Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, featuring a different top 10 theme each week. For this week’s top 10, the topic is Top Ten All Time Favorite Books in X Genre — pick a genre, and write about whatever books you love. I was drawing a blank until a friend and I ended up discussing The Omen (yes, it just happened to come up in conversation), and that’s when I decided to make my list about all those amazing 1970s horror books with awesome covers:
1) The Omen by David Seltzer
2) The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
3) Harvest Home by Thomas Tryon
4) Audrey Rose by Frank De Felitta
5) ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
6) Suffer the Children by John Saul
7) The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
And three more books that — while not truly horror — certainly are horrifying in their own way, and are iconic works of the 1970s:
8) Jaws by Peter Benchley
9) The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
10) Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan
What genre did you pick this week? Share your links, and I’ll come check out your top 10!
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