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Books for RIP except I don't quite remember what RIP is

I am informally MAYBE participating in RIP. I don't even remember who hosts it. Or if it's hosted anymore. BASICALLY, these're the September/October, kind-of-scary-I-guess books I'm hoping to get through. Because themes are the best and I love them.

NUMBER 1. Is Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix, which I have already begun and it looks like an IKEA catalogue and is an enjoyable experience. I'm 100 pages in and waiting for it to get scary, though. So in that respect it feels like Night Film, and HOPEFULLY THINGS WILL CHANGE.


NUMBER 2. Eat Your Heart Out by Dayna Ingram. Someone posted the back of this book on Tumblr and I said I would read it, because lesbians fighting zombies. It's a novella, and I will finish it by Halloween.


NUMBER 3. No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale. I LOVE KATHLEEN HALE SO HARD. She's super-weird, which I appreciate, and she wrote that defense of YA that was hilarious and wonderful. This is about the murder of a girl in a small town in Wisconsin, but it's...kind of light-hearted? And unsurprisingly, YA.


NUMBER 4. Poisoned by Steve Shukis. "A gripping tale of murder, sorcery, and criminal justice in turn-of-the-century Chicago," and it is NON-fiction, which is the best. Turn of the century Chicago/1880s-1890s Chicago is the best Chicago. Everything happened then. Except the Fire. That happened in 1871. I guess that was kind of important. BUT ANYWAY, basically a whole family dies due to poisoning and it's all "Who did this! Was it this charismatic family doctor? But WHY" and I am muchly enjoying it.


I can't read for-real scary books because then I will be terrified for forever. I can't even watch scary X-Files episodes by myself (i.e. most of them) and X-Files is my JAM. It's a complicated situation. By which I mean I watch for character development, kissing, and the occasional Flukeman because I'm not scared of him.

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