This is what happens when you talk-up scary books on social media. A read along is born! Sandy and I were talking about our Summer of King reads and scary books in general and somehow this book came up. I think I was looking up the scariest reads ever and Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes was on the list. I remember jotting down a few others as well but this one, this one I have NEVER read.
When I read the blurb for the book I immediate saw, small town, a carnival/circus like setting, Halloween Eve and thought…YESSSSSS. Plus, for you busy folks, it’s a short read. (300 pages give or take depending on what version you pick-up).
-The read along begins on October 1, 2014 and ends on October 31, 2014 (Halloween, muahahaha!)
-This read along will take place mostly on Twitter using the hashtag #EnterTheRingmaster. Use the hashtag to share your thoughts while reading. Search for that hashtag on Twitter to see what readers are saying.
-The book is short and broken down into three sections but with my Kindle version I don’t have page numbers so for those who want structure, here are some guidelines:
- Finish Section 1 (Chapters 1-24) by Friday, October 10th
- Finish Section 2 (Chapters 25-44) by Friday, October 24th
- Finish Section 3 (Chapters 45-54) by Friday, October 31st
-On each of those dates, I will try to post a little update on the blog for anyone who’d rather chat there.
Sound like fun? I believe the book cover is being redesigned, at least, all of his other books have been redesigned so give yourself some time to either buy a copy or order it from the library so that you will have it for October. Right now, the Kindle version is very reasonable.
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