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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

All Hallows Read

from The Savvy Reader Website -- just heard about this idea today & thought it was fabulous so I decided to take part
On Tuesday, October 25th share your favourite scary book with All Hallow’s Read, a fun campaign started by author Neil Gaiman.

“I propose that, on Hallowe’en or during the week of Hallowe’en, we give each other scary books. Give children scary books they’ll like and can handle. Give adults scary books they’ll enjoy.” — Neil Gaiman, in this blog post

All Hallow’s Read is simple. Just find your favourite scary story, new or used, and leave it in a location where you think people will find it (and enjoy it), or share it with a friend.

Here's a video of Neil Gaiman explaining the idea

Since I am at work and this is last minute - my options were a little limited. So I checked out the Humber College North Campus Bookstore and picked up a copy of Many Bloody Returns

And left it in our Tim Horton's Restaurant at the North Campus (Totally stole the idea from Shannon Parsons) -- looked back 5 minutes later and it was GONE!  Hopefully it has found a happy home.

When I get home tonight going to grab one of my Stephen King's and drop it off in Bolton, so someone there can benefit from this fabulous campaign

Go Forth and Share Everyone


  1. Ok, I actually LOVE this idea (I also love the guys in the background of this video).

    I wonder if I can easily get my hands on some of the scary story collections I read as a kid...

    Thanks for sharing, Jennifer!

  2. I know Sara - what a fab idea and the video was awesome. I too would love to look at some of the stuff I read as a kid, some of them I remember so vividly