TTT #13: Halloween Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. Each week they give a topic, and then other blogs make their top ten lists for that topic.

This week's topic is....... Top Ten Books To Get In The Halloween Spirit ahahaha... isn't it ironic how our 13th week of participating in Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween themed week? Teehee, I find that amusing...

As always, our picks are linked to Goodreads, and are in no particular order! (Just the order in which they occurred in our brains!) 

1) Coraline by Neil Gaiman: Creepy but enthralling is all I can say...

2) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling: It's not to scary, but it is a bit darker, and you can't tell me that the whole Shrieking Shack and werewolf thing isn't a tiny bit creepy.

3) The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges: Again, not really scary, but it definitely has some Halloween vibes. Undead, zombies, ghosts... yeah, definitely there.

4) Edgar Allen Poe: I've read some of his short stories, and some are really, truly, spooky.

5) Blue Bloods by Mellissa de la Cruz: Vampires. Halloween-y?

6) The Journal of Abraham Van Helsing by Allen Condrad Kupfer: It's the journal of Abraham Van Helsing, the character in 'Dracula' that hunted vampires. It's a kind of spin-off. It's a bit gory or gruesome in some parts, but I was very fascinated.

And now I've run out of ideas. I'm one of those people that doesn't enjoy being scared for fun, so I generally avoid haunted houses/ horror movies/ frightening books. Which is why I don't know many Halloween books. So I'm going to finish this off with Halloween books that I'd like to read or that I've heard are very good.

7) Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice: To start, it's kinda of one of the very first recognized vampire novels since Dracula, and plus my mom has always told me she loved Anne Rice's books. It's on my 'read' list.

8) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: It's so well known, I really should read it some day.

9) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson: The whole concept of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has always fascinated me, so I'd say it's about time I read it!

And that's all I got. 

-Rachel & Megan


  1. Harry Potter? Again? Of course.

  2. Darren Shan. Ever read them?

    1. I actually haven't! More books to add to my to be read pile! (It's about ten kilometres tall...)

      thanks for reading!

  3. I think Harry Potter is GREAT for Halloween! Fun list!

    1. That's what I thought as well! And for some reason, Prisoner of Azkaban feels especially Halloween-y to me.

      thanks for the comment!


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