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I'm a well read grad student who's bluntly honest about all things, although I try to be most honest about myself.   

Currently reading

Describing Archives: A Content Standard by Saa (2013-12-01)
Saa
Progress: 20/198pages
Murder of Crows
Anne Bishop
Progress: 121/354pages
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude (2017) #2
David Pilgrim, Chris Allen
West Coast Avengers (2018-) #1
Kelly Thompson, Stefano Caselli
Mr. and Mrs. X (2018-) #2
Oscar Bazaldua, Kelly Thompson, Terry Dodson
Daredevil (2015-) #606
Charles Soule, Phil Noto
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015-) #34
Natacha Bustos, Brandon Montclare
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015-) #33
Natacha Bustos, Brandon Montclare
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude (2017) #1
David Pilgrim, Chris Allen
Raptor Red
Robert T. Bakker
Progress: 100/246pages

Halloween bingo

 

Just a note: all my choices are for now.  Also, I'm heading out so doing the simple ones that I know, then heading out.

 

1. Relics and Curiosities: concerning magical, supernatural or haunted objects, such as spellbooks, talismans or swords.

 

Not sure.

 

2. Spellbound: books containing witches, warlocks, sorcerors and witchcraft.

 

Not sure.   

 

3. Terror in a small town: any mystery, supernatural, horror or suspense that takes place in a small town.

 

Not sure

 

4. Romantic suspense: any romance which has a significant sub-plot that involves mystery, thriller or suspense.

 

Not sure.

 

5. Supernatural: mystery, suspense or horror books which include elements that defy current understanding of the natural world, including magic, witchcraft and/or crypto-zoological aspects. 

 

Murder of Crows.

 

6. Deadlands: elements of the undead - zombies, wights, vampires and other revenants.

 

Not sure.

 

7. Modern Noir: mystery with noir elements, including authors like James Ellroy, Ian Rankin, anything that falls generally under the category of Nordic Noir, Tartan Noir, Granite Noir, etc.

 

Casual Rex

 

8. Country house mystery: a closed circle murder set during a gathering like a house party.

 

Not sure.

 

9. Cryptozoologist: any supernatural creature, from Ammit to Ziz;

 

Hot and Sweaty Rex

 

10. Creepy Carnivals: horror/mystery/supernatural/suspense set in or concerning a carnival, amusement park, or other party/festival.

 

Not sure.

 

11. Baker Street Irregulars: mystery that involves children/teens in crime solving.

 

Not sure.

 

12. Modern Masters of Horror: horror published in or after 2000.

 

Not sure.

 

13. Free Space - Visions in Silver

 

14. Classic horror: horror fiction that was published prior to 1980;

 

Not sure.

 

15. Southern Gothic: mystery, supernatural, suspense or horror set in the Southern part of the United States.

 

Not sure.

 

16. Shifters: werewolves, skin-walkers and all other therianthropes.

 

Marked in Flesh

 

17. A Grimm Tale: any fairy tale or retelling of fairy tales, folklore, legends, etc.

 

Not sure.

 

18. Fear the Drowning Deep: mystery, suspense, supernatural or horror books with sea-related elements: sea creatures, ships, shipwrecks, and/or sharks.

 

Not sure.

 

19. Genre: Horror: anything that fits into the horror genre

 

Not sure.

 

20.  Doomsday: anything related to the end of the world, doomsday cults, or a post-apocalypse world. 

 

Not sure.

 

21. Slasher Stories: books that share the tropes of classic slasher movies: teen characters, indestructible killers and/or multiple victims.

 

Not sure.

 

22. 13: any book that relates to bad luck, superstitions, including (but not limited to) black cats, ravens or crows, or the unlucky number 13, either in the title, series, book cover or page count.

 

Etched in Bone

 

23. Cozy mystery: a subgenre of crime fiction in which sex and violence are downplayed or treated humorously, and the crime and detection take place in a small, socially intimate community.

 

Not sure.

 

24. Gothic: any book with significant: a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times romance

 

Not sure.

 

25. New release: mystery, suspense, horror or supernatural that was published after 10/31/17.

 

Not sure.

 

Wild Card: Haven't chosen yet.

 

I'm up for recommendations, but am in the midst of my dinosaur research project.   Anything with dinosaurs in the books will likely make it, anything without it?   We'll see.