‘Tis the season! Halloween is just around the corner. It’s time to head to the pumpkin patch and cuddle up to read some timeless (not-so-spooky) stories. Remember, Halloween is much more than the few hours you spend trick-or-treating with your children. It’s a celebration that lasts for weeks – filled with cozy Fall evenings. Here are three wonderful Halloween books to enjoy with your children and make part of your yearly traditions.
We’re nearing the end of October and with that, the conclusion of spooky season. But fear not, spooky readers. Horror and suspense novels do not have to be seasonal. These three books are creative masterpieces filled with relevant themes, complex characters, and plenty of thrill. Whether it’s October or May, you’ll want to have these novels on your bookshelf.
Be ready to buy a night light when you pick up Philip Tice’s new book, High Strangeness: Tales from the Edge of the Unknown. This book is compiled of 10 short stories that will be sure to make your spine tingle. “High strangeness” refers to the hidden beings or entities among us. Like a UFO or a real-life mystery having a quality of being peculiar, bizarre, or utterly absurd. This collection of stories and poems expands on this concept.
With the end of summer drawing nigh, I can’t help but be excited for Fall and all it entails—the cooler temps, apple and pumpkin picking at a local farm, apple cider donuts, and Halloween! Halloween was one of my favorite holidays growing up, and I especially loved reading books to immerse myself into the spirit of the season. Now I’m able to share my love of this time of year with my son, and there’s no better way than snuggling up on the couch in the evening with him and one of these fun, spooky books!