Culture
225 voters

The Best Anne Rice Books

1k votes 225 voters 6.7k views26 items

List RulesVote for the Anne Rice novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Anne Rice books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Anne Rice is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Her most famous book, Interview with the Vampire, was turned into a massively successful movie that helped launch Tom Cruise's career. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Anne Rice who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

This list has a variety of books, like The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned, in it. What are Anne Rice's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
...more
  • 1
    86
    19

    First Published1985

    SubjectsLiterary, Vampire, Occult

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 2

    First Published1976-04-12

    SubjectsGhost, Vampire

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    #47 of 186 The Scariest Horror Books of All Time#145 of 1,236 The Best Novels Ever Written#22 of 171 35+ Books Everybody Lies About Having Read

  • 3
    68
    16

    First Published1990-10-19

    SubjectsLouisiana

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 4

    First Published1988-10

    SubjectsVampire

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Supernatural, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    #655 of 704 Books That Changed Your Life#11 of 21 The Sexiest Vampire Movies Ever Made#73 of 99 The Best Books With Queen in the Title

  • 5

    Taltos

    Anne Rice
    44
    20

    First Published1994-09-19

    SubjectsClassics, Occult, Language

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 6

    First Published1992

    SubjectsVampire, Body swap

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 7
    36
    20

    First Published1995-07-03

    SubjectsVampire

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 8

    First Published1999-03-16

    SubjectsRevenge, Vampire, History

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 9
    22
    11

    First Published2002-10-29

    SubjectsVampire, Louisiana, Occult

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Suspense, Horror Film, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 10

    Pandora

    Anne Rice
    20
    10

    First Published1998-03-02

    SubjectsVampire, History

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Horror Film, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 11

    Lasher

    Anne Rice
    26
    17

    First Published1993-09-12

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 12

    First Published1989-05-06

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 13
    21
    15

    First Published2001-10-16

    SubjectsLiterary

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 14
  • 15

    Merrick

    Anne Rice
    18
    11

    First Published2000-10-17

    SubjectsGuatemala, Literary, Vampire, Occult

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 16

    Cry to Heaven

    Anne Rice
    16
    10

    First Published1982-10

    SubjectsItaly

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Bildungsroman, Horror Film, Historical fiction, Fiction

  • 17

    The Wolf Gift

    Anne Rice
    17
    15

    First PublishedFeb 14 2012

    Genres (Book)Werewolf fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 18

    First Published1979

    SubjectsLiterary

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Historical fiction, Fiction

  • 19
    11
    13

    First Published2003-10-28

    SubjectsVampire

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 20

    First Published1996

    SubjectsSpirits, Time travel, History

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 21

    Violin

    Anne Rice
    6
    13

    First Published1997-10-15

    SubjectsGhost, Occult

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Suspense, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 22

    SubjectsThe Bible

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 23
    4
    11

    First Published2010-11-30

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 24

    Angel Time

    Anne Rice
    4
    13

    First Published2009-10-27

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 25

    First Published2005-11

    SubjectsChristianity, Judaism, Jesus Christ

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

not on the list?add item #27add new item
List Rules: Vote for the Anne Rice novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.