August 31, 2010

RIP V: It Begins!

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Wahoo! I look forward to Carl (Stainless Steel Droppings) hosting the RIP Challenge every year. I'm a Halloween'er! I'm doing Peril the First again since I save books for the challenge all year. I have lots of books to choose from so here is my pool.

  • Dracula (graphic novel)
  • Dracula the Undead by Dacre Stoker*
  • Bitten by Kelly Armstrong
  • Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith
  • The Bleeding Dusk by Colleen Gleason
  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton (short stories)
  • Witchcraft: Tales, Beliefs and Superstitions from the Maritimes by Clary Croft**

What's on your list?

*Some people really hated Dracula the Undead. I'm a bit scared. 
**Hasn't been released yet. I hope I can get it. I really want it!

And just for fun: Ghosts and Ghostbusters at the New York Public Library.

15 comments :

  1. As I told Michelle, I may have to join you in spirit. I can make a rather long list myself. Have fun!

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  2. Just fyi, I gave you an award! http://opinionsofawolf.wordpress.com/2010/08/31/one-lovely-blog-award/

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  3. I wanted to read Dracula the Undead this year but I guess it will have to wait until next year because I don't have a copy (and I'm reading from my shelves).

    Great choices! Love this challenge!

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  4. Wow...what an eclectic list! Hope you enjoy them all!

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  5. Always love seeing Colleen's vampire novels on people's lists. I enjoyed them so much. They were outside of my normal genre of reading but I really connected with them.

    Thanks so much for joining in yet again. I too am a Halloween'r and consider you a kindred spirit in that regard. Love that time of year.

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  6. The Woman in White (and The Moonstone) was one of my favourite reads for the challenge last year. Enjoy :D

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  7. I love the RIP challenge! From your list, I really enjoyed both The Woman in White and Murder on the Orient Express.

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  8. Yay! I love seeing everyone's choices. I'm curious about Dracula the Undead as well because of bad reviews. I can't wait to hear what you think.

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  9. Oh man! I forgot about Dracula: The Undead!! You people keep adding more stuff to books I want to read :p Great list there :)

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  10. I love your list! I'm glad to hear you added Murder on the Orient Express to it. :D

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  11. ohh! The Woman in White is quite good! I hope you enjoy it if you get to read it.

    gosh I have Murder on the Orient Express and probably should add that to my list! sheesh.

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  12. Excellent choices! I see several that are on my hopeful list as well.

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  13. What a great list!
    I'm really going to enjoy this challenge.
    I'm looking forward to hearing what you have to say about the Dacre Stoker book...I've heard wildly mixed things

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  14. Great list! P&P&Z got a lot of mixed reviews, but I thought it was funny and a little clever. Plenty of blood and gore too. Thanks also for the video - I love Improv Everywhere. Happy reading!

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  15. Yay for Kelley Armstrong on your list! I have read three books by her lately and really liked them all! I am so happy you are going to be giving her a try!

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