Year the Seventh! I can’t believe Readers Imbibing Peril has been around that long. Wow! Anyhow, Carl has dropped the “challenge” from RIP and really it is more of an annual event now. I have just incorporated it into my fallish thoughts: changing leaves, sweaters, pumpkins, and scary reads.
This year it was hard to come up with a reading list. I read so many good ones last year. I feel like I read them all! But there are always more books out there. As always, I picked Peril the First. “Read four books, any length, that you feel fit (the very broad definitions) of R.I.P. literature.” Here’s my list.
- Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith (and Jane Austen)
- Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson
- Uncle Silas by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
- Haunted Shores True Ghost Stories of Newfoundland and Labrador by Dale Jarvis
- Pig Island by Mo Hayder
- All Is Clam by Hilary MacLeod
- An Agatha Christie
Not a complete list. Something else might catch my eye.
Also, I enjoy reading a few short stories in the fall. So Peril of the Short Story is for me.
- The Were-Wolf by Clemence Housman
- Stories from M.R. James
- Stories from Guy de Maupassant
That’s the plan anyway! Hope you join in the fall fun!