You can take this fun Halloween-ish book quiz by Alex Alvarez on Buzzfeed Books, and check back here to share your score in the comments!
What horror novel is this line from?
- Pet Sematary, by Stephen King
- The Fall of the House of Usher, by Edgar Allan Poe
- The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson
Which short story is this horrifying description from?
- “Click-clack the Rattlebag,” by Neil Gaiman
- “The Colour out of Space,” by H.P. Lovecraft
- “I Have no Mouth and I Must Scream,” by Harlan Ellison
Whence this troubling thought?
- Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
- Dracula, by Bram Stoker
- Carmilla, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
What chilling work gave us this line?
- American Psycho, by Bret Easton Ellis
- The Silence of the Lambs, by Thomas Harris
- Carrion Comfort, by Dan Simmons
What book is this unsettling line from?
- The Ritual, by Adam Nevill
- The Cipher, by Kathe Koja
- The Ruins, by Scott Smith
What short story produced this moment of horror?
- “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
- “The Infamous Bengal Ming,” by Rajesh Parameswaran
- “A Rose for Emily,” by William Faulkner
Which Edgar Allan Poe story gave us this classic line?
- “The Tell-Tale Heart”
- “The Black Cat”
Which short story has this as its opening?
- “The Dunwich Horror,” by H.P. Lovecraft
- “Snow, Glass, Apples,” by Neil Gaiman
- “Out of Skin,” by Emily Carroll
Which novel includes this beautiful, frightening statement?
- Anno Dracula, by Kim Newman
- The Vampire Lestat, by Anne Rice
- The Woman in Black, by Susan Hill
As for my score…
Shadow Girl is a Master of Fright
You got 7 out of 9 right!
‘When it comes to all that is gruesome, horrific, and frightening, no one holds the candle to you. Or a crucifix, for that matter.’