R.I.P. Check In

I’m having so much fun with my R.I.P. reads this year. I finished The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson this weekend and while it wasn’t necessarily as super scary as I was expecting, it did have some of those supernatural elements and it fit in as a seasonal read.

Now I’m reading about Eliza Caine. She’s  just accepted a position as a governess in This House is Haunted by John Boyne.

“London, 1867… I blame Charles Dickens for the death of my father. In tracing the moment where my life transformed from serenity to horror, twisting the natural into the unspeakable, I find myself seated in the parlor of our small terraced home near Hyde Park…”

Poor Eliza Caine things have quickly gone from bad to worse for her and I’m only 100 pages in.

I have so many more books I’d love to read for this but not sure how many others I’ll get to. I did want to share a couple of links with you in case you are still trying to figure out what to read. For example, NPR posted their 100 Best Horror Novels and Stories list a few years ago. It’s still a great resource.

Recently BookPage had this article on recent books and spookiness-rated! So you’ll know if you need to read the books mentioned with the lights on! I recently mentioned This Thing Between Us in a post so I may have to start with that one next.

Finally for those of you who already have way too many books and won’t be able to add another spooky read, how about a poem that is sure to make you think twice about being home alone?

I hope you are enjoying a lot of atmospheric reads. Let me know if you’ve discovered a new favorite spooky read.

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