Some reading suggestions to get you in the mood for the season… Also, check out our “Let’s Get Witchy” Display in the Library.
Binge on Books (bingeonbooks.com) is celebrating the season with “Sounds Like Halloween”, a fun new way to sample some scary passages from books that cross many genres. Thirty one authors read the most terrifying scenes from books that range from high fantasy or historical fiction to young adult romance or science fiction. That’s right, thirty one short readings that will get you in the mood for Halloween.
Bag of bones by Steven King really scared the wits out of one staff member. It’s a story about a grieving widow who goes back to his summerhouse in Maine and is drawn into mystery, ghostly visitations and escalating terrors.
Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi permanently unsettled one staff member. It’s a true story written about one of the most brutal, seemingly random murders in the country. It’s unlikely that anyone reading this article is unaware of it and prosecutor Bugliosi reveals how he built his case.