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Monday, October 25, 2010

Spooktacular Book Giveaway/Blog Hop! Oct 25-31

I LOVE Halloween!
My family LOVES Halloween!
So to celebrate how cool we are, the wonderful holiday, I'm giving away a book!

"He had a sensation of being told a secret he knew to be true, but which would be far, far easier--and much safer--to ignore; all the more so since he strongly suspected that acknowledging the truth meant his life would change utterly."

Just tell me in the comments if you have a favorite scary book.
Leave me your email too.

Now head over to all the blogs below to win more!

  1. I Am A Reader, Not A Writer (US/Int)
  2. My Reading Room (US/Can)
  3. A Cozy Readers Corner (US/Can)
  4. Amusing Reviews (US)
  5. Why Not? (US/Can)
  6. The Elliott Review (US)
  7. ReaderGirls (US/Can)
  8. The Thoughts of a Book Junky! (US/Int)
  9. JDP NEWS (US)
  10. Little Squeed (US/Int)
  11. Ex Libris (US/Int)
  12. Melinda Jones Carroll (US)
  13. The Hob - A Tribute to the Hunger Games (US/Int)
  14. The Guardian Legacy (US/Can)
  15. OutnumberedMama @ Busy Moms Who Love to Read (US)
  17. i heart reading (US)
  18. The Bookish Snob (US)
  19. Book Infinity (US)
  20. Y. A. Love (US)
  21. Crafting Insights (US/Int)
  22. Looking Out My Backdoor (US/Int)
  23. Taffys Writings (US)
  24. Beas Nook Nook (US/Int)
  25. Mina Burrows (US)
  26. Eves Fan Garden (US)
  27. Missy Reads And Reviews (US/Int)
  28. Bitsy Bling Books (US/Int)
  29. Genre Reviews (US/Can)
  30. Colloquium (US)
  31. Marcia Lynn McClure Fans (US)
  32. Dragonflowers And Books (US)
  33. Belinda Kroll, Worderella (US)
  34. Murphys Library (US/Int)
  35. Down The Rabbit Hole (US/Int)
  36. Curling Up By The Fire (US/Int)
  37. Dark Wyrm Reads (US)
  38. Book'd Out (Us/Intn'l)
  39. Acting Balanced (US/Can)
  40. What All The Kids Are Reading (US/Can)
  41. Book Noise (US)
  42. Reader Recommended (US/Int)
  43. Layers of Thought (US/Int)
  44. The Fiction Enthusiast (US/Int)
  45. Roots In Myth (US/Int)
  46. resugo reads (US/Can)
  1. Bookworm Lisa (US/Can)
  2. Walnut Springs Press (US/Int)
  3. jennifersmusings (US/Can)
  4. IceyBooks (US)
  5. Haunts Haven (US)
  6. Read for Your Future (US/Int)
  7. The Hob (US/Int)
  8. Nikkis Starbucks Reviews (US/Int)
  9. Pure Imagination (US/Int)
  10. Candaces Book Blog (US)
  11. Literary Obsession (US/Int)
  12. Reading is Dreamy (US/Int)
  13. Curious Minds (US)
  14. Book-Savvy (US)
  15. Spooktacular Geek Girl Giveaway (US)
  16. The Happy Booker (US/Can)
  17. TheDiaryofaBookworm. com (US/Int)
  18. BookKids (US)
  19. The Noble Pirates (US/Can)
  20. Escapade through Egypt (US/Int)
  21. KC Randall Wrote A Book (US)
  22. Shell's Stories (US)
  23. The Creative Well (US)
  24. Soap Box in My Mind (US)
  25. Musings from "Old" Paradise (US/Can)
  26. Sharons Garden of Book Reviews (US)
  27. Sarah's Book Reviews (US/Int)
  28. There's A Book (US/Int)
  29. Stiletto Storytime (US)
  30. Star Metal Oak Book Blog (US/Can)
  31. Urban Girl Reader (US)
  32. Simply Stacie (US/Int)
  33. The Book Tree (US/Int)
  34. Emeraldfire's Bookmark (US)
  35. Simply Ali (US/Int)
  36. The Bluebookcase (US/Int)
  37. YA Enthusiast : : Romance Lover Anonymous (US/Can)
  38. Two Little Cavaliers (US/Int)
  39. Just Joan (US/Int)
  40. My Neurotic Book Affair (US/Can)
  41. Reading Angel (US/Int)
  42. Literatis Literary Library (US/Can)
  43. A Novel Idea (US)


Alejandra De la Fuente said...

