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31 October 2012

With a little help from my friends: Favorite Halloween/Ghost/Spooky Books

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Saturday (and again on Monday), I sent out a plea to my Facebook and Twitter friends asking for their favorite Halloween/Ghost/Spooky reads, from childrens books to adult.  There were several on the list that I haven't read yet (but look really good!), so I'm very happy to share these with you!

Childrens (for all age readers):
Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody by Michael Rex (2 votes)
The Hallo-weiner by Dav Pilkey
Halloween by Jerry Seinfeld
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman
Go away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberly
The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and the Hungry Bear by Dan and Audrey Wood
Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody The Hallo-wiener  Halloween You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together Go Away, Big Green Monster! The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

Childrens (for older readers)
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury (2 votes!)
The Ghost of Windy Hill by Clyde Robert Bulla
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Juniper Berry by MP Kozlowsky
Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn (or really, anything by her!)
The Ghost in the Graveyard
Breathe: A Ghost Story by Cliff McNish
Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark by Alvin Schwartz (and follow-ups)
Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe
The Halloween TreeThe Ghost of Windy HillThe Graveyard Book Coraline Juniper Berry Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story Breathe: A Ghost Story Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Bunnicula (Bunnicula, #1)

Young Adult:
Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)  Ten

Adult:
Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
The Tommyknockers, The Stand and It by Steven King
The Raven and The Telltale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
The Sign of Seven Trilogy (Blood Brothers, The Hollow, and The Pagan Stone) by Nora Roberts
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter #2)  World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War The Tommyknockers The Stand It The Raven Sign of Seven trilogy (Sign of Seven #1-3) Dracula

Please note: all cover images are from Goodreads and the Happy Halloween graphic is from Hot Bliggity Blog

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