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Lesbian & Queer Women Halloween Reads

Did you know there are more than a hundred lesbian vampire books? We basically invented the genre. But that’s not ...

9 Literary Halloween Costumes from the Lazy to the Committed

It’s October, and that means our thoughts are turning to costumes that will really turn heads. And I don’t mean ...

13 Creepy Bits of Bookish Trivia

These are in no particular order according to creepiness. However, if you’re like me and are terrified by your own ...

Hellbound Heroes with a Halloween Twist

From cursed immortals to muck-crusted man-monsters, comic books have long been the source of not just caped crusaders, but those eerie ...

3 On A YA Theme: It’s Halloween

This week is all about tricks and treats, so in observance, I’m breaking from the (not so) strict rules of ...

Spice Up Your Halloween Pumpkin Game With Comics

Try something a bit different for Halloween this year, and not just letting your plain old toothy-grinned pumpkins sit placidly ...

5 More Bookish DIY Costumes For Halloween

It’s October, which is officially Halloween Costume Crunch Time. We’ve featured a post like this before, two years ago when ...

A Very Steampunk Halloween

On October 31st, the night of my favorite holiday, Housing Works Bookstore and Cafe invited readers to attend the New ...

Badass Bookish Broads: Winifred Sanderson

She gazes lovingly at her book. She caresses it and speaks gently to it. They have a connection, this lady ...

15 Adorably Bookish Pet Costumes

For the record, I have never dressed my pets up in costumes of any kind. But when it comes to ...

Book-O’-Lanterns!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, lit-lovers: HALLOWEEN TIME! And what better way to combine your love of ...

13 Best Read-Aloud Halloween Picture Books for Kids

I am a big booster of “gather ’round the cauldron” old-fashioned read-aloud of Halloween picture books for kids. It’s a ...

A Reading List for Little Monsters

It’s Halloween season. It’s October Country. It’s that perfect, wonderful time of the year when we live in the chilly, ...

6 Scary Stories Read Aloud

Ever been to one of those Halloween parties where people sit around in the dark with a flashlight and attempt ...

Drop It Like It’s Haute: Happy Lit’Oween

As per usual this time of year, the interweb is positively a-crawl with photos and how-to guides should you wish ...