Spooktacular Giveaway Hop


When I was much younger than I am now, I loved nothing more that a good "spooky" story.  I spent many nights laying up in bed reading books that were designed to make your skin crawl and leave you with goose bumps.

My personal favourite author for Young Adult Thrillers was and probably still is Christopher Pike.  Twenty years after reading his books some of them still stand out in my mind in perfect clarity.  The top one would be Remember Me.


Something about Shari's story struck a chord with me that has echoed through the last twenty years, as any good book should I suppose. Sadly when I was a teenager I didn't hold on to as many books as I do now so I spend a lot of time hunting to replace the ones I really wish I had kept. (Sweet Valley High anyone?)

I am giving away a $15 Amazon gift card in the hopes that you can use it to buy a book to be loved as much as I loved this one.


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This post is part of The Spooktacular Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am A Reader, please use the linky list below to go on to the next blog.  :)


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  1. I loved the Goosebumps series growing up - creeped me out!

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  2. World War Z - not really spooky, more like unnerving :P

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  3. I loved Christopher Pike's books when I was a kid! Were they ghostwritten? I know R.L. Stine's were...maybe not. I can't remember if Christopher Pike put a billion books out a month like Stine did!

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  4. My favorite scary book is Stephen King's It

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  5. I love Christine by Stephen King

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  6. My favourite spooky book would be 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad.
    Thank you for the giveaway! :-)

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  7. The Mara Dyer trilogy was pretty creepy!

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  8. My favorite spooky book was Bird Box by Josh Malerman .

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  9. My favorite spooky book is Anna Dressed In Blood by Kendra Blake

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  10. I've actually never read a spooky book. I'm more into romance novels.

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  11. Anything by Stephen King. It was great :)

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  12. goosebumps was spooky growing up.

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  13. Mary Hughes' BITING NIXIE

    --Trix

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  14. The Stand by King. Also love the show. Great combo.

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  15. The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  16. I love all sorts of spooky books, but I want to say that I LOVE that you featured Remember Me! I was obsessed with that book when I was younger - I even wrote a fanfiction with that plot line, ha.

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  17. Any mystery thriller is a good spooky read.

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  18. anything by Stephen King is creepy!

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  19. Stephen King - Pet Sematary
    Kimmy Ripley

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  20. I like Stephen King's Pet cemetary

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  21. any book by Stephen King, especially The Shining.
    deannankeller@yahoo.com

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  22. Everything by Stephen King is enough for me!!!

    Carolina M on rafflecopter

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  23. Oh, wow! I used to love Christopher Pike! I'm not big into spooky books anymore, but I love a good mystery like Mary Higgins Clark. I also love The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Thanks for the chance!

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  24. Cujo by Stephen King!

    irielilla(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  25. Anything Stephen king is my favorite. allyson dot bossie at gmail dot com

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  26. My favorite spooky book is It by Stephen King

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  27. Anna Dressed in Blood, it's actually the only spooky book I've read...

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  28. Stephen King's Pet Cemetary scared me senseless!

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  29. It or 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King are two of my favorite spooky reads!

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  30. I actually don't have a favorite adult "spooky" book but as a kid I loved the Scary Stories To tell In The Dar Series and the book called Wait Til Helen Comes!

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  31. I like Stephen King's The Shining!! That book was slightly eerie!!!!

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  32. Ann Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake.

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  33. I haven't read many spooky books. I would have to say the Mara dryer series is creepy.

    Megan @ reading away the days

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  34. I liked The Shining by Stephen King.

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  35. The creepiest books I've ever read are The Tommyknockers and The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara.

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  36. Anything by Stephen King, but the one that scared me the most was Cujo. I'm afraid of dogs to begin with, but reading this book sealed the deal for me.

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  37. The Exorcist is my favorite scary book.

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  38. My favorite spooky book is The Shining by Stephen King.

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  39. Finders Keepers by Stephen King was a scary read :)

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  40. My favorite scary read is Pet Semetary by Stephen King. It reminds me of the scary stories we used to tell as kids. Thanks for the chance.
    diannp (at)neo (dot)rr (dot)com

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  41. Loved the Shining by Stephen King. Still gives me shivers.

    Besos, Sarah
    Journeys of The Zoo

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  43. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving is still a favorite.

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  44. Oh man, I really used to love Christopher Pike. His The Last Vampire series was amazing.

