October Genre Discussion

For October 2015, we will be reading a Supernatural or Horror genre novel in honor of Halloween.
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Post by rssllue » 11 Oct 2015, 00:43

Did your dad put glue on it again? That kidder. :roll:
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Post by zeldas_lullaby » 11 Oct 2015, 00:46

:lol:

Yeah, that's my dad: a total prankster.

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Post by rssllue » 11 Oct 2015, 00:53

Thought so. Good man! :lol: ;)
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Post by zeldas_lullaby » 11 Oct 2015, 01:03

:lol: Yeah, you'd like him. He's always going around spouting off bits of wisdom: "Don't make an enemy unnecessarily."
(Of course, I'll reply, "Oh, it's necessary.") Or he'll say, "Don't get into a <bleep>ing contest with a skunk." (And I'll say, "Good. So I can tell the person I'm mad at that you called her a skunk?") Or he'll say, "You're your own worst enemy." (And I'll say, "No, I'm your worst enemy.") Or he'll say, "You have unrealistic expectations." (And I'll say, "This lottery ticket should have made me rich. They drew the wrong numbers. That's not my fault.") Or whatever.

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Post by rssllue » 11 Oct 2015, 05:49

:lol: Lots of wisdom there.
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Post by hsimone » 11 Oct 2015, 13:20

You two are so silly :)
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Post by Abigail-Smith95 » 12 Oct 2015, 17:50

I think stephen king is the most obvious choice! Love it. To write a horror and make it good is a skill. I'll pinch one of my dads and do the same. Good idea :)

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Post by rssllue » 12 Oct 2015, 18:31

hsimone wrote:You two are so silly :)
:shock:
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Post by Tstrickland84 » 15 Oct 2015, 18:32

I'm not sure if this counts as a full book, but I'm saying it does. I'm gonna read Herbert West-Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft.

I think that's horror and Halloweeny enough for anyone. And who doesn't like tongue in cheek zombie literature.

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Post by VictoriaR » 24 Oct 2015, 00:05

Sorry I'm coming in late, just joined. I usually avoid horror stuff, but one of my favorite books is Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Bradbury. Not too horrible, but it scared me as a teen.

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Post by Tstrickland84 » 24 Oct 2015, 12:01

Talking about Ray Bradbury...I never thought this was a scary book or teleplay, but every October I read and watch "The Halloween Tree." It's wonderful.

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Post by kio » 24 Oct 2015, 14:57

What's everyone's favorite movie to watch around Halloween? Mine is whatever's on tv ;)
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Post by Tstrickland84 » 24 Oct 2015, 16:02

It used to be "Hocus Pocus" until ABC Family ran it into the ground. Now it's "Halloween Tree" and "it's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown."

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Post by RebeccaB4176 » 01 Dec 2015, 21:30

The Haunting of Hill House is fantastic and the black and white version of the movie is a great accompaniment!!!

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Post by kmkreader » 05 Dec 2015, 08:47

I can say that I have never chosen a book from this genre only because I am not sure that I would enjoy it. I have been looking to broaden my choices so this may be a perfect way to start.

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