The 10 Most Disturbing Books Of All Time In my younger days if I heard a book or movie was disturbing or hard to handle I generally took that as a challenge. Most books generally turned out to not be too bad, but occasionally I’d come across something that would leave me with a sick feeling in my stomach for weeks. I’ve largely outgrown this “genre” of late, but here are my picks for the ten most disturbing books of all time. Any one of these books is capable of leaving you feeling a little depressed at the least, and permanently scarred at the worst. I’d say enjoy, but that doesn’t really seem appropriate …
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Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anybody who grew up in the 1960s (and still remembers anything about it) can tell you what Lewis Carroll's classic children's book was really all about: A girl takes a "trip" down the rabbit hole and finds herself in a surreal world where animals start talking to her. After she eats some "mushrooms," everything starts to change sizes before her eyes. She meets an over-stimulated "white rabbit" and a stoned caterpillar smoking a "shitload of drugs." 6 Books Everyone (Including Your English Teacher) Got Wrong
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The-Editing-Room.com is one of our favorite humor sites on the Internet. They've written abridged versions of some of the most popular movies from the past five years for us. Below, they've summarized The Hunger Games, so you can make fun of it without actually spending the money to go see it. JENNIFER LAWRENCE and LIAM HEMSWORTH walk to the town square sullenly. If Hunger Games Was 10 Times Shorter and 100 Percent Honest
We come from the future. - StumbleUpon @djscruffy: And that's why you're a heathen and should be burned at the stake. @djscruffy: In defense of public schools, I would suggest that the reason many of these books are challenged so often is that they're frequently included in school curriculums and libraries. I grew up in a state that, according to these links, engaged in book-burning less than a decade before my birth.
SExpand An excellent novel that should definitely be on this list is Greg Costikyan's First Contract. The Amazon blurb gives the key points: An alien landing suddenly changes successful CEO Johnson Mukerjii's perfect life. His company is now worthless, and his lovely wife is now his lovely ex, taking every penny of liquid assets with her. 10 Satirical Novels that Could Teach You To Survive the Future
Recently, someone asked Reddit for a list of the best science fiction books of all time. Being a fan of sci-fi, and wanting to expand my own reading list, I thought it would be helpful to tally the results and preserve them here for future reference. I've also included selected quotes from the comments, as well as my own notes on the books I've already read. PS: All book images in this post are copyright Amazon, and were retrieved using my Big Book Search Engine. The Best Science Fiction Books (According to Reddit) - StumbleUpon
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Annora I know you hate me, but we were best friends once and I need you to read this. I think I'm in serious trouble and there's nothing you can do, but I need you to read this so you understand. I know we haven't talked since sectionals. It's been forever, but what happened to you wasn't my fault.
The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires | Katie MacAlister The bestselling author of Even Vampires Get the Blues delivers a diabolical tale of a vampire who’s sexy as hell… Physicist Portia Harding’s life is grounded in facts. There’s nothing that can’t be explained by logic and science. Until she travels with her best friend to England—and accidentally summons an ethereal Virtue who bequeaths her gift of weather control to Portia… Now Portia’s walking around with a literal cloud over her head—and a heartstoppingly handsome maniac trying to kidnap her. But Theondre North is no run-of-the-mill maniac.
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