.

  2. Oh creepy ones! The House of Dead Maids especially!

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  3. I loved Pride and Prejudice and Zombies as we had Austen's delicate language, zombies and even ninjas. Here's my TTT

  4. I think I am scarred for life after seeing Tales of the Undead. WOAH. CREEPY. I had never seen House of Dead Maids before and it is ALL over everyone's TTT list so I'm very curious about it but THOSE DEAD EYES.

  5. I never seen 0.4 but it looks totally awesome!

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  6. Tales of the Undead just creeps me out. Really odd and scary cover!

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  7. These scary book covers are definitely doing what they set out to do; which is creep us the hell out!

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