Modern Urban Legends You Can't Unread

Author: MrCreepyPasta

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 144059791X

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 7384

"If you place this book back on the shelf now, you'll save yourself!" --Mr Creepypasta There are stories that scare you. And then there are the dark and disturbing creepypasta stories that will leave you seriously freaked out. The Creepypasta Collection is an unsettling anthology of terror, full of nightmares and dangerous creatures--from unearthly supernatural beings to the murderously disturbed. So, lock the doors, check under the bed, turn up the lights, and get ready for an unforgettable, up-all-night journey into the heart of darkness.
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Modern Urban Legends You Can't Unread

Author: MrCreepyPasta

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440597901

Category: Fiction

Page: 301

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"A collection of nineteen modern urban myths and horror stories"--
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666 Absolutely True Stories That Happened to a Friend...of a Friend?of a Friend

Author: Thomas J. Craughwell

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

ISBN: 1603762639

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

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Combining Black Dog’s three very successful hardcover collections of “urban legends” (Alligators in the Sewer, The Baby on the Car Roof, and The Cat in the Dryer) into one stupendous volume, Urban Legends is the ultimate collection of those outlandish tales people love to share. With themes that run the gamut from funny to sick, risqué to informative, frightening to disgusting, these fantastic yarns are remarkable for their uncanny ability to travel by word of mouth. We’ve all heard the one about the alligators that roam New York City’s sewers, or how “Mikey” of Life Cereal fame died from ingesting Pop Rocks and Coke, or about the flustered parents who left their baby on the car roof. But, did you hear the one about the scuba diver who was found in the middle of a forest after a fire? These and other favorites are here in all of their creepy glory—guaranteed to amuse, enlighten, intrigue, and most of all, stick in the mind forever.
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Author: Dathan Auerbach

Publisher: 1000Vultures

ISBN: 0985545518

Category: Fiction

Page: 252

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Voices in the Spirit Box by Michael Marks

Author: MrCreepyPasta

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1507200315

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

View: 1346

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
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Author: Dexter Morgenstern

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781480142350

Category: Brothers and sisters

Page: 250

View: 3836

In Murphy, North Carolina, a tragic accident occurs claiming the lives of several elementary school children. Alyssa's brother Adam is the only child spared, and what seems like a tragic ending is merely invitation to an ancient horror as the town's remaining children begin disappearing. Alyssa realizes that she and her brother are among those suffering from a mysterious ailment and haunted by sinister apparitions. Alyssa sees a sometimes amorphous, sometimes man-like shadow. Her peers see their deceased loved ones, and then disappear. As each day passes, more children are taken, and Alyssa knows that the ominous figure is responsible. Now if Alyssa wants to save herself and her brother from becoming the next victims, she has to figure out what it is and how to fight it, before it's too late.
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A Collection of Short Stories of Horror, Anxiety, Tragedy and Loss

Author: Ashley Franz Holzmann

Publisher: As For Class

ISBN: 0692339639

Category: Fiction

Page: 126

View: 3209

Discover that horror has more than one meaning, and how it often is just a footfall behind you in "Laws of Nature." Coming from the mind of Ashley Franz Holzmann, this anthology is sure to provide you with equal parts terror, anxiety, nostalgia, and depravity as you explore a universe that is both horrific and, at points, familiar. Holzmann's stories pull on your heartstrings and draw you into a world that will force you to acknowledge your fears, allow you to cuddle with them, and ultimately leave you feeling more human afterwards.
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Author: jamie townsend

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1312212667

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Collection of Internet Campfire Stories: Black Edition

Author: Zachary Davis,David Esparza

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781499553871

Category: Fiction

Page: 148

View: 6387

Have you ever been to the internet? Well I spend to much damn time on it. Anyways, if you've been on the internet you may have heard of "creepypastas". "What is a creepypasta?", you may ask. Well reader, a creepypasta is a "internet campfire story". A scary story to tell in the dark meant to scare you. Simple as that. So me and my friend David have hand picked some of our favorites and we labeled it "BLACK EDITION". Because it sounded cool. So read on reader!
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Author: Jan Harold Brunvand

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393323580

Category: Social Science

Page: 525

View: 2798

Presents descriptions of hundreds of urban legends and their variations, themes, and scholarly approaches to the genre, including such tales as disappearing hitchhikers and hypodermic needles left in the coin slots of pay telephones.
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All the Skills to Dodge the Kills

Author: Seth Grahame-Smith

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 9781594741791

Category: Humor

Page: 175

View: 3669

Teaches readers how to cope with every kind of horror movie obstacle, from ax-wielding psychopaths to haunted Japanese VHS tapes, and is full of illustrated instructions on avoiding ghosts, serial killers, haunted cars, murderous pets, telekinetic prom queens, and countless other hazards. Original.
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Author: Jan Harold Brunvand

