Horror Movie Marathon – 3 Month Reading Challenge


It’s horror movie night!!! Grab the popcorn and settle in for the scarefest.
This is a reading challenge (you don’t actually have to watch any scary movies or read horror books).

Nerd: 1-12 books
Scream Queen: 13-24 books
Final Girl: 25-36 books

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Blood Diner

Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to use their flesh in their new special dish at their rundown restaurant, while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.
Read a book….
1. with brothers in the story.
2. with zombies or vampires.
3. with a goddess/god in the story.
4. with green/gold/blue on the cover.
5. set in a diner or restaurant.
6. with blood or something red on the cover.

The Thing

A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who’s human and who’s not before it’s too late.
Read a book…
1. with shapeshifters.
2. set in a cold place or during winter.
3. with one person on the cover.
4. with a page count over 100 pages.
5. with a scientist or a character in the medical profession.
6. with a character/author/narrator named Kurt/Russel/John/Carpenter/Wilfred/Blair/Palmer/Keith/David/Richard/Charles/David/Clark/Gary


An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.
Read a book…
1. with monsters.
2. published in 1987 or later.
3. part of a series that has been made into a comic book/TV show/movie/game.
4. with demons or an evil character.
5. with a title that begins with any letter in “Hellrasier”.
6. tagged ‘paranormal’.

Friday the 13th

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child’s drowning.
1. with an immortal character.
2. set during the summer or published during June/July/August.
3. with a knife/sword on the cover.
4. tagged ‘mystery’ or ‘horror’.
5. that is part of a series with 10 or more books out.
6. with a mother in the story.

Final Destination

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Read a book…
1. with a character that can see the future.
2. where a character goes on a journey.
3. tagged ‘YA’/’NA’ or with a character in their 20’s
4. with a grim reaper or immortal character.
5. published after the year 2000.
6. with a male main character/author/narrator.

Wrong Turn

Six people find themselves trapped in the woods of West Virginia, hunted down by “cannibalistic mountain men grossly disfigured through generations of in-breeding.”
Read a book…
1. set in a mountainous region or woods.
2. set in USA.
3. with 6 or more characters mentioned.
4. with a character name that begins with any letter in “Wrong Turn”
5. tagged ‘urban fantasy’
6. free choice! Read any book you want!