(click on the title for my review)
1. Twilight- Stephenie Meyer
2. Dracula- Bram Stoker
3. The Rest Falls Away - Colleen Gleason
4. Rises the Night - Colleen Gleason
5. Kwaidan - Lafcadio Hearn
Best book I read for the challenge?
I'd say Twilight since it was my very first vampire story and it really captivated me! Colleen's Gardella Vampire Chronicles are pretty fun too.
Book I could've done without?
None actually. While I didn't love Dracula, I'm glad to have read it and don't regret the time spent on it.
Any new authors? Will I read them again?
They were all new to me! I'll definitely be reading more by Stephenie Meyer since I recently got the next 2 books in the series. I've obviously already read a 2nd book by Colleen Gleason and I plan to continue with that series as well. I'm also curious to read more by Lafcadio Hearn, especially more of his Japanese writings and his re-counting of Japanese folk tales. I'd even perhaps read more by Bram Stoker someday.
Best thing about the challenge?
Besides being just plain fun, it introduced me to a genre I'd never bothered with before and find that I enjoy. The challenge itself may be almost over but I look forward to reading more gothic reads, and more vampires stories in the future. Thanks Carl for hosting such a great challenge!
Happy Halloween everyone!
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