I’ve been reviewing books in dozens of different places, and I want a place you can find all the 5 star books in one place, sorted by Genre. Eventually I’ll sub-sort by decade. Remember, 5* doesn’t mean it’s best book ever, it only means that it’s one of the best examples of that genre.

Epic Fantasy (Series)

Magician by Raymond Feist (And Series)

The Eye of the Storm by Robert Jordan

Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind

The Legend of Drizzt by R.A Salvatore


Comes a Horseman by Robert Liparulo

Something Wicked this Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Spookers (Horror Fantasy, low gore, low stakes)

The Grand Hotel by Scott Kennemore

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

Epic Horror (Global Threats, Extinction or Worse.)

The Stand by Steven King

Many of Lovecraft’s stories.

Moral Horror (Horror that questions our perception of right and wrong.)

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley,

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide by Robert Louis Stevenson

Carrie by Steven King

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Internal Horror (Horror that makes us fear what is inside of us.)

The Shinning by Steven King

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