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Etiquette & Espionage
Gail Carriger, Moira Quirk
The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions
Thomas McNamee
Progress: 72/235pages
Conservation of Shadows
Yoon Ha Lee
Progress: 22%
Le premier jour
Marc Levy
Progress: 180/496pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

2016 Hallowe'en Bingo Update 9 - Treeout

— feeling ghost

Bingos: many


I managed to black out (tree out) my card by substituting a couple of short stories and listening to Dracula at a slightly faster speed. I probably should go back and read (or reread) some more Poe at some point.



  1. Read by candlelight or flashlightStarfish by Peter Watts
  2. Magical Realism: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  3. Witches: Maskerade by Terry Pratchett
  4. Genre: Horror: From Hell by Alan Moore
  5. Black Cat: The Norths Meet Murder by Frances Lockridge and Richard Lockridge
  6. Diverse authors can be spooky fun!: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo
  7. Ghost Stories and Haunted House: Mrs. Zant and the Ghost by Wilkie Collins
  8. YA Horror: Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel
  9. Scary Women (Authors): Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop
  10. Reads with (booklikes) friends: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (new)
  11. Grave or Graveyard: The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe (new)
  12. Genre: Mystery: Flying Too High by Kerry Greenwood
  13. Free Space: Murder on the Ballarat Train by Kerry Greenwood
  14. Gothic: Dracula by Bram Stoker (new)
  15. Creepy Crawlies: Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  16. "Fall" into a good book: The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (new)
  17. Locked room mystery: Le mystère de la chambre jaune by Gaston Leroux
  18. It was a dark and stormy night: The Cornish Coast Murder by John Bude
  19. Set in New England: Maplecroft by Cherie Priest
  20. Full Moon: Full Moon by P. G. Wodehouse (new)
  21. Vampires vs. Werewolves: God Save the Queen by Kate Locke
  22. Supernatural: Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough
  23. Classic Horror: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  24. Pumpkin: Witches Abroad (Audiobook) by Terry Pratchett
  25. Set on Halloween: Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie


Oh, and Happy Hallowe'en!