Supernatural and Horror/Spooky Tales Book Help

For October 2018, we will be reading supernatural and/or horror/spooky tales.
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Anything from Dan Simmons, maybe Children of Night for a good, retro horror tale. Also Clive Barker's The Thief of Always is great for readers of all ages.
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hsimone wrote: 25 Oct 2018, 19:53
JHuschle519 wrote: 18 Oct 2018, 15:38
Charlyt wrote: 15 Oct 2018, 09:53 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. It's about a boy who grew up in a graveyard and is raised by ghosts.
I haven't heard about this particular book, but I have loved everything else I've read by Neil Gaiman. Thanks so much for the suggestion!
I don't think I've ever read anything by Neil Gaiman actually :eusa-think: Though I have heard a lot of good things about him!
He's a really great author. There have actually been quite a few movies and tv shows based off of his books.
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M Zee wrote: 27 Oct 2018, 23:59 Anything from Dan Simmons, maybe Children of Night for a good, retro horror tale. Also Clive Barker's The Thief of Always is great for readers of all ages.
Thank you for the recommendations. :tiphat: I'll have to check them out!
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JHuschle519 wrote: 28 Oct 2018, 09:14
hsimone wrote: 25 Oct 2018, 19:53
JHuschle519 wrote: 18 Oct 2018, 15:38

I haven't heard about this particular book, but I have loved everything else I've read by Neil Gaiman. Thanks so much for the suggestion!
I don't think I've ever read anything by Neil Gaiman actually :eusa-think: Though I have heard a lot of good things about him!
He's a really great author. There have actually been quite a few movies and tv shows based off of his books.
Really? I did not know that either. I'll definitely have check out his work then!
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hsimone wrote: 29 Oct 2018, 07:58
JHuschle519 wrote: 28 Oct 2018, 09:14
hsimone wrote: 25 Oct 2018, 19:53

I don't think I've ever read anything by Neil Gaiman actually :eusa-think: Though I have heard a lot of good things about him!
He's a really great author. There have actually been quite a few movies and tv shows based off of his books.
Really? I did not know that either. I'll definitely have check out his work then!
American Gods and Stardust are two adaptations that come to mind. Hope you enjoy!
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This is very likely the genre I have read the least amount of literature from. Does anyone have a suggestion on a book that is a good intro to the horror genre?
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Ak1412 wrote: 05 Feb 2019, 22:44 This is very likely the genre I have read the least amount of literature from. Does anyone have a suggestion on a book that is a good intro to the horror genre?
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is my favorite in the horror genre. A scientist and his guest stay at a haunted house in order to see if it is actually haunted. It's a bit spooky, but not too bad.
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frowngoclownfish wrote: 07 Apr 2019, 12:17
Ak1412 wrote: 05 Feb 2019, 22:44 This is very likely the genre I have read the least amount of literature from. Does anyone have a suggestion on a book that is a good intro to the horror genre?
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is my favorite in the horror genre. A scientist and his guest stay at a haunted house in order to see if it is actually haunted. It's a bit spooky, but not too bad.
Thank you for the suggestion.
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