Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon TBR

Dewey's Read-a-Thon Oct 2015

October 17th
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Between the possible trip into the city to get stuff for next weekend (Canada’s Wonderland!) and the fact that I am slowly coming out of a reading slump, I’m not sure how much I will actually get read. I hope I can read the first two and at least get started on the third.

This is what I hope to read: 

Christopher Pike's Tales of TerrorChristopher Pike’s Tales of Terror

Death of Despair: Mike wakes up alone one night in his condo. Then his past loves begin to visit him, each, they say, in their dreams. But what Mike does not know is that he has stumbled into a very evil nightmare from which there is no waking.

Revenge: Ted’s girlfriend suddenly dumps him and he just doesn’t think that is right. So he decides to kill her, in a very strange way.

The Fan from Hell: Marvin Summers, the bestselling author of teen fiction, returns to face Lassy, his No. 1 fan. Against his better judgment, Marvin allows himself to get intimately involved with this beautiful and mysterious girl. Only too late does he realize that some of his fans have studied his horror novles a little too closely.

Plus other strange tales from the world’s darkest corners!

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Ghost Stories and PlaysRipley’s Believe It or Not! Ghost Stories and Plays

Would you believe. . .

A ghost leaves a map to a 50-million-dollar silver mine?

Love brings a dead woman back to life?

A skeleton shoots its murderer?

Every one of these spine-chilling tales of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins is true–Believe it or not!

16 eerie stories. . .

9 spooky plays. . .

20 pages of ghostly cartoons!

MiseryMisery by Stephen King

Paul Sheldon. He’s a bestselling novelist who has finally met his biggest fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes and she is more than a rabid reader—she is Paul’s nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house. Now Annie wants Paul to write his greatest work—just for her. She has lots of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an ax. And if they don’t work, she can get really nasty…


5 responses to “Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon TBR

  1. You’ve got a creepy selection of books! Misery is so good, enjoy! Here’s a quote in honor of that reading choice…
    “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ― Stephen King #TeamSycamore


  2. Woot! Love your hope to read pile and could see that pulling you out of your recent reading slump. Came out of my own a couple a weeks ago…gads those are a drag, but sure feels good when you get back up and reading. Good luck to you!


  3. Hour 20 – you own this read-a-thon! No book too long, no print too small. Turn those pages! Burn through those books! Finished one? Start another! Hit those books!

    Oh, and treat yourself to something – you’ve earned it!

    Chris – Team Sycamore


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