Whooo Is Ready for Halloween?


halloweenAs All Hallows’ Eve slowly approaches, BookPal is looking forward to a night of tricks, treats, and scares!

Nothing gives us the chills quite like a scary story. Here are some of our favorite frightening tales to read on a cold, rainy day:

1) Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

When a mysterious carnival comes to town, two young boys must fight to escape from clutches of the elusive Illustrated Man who goes by the name Mr. Dark.

2) The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

A young solicitor named Author Kipps moves into the desolate Eel Marsh House in England after coming to town to attend a funeral. He soon discovers that an evil spirit lurks beside him. This chilling story will surely keep you on your toes.

3) The Witches by Roald Dahl

Renowned children’s author Roald Dahl tells the eerie tale of a group of witches who want to eradicate Great Britain of children by turning them into mice.

4) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

This collection of freaky stories of folklore and urban legends will haunt your dreams for days to come.

5) The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Hold on to your head! Taking place in 1790 in a town called Sleepy Hollow, the book tells the story of a schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, who is haunted by a headless horseman.

6) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

In this classic thriller, a young and eager Dr. Frankenstein creates life from death while highly underestimating the grave consequences of his actions.


Check out our Halloween Pinterest board for more spooky book recommendations. Read at your own risk!


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