Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.

This week is all about Halloween!  This is the first year I'd started reading creepy/ paranormal books for Halloween and I loved it so much, I think I'll do the same for next year!  Half of my list will be books I read this October for Halloween and the other half will be books that I wish I could have read.

Books I've Read

1. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins- I love when a book can keep me interested and lead me through twists and turns.

2. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion- This isn't your typical zombie.  That being said, I absolutely love it.

3. Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender- This is by far the creepiest book I've read in a while.  I wasn't even expecting half the things that happened.

4. Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris- This was my first zombie book and Halloween read.  It was hilarious, interesting, and just about perfect.

5. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan- At first I really wasn't liking this book, but I pushed through the first chapters and I'm thankful that I did.  Can't wait to read the next books in the series!

             Books I wish I could read

1. Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey- Yes, another zombie book.  I think I'm obsessed.  This one is mixed with a bit of romance (really, when you think about it, most books are) but it's not your typical romance, Wren's boyfriend died and when he's suddenly back, she intends to keep him a secret, hiding him away.

                                 2. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake- Ghosts creep me out more than anything and the fact that the main character is hunting a ghost called "Anna Dressed in Blood" is even creepier.

3. Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce- I've been wanting to read this one forever.  It's a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, but it's about two sisters that seriously kick some werewolf ass. 

4. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin- This book has been on my wishlist a while and I'm still dying to read it.  I don't know how much it fits in to this list, but all your friends end up dead and you have no memory of it?  Creepy.

5. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs- Just look at that cover.  I was actually hoping to get to it this October, since I have the book, but I chose the books I showed above.

Thanks for stopping by!  What spooky books are on your Top Ten?


  1. Great choices! I wish I had remembered to add Miss Peregrine, Warm Bodies, and Forest of Hands & Teeth. Hex Hall, Anna and Sisters Red are so fun too. There's definitely no shortage of great zombie titles these days. Awesome spooky recs!

  2. Couple of my wishlist books on their, Warm Bodies and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

  3. Forest of Hands and Teeth is so very creepy! You should totally find a copy and read it during this next week! :D And Hex Hall is a great choice too. I put it up on a Halloween book display at the library.

    My Top Ten List is over here if you'd like to stop by! Happy Halloween!

  4. Ha!! I LOVE your banner!!!

    Thx for stopping my my site and entering the Giveaway!! I'm a New Follower!

    I like your Halloween Reads. Good choices. Calico Reaction's book challenge is reading Peregrine's for the month of November. Should be interesting to get the feedback!!