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  45. I love The Shining & The Exorcist!

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  46. I haven't really read any scary books. But I am going to be cracking open Rot and Ruin pretty soon! And that should be pretty nasty... Thanks for the giveaway :) Fingers crossed

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  47. Stephen King's Carrie or The Stand.

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  48. I liked Pumpkin Roll by Josi Kilpack!

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  49. Anything by Stephen King really, but I had to pick, The Shining :)

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  50. The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

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  51. I read a lot of Stephen King, some of them are pretty spooky.

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  52. For me it was 'Misery'.

    Krysta B.

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  53. Pet Cemetery by Stephen King

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  54. Anything by Stephen King. Thanks for the giveaway!
    Ann S

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  55. I remember Christopher Pike. I liked his books, but I was more of an R.L. Stine fan. I liked his Fear Street books the most.

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  56. My favorite scary book would be The Shining. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  57. My favorite scary book would be The Shining. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  58. Currently my favorite spooky book is Stephen King It.

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  59. The last bestest scary books I read were the Wayward Pines books. Awesome story.

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  60. My favorite scary book is It by Stephen King.
    Jennifer Rote

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  61. Favorite scary read has to be The Darkest Powers series by Kelley Armstrong.

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  62. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, was very creepy and stuck with me.

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  63. My favorite scary book is by Stephen King The Shining book.

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  64. My favorite spooky book is Kendare Blake's Anna Dressed in Blood!

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  65. Love The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey :) -Misha K

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  66. IT and 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King are two of my favorite spooky books.

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  67. I loved reading Christopher Pike too. I think I still have mostly all of them in a box somewhere. One of my favorites is Black Ice.

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  68. I like true crime. Scariest book I've ever read is Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi.

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  69. Frankenstein, it freaked me out

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  70. Poison Princess by Kresley Cole. It's kind of spooky. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  71. I really love anything by Stephen King.

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  72. Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (I don't like Horror)

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  73. A recent one and new fav would be THE AWAKENING by Catrina Burgess!

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  74. My favorite spooky book is Frankenstein. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980@hotmail.com Bernie W

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  75. Thinner by Stephen King. I dont like a lot of horror novels.

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  76. I loved Christopher Pike! I actually just put up a new blog post talking about scary books I loved when I was younger, including Christopher Pike books.

    Current favorite scary books include And Then There Were None, Night Film, Turn of the Screw, and The Woman in Black.

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  77. R.L. Stine's Fear Street series were my first favorite spooky books. Thanks.

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  78. I forgot about Christopher Pike; thank you for reminding me. I'm going to tell my daughter about his books.

    I love The Shining, It, and The Heart-Shaped Box.

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  79. My favorite spooky book is Christine by Stephen King. I didn't think I could believe that a car was evil but, wow, I certainly believed while reading this story. Thank-you!

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  80. My favorite spooky book is Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin.

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  81. Any John Saul book will do it for me.

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  82. I would say it's Salem's Lot by Stephen King.
    Tara Woods

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  83. I really like Katie Alender for YA, and of course, Mr. King would be my adult all time horror writing favorite!

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  84. That would be Black House by Stephen King. I can't look at pruning sheets the same way!

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  85. I haven't read that many but I did enjoy The Nightmarys by Dan Poblocki

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  86. My favourite is The Shining by Stephen King.

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  87. My favorite is Nevermore by Kelly Creagh

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  88. My favorite is Stephen King's The Shining!

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  89. The entire Darkest London series by Kristen Callihan

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  90. my favorite spooky story is from when i was a kid: scary stories to tell in the dark!

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  91. I love any of the books by Stephen King

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  92. Stephen Kings The Tommy Knockers or It. Really any thing by Stephen King.

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  93. Stephen Kings The Tommy Knockers or It. Really any thing by Stephen King.

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  95. Anything R.I Stines. I read Fear street series and Goosebumps when I was younger! loved

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  96. I like Bram Stoker's "Dracula."

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  97. The Exorcist is the spookiest, creepiest book I've ever read.

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  98. My favorite scary book is The Shining by Stephen King.

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  99. Loved The Shining b Stephen King!

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  100. Knock Knock by S.P. Miskowski.

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  101. The Shining/Doctor Sleep by Stephen King and Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  102. Bram Stoker's Dracula! my email is in my blogger profile.

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