My favorite halloween book is IT from Stephen King :D
thanks for the giveaway :D

brendajean said...

I can't do too scary, but I loved Raised by Wolves.

Bitsy Bling Books said...

I read all kinds of scary books. It takes a lot to creep me out. My favorite it "Haunted" by Chuck Palahniuk. It's strange creepy. I like that!


Once Upon a Twilight said...

I think the V.C. Andrew books are creepy!


Autumn said...

One of my new favorites is Horns by Joe Hill!

autumn.crochet (at) gmail. com

Latter-day Saint Mom said...

I haven't really read a scary book yet.
cparkins14 AT

Unknown said...

My favorite book is Ted Dekker's The Bride Collector. I highly recommend reading it, IT'S AMAZING!

Val Pearson

Unknown said...

My favorite scary book is The Shining by Stephen King!

Kelsey O.

nfmgirl said...

So many books by Stephen King are scary, like It. I also loved The Reapers are the Angels, but I don't know whether that would really classify as "scary", but more like "creepy".

nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

Read for your future! said...

I think the book PEEPS is creepy.

debbie said...

My favorite scary book is the stand by stephen king.

Lisa (Lisa's World of Books) said...

I dont think I have a favorite

slb3334 said...

I don't really have a favorite.

Ricki said...

Favorite scary book is The Devouring by Simon Holt.

Audrey said...

I love reading I Am Legend.
twigerina at hotmail dot com
Thanks for the giveaway!

Tara W said...

My favorite scary book is Salem's Lot by Stephen King.
mizztuts AT bellsouth DOT net

Andrea I said...

Dracula is an all time favorite.

Benita said...

I don't have a favorite scary book but I'm on the hunt for one.


Jennifer said...

My current favorite horror would be Autumn by David Moody. Well maybe it's more freaky than horror. Very good read though.

BookNoise at gmail dot com

Heather said...

My favorite scary story is The Turn of the Screw by Henry James :)

Miranda Hardy said...

Anything by Stephen King keeps me up late at night.

Thanks for the giveaway! I am a follower.

Jennifer R said...

I like Watchers by Dean Koontz. It's not terribly scary so it's just my speed. I've read it several times - I really like the dog character best.
jryder416 at yahoo dot com

Bookworm Lisa said...

The big pumpkin picture book- maybe not creepy, but I still like it anyway! Autumn by David Moody is gross and creepy.

Ke7yca AT gmail DOT com

Izzy said...

My favorite scary book is The Historian (not scary but creepy)
nizmart at gmail dot com

Sophia said...

Unfortunately, I don't have a favorite scary book ^^ Thanks for the giveaway!

sophiayunjin @ gmail . com

Judy said...

Ghost Story by Peter Straub is my favorite.

Great giveaway!! Thanks!!


just me said...

The Mothman Prophecies scared me, and tickled my fancies.

hearthebutterflies at

SiNn said...

It scared the crap out of me

my fav scarybook besides it

is Salems Lot

Jennifer Mathis said...

the exorist

Maureen said...

I would say the Conte of Monte Cristo.
mce1011 AT aol DOT com

Becky B. @ Bibliognome said...

I don't really have a favorite scary book. I do like most of Stephen King's short stories and some of them are pretty scary.


StacyUFI said...

Anything VC Andrews usually freaks me out.


Sapheyerblu said...

My favorite scary book is one I just finished reading called While The Savage Sleeps by Andrew E. Kaufman. Killer story.

Unknown said...

I am almost finished with Haunted Legends edited by Ellen Datlow.
Highly recommended.


April X said...

I really haven't read that many scary books :( Hopefully I'll read some when I get braver :)

latishajean said...

I don't read too many scarey but Shadow hills and The body finder were really good! I want to read The Replacements heard it was good on my to read list! Great giveaway thank you so much for the chance!

windycindy said...