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393104168

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 2672

"If you enjoy these too-good-to-be-true tales, Brunvand's new book will give you hours of pleasure."—Chicago Tribune A fabulously entertaining book from the ultimate authority on those almost believable tales that always happen to a "friend of a friend." Alligators in the sewers? A pet in the microwave? A tragic misunderstanding of the function of cruise control? No, it didn't really happen to your friend's sister's neighbor: it's an urban legend. And no matter how savvy you think you are, you are sure to find in this collection of over 200 tales at least one story you would have sworn was true. Jan Harold Brunvand has been collecting and studying this modern folklore for over twenty years. In Too Good to Be True he captures the best stories in their best retellings, along with their latest variations and examples of how the stories have changed as they move from person to person and place to place. To help you find your favorite, Brunvand has arranged the tales thematically. "Bringing Up Baby" is full of episodes of child-rearing gone wrong, including the grisly tale of the drugged out baby-sitter who mistakes the kid for a turkey. "Funny Business" showcases stories of infamous lapses in customer service, such as the story of the shockingly expensive chocolate chip cookie recipe. And "The Criminal Mind" features both brilliant --if they were real --scams, as well as the purported antics of the less mentally gifted. Whether you want to become an expert debunker or just have plenty of laughs, this book will surprise and entertain you. Illustrated throughout. "Informative and entertaining.... Brunvand has collected more than 200 of the most-repeated and best-known examples of modern folk-myth."—Tampa Tribune "[N]ot only an entertaining anthology, but an excellent introduction to the study of folklore itself."—Publishers Weekly "A fun read... . All the classics are here from the killer upstairs to the Kentucky Fried Rat."—New City "Resonant stories that express our hidden anxieties ... make us laugh, [or] arouse our fascinated horror."—San Francisco Chronicle Book Review "Informative and entertaining... . Brunvand has collected more than 200 of the most-repeated and best-known examples of modern folk-myth."—Tampa Tribune "[N]ot only an entertaining anthology, but an excellent introduction to the study of folklore itself."—Publishers Weekly
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A Collection of Disturbing Narratives and Twisted Tales

Author: C. K. Walker

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781502780126

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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A doll is more than what she seems, a monster lives within a child's walls, a murder solved, another remembered, an experiment in death, and the tale of a demonic, forgotten statue. These are just a few of the freighting stories contained inside. I invite you in to experience the hauntingly horrifying, the terrifyingly true and the unsettlingly unique texts within...
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Author: Inga Simpson

Publisher: Hachette Australia

ISBN: 0733634540

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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A beautiful new novel about the innocence of childhood and the scars that stay with you for life, from the award winning author of Mr Wigg and Nest. 'All in?' Kieran pulled me up, and the others followed. We gathered around the bigger tree. No one asked Matty - he just reached up and put his right hand on the trunk with ours. Kieran cleared his throat. 'We swear, on these trees, to always be friends. To protect each other - and this place.' Finding those carved trees forged a bond between Jay and her four childhood friends and opened their eyes to a wider world. But their attempt to protect the grove ends in disaster, and that one day on the river changes their lives forever. Seventeen years later, Jay finally has her chance to make amends. But at what cost? Not every wrong can be put right, but sometimes looking the other way is no longer an option. Praise for Where The Trees Were: 'an entrancing novel from a powerful new voice in Australian literature' - Australian Women's Weekly - APRIL 2016 AWW GREAT READ Praise for Nest: '(a) truly rich novel' - Sydney Morning Herald 'a thoroughly enjoyable, uplifting read from one of the most creative nature writers of our time' - MiNDFOOD Praise for Mr Wigg: 'beautiful and absorbing' - Sydney Morning Herald 'Simpson is a beautiful writer' - The Big Issue
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Author: Vincent V. Cava

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781505345568

Category: Fiction

Page: 124

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They say that confession is necessary to purify the soul. However, there are some deeds that are so sinister, so wicked, that even the most remorseful admission of guilt is not enough to atone for them. From the mind of Vincent V. Cava comes his most twisted book to date! Nine frightening stories told through the voices of those who witnessed them. These terrifying tales will horrify and sicken you. For those lovers of grim, supernatural fiction, Dark Anonymous Confessions is a must read.
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Author: Colleen Oakes

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062409786

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 336

View: 2963

Revolution is rising in Wonderland. Dinah’s battle has begun. Colleen Oakes’s twisted reimagining of the Queen of Hearts origin story continues in this thrilling sequel, Blood of Wonderland. Dinah has been exiled from Wonderland. The vicious father she always feared has framed her for the brutal murder of her brother and turned the kingdom against her. Now hiding in the lush and mysterious Twisted Wood with only her war steed at her side, Dinah is faced with a choice—to leave Wonderland forever, or stay and fight her father for the throne. When a chance encounter with one of her father’s long-lost enemies brings Dinah more allies than she ever could have imagined, war starts to feel inevitable. But before Dinah can lead her people into combat, she must confront certain truths about her heart and her destiny—no matter how dark those truths may be.
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Fifteen Tales of Horror

Author: Rona Vaselaar

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781518738593

Category:

Page: 158

View: 3573

Humanity has long been fascinated by its darkest hours, secretly thrilled with terror and death, musing endlessly over visions of supernatural horrors lurking in dark corners. This book follows our impulses into the shadows of the mind and what lies beyond it, tracing through death and, sometimes, even further.
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Author: Jeremy Robert Johnson

Publisher: Deadite Press

ISBN: 9781933929064

Category: Fiction

Page: 188

View: 9155

"WE LIVE INSIDE YOU is fucking terrific. Jeremy Robert Johnson is dancing to a way different drummer. He loves language, he loves the edge, and he loves us people. These stories have range and style and wit. This is entertainment... and literature."-JACK KETCHUM, author of Off Season, The Girl Next Door, and The Woman (w/Lucky McKee) We are within you, and we are growing. Watching. Waiting for your empires to fall. It won't be long now. We are the fear of death that drives you and the terrible hunger that reshapes you in its name. We are the vengeance born from senseless slaughter and the pulsing reptile desire that negates your consciousness. We are the lie on your lips, the collapsing star in your heart, and the still-warm gun in your shaking hands. The illusion of control is all we'll allow you, and no matter what you do... WE LIVE INSIDE YOU
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