Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Top Ten Books to get into the Halloween Spirit

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Top Ten Books to Get into the Halloween Spirit

I haven't read a horror/thriller book for a while so some of these are "old" books I read many years ago. I wouldn't say these are scary but I think they fit with Halloween really well. 

The Uninvited is a book that I have only just started but I think it fits here just for the fact that within a few sentences at the beginning says ".....when a young child in buttery pyjamas slaughtered her grandmother with a nail-gun to the neck." Loc 9, 1%  

What is your top ten this week? Leave me a comment so I can visit yours. =)

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  1. Stephen King is a must is we're talking scary books! Awesome list.

    Tanya Patrice

  2. I've never read any Stephen King. What's wrong with me?!?!

  3. Great list! I read Cujo when I was 11 or so and it scared me so much. Pet Semetary is my favorite SK book. It's so creepy!
    My Top Ten

  4. Carrie is so scary!!!! All of his books and movies are perfect for Halloween. Great list.

    J'adore Happy Endings

  5. Just saying the name "Stephen King" may give me nightmares!

    Here's my Ten Ten Books to Get You in the Halloween Spirit. I hope you'll stop in!

  6. Awesome lists, since you posted on mine that you had only read Anna, I have to recommend that you check out The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, it was so great and it had a creepy vibe to it and I just loved the book (I just read it so I am still in a bit of fan girl mode lol) I can't read Stephen King because of It I read the book when I was younger and I am terrified of clowns, it scared me to death lol. Awesome list!

  7. I had The Hunger Games on my list, but changed it for another title. It's pretty scary (well I thought so anyway) so it's suited for Halloween!

    My TTT

  8. great post, anything stephen king is great! and i just bought the starters, can't wait to read it! * new follower*
    Check out our TTT !

    Katie @ Inkk

  9. OOOH I remember The Funhouse!! That one was def a little scurry :)
    My TTT: http://nightmareonbookstreet.blogspot.com/2012/10/top-ten-tuesday-get-me-in-mooood.html

  10. New follower here. Nice List! I so want to read The Uninvited.
    Feel free to stop by and check out mine...

  11. I can't believe I forgot Dean Koontz!!!! I'm such a bad reader! Great list!!!


  12. Great list! I can't believe I forgot The Raven...Hunger Games is a great pick too (also omitted from my list...sigh) Anyways I'm super curious to check out Starters & Anna! Thanks so much for sharing :D

    Old follower. Here's my TTT

    Micheline @ Lunar Rainbows

  13. Great list! To be honest I've never read any of Stephen King's works beyond The Gunslinger; I should get around to his stuff sometime xD

    - Li @ rulethewaves.net

  14. The Hunger Games fits really well into this catagory! I tried reading Starters a while back but didn't like it, yet I think it's perfect for a creepy halloween read!

  15. i JUST finished reading the uninvited and would totally include it on this list. eeep it freaked me out.

  16. Ooo yes The Raven! A definite--of course!

  17. You know, I have yet to read a Stephen King novel. This is sad! I should tackle some of those lol!

    Thanks for stoppin' by my blog!

  18. I wouldn't have thought of Starters! Cool choice! Everyone is recommending Anna Dressed in Blood. I definitely need to read that!

    Happy Halloween!


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