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Best Fear Books Worth Your Attention

Our list of some of the best Fear books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Fear (2014)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your Attention“Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart….Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important voices of our time, and we have never needed to listen to him more than now.”—Sogyal RinpocheFear is destructive, a pervasive problem we all face. Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar,  peace activist, and one of the foremost spiritual leaders in the world—a gifted teacher who was once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King…
Author(s): Thich Nhat Hanh

2. Fear: Trump in the White House (2019)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionWith authoritative reporting honed through nine presidencies, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Fear is the most intimate portrait of a sitting president ever published during the president’s first years in office. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting…
Author(s): Bob Woodward

3. Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger (MacSci) (2011)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionFear is a mysterious force. It sabotages our ability to think clearly and can drive us to blind panic, yet it can also give us superhuman speed, strength, and powers of perception. Having baffled mankind for ages, fear is now yielding its secrets to scientific inquiry. The simple model of “fight or flight”–that people respond to danger either by fleeing in terror or staying to fight through it–has been replaced by a more complex understanding of the fear response.Veteran science journalist Jeff Wise delves into the latest research to produce an…
Author(s): Jeff Wise

4. The Sum of All Fears[SUM OF ALL FEARS M/TV][Mass Market Paperback] (2002)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionTitle: The Sum of All Fears Binding: Mass Market Paperback Author: TomClancy Publisher: BerkleyBooks…
Author(s): TomClancy

5. The Gift of Fear (1998)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionPaperback Publisher: Back Bay Books (May 1, 1998) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316235776 ISBN-13: 978-0316235778 Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.1 x 1.3 inches Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 2,398 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,545,203 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #27458 in Mental & Spiritual Healing #16924 in Popular Social Psychology & Interactions #7575 in Abuse Self-Help Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): De Becker, Gavin

6. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream (1982)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionPaperback Publisher: Warner Books; First Edition Thus edition (1982) ISBN-10: 0446310301 ISBN-13: 978-0446310307 ASIN: B000RZT5MM Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 994 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,195,348 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #406885 in Politics & Government (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Hunter S. Thompson, Ralph Steadman

7. Love Is Letting Go of Fear, Third Edition (2010)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionAfter more than thirty years, Love Is Letting of Fear continues to be among the most widely read and best-loved classics on personal transformation. Both helpful and hopeful, this little gem of a guide offers twelve lessons to help us let go of the past and stay focused on the present as we step confidently toward the future.  Renowned all over the world as the founder of Attitudinal Healing, Dr. Gerald Jampolsky reminds us that the impediments to the life we long for are nothing more than the limitations imposed on us by our own minds. Revealing our true selves,…
Author(s): Jampolsky MD, Gerald G.

8. Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway (2006)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionTHE PHENOMENAL CLASSIC THAT HAS CHANGED THE LIVES OF MILLIONSAre you afraid of making decisions . . . asking your boss for a raise . . . leaving an unfulfilling relationship . . . facing the future? Whatever your fear, here is your chance to push through it once and for all. In this enduring guide to self-empowerment, Dr. Susan Jeffers inspires us with dynamic techniques and profound concepts that have helped countless people grab hold of their fears and move forward with their lives. Inside you’ll discover• what we are afraid of, and why• how…
Author(s): Susan Jeffers

9. Hunting Fear by Hooper,Kay. [2005] Paperback (2005)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionHunting Fear by Hooper,Kay. [2005] Paperback…
Author(s): Hooper

10. The Fear Zone (2019)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionIf you don’t stand up to your fears,they will destroy you.When five kids are invited to a cemetery at midnight, they think it’s just a prank. When they find a gravestone that instructs them to dig up a grave, they think it’s just a joke.It’s no joke.An evil force is unleashed – a force that takes the shape of their worst fears.A shark in the water.A ghost in the walls.A nightmare of being buried alive.A snake about to strike.A sinister clown waiting in the woods.Once these fears are released, they won’t go away. Not without a fight. . . ….
Author(s): K. R. Alexander

11. Fear Nothing (1998)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionFear, compassion, evil, courage, hope, wonder, the exquisite terror of not knowing what will happen on the next page to characters you care about deeply—these are the marvels that Dean Koontz weaves into the unique tapestry of every novel. His storytelling talents have earned him the devotion of fans around the world, making him one of the most popular authors of our time, with more than 200 million copies of his books sold worldwide.If you are already a fan, prepare yourself to settle into a novel Dean Koontz considers perhaps his best work to date. If you are a brand-new Dean…
Author(s): Dean R. Koontz

12. The Wise Man’s Fear (Kingkiller Chronicle) (2013)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your Attention“I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda • “He’s bloody good, this Rothfuss guy.” —George R. R. Martin • “Rothfuss has real talent.” —Terry Brooks   “There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.”   My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.   So begins a tale told from his own point of view—a story unequaled in fantasy literature. Now in The Wise Man’s Fear, Day Two…
Author(s): Patrick Rothfuss

13. The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence The Gift of Fear (2004)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionPaperback Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group (December 28, 2004) Language: English ASIN: B00ERK0HES Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,885,035 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #7015 in Violence in Society (Books) #6950 in Popular Neuropsychology #3360 in Safety & First Aid (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Gavin de Becker

14. Brain on Fear (2019)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionFear is normal; it is in our DNA. The story of your brain on fear does not end there. Brain on Fear describes the natural alarm system humans activate in response to fear and how to rewire your brain once your fear something. While laughing at some of the silly examples, children as young as 6 can walk away with a basic understanding of how facing your fears can change your brain….
Author(s): Bridgett Ross

15. Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear, and Rage (1963)

 Best Fear Books Worth Your AttentionThis is the 2nd edition of this still-definitive work on the role of emotional excitement in short and long term physiological change….
Author(s): Cannon Walter B.

Best Fear Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some fear books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Do it afraid! : obeying God in the face of fear

Author(s): Joyce Meyer
ID: 878614, Publisher: Warner Faith , Year: [2003], Size: 54 Kb, Format: epub

One Demon Spirit that controls, dominates, possesses, oppresses, vexes, and torments, 8 out of 10 people in the world today, including born-again Christians: FEAR!

Author(s): Morris Cerullo
ID: 877994, Publisher: Morris Cerullo , Year: [1985], Size: 103 Kb, Format: epub

‘Travelling fear’ in global context: Exploring everyday dynamics of in/security and im/mobility

Author(s): Aydan Greatrick; Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh
ID: 2318872, Publisher: The London School of Economics and Political Science: LSE Research Online, Year: May 9, 2017, Size: 272 Kb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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