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Last year, for the month of October, I counted down on Facebook what were my top 31 books for Halloween. They didn't have to be about, or even take place during, Halloween. They just, for me, capture the Halloween spirit. So for those of you who missed it, here's the list:



Oct. 1 - Shadowland – Peter Straub
Oct. 2 - Four Octobers – Rick Hautala
Oct. 3 - Pet Sematary – Stephen King
Oct. 4 - Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
Oct. 5 - Tommyknockers – Stephen King
Oct. 6 - Haunted Forest Tour – James A. Moore & Jeff Strand
Oct. 7 - The Keep – F. Paul Wilson
Oct. 8 - ‘Salem’s Lot – Stephen King
Oct. 9 - They Thirst – Robert McCammon
Oct. 10 - Little Brothers – Rick Hautala
Oct. 11 - Julia – Peter Straub
Oct. 12 - Heart Shaped Box – Joe Hill
Oct. 13 - Traveling Vampire Show – Richard Laymon
Oct. 14 - Floating Dragon – Peter Straub
Oct. 15 - Necroscope – Brian Lumley
Oct. 16 - Guilty Pleasures – Laurell K. Hamilton
Oct. 17 - Bloodlist – PN Elrod
Oct. 18 - Soft Whisper of the Dead – Charles L. Grant
Oct. 19 - Midnight Blue – Nancy A. Collins
Oct. 20 - The Infected – Michael McBride
Oct. 21 - The Wolfen – Whitley Strieber
Oct. 22 - Ghost Story – Peter Straub
Oct. 23 - Silver Bullet – Stephen King
Oct. 24 - The Mummy – Anne Rice
Oct. 25 - At the Mountains of Madness – HP Lovecraft
Oct. 26 - In a Lonely Place – Karl Edward Wagner
Oct. 27 - Black and Orange – Benjamin Kane Ethridge
Oct. 28 - Dracula – Bram Stoker
Oct. 29 - The Haunting of Hill House – Shirley Jackson
Oct. 30 - Carnival of Fear – JG Faherty
Oct. 31 - Something Wicked This Way Comes – Ray Bradbury

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