What a great book giveaway!
Anything by Stephen King frightens
me. The only story by him that
didn't scare me is The Green Mile!
Many thanks, Cindi

Kristina Barnes♥ said...

I don't do scary. At all. I got scared while reading Twilight (yes, it's painful admitting that). So I'll just mention a recent read that creeped me out - The Replacement. ;)


Terra Heck said...

I like Kitty's House of Horrors by Carrie Vaughn. Thanks.

John S. said...

Favorite scary book is Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Thanks for the chance.

Taffy said...

So many great books to read or add to the pile! THANKS everyone!
And good luck!

Linda Henderson said...

I thought Stephen King's The Shining was really creepy, actually I think most of his books are creepy.

seriousreader at live dot com

Moridin said...

I do not have a favorite scary book. In fact, I don't think I've ever read a book that can be considered scary.

Karen said...

I love all of Stephen King's books they are are scary to me.
sonflower277 at gmail dot com

Laura H. said...

My favorite scary book is "Interview with the Vampire".


Anonymous said...

I don't have any favorites that I've read in terms of scary, but the two authors I enjoy the most for that sort of thing are Anne Rice and Stephen King (I know...cliche' King!).

This book looks really interesting. Thank you for this opportunity. I'll keep my fingers crossed!!

soapboxinmymind at yahoo dot com


Mary Elizabeth said...

My fave scary book is 'Seer of Shadows' by Avi!

Great giveaway ... and I am now following you!

Belinda said...

Oh I agree with the very first comment. Stephen King's IT was scary and to make matters worse I then watched it on TV. Nightmares!!

Anonymous said...

I thought The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters was not too scary but kind of creepy. I enjoyed reading it. Also, I remember when I was a kid I loved reading books by R.L. Stine. Some of those were pretty scary.

hendy said...

I don't really have a favorite scary book but I do have one of my most favorite books with the word Halloween in it:
"The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir" by Elna Baker.
hmhenderson AT yahoo DOT com

Anonymous said...

My favorite is "The Monk" by Matthew's classic gothic!

stilettostorytime at gmail dot com

Tonya Dean said...

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson


Alicia said...

I don't have a favorite, but early John Saul books would keep me up at night!

Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

bloggyig at gmail dot com

bison61 said...

The shining from Stephen King is my favorite also the book Amityville Horror

tiramisu392 (at)

M.A.D. said...

Mary D
zenrei57 (at) hotmail (dot) com

My favorite Halloween book is The Forest of Hands and Teeth :D

flychild7 said...

My favorite is The Shining by Stephen King


clynsg said...

Not so much a particular scary book, but a couple of scary writers--Dean Koontz and Barbara Michaels come to mind first.

cgclynsg0 at gmail dot com

Lynne's Somewhat Invented Life said...

I think Dean Koontz is my favorite. He has had a couple of characters that I hated to see no more of. Some of his stuff is too scary for me.

Deborah Wellenstein said...

The Shining by Stephen King. Thanks!

Carol M said...

My favorite is Stephen King's Pet Sematary.
mittens0831 at aol dot com2

justpeachy36 said...

Fiber & Brimstone by Laura Childs is great cozy mystery set around Halloween with a spooky theme.

I also liked Deadly Night by Heather Graham, lots of ghosts and a serial killer for good measure LOL...

Please enter me in the giveaway.

cowboyswife said...

TED DEKKER Bonesman's Daughter

lknott said...

Up in Smoke by Nora Roberts was very realistic and spooky!!! Thanks for the Giveaway. Put me on the list to win!!!

littlelatina said...

enter me thanks

Homemaker said...

My favorite scary book is Pet Sematary by Stephen King.

captainjaneway said...

George Ferris

loni broesch said...

I dont have a favorite scary book

trippyjanet at hotmail dot com

Unknown said...

I love THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy.

Kathy P said...

i love the shining kathypease(at)gmail(dot)com

lknott said...

I read the Three Fates by Nora Roberts. Not spooky but very suspenseful. Please enter me in your giveaway!

Unknown said...

Pet Cemetery is a scary book.

Cathie said...

Anything by Bentley Little is the scariest of all books!


AEKZ2 said...

My favorite scary book is Lost Souls

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