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

    For your reading (or not?) pleasure.

    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.

    ***Warning: Some spoilers ahead.***

    1. Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill

    2. Misery by Stephen King

    3. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

    4. The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver

    5. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

    6. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

    7. Bag of Bones by Stephen King

    8. Final Truth: The Autobiography of a Serial Killer by Donald H. Gaskins and Wilton Earle

    9. 1984 by George Orwell

    10. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

    11. Pet Sematary by Stephen King

    12. Grimm Memorials by R. Patrick Gates

    13. Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

    14. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

    15. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

    16. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

    17. You by Caroline Kepnes

    18. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

    19. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

    20. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

    21. Marabou Stork Nightmares by Irvine Welsh

    22. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty.

    23. AndThe Shining by Stephen King

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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