Neil "Scary Trousers" Gaiman has come up with a new October tradition. It's called All Hallow's Read and it is an awesome idea. Come and let Mr Gaiman himself explain it to you.
Sounds easy enough! This October, share the love of reading with your friends and family by scaring the pants off of them! What holiday isn't improved by the exchange of books? Find a scary book for all the special people in your life and just remember to be there for them at 3am when they can't sleep and they're CERTAIN there is something in their closet.
I think the scariest book I ever read as a child was certainly those creep-tastic Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark books. They were a series of short and terrifying stories, coupled with horrific artwork I STILL can't look at without having nightmares. I think I may even have nightmares just from having to Google for the cover image. That's what makes a book truly scary though. It stays with you. Even if you don't want it to...
What stands the test of time as being the scariest book you've ever had the (dis)pleasure of reading? What made it scary? Name some of the best scary books for other's to try out for All Hallow's Read!