About these ads

Top Ten Books to Get In The Halloween Spirit

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This week we are listing books that put us in a Halloween mood. Blood and gore is not really what I look for in my escapist reading, though I can appreciate a fun scary read now and again.

These are the books that have caught my eye this Halloween season:

1. Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard – Steampunk and Zombies!

2. Ten by Gretchen McNeil - Inspired by Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None.

3. Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction edited by Carrie Ryan – Short stories that I’ve been reading for a quick spooky fix.

4. The Dark Heroine by Abigail Gibbs – Sexy, scary, Vampire Romance.

5. The Spindlers by Lauren Oliver – Middle Grade Fantasy reminiscent of Coraline.

6. I Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois Duncan – My first horror read that got me hooked – from here I moved on to Stephen King.

7. Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon – Scary mystery thriller- such a creepy cover too!

8. 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad – Outer Space Horror.

9. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness – Vampire romance, witches, and history.

10. Undead by Kirsty McKay – Funny zombie horror!

What are your favorite Halloween reads?

About these ads

Posted on October 23, 2012, in Top Ten Tuesday, Young Adult and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. Don´t Turn Around looks great and the title alone makes me want to read it. Ten is high on the wishlist.

    Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

    Like this

  2. Whoops, Dearly, Departed shouldn´t be in the comment. Anways!

    Like this

  3. The only book I’ve read on your list is The Spindlers. I should change that.

    Like this

  4. You are adding to my wish list. Today’s list topic is going to be fun to hop around to and gather titles.

    Like this

  5. Ooh interesting list. I read A Discovery of Witches and really liked it, but haven’t read any of the others … yet.

    Like this

  6. Great list, I’ll take these as a TBR guide :) I already included some for myself.

    My TTT
    *GIVEAWAY*

    Like this

  7. Ohh Undead came in my mailbox yesterday! I can’t wait to get started on it.

    Great list :-D

    Like this

  8. Something Strange and Deadly was an awesome book! I’m reading Ten right now and really liking it so far :)

    Like this

  9. I loved A Discovery of Witches and I’ve been wanting to read Ten (loved Agatha Christie when I was younger). I don’t remember what got me started on King when I was younger, it might have been that Lois Duncan book…

    Like this

  10. I want to read 172 Hours on the Moon! I saw the cover with the eye and it was completely creepy. I’ll let you know how House of Leaves is after I read it :-) I’m still loving Something Strange and Deadly and I want to read past the sections for the read along, lol.

    Vyki @ On The Shelf
    Check out my new meme Cover Crush!

    Like this

  11. Ooh, I want to read Undead–I entered to win a free copy on goodreads, but alas, I didn’t win. :(

    Like this

  12. I am interested in #10 and #1 even though I haven’t read either!

    Like this

  13. I could go for some fuuny horror with undead, might have to try that. Could not get into A Discovery of Witches…but Lois Duncan is a big thumbs up.

    Like this

  14. I haven’t read any of these yet, though I’m keen to try 1, 2 and 5 on your list- I’m skepticle about reading Ten, though, because I’m thinking it might just completely freak me out to beyond help! (: Great list! I’m loving the modern books on it!

    Like this

Speak To Me

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,591 other followers

%d bloggers like this: