As a young adult librarian and a writer of YA books, I don't often venture into middle grade territory. But I have been reading more, because a lot of the "teens" who come to my library programs are middle schoolers, and they aren't always ready for YA books. Over on The Page Half Full, the … Continue reading my favorite middle grade books of the year and all-time
31 days of Halloween, day 31: writing horror
Since it is the last day of Halloween, and Nanowrimo Eve, the list today is horror books and movies about WRITERS!
31 days of Halloween, day 30: disability rep
I've tried to collect horror here with positive (or at least, not damaging) portrayals of disability.
31 days of Halloween, day 29: based on Ed Gein
I had originally meant to include multiple serial killers in this blog post, but then I found that all the books and movies were based on just one: Ed Gein!
31 days of Halloween, day 28: prairie horror
Not to be confused with Western horror, this list of horror stories set in the prairie is more about wide open spaces and harsh, isolating winters.
31 days of Halloween, day 27: high school horror
High school was not the greatest time of my life, which must be why horror stories set in high schools are so common.
31 days of Halloween, day 26: book/tv pairings
Sometimes there's a vibe between a TV series and a book that is not its source material, and that is the list for today.
31 days of Halloween, day 25: Christmas horror
The 25th of October means... that Christmas will be here in two short months!
31 days of Halloween, day 24: Horror on Ice
If there's one thing I fear, it's the coming of winter each year. I hate being cold, and I know I'm not alone - which is probably why this list was so easy to make!
31 days of Halloween, day 23: found footage
Horror novels don't have "footage," but they can include documents, testimony, and photographs to try to fool you into thinking the novel is something real.