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Halloween Reads: October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween

Classic novellas, never-before-published stories, essays on the history, literature, and films of Halloween, and real-life memories of October 31st-from today’s best practitioners of fear:Dean Koontz * Peter Straub * Poppy Z. Brite * Rick Hautala * Steve Rasnic Tem * … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Book Review: Say Her Name by James Dawson

Say Her Name by James Dawson Published: June 5th 2014 Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Rowe is not the kind of person who believes in ghosts. A Halloween dare at her ridiculously spooky boarding school is no big deal, especially when her best … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: The October Game by Ray Bradbury

The October Game by Ray Bradbury He put the gun back into the bureau drawer and shut the drawer. No, not that way. Louise wouldn’t suffer. It was very important that this thing have, above all duration. Duration through imagination. … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Halloween Carnival Volume 1

Halloween Carnival Volume 1 Published: October 3rd by Random House Publishing STRANGE CANDY by Robert McCammon Chocolate bars and sour suckers are trick-or-treat staples, but beware the odd sweet at the bottom of your bag. You never know who it’s … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Published: October 10th 2017 by Simon & Schuster Review Copy Provided By: Simon & Schuster Canada Find your magic For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Pumpkin: The Curious History of an American Icon

Pumpkin: The Curious History of an American Icon by Cindy Ott Published: October 2012 Why do so many Americans drive for miles each autumn to buy a vegetable that they are unlikely to eat? While most people around the world … Continue reading

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Halloween: Author Ingrid Jonach Talks Scary Books!

Top Five Scary Books:  1. Havoc Junction by Joe DonnellyThis book is just plain creepy. A woman rescues her children from her ex-husband, who has shacked up with a literal witch. The witch curses the fleeing woman, making her drive … Continue reading

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