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All the Creepy in a Wonderful Bite-Size | #SpooktasticReads

We are counting down to Halloween and when I look at our photo challenge I see Creepy Bite-Size. Which of course means creepy novella. Sometimes that is just what we need. Life gets so busy, sometimes even more so around holidays like Halloween.

So here are a few of my favorites.

Dragons and Blades 1 & 2 by Aliette de Bodard

Now the world this takes place in (from The Dominion of the Fallen trilogy) is already creepy enough as it is. But these novella’s that are out so far add on to that when our main characters travel to the dragon world below the waters and find a corpse and a ghost.

The Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

This of course had to be on this list. Not only is it one of my favorite duologies but it has down that creepy vibe down. Especially in the first book that takes place in and near a forest.

Danielle Cain by Margaret Killjoy

Especially the first book in this series, the Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion, creeps me the fuck out. Protector spirits aren’t all they are cracked up to be.

Wayward Children by Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire does know how to write creepy with wonderfull ideas and she show that in this collection of novella’s centering around the home for Wayward Children. In the first book a few of the students end up getting murdered. And who doesn’t like a good murder plot? Especially when these kids are kids that have returned from alternate worlds…

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