In honor of that ghoulish and seasonally appropriate fact, here are 10 haunted house novels that will scare you more than the chained-up shed at the edge of your neighbor's property or that condemned mansion behind your elementary school.
You know nothing about the sort of love of which I am capable. Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear. Your mind is my treasure, and if it were broken, it would be my treasure still: if you raged, my arms should confine you, if you flew at me wildly, I should receive you in an embrace. In your quiet moments I could hang over you with untiring tenderness and never weary of gazing into your eyes • Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
I am usually not a fan of non-fiction reading (and I know I said this before in another non-fiction book post, that it seems it's bec I'm getting older), but George R. Price's life seems so interesting when I heard about him at Radiolab's podcast.