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message 1: by Daria, Winging this mod thing! (new)

Daria Zeoli (dariazeoli) | 267 comments Mod
Let’s read something spooky, scary, or creepy to get us into the Halloween mood!

Here’s a list of books to get you thinking of nominations:

See a nom you’d like to second? Comment with a +1 and the title. This thread will be open till August 31 or till we have a lot of +1’d noms, whichever comes first.

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Sanniyus Suwita | 1 comments I am interested in reading the business/economics side of Halloween but haven't been able to find a good book. Not even a WSJ/NYT/Atlantic article.

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Amy (amybf) | 129 comments I'm not a big fan of the scary and the spooky. But I heard about this one on a podcast and it sounded interesting, so I'll toss it in for nomination: The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick .

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Jessica | 18 comments Definitely looking forward to October, because I love scary books! I'll throw in Infamous Lady: The True Story of Countess Erzsébet Báthory because I've always wanted to read a book on this legendary female Dracula. For something that might be a little less graphic, I'd also nominate Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife.

Barbara (The Bibliophage) (barbarathebibliophage) | 67 comments Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places <— my suggestion!

And I will +1 for Lady from the Black Lagoon, Spook, and Empty Mansions.

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Brooke (brookebecker) | 34 comments Oh this will be fun! +1 for Ghostland!

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Daria Zeoli (dariazeoli) | 267 comments Mod
Thanks all! Poll will be open at midnight (I was on time to create it for once!)

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