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Easy Peasy DIY Costumes for Book Lovers
Halloween is the perfect time to love up on your literary muses. You can make a sandwich board and go as a book, or pull together some clothes in a nod to...
Chilling Children’s Books to Read on Halloween
The spooky season is upon us once again, a month of breathless anticipation when creepy-crawlies own the night and your broomstick lies in wait for a...
The Halloween IQ Test: How Many Lines From Classic Spooky Reads Can You Identify?
From Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” to The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat, you’ve got a range of Halloween reads to...
11 Book Covers That Make Great Halloween Masks
Around this time of year, television shows, magazines, and half the Internet are inundated with the same old tired tutorials on creating unique Halloween...
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7 Books With Death As a Character
Poor old Death, that abstract devil. When it comes to books, Death’s often the bridesmaid, rarely the deceased bride, cutting down characters off...
The Most Frightening Stories From
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
If you were an impressionable child with an overactive imagination, Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was probably the stuff that...
The Best Haunted House Books
Have you been by the old Mercer house? The one surrounded by all the bushes and dead trees? Yeah, I thought it was abandoned, too, but sometimes at night...
9 Terrible Ideas for Sexy Literary Halloween Costumes
According to the wisdom of Mean Girls protagonist Cady Heron: “Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other...
6 Great Halloween Books for Kids of All Ages
Leaves are once again crunching underfoot, which means your cobwebs, spiders, and long-handled sweeper-thingies are considered acceptable decor, and you...
The Best Witches in Literature
Something wicked this way comes: Halloween’s almost here, and the witching season is at hand! While the trick-or-treating masses still play up the...
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What Would these 13 Famous Authors Give Out on Halloween?
Thanksgiving shmanksgiving, Christmas shmistmas, Halloween has ‘em beat. It’s aspirational, self-reflective, magical, and nonjudgmental—just try...