Halloween (or Hallowe'en) is an annual holiday observed on October 31, which commonly includes activities such as trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, carving jack-o'-lanterns, bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films. ...more

A Lesson in Vengeance
Billy Summers
The Dead and the Dark
My Heart Is a Chainsaw
The Witch Haven
The Woods Are Always Watching
Chasing the Boogeyman
The Devil Makes Three
The Manningtree Witches
Bad Witch Burning
When the Reckoning Comes
Dark Waters (Small Spaces, #3)
Vampires, Hearts, & Other Dead Things
The Café Between Pumpkin and Pie (Moonbright, Maine)
Ghost Girl
The Final Girl Support Group
Home Before Dark
My Best Friend's Exorcism
Chasing the Boogeyman
My Heart Is a Chainsaw
White Smoke
Magic Lessons (Practical Magic, #0.1)
The Book of Accidents
The Last House on Needless Street
The Blood Witch (The Osseous Chronicles, #2)
The Witch Haven
The Woods Are Always Watching
The Hollow Places
The Haunting of Brynn Wilder
The Shining by Stephen KingThe Raven and Other Poems by Edgar Allan PoeDracula by Bram StokerCoraline by Neil GaimanFrankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Halloween Reads
375 books — 334 voters
The Woman in Black by Susan         HillThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThe Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. JamesThe Little Stranger by Sarah WatersThis House Is Haunted by John Boyne
Historical Ghost Fiction
172 books — 287 voters

Coraline by Neil GaimanMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsAnna Dressed in Blood by Kendare BlakeThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanThe Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
Awesome HALLOWEEN reads for YA
188 books — 188 voters
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda   WilliamsRoom on the Broom by Julia DonaldsonThe Hallo-Weiner by Dav PilkeyScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzThe Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree by Stan Berenstain
Best Halloween Picture Books
553 books — 544 voters

The Halloween Tree
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Room on the Broom
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Green Town, #2)
The Haunting of Hill House
The Graveyard Book
Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Skeleton Hiccups
Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat
Ghosts in the House!
Creepy Carrots!

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Jeff Lindsay
It took me a moment. I blinked, and suddenly it swam into focus and I had to frown very hard to keep myself from giggling out loud like the schoolgirl Deb had accused me of being. Because he had arranged the arms and legs in letters, and the letters spelled out a single small word: BOO. The three torsos were carefully arranged below the BOO in a quarter-circle, making a cute little Halloween smile. What a scamp.
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Ray Bradbury
Nobody moved. Everybody sat in the dark cellar, suspended in the suddenly frozen task of this October game; the wind blew outside, banging the house, the smell of pumpkins and apples filled the room with smell of the objects in their fingers while one boy cried, “I'll go upstairs and look!” and he ran upstairs hopefully and out around the house, four times around the house, calling, “Marion, Marion, Marion!” over and over and at last coming slowly down the stairs into the waiting breathing cell ...more
Ray Bradbury, Long After Midnight

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