Top 10 Best Goosebumps Books

The Goosebumps series has been a source of frightful delight for children and adults alike for decades. With over 200 books to choose from, it can be tough to know where to start. That's why we've put together a list of the best Goosebumps books based on the votes of fans just like you.

From haunted houses to werewolves, from virtual reality to evil ventriloquist dummies, the Goosebumps series has something for everyone who loves a good scare. So, get ready to embark on a spine-tingling journey, where you'll encounter unexpected twists and turns, creepy monsters, and plenty of frights that will keep you up at night.

So, come along, and let's revisit some of the most iconic books in children's literature. Get ready to feel the chill down your spine as we explore the best of the best in the world of Goosebumps!
The Top Ten
1 Night of the Living Dummy

Okay, who doesn't love this book? It has everything you could ask for in a Goosebumps book: it's scary but funny, Mr. Wood is a good villain, Kris is a very likable protagonist, etc, etc. Plus, I don't know about you but dummies kinda freak me and I don't know if this is true or not but I heard that R.L. Stine is scared of dummies, so, I'm glad I'm not the only one who gets freaked out by them.

I love this book! Good story and characters! Plus *SPOILER ALERT* The villain is Mr. Wood not Slappy! *

But it is not number one without the original scary cover! This cover blows!

2 Haunted Mask

Carly was so obsessed with scaring chuck and steve, that she scared herself (almost to death)

3 Say Cheese and Die

Definitely top 5 for me. Loved the concept.

4 Werewolf Of Fever Swamp

It's the first, and scariest book I've read. I've always had this weird thing where I've been fascinated and frightened by werewolves, and on top of stuff like the beast of bray road sightings, espically sense I'm right in the area of werewolf sightings, this book cemented that for me.

Oh this Book is Super Cool...I was not able to stop myself from reading it.It was a combination of both Thriller and Horror which is fantastic! This is the first Book I have read of the Goosebumps Series and I have become a Big Fan of This Series and R.L Stine.This was my first Goosebumps Book but I think it will remain my favourite forever! And I also watch The Goosebumps Series a lot on Television! And I still remember the last line of this Book which Grady said-I'm Ready To HUNT! (Total Badass)! -DarkKnight17

5 The Ghost Next Door

Yep, Hannah and her family are still dead at the end. I love this book!

My first and most favourite Goosebumps book. So good.

I loved all the Goosebumps books as a kid, but this one was probably my favourite

6 Welcome To Dead House

This book is really scary about gosts trying to kill their living neighbours it is really awesome!

Great goose bump book. Goosebumps approved!

A great way to start off Goosebumps.

7 The Curse of Camp Cold Lake

I thought this was another camp book with another monster who takes kids. But Camp Cold Lake is nothing like that and the twist at the wow

I remember reading it and liking it.

8 The Haunted School

This is my all time favorite book of the goosebumps series! I haven't been reading goosebumps lately and have gotten rid of most of them. This one I still keep. It's the perfect goosebumps book.

Most underrated goosebumps book. The plot is well written and the book is actually scary enough to make you feel nervous

9 Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes

This book is terrific! I wish there were more books about lawn gnomes later on.

10 Monster Blood

It is pretty good book! The storyline, the characters, all of them are great! Espically Andy and Evan.

Very awesome book! I think the ending of the book was the best!

My first Goosebumps book was Monster Blood for breakfast.

The Contenders
11 The Headless Ghost

This one is pretty scary. Don't read it late at night.

12 Don't Go to Sleep
13 A Night In Terror Tower

Considering the fact that the torture methods mentioned in this book are very much real (or at least, were) this book is pretty dark and haunting! Also, imagine being a little kid with your brother/sister in a country you've never been to, being lost without your parents and not even being able to remember anything!

The middle scared the crap out of me. This book was amazing, probably my favorite goosebumps book.

This one is actually pretty sad and depressing.

14 The Beast From the East
15 Say Cheese and Die Screaming
16 Welcome to Camp Nightmare
17 I Live In Your Basement!

Probably one of the scariest book out of all Goosebumps books. Makes you question why it's a children's book in the first place? With a mutilation monster that pukes out organs!

18 Attack of the Mutant

How terrifying would it be for a real life supervillain to stalk and try to kill you? This is the perfect book for comic fans

19 Ghost Beach

This one and the headless ghost are my two favorite. The mysteries of these two are mind blowing.

20 Be Afraid - Be Very Afraid
21 Stay Out of the Basement

This is one of my faves. It should be higher up on the list!

22 Headless Halloween

An underrated masterpiece. The ultimate Halloween story happens to be the ultimate Goosebumps book too.

23 Ghost Camp

It is a great book but no my favorite but out of all the goosebumps books this one was the scariest. Some kid jabs a pole in his foot! Just the thought gives me the chills.

24 Piano Lessons Can Be Murder

Another where I prefer the episode over the book.

The T.V. version of this is really freaky.

25 My Hairiest Adventure
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