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Lizpixie
Halloween Party | Agatha Christie
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I totally forgot to post this last night! Its always been one of my favourite Dame Agatha stories, I also love the David Suchet adaptation that has Zoe Wanamaker as Mrs Oliver. At a Halloween party, a young girl boasts of witnessing a murder. Nobody believes her, until she‘s found drowned in the apple bobbing bucket. #Scarathlon #TeamSlaughter #ScaryScavengerHunt #AboutHalloween #WithAPumpkinOnTheCover 23points #PointsTotal-1,543

Dragon 🍎😀🐉 2mo
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Linsy
All Hallows' Eve Collection | Elana Johnson, Sarah M. Eden, Heather B. Moore, Annette Lyon, Lisa Mangum, Jordan McCollum
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I needed some romance in my Halloween reading. My enjoyment of each story was kind of all over the place but, as always, Sarah Eden‘s story was my favorite! 🖤

#scarathlon #teamslaughter #halloween
#scaryscavengerhunt #abouthalloween

Clwojick ☠ 💝 2mo
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FantasyChick
Odd Is on Our Side | Dean Koontz, Fred Van Lente
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I'm not usually one for graphic novels but I love Koontz and I love Odd!

This one's set on and about Halloween so I'm ticking that box off on the #scaryscavengerhunt

#scarathlon #teamslaughter #abouthalloween @Clwojick

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Kimberlone
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #8 | Joss Whedon, Jordie Bellaire
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My favorite image from this issue. The setting is a Halloween dance at the high school. I somewhat relate to Buffy. Halloween isn‘t my favorite holiday. I don‘t particularly enjoy trying to put together a fabulous costume. But I enjoy the spirit and darkness of the holiday.

#aboutHalloween #scaryscavengerhunt #scarathlon #teamstoker @TheReadingMermaid

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 2mo
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overtheedge
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Mehso-so

Absolute fun!
We join the Ocker family as they spend a month in Salem, Massachusetts. Touring historical sites, museums and cemeteries and many of the sites associated with the Salem Witch Trials. There is a chapter about the Maritime museum and Nathaniel Hawthorne's tribute.
#teamslaughter #scarathon #scavengerhunt #aboutHalloween
5 points for Halloween theme
1 point scavenger hunt
6 total points
Cool cover!

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SomedayAlmost
Bewitched | Sandra Schwab
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“E is for Enchantment.” -Greg Patrocki, “B is for Boo: A Halloween Alphabet.” (Not in database) It‘s about Halloween and has a spell. Counts for both challenges? via @Clwojick #aboutHalloween #spell #TeamSlaughter #ScaryScavengerHunt #chillingphotochallenge #happyhalloween #kidsbooks #kidlit

Linsy Love that bottle! 💚💚💚 2mo
SomedayAlmost Thanks! 2mo
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Lizpixie
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And finally, close up of the top of the right #stack of my #Scareathlon #TBR This part includes my #ScaryScavengerHunt #AboutHalloween(Halloween Party) #WithZombiesInIt (BoneHouses) #ThatScaresYou (The Haunting Of Hill House #WithAPumpkinOnTheCover (Halloween Party doing double duty) & #WithAMatteCover (Luminous Dead, Frankisstein) The rest of the prompts are #ThatsOver200Pages #WhereACharacterDies & #IsPartOfASeries which any of these will cover.

TheReadingMermaid Look at you girl! You are READY!!! 2mo
4thhouseontheleft I have Bone Houses on my TBR for October too! 2mo
Lizpixie @TheReadingMermaid I‘ve always been bummed that Halloween isn‘t bigger in Australia, and that it‘s not in autumn! Hard to feel that Fall feeling when flowers are popping up everywhere & you‘re already reaching for the aircon🌻🌞🙅🏻‍♀️ 2mo
Lizpixie @4thhouseontheleft it sounds great, I‘m lucky it came in my #owlcrate seeing as I‘m on a strict #bookbuyban🤦🏻‍♀️ 2mo
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Clwojick
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Hey #TeamSlaughter, lets take a minute to recommend some books to our fellow team mates! Most of us have a general idea of what we plan to read during #Scarathlon, but if you have any #MustReads that fit in the Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Amateur Sleuth, Psychological theme, please share below!!!!

If you have an #OutOfTheBox idea for the #ScaryScavengerHunt or the #ChillingPhotoChallenge pop those down below! ☠

Once again GO #TeamSlaughter!!

