What Are Your Halloween Reads?

I love my classics: Sleepy Hollow, Pet Cemetery, Dr. Sleep, and oh so many more scary Halloween stories. But the stuff you find now is all children’s books.

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Wait….What???

No one is writing sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-bed-with-every-light-on-in-the-house stories?

It seems not, my friends.

What have you read that has completely kept you awake? Blown your mind? Made you change religions?

Okay; all joking aside. I can no longer watch scary movies, but I will always pick up a scary book.

Edgar Allen Poe? You can never go wrong. Halloween is a great time to pick up Sherlock Holmes if you never have before.

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I would love to know what you are reading that keeps you up at night. That way I can stay up too!

3 thoughts on “What Are Your Halloween Reads?

  1. bambiquim October 20, 2016 / 10:54 am

    My go-tos for horror are all fairly well known, so you have probably already read them yourself. I like Stephen King, Neil Gaiman’s anthology Unnatural Creatures. Have you read any gothic literature lately? I tend to read Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey, but the stories she is parodying were meant to shock and horrify.

    I also feel like I generally like the horror short stories best. Daphne duMaurier’s “The Birds,” etc.

  2. SilvrMoon October 24, 2016 / 7:08 am

    Some of the books in the Goosebumps series are quite good, but it’s probably best if you have someone give you a recommendation first. They’re a school library’s staple, but I think they count. 🙂

    • Angela October 24, 2016 / 7:37 am

      I like the Goosebumps series! I forgot about Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators series as well. I love those books!

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