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Halloween in July: A Spooky Reading List for Summer Thrills and Chills

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There’s a chill in the air… wait, no there isn’t. It’s the dog days of summer, but there’s more than one way to get a chilly thrill on the sweatiest of days! Instead of getting all hot and bothered reading summer romances or getting all sticky and sandy forcing yourself to read on the beach, cuddle up in the darkest corner of your abode and prepare to get freaked out. There’s a spooky book for every taste and occasion, and we’ve got the goods on what you should be reading to give yourself the nighttime shivers. If you’re into scary, but like not really scary: Fellside, M.R. Carey (Orbit, April 5, 2016) From the author of the much-loved The Girl…

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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books That Sent Us Screaming

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Are you someone who goes to a scary movie just to, well, get scared? If so, then this week’s Heat Index has been written just for you. It’s not every day that truly horrifying books come across our desks here at BookTrib, but when they do we pay special attention to the ones that put the “jeepers” in jeepers creepers. Hang on to your hats, because this list will scare you silly. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware (Scout Press, August 4) “Ware slowly unspools the mystery, setting a truly spooky scene … with a constant undercurrent of danger. Read it on a dark and stormy night—with all the lights on.” — Kirkus Reviews Heat Index: Waking up in…

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6 Audiobooks that will be your instant companion

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One of the many great things about books is that they’re there for us when we’re by ourselves. They entertain us, they keep us company, they keep us occupied when we’re all alone. This is one of the great allures of audiobooks. Are you all alone in your car, stuck in traffic or making a painfully long journey? Just press play, and you have an instant companion. Are you on the treadmill and you need something to distract you from the burn in your muscles? Pop on the headphones, and you can be transported to another place and time while the bulge in your hips that you got from that extra helping of ice cream over the weekend melts away.…

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