I had an idea of doing a guest post during the month of October so I asked a few of my friends from COYER what is their favorite Monster is (some are not so scary) and what book they read that they loved that associated with the Monster they picked. The answers are great and the recommendation are even better! Enjoy!
The Monster & The Book
When Michelle put out a call for bloggers to talk about their favorite monster, I didn’t jump at it fast enough so my favorite was taken. (Werewolf or shifters) My next to the favorite though is ghost/haunted houses.
I love to read horror but what I like the most about horror is not the gore but the creep factor. I don’t want to be grossed out I want to be scared and I think ghost and haunted house books are really the best for that kind of creep factor I am talking about.
As I write this post I am realizing that I have seen more ghostly movies than I have read books and I need to remedy that! Though I did recently read a book that featured a ghost as a guys friend and she could be scary as she was a vengeance ghost and liked to kill murderers. That book was The Suffering and you can see a review on my blog of that one. 🙂
Though when I think think ghost/haunted houses I think The Shining by Stephen King. Nobody, that I have read does creepy haunted house as well as King. I can think of several spooky house reads that came before this one, but I am ashamed to admit that I haven’t read them. 🙁 So for my choice I have to go with The Shining. Stephen King has a way with words that just brings a spooky house to life and keeps you up at night.
There is nothing creepier than being stuck in a blizzard in a hotel that has evil lurking inside! It’s been a long time since I read this story but it still sticks with me as being a book that kept me up at night. I think it might be time for a reread! 🙂
About the Guest
Stormi is my COYER co-host and a very good friend. I enjoy her blog with a mix of genres and we share a lot of similar reading tastes. Her reading interests are YA, Middle Grade, paranormal, urban fantasy, historical and paranormal romance, suspense romance,action/thriller/suspense/horror, crime. We both a love for horror and tend to share recommendation. Stormi works with a co-blogger which allows for a large range of reviews. Stop by her blog and say hello.
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