Critters Readers Poll

Welcome to the Annual Critters Readers' Poll Voting Page

Critters / is once again happy to host the Annual Readers Poll. (Formerly co-hosted by P&E, but they appear to have gone dormant.) Good luck to all entrants!

The Readers' Poll honors print & electronic publications published during . Click here for the official rules.


The poll opens Dec. 24 this year (through Jan. 14).

[Prior years' final tallies are here]

Newest categories: Magical Realism, Positive Future Fiction (novel & short story)

While you're waiting, check out the Best Ever Written Readers' Poll (ongoing).

Note your name and email address will be required to vote to prevent fraud. Entries for each category are listed in alphabetical order. Add a new entry using the row at the bottom. Voters are automatically entered into a drawing for prizes from our sponsors. Please check your vote for accuracy before submitting, as we regret we cannot fix typos! You may report errors here but generally only errors affecting the scores will be dealt with, after the voting ends. [Prior years' final tallies are here]

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Novels pages: Horror | Romance | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Steampunk | Magical Realism | Positive Future | Erotica | Mystery | Thriller | Children's | Young Adult | All other |
Short Stories pages: Horror | Romance | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Steampunk | Magical Realism | Positive Future | All other | Anthologies page | Poems page | Nonfiction articles page | Nonfiction books page |
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Horror Novel published in 2018...

Absinthe Eternal (absinthe trilogy Book 3)Tony-Paul de VissageClass Act Books[link][comments]
Blood LilyJenny AllenIndie Gypsy[link][comments]
Bring Her BackJeff StrandCreateSpace[link]
Dead West: Hallows of DecayJ Patrick Allen18thWall Productions[link][comments]
DeadsteamVarious AuthorsBryce Raffle[link]
Doctor HydenbergJeffery Martin BotzenhartSolstice Publishing[link]
Experiment NineEric Ian SteeleSolstice Publishing[link]
FictionRyan LieskeBurning Willow Press[link][comments]
FrankenstinaJerrimiah StonecastleJerrimiah Stonecastlehttps?://

Harvester's TradeJim GoforthJim Goforth[link]
HarvestL. BachmanBurning Willow Press[link]
Heaven's Healer From HellT.S. WoolardAzoth Khem Publishing[link][comments]
Hell's BeginningJohn T. M HerresHellBound Books Publishing LLC[link]
HellhoundLou YardleyLou Yardley[link][comments]
I'll Make You ScreamP. MatternVamptasy Publishing[link]
InfernalCheryl LowGrinning Skull Press[link]
Made in BritainVarious AuthorsHellbound Books[link][comments]
Maxwell DemonL. BachmanBurning Willow Press[link]
Out Behind the BarnJohn Boden & Chad LutzkeShadow Work Publishing[link]
Rage HousePalvi SharmaAmazon[link]
Rise of the SatanersJosh MatthewsBurning Willow Press[link]
Rowan's EndL.D. RicardBurning Willow Press[link]
Shadows DeepenMirren Hogan & Erin YoshikawaBurning Willow Press[link]
Something HauntedSarah DaleBurning Willow Press[link]
Something WickedSarah DaleBurning Willow Press[link]
Soulless OneBrian G. MurrayBurning Willow Press[link]
Stake OutLily LuchesiVamptasy Publishing[link]
The Book of MarkJames MasterBurning Willow Press[link]
The CLosetLori FontanezBurning Willow Press[link]
The Devil's PlaygroundAlice J. BlackBurning Willow Press[link]
The Last EncoreD. Alan LewisVoodoo Rumors Media[link][comments]
The Leviathan of Lost LakeRoy C. Booth, William Tucker, and Cynthia BoothJ. Ellington Ashton Press[link][comments]
The ParanormalistKenneth W. HarmonBurning Willow Press[link]
The White RoomMirren HoganBurning Willow Press[link]
Unbreakable MindBryan Tann & Kindra SowderBurning Willow Press[link]
War for the Planet of the DeadThomas S. FlowersShadow Work Publishing[link]
Welcome to HellKristen HoughtonSkylight-NYC[link][comments]
WinwardChad ClarkShadow Work Publishing[link]
Wolvz: Whispers of WarToneye EyenotLuniakk Publications[link][comments]
Wolvz: Whispers of WarToneye EyenotLuniakk Publicationshttps?://[comments]
Yard Full of BonesArmand Rosamilia & Jay Wilburnhttps?://
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