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23 Books That Actually Freaked People Out So Badly, They Had to Stop Reading

"With ~spooky~ season upon us, we asked the BuzzFeed Community which books were too scary for them to even finish. Here are the ones you might want to read with the light on."
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Heart-Shaped Box (Joe Hill)
Heart-Shaped Box (Joe Hill)
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Misery (Stephen King)
Misery (Stephen King)
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Life as We Knew It Series (Susan Pfeffer)
Life as We Knew It Series (Susan Pfeffer)
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The Bone Collector (Jeffrey Deaver)
The Bone Collector (Jeffrey Deaver)
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The Radium Girls (Kate Moore)
The Radium Girls (Kate Moore)
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The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
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Bag of Bones (Stephen King)
Bag of Bones (Stephen King)
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Final Truth: The Autobiography of a Serial Killer (Donald H.Gaskins)
Final Truth: The Autobiography of a Serial Killer (Donald H.Gaskins)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski)
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Pet Sematary (Stephen King)
Pet Sematary (Stephen King)
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Grimm Memorials (R. Patrick Gates)
Grimm Memorials (R. Patrick Gates)
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Baby Teeth (Zoje Stage)
Baby Teeth (Zoje Stage)
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Haunted (Chuck Palahniuk)
Haunted (Chuck Palahniuk)
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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Sharp Objects (Gillian Flynn)
Sharp Objects (Gillian Flynn)
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You (Caroline Kepnes)
You (Caroline Kepnes)
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1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)
1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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Marabou Stork Nightmares (Irvine Welsh)
Marabou Stork Nightmares (Irvine Welsh)
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Exorcist (William Peter Blatty)
Exorcist (William Peter Blatty)
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The Shining (Stephen King)
The Shining (Stephen King)
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