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Pictorial: 7 Awesome Horror Novels That Might Make For Awesome Movies


Written by: James Keen

I’m pretty certain most of you out there have a list of books that you’d dearly love to see filmed. This is currently my own. It’s in no way a comprehensive list but given the spirit of the holiday season I had two choices; write this or eat chocolate until my skin boils. I’d love to hear your own ideas as to what you’d think would make for a potentially splendid cinematic adaptation of something that got your gore-soaked mental cogs whirring. Just a side-note; author Todd Keisling would have made this list with his ‘Monochrome’ series -something that, to my mind, is ripe for a movie adaptation but it seems he’s taking his own sweet time with his final entry in the trilogy. With that said, I’m off before I’m gripped by the Cretins…









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Author of Say No to Drugs, writer for Blumhouse, Dread Central, Horror Novel Reviews and Addicted to Horror Movies.

8 Comments on Pictorial: 7 Awesome Horror Novels That Might Make For Awesome Movies

  1. Wayne C. Rogers // April 20, 2014 at 4:51 pm // Reply

    Some of the novels you listed, I’ve read and can agree with you on. The others have caught my curiosity, and I now I feel compelled to read them and lose my soul within man’s inhumanity. Great list, James!


    • jameskeen89450 // April 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm // Reply

      …Cheers, Wayne! I’d love to see a list from you on this topic, oh and by the way- Happy Holidays to ya, sir! 🙂


  2. I would like to play all of the characters in my movie, Eddie Murphy style. Thanks for including me on such a great list.


    • jameskeen89450 // April 20, 2014 at 6:09 pm // Reply

      …sounds plain, uh, Nutty. Looking forward to your next book, sir. I understand there may be not one, but two novels on the way this year? This one was a blinder. Happy Holidays to ya, Mr Schmidt! 🙂


  3. Happy Holidays (belated) to you as well. I’m thinking there should be some song and dance numbers in the movie…hopefully I can seal an option deal this year


    • jameskeen89450 // April 22, 2014 at 1:25 pm // Reply

      …I think you’re onto something here, sir. Get Baz Luhrman to sign on the line which is dotted and you’re golden… 🙂


  4. Dave Watkins // April 22, 2014 at 9:36 pm // Reply

    Four more new books to read here. Rivers in particular sounds right up my, um, street.


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