Top 10 Werewolf Books of All Time

 

The top 10 werewolf books of all time are among the best books one can read when they are looking for something different in the genre of horror. Books clubs often include top 10 werewolf books among their top 10 books and suggest them as book recommendations especially for teens and young adults.

Moon Called

A book about Mercy Thompson, who lives in a world that looks a lot like ours but is populated by creatures like gremlins, werewolves, and vampires, and how her connection to these creatures land her in trouble. One of the top books on werewolves.

Read it For:
The interesting mystery and the good writing.
Don't Read it For:
The book is slow-paced and boring, especially the first part.
What makes this book stand out?:
The strong female characters of the book.

Bitten

The book is the world’s only female werewolf who grew tired of her life of hiding and protecting, and therefore decided to move to Toronto to lead a normal life as a human.

Read it For:
An interesting premise and a fast-paced plot, which is thrilling, entertaining and hilarious.
Don't Read it For:
The book has a lot of heavy information which might fail to engage some readers.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is very well written, with characters that are engaging and interesting.

Raised

A teen adopted by the Alpha of her werewolf pack, sees a new teen turn into a wolf before her very eyes and becomes obsessed with getting answers to her questions about her parents’ death.

Read it For:
To know whether the quest for truth will lead the teen to leave behind the life and family she knows.
Don't Read it For:
The characters don’t grow, the plot is ridiculous at times and does not flow properly.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book has an interesting premise and an intriguing story.

The Wolf’s Hour

The book is about a master spy during World War II who also happens to be a werewolf and who comes out of retirement to stop a secret Nazi operation called Iron Fist.

Read it For:
an incredible tale of pulse-pounding anticipation and the compassionate, enthralling portrait of the werewolf as noble warrior-and conflicted being.
Don't Read it For:
The book is a bit too long, and the prose is workmanlike.
What makes this book stand out?:
being intricate, gripping and absolutely real.
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Blood and Chocolate

A book about Vivian Gandillon who grieves for her dead father, while her pack remains leaderless and in disarray. She then falls in love with a human boy, who is a welcome change from the squabbling pack. Vivian must choose between the two worlds and learn where she really belongs.

Read it For:
The strong female character who owns up to her sexuality.
Don't Read it For:
The male characters often display unnecessary violence towards the female characters.
What makes this book stand out?:
The ending of the story, which is unexpected and puts a nice twist on it.

Cry Wolf

The book is about Anna who becomes a werewolf after surviving a violent attack. For three years, she remains at the bottom of the pack, until the son of the leader comes into her life. He tells her that she is not only his mate but also a rare Omega wolf, who must help him search for a rogue werewolf, with magic so powerful it could destroy the whole pack.

Read it For:
The spectrum of the characters of the wolves is shown very well in this book.
Don't Read it For:
The development of the male character is very slow, and the female characters seem to be nagging the whole time.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is an urban fantasy and an extraordinary story about the lives of werewolves and the relationship they share with others of their kind.

Iron Kissed

The third book in the Mercy Thompson series, this one deals with her loyalty which is under pressure, and if she doesn’t pick a side, then her two options will make a choice for her.

Read it For:
The book is more intense than the others in these series, and it keeps the reader hooked.
Don't Read it For:
The readers have to read the other books in the series to understand this one completely.
What makes this book stand out?:
The shocks, twists and turns that the author slips in without comprising on the flow of the book.

Blood Bound

The second book of the Mercy Thompson series, here Mercy owes her friends a favor. She must shapeshift to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind. However, the vampire and the demon hardly turn out to be ordinary.

Read it For:
The captivating relationship between the three protagonists of the book.
Don't Read it For:
The book is boring, filled with dialogues that add no major relevance along with boring descriptions and pointless rambling.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book creates a fascinating world about the supernatural while allowing the female lead to living a relatively normal life.

Cycle of the Werewolf

A classic, this book deals with the paralyzing fear sweeps through Tarker Mills, as the moon grows fat. Scenes of unbelieving horror come each time the full moon shines on the isolated Maine town of Tarker Mills. No one knows who will be attacked next.

Read it For:
A horror story from one of the best horror story writers, it will leave the audiences wanting more. The horror are also well crafted.
Don't Read it For:
The book is short and somewhat lacks the characteristic storytelling style of the author.
What makes this book stand out?:
The beautiful illustrations which capture the words and brings them to life.

Bone Crossed

The fourth book in Patricia Briggs series about Mercy Thompson, this one deals with her exploring her preternatural side. She gets more than she bargained for when she tries to balance the harmony between the human and the non-human world.

Read it For:
The brilliant character of Mercy, who is an independent woman and can stand her own in an Alpha dominated the world.
Don't Read it For:
The narrative of the story is not smooth, and pacing between characters arrivals seem to be very irregular.
What makes this book stand out?:
The two cliff-hangers at the end, which will leave readers wanting more.

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