Clwojick I'm hoping to listen to Honeymoon by James Patterson, sincce i've had it on my self forever!!! 3mo
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Clwojick I recommend An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena and All The Missing Girls by Megan Miranda! 3mo
Clwojick For those #GraphicNovel lovers, I suggest My Favorite Thing Is Monsters ( which I may have to reread), Chew, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and PaperGirls. 3mo
Lizpixie I‘ve already suggested non fiction about serial killers or murders. Anything by Tess Gerritsen, Kathy Reichs, Peter Robinson, Ann Cleeves, Jo Nesbo, Claire Macintosh, Michael Connolly or Robert Crais. For ScandiThrillers you have Henning Mankell, Karin Fossum, Ann Holt, Arnaldur Indridason & Camilla Lackberg. There‘s also Stuart McBride, Thomas Harris, Chris Carter, Ruth Rendell, Gillian Flynn & Rachel Caine. Early Patricia Cornwall too. 3mo
Lizpixie For the #scavengerhunt prompt #boneinthetitle most of Kathy Reichs books have bone in the title, or the new release 3mo
Clwojick @Lizpixie I absolutely love the show Bones, and i quite enjoyed the one audiobook that i read by Kathy Reichs. I'll have to check out a few more by her :) 3mo
Lizpixie For #withawitchinit there‘s Practical Magic, Garden Spells by Sarah Addisen Allen, The Sparrow Sisters by Ellen Herrick, Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt, A Discovery Of Witches by Deborah Harkness & Kim Harrison‘s The Hollows series. 3mo
Lizpixie For #aboutavampire There‘s Ann Rice of course, Anno Dracula by Kim Newman, Salem‘s Lot by Stephen King, the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R.Ward, Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist, The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro & Chuck Hogan, Sunshine by Robin McKinley(one of my faves), the Dark series by Christine Feehan, Midnights Daughter by Karen Chance & of course the True Blood series by Charlaine Harris.Also the early Anita Blake books 3mo
Lizpixie For #withzombiesinit there‘s The Girl With All The Gifts, The Bone Houses, Feed by Mira Grant, The Forest Of Hands And Teeth by Carrie Ryan, My Life As A White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland & The Reapers Are The Angels by Alden Bell. 3mo
Clwojick Ooooohhhhh! @Lizpixie comin‘ in with all the good RECs! (why isn‘t there a Bowing emoji?) (edited) 3mo
Clwojick @Lizpixie and I‘m with you 💯 on Practical Magic! That‘s one I seriously need to reread! I‘ve had it on my self since late last year. 3mo
Lizpixie For #abouthalloween there‘s Halloween Party by Agatha Christie, The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury or the short story collection Dead Leaves:8 Tales From The Witching Season by Kealan Patrick Burke. 3mo
Bookwormjillk @Lizpixie I was going to suggest Agatha Christie too. I have Murder on the Orient Express on my TBR, and I‘m guessing #somebodydies in that one. 3mo
Lizpixie For #pumpkinonthecover there‘s Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell, the above Dead Leaves by Kealan Patrick Burke, Crypt Suzette by Maya Corrigan & Death By Pumpkin Spice by Alex Erickson. 3mo
Clwojick @Bookwormjillk I‘ve had Murder on the Orient Express on my shelf for WAY too long. Hopefully I‘ll finally get to it in October. 3mo
Lizpixie For #thatscaresyou some books that had me shaking(which isn‘t easy to do)are Bird Box by Josh Malerman, The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty( I recommend the audiobook read by the author), The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone, Salem‘s Lot, Christine, The Tommyknockers, It, The Shining & Pet Sematery by Stephen King, The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson & The Hot Zone by Richard Preston. 3mo
kezzlou85 @Lizpixie I think you've named just about ever suggestion I thought of. Well done. You've had so many brilliant ideas. 3mo
Sarahreadstoomuch For the book with a #vampire I‘m planning on Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell - it shouldn‘t be scary at all, but I‘ve been waiting on it! Her graphic novel Pumpkinheads is terrific too and fills a couple categories. 3mo
madamereadsalot1 I'm planning to read In the Valley of the Sun for a black cover/ with a vampire/ over 200 pages/ where a character dies categories. 3mo
4thhouseontheleft One of my neighbor‘s was Megan Miranda, our kids used to be at school together, and she is so sweet! All the Missing Girls is fantastic, but her first books, Fracture and Vengeance, would also be a great fit for this challenge! 3mo
Kappadeemom So can one book be counted for several of the scavenger hunt items? 3mo
LokiDokey I enjoy books from Gillian Flynn and Kerri Maniscalco. I read a bunch of one off books... one of us is lying, then she was gone, girl on the train, the seven deaths of Evelyn hardcastle, and birdbox. 3mo
RainyDayReading Throwing in some more graphic novel recs for those that want them. For #Zombie there‘s Scooby Apocalypse, #vampire there‘s Day Men, for #Witch I highly recommend Spell on Wheels and for #someonedies there‘s Kill or Be Killed, Lady Killer or The Fade Out. Each of these (except for Spell on Wheels) are part of a series as well. I‘ll do some digging and drop back by with some book suggestions after I peruse my bookcase a bit 😊 3mo
Liatrek @Clwojick I wanted to check can one book be used to get multiple points in the different challenges? Example my copy of Murder on the links is black cover 1 point scary scavenger hunt, team theme mystery 2 points = 3 points or a book can only be used to get points in one category? 2mo
Clwojick @Liatrek yes, the points can be stacked. 2mo
Liatrek @Clwojick Thank you! Working on my Scare a thon spreadsheet 😊 I‘m so excited! 2mo
intothehallofbooks @Clwojick yay!! Thanks, I‘m excited!! 2mo
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