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Halloween In July – Book Tag

Hello! And welcome back to (finally!!) a new book tag game installment!!

This one was sent to me by my dear friend Fasha, and created by The Book Gypsy over on the youtubes!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve done one of these, so let’s just jump right in~

1; What book gave you the creeps?

You by Caroline Kepnes. Like, it was all very unsettling. Especially after catching myself constantly sympathizing with Joe like, ew no I should not be doing that????

2; What book gives you the best Halloween vibes?

The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury!! I adore that book & the cartoon movie they made of it that came out way back in the 90s when I was a kid. It made me emotional, ok

3; What’s your favourite vampire book?

Easy peasy; The Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine. Hands down. 10000000% Thank you.

4; What book scared you so much you had to sleep with the light on?

Look, ok, First off I KNOW these are kids books. They are also absolutely terrifying to me. I’ll be fine reading them whenever, but then the moment I have to go to bed, the images & words HAUNT ME. When I was a child. As an adult. Always & forever.

I actually rebought all 3 of them a few years ago & they’re not even on my shelves. I never unpacked them from when I moved out of my parents house. I’m not sure I ever will!

I’m pretty sure the majority of us have read these books; The Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series by Alvin Schwartz with art work by Stephen Gammell

If you HAVEN’T read these; you totally should. They’re awesome.

5; What’s your favourite book about witches/goblins/ghosts/demons?

Is it about Witches? Is it about Ghosts? It’s about both!!

Hello, The Wicked Deep, by Shea Ernshaw

This is seriously the best book I’ve read this year. I literally hugged the book to my chest with tears in my eyes when I finished it it is so absolutely wonderful. I can’t wait for the netflix adaptation, whenever that comes out.

6; What book do you wish was scarier than it was?

Like, the majority of the horror books I’ve read, to be honest. Recently, I listened to the audiobook of Stephen King’s Pet Semetary & I really expected…more. It was amazingly narrated by Michael C Hall, but I swear I remember being more freaked out by the movie when I was a kid than this book. Wasn’t a terrible book, I just figured it’d be scarier! Oh well.

7; What’s your favourite book that takes place in October?

I think the Vampire Kisses books by Ellen Schreiber take place in October? I honestly can’t remember, but I know at least one of the books involves a Halloween party at some point so imma go with these ones!

They’re not the most amazingly written or anything intense, but they’re fun & super cute & I recommend them ALWAYS! I love Raven, I don’t even care. (also there’s a small comic run they did that I own the first 2 volumes of that are also super cute, read those too!)

It is never too early to get your spoops on!
I’d tag some friends, but this IS a rather last minute post.
Only a few moments left of July!
Done just in time.

What would you guys pick?
Any spoopy reads to suggest?
Tell me!



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