Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Trailer Tuesday: The Monstrumologist

Tomorrow is Halloween!  I've prepped by watching Halloween (naturally), picking up some delicious single-serve bags of kettle corn for the trick-or-treaters and ordering (though not yet receiving!) some pieces for my costume off of Amazon.  One thing I haven't done is read a scary book.  Though I totally should.  And so should you!

Might I recommend Rick Yancey's The Monstumologist?  It's so goosebumpingly good.  And yes, I'll admit that since I usually get my reading in at night just before bed, I stayed up really late one night to finish it, just so that I didn't have to read it in the creepy dark for one more night.  Whenever students tell me they are looking for a scary book, this one is at the top of my list*.

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

What scary books are your favorites?

* The list also traditionally includes Alvin Schwartz' Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Joseph Bruchac's Skeleton Man.

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