Two days from the end of Halloween Bingo 2016 and I have made it!  Twelve BINGOs total and a BLACKOUT, with The Halloween Tree as my final book read!

I want to give another shout-out to Moonlight Murder and Obsidian Black Death for putting all of this together.  Thank you two so much!  I've had so, SO much fun, and I look forward to the next Booklikes bookish activity, and hope that I can participate even more.  I'm not an entirely social person, but this game has brought me out of my lurking status, as well as expanded my reading appetite a little bit.

I've read many great books these past two months, and with the exception of maybe one or two books, I think I've had a pretty good run of reading for Halloween Bingo.

I also wanted to thank all the other BL-ers who helped with book suggestions, and for sharing all your thoughts and discussing with me any and all books we have all read during this time.

Truly, this has been lots of fun!

I will have the reviews for The Haunting of Maddy Clare, Beg for Mercy, and The Halloween Tree posted, hopefully within the next two days.





Books Read:
Read by candlelight or flashlight:  A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Magical Realism:  Un Lun Dun by China Mieville

Witches:  Dark Witch by Nora Roberts

Genre: Horror:  The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James

Black Cat:  Voodoo or Die by Stephanie Bond


Diverse Authors Can Be Spooky Fun:  The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

Ghost Stories & Haunted Houses:  The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Young Adult Horror:  Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Scary Women (Authors):  We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Reads With (Booklikes) Friends:  Ammie, Come Home by Barbara Michaels


Grave or Graveyard:  The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Genre: Mystery:  In Deep Voodoo by Stephanie Bond

Free Space:  Beg for Mercy by Jami Alden

Gothic: Be Buried in the Rain by Barbara Michaels

Creepy Crawlies: The Adventure of the Speckled Band by A.C. Doyle


"Fall" into a good book:  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Locked Room Mystery:  And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

It was a dark and stormy night:  The Hound of the Baskervilles by A.C. Doyle

Set in New England: Truly, Madly by Heather Webber

Full Moon:  The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen


Vampires vs Werewolves:  Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop

Supernatural:  Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Classic Horror: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Pumpkin:  Scared Stiff by Annelise Ryan

Set on Halloween:  The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury



BLACKOUT Achieved 10/29/2016


First and Second BINGOs:  Achieved 10/10/2016

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Third and Fourth BINGOs:  Achieved 10/26/2016

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Fifth and Sixth BINGOs:  Achieved 10/27/2016

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Last Six BINGOs and BLACKOUT:  Achieved 10/29/2016

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