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It's almost Halloween, and even though I doubt I'll have time to read Halloweeny books, I'd love some suggestions. I've been wracking my brain and can't think of very many books that truly scared me.
What are some of your favorite Halloween reads? Have you read anything that completely freaked you out?
The only books I can think of are things by Stephen King (I haven't read many) and very few YA books. The Devouring series by Simon Holt is really good and kinda scary. The first one starts off very, very creepy and I loved it! In fact, I loved all of them.
Project 17 by Laurie Faria Stolarz freaked me out a lot - it's about a mental hospital in Danvers, MA (totally real place and not too far from me). I think the realness and the closeness of it is what made the book that much more freaky to me.
Aside from that, I'm drawing scary book blanks.
Help me out, will you? Share some of your favorite scary books in the comments!