Monday, October 22, 2012
Top Ten Tuesday--Books for Halloween! :D
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!
Each week we will post a new Top Ten list that one of our bloggers here at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All we ask is that you link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday post AND add your name to the Linky widget so that everyone can check out other bloggers lists! If you don't have a blog, just post your answers as a comment. Have fun with it! It's a fun way to get to know your fellow bloggers.
Top Ten Books to Get in the Halloween Spirit!
Yea! I <3 Halloween!
Still the cold standard for vampire stories! (No pun intended! :D)
A bit harder to read but worth the effort!
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Surprisingly easy to read for a classic, but no less creepy for it!
All kinds of crazy fun!
This one's twisted in creepy and reads like an episode of CSI, but it's also by far the most comprehensive study of the ripper crimes, the psychology of the killer, and probably the most educated hypothesis of who he actually was. A must read for anyone interested in mystery, crime drama or true crime!
Creepy, gory, awesome ghost story!
Cold standard in evil clowns! Not a story you'll soon forget! :D
This one isn't so much for me. Love the story but not so much a Halloween read. My sister reads this every year in October, though, and insists the dark imagery of the moors puts her in a Halloween mood. To each her own!
9) It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!
Along with this, any kiddie-type book like Sesame Street, etc. always puts me in a fun, Halloween spirit!
This may be a bit of a cop-out, but because each book spans one school year, she always makes a big deal about the holidays, and whenever I read about them, I feel like celebrating that holiday. Hogwarts with its pumpkin juice and pastries always just feels like Halloween. And something big always seems to happen to Harry on Halloween as well. (In Book 1 the troll got in, etc.)
Random Movie Quotes (RMQ)
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Last week's RMQ was "Cheesy me no likey." This was said by David Spade playing Emperor Kuzco in The Emperor's New Groove. Alex Cavanaugh guessed it! Great job, Alex. If you haven't see this one, you HAVE to! This is one of those films like The Princess Bride where pretty much every line in the movie is all kinds of quotable! Plus it's family friendly! Go find a copy and have a LOL evening! :D
"Do you want to be a cop or do you want to appear to be a cop?"
One point for film, one for character, one for actor. HINT: It might help if you try to hear this one in a thick Bostonian accent. The kind that are often used in the Ben Affleck/Matt Damon R-Rated flicks. Just sayin.' ;D Good luck!