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All Hallows’ Read is the brainchild of author Neil Gaiman. In 2010 he had the sudden inspiration to start a new holiday tradition that involved giving books. The next major holiday was Halloween, and All Hallows’ Read was born. The idea behind All Hallows’ Read is to encourage people to “give someone a scary book for Halloween.” Old books, new books, secondhand books, hardcovers, paperbacks, eBooks, audiobooks, they are all fair game. Gather together and share a book with family or friends, or gift a total stranger as a random act of kindness. Rather than a sugary treat, All Hallows’ Read gives someone an experience by connecting that person with a story.

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While booksellers were quick to embrace the book giving aspect of All Hallows’ Read, libraries quickly embraced the reading aspect. During the month of October, librarians encourage patrons to read a scary to celebrate Halloween, making All Hallows’ Read a celebration of reading as well as of books. If you don’t enjoy horror or paranormal, try suspense. If that’s not to your taste, try something seasonal. And, if you don’t care for the theme, then simply read. Read a book this Halloween.  


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Scary Books

It by Stephen King


The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon


Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt


Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill


The Road by Cormac McCarthy


Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist


Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris


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Classic Horror Stories


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving


The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson


The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft by H. P. Lovecraft


Edgar Allan Poe: The Best of His Macabre Tales Complete and Unabridged


Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin


The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty


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Family Friendly Halloween Reads


The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury


It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! by Charles Schulz


The Scariest Book Ever by Bob Shea


Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! by Tad Hills


Ollie's Halloween by Olivier Dunrea


Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes


The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree by Stan Berenstain