Growing up, bedtime meant two things: Turning on my night light. And turning all the scary book covers away from me. After making this list, I’m afraid that routine might be back for good. Here are ten terrifying horror book covers.
Children to the Slaughter – Terrifying Book Cover #1
Is this wide-eyed stare going to haunt me in my dreams tonight? Most definitely.
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The Horror! The Horror! – Terrifying Book Cover #2
“The Horror” is right. This book cover is absolutely terrifying and I would like to scrub it from my retinas pronto.
Don’t Scream – Terrifying Book Cover #3
Funny. Screaming is the only thing I want to do right now.
Dark Halls – Terrifying Book Cover #4
Get those chompers away from me. Please.
The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories – Terrifying Book Cover # 5
Don’t mind me, just searching for some batteries for my nightlight.
The Dark Horse Book of Horror – Terrifying Book Cover # 6
A skeleton clawing at my face? Yeah. No, thanks. I’ll pass.
Cold Lake – Terrifying Book Cover # 7
Submerged in chilling waters with lord knows what lurking beneath? You better start swimming. Fast.
The Reddening – Terrifying Book Cover # 8
I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to lose a staring contest with this thing.
Carrion Comfort – Terrifying Book Cover # 9
There’s something eerie about this one. Lingering.
The Wasp Factory – Terrifying Book Cover # 10
I’m a simple human: I see wasps, and I run away like an Olympic athlete on Red Bull.
If you’re hiding in the comments, let me know which cover scared you the most!