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Best Books About Creepy Crawlies

Mira Grant (a.k.a. Seanan McGuire) shares her favorite books about creepy crawlies with Goodreads! What gross and slimy books would you add to her list?

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message 1: by Aude (new)

Aude What the hell is Anne Frank's diary doing on this list?


message 2: by David (new)

David Rothmiller The Nazis were creepy?


message 3: by Aude (new)

Aude David wrote: "The Nazis were creepy?"

But do they crawl??


message 5: by Andréa (new)

Andréa I don't understand the connection between most of these books and the list's theme, even if we're going with a rather open-ended interpretation of "creepy crawlies" and "gross and slimy."


message 6: by David (new)

David Rothmiller one for certain is CURIOUS SHORTS...


message 7: by Fakhruddin (new)

Fakhruddin Kakajiwala great


message 8: by Redfox5 (new)

Redfox5 Why are there loads of cook books!?


message 9: by Andréa (new)

Andréa Redfox5 wrote: "Why are there loads of cook books!?"

Yeah, I don't really understand that either, but I didn't want to take them off because I'm not the list creator and I don't know if maybe they have recipes for bug-shaped cookies or something.


message 10: by Ruby (new)

Ruby The Great Gatsby? I don't recall any insects??


message 11: by Brandon (new)

Brandon Swarrow It's been a really long time, but I don't recall any slimy crawlies being in Lord of the Flies. It's ranked 5th!


message 12: by Chris (new)

Chris Gager There were bugs all over the pig's head in LOTF. What's up with the Great Gatsby??????? Someone trying to make a snark-point?


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