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Spooky Books to Read in October from Greenwich Place

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Welcome back to the Greenwich Place Blog! October is here and that means Halloween is just around the corner. Get ready for this spooky holiday by reading something spooky this month at your West Warwick, RI apartment. We have some reading suggestions that are perfect for the season — be sure to keep the ensuing chills at bay with a warm pumpkin-spiced drink!

October Reading Suggestions from Greenwich Place Apartments

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people’s lives.

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes #5) by Arthur Conan Doyle, Anne Perry

Holmes and Watson are faced with their most terrifying case yet. The legend of the devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskerville family's home warns the descendants of that ancient clan never to venture out in those dark hours when the power of evil is exalted. Now, the most recent Baskerville, Sir Charles, is dead and the footprints of a giant hound have been found near his body. Will the new heir meet the same fate?

The Rats in the Walls by H.P. Lovecraft

“H.P. Lovecraft’s classic tale of horror, madness, and historic cannibalism. Following the death of his son, a Massachusetts man returns to his family’s ancestral home in England. There, he is haunted by the sound of rats scurrying behind the castle walls. Ultimately, he discovers a terrible subterranean secret of his family’s past.”

For more titles, check out Goodreads Listopia Halloween Book Lists — we’re sure you’ll find something that strikes your fancy among the hundreds of titles. We hope this reading list helps you to get ready for the month. We want to wish everyone in our Greenwich Place apartment community happy Halloween! Thanks for reading our post today.