Horror Movie Marathon

Duration: 1st June – 31st August 2018
Number of books: 36
Hosted by: Castle Dracula

Don't Answer The Phone. <br />Don't Open The Door. <br />Don't Try To Escape.
It’s horror movie night!!! Grab the popcorn and settle in for the scarefest.
This is a reading challenge (you don’t actually have to watch any scary movies or read horror books).

June 1st – August 31st 2018

Nerd: 1-12 books
Scream Queen: 13-24 books
Final Girl: 25-36 books

description Blood Diner
Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to use their flesh in their new special dish at their rundown restaurant, while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.
Read a book….
1. with brothers in the story.
2. with zombies or vampires. – Dark and Stormy Knights edited by P.N. Elrod
3. with a goddess/god in the story. – The Blood by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda
4. with green/gold/blue on the cover. – Wicked by Gregory Maguire
5. set in a diner or restaurant.
6. with blood or something red on the cover. – Red Hot Fury by Kasey MacKenzie

The Thingdescription
A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who’s human and who’s not before it’s too late.
Read a book…
1. with shapeshifters. – Moon Called Volume 1 by Patricia Briggs & David Lawrence
2. set in a cold place or during winter. – Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
3. with one person on the cover. – Awakening by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda
4. with a page count over 100 pages. – Beastly: Lindy’s Diary by Alex Flinn
5. with a scientist or a character in the medical profession. – Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs
6. with a character/author/narrator named Kurt/Russel/John/Carpenter/Wilfred/Blair/Palmer/Keith/David/Richard/Charles/David/Clark/Gary – White Tiger by Kylie Chan

description Hellraiser
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.
Read a book…
1. with monsters. – The Britlingens Go to Hell by Charlaine Harris
2. published in 1987 or later.
3. part of a series that has been made into a comic book/TV show/movie/game.
4. with demons or an evil character. – Armor of Roses by Marjorie Liu
5. with a title that begins with any letter in “Hellrasier”. – Etched in Silver by Yasmine Galenorn
6. tagged ‘paranormal’. – Skin Deep by Karen Chance

Friday the 13thdescription
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child’s drowning.
1. with an immortal character. – The Alchemist’s Key by Traci Harding
2. set during the summer or published during June/July/August.
3. with a knife/sword on the cover.
4. tagged ‘mystery’ or ‘horror’.
5. that is part of a series with 10 or more books out. – Human Nature by Eileen Wilks
6. with a mother in the story.

description Final Destination
After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Read a book…
1. with a character that can see the future. – Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
2. where a character goes on a journey. – The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
3. tagged ‘YA’/’NA’ or with a character in their 20’s – Playing with Fire by Derek Landy
4. with a grim reaper or immortal character.
5. published after the year 2000. – Veiled Menace by Deborah Blake
6. with a male main character/author/narrator.

Wrong Turndescription
Six people find themselves trapped in the woods of West Virginia, hunted down by “cannibalistic mountain men grossly disfigured through generations of in-breeding.”
Read a book…
1. set in a mountainous region or woods. – Mortal Sins by Eileen Wilks
2. set in USA. – Beastly by Alex Flinn
3. with 6 or more characters mentioned. – Green-Eyed Envy by Kasey MacKenzie
4. with a character name that begins with any letter in “Wrong Turn”
5. tagged ‘urban fantasy’ – Must Love Hellhounds edited by Charlaine Harris
6. free choice! Read any book you want! – The Romantic Poets by William Blake, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, George Gordon Byron, William Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Originally posted in My Vampire Book Obsession



4 Comments Leave a comment

  1. Good luck!!! I haven’t thought about what books I’m going to read for this yet but I probably won’t reach the full 36 anyway.


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