World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy

The novels in the World’s Scariest Places series are set in real locations. The following is a Wikipedia “Island of the Dolls” excerpt: A two-hour canal ride from Mexico City lies Isla de las Munecas, or the Island of the Dolls. It is the best-known chinampa , or floating garden, in Xochimilco. It belonged toContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy”

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book Sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) * Alvin Schwartz

Pioneers used to entertain themselves by telling scary stories. At night they might gather in somebody’s cabin, or around a fire, and see who could scare the others the most. Some girls and boys in my town do the same thing today. They get together at somebody’s house, and they turn out the lights andContinue reading “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book Sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) * Alvin Schwartz”

World’s Scariest Places: HELLTOWN by Bates, Jeremy

Tragedy matures you, ages you, makes you wiser, and thus more cynical. NO ONE LEAVES ALIVE Since the 1980s there have been numerous reports of occult activity and other possibly supernatural phenomenon within certain villages and townships of Summit County, Ohio – an area collectively known as Helltown. When a group of out-out-town friends investigatingContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: HELLTOWN by Bates, Jeremy”

World’s Scariest Places: THE CATACOMBS, Bates, Jeremy

Paris, France, is known as the City of Lights, a metropolis renowned for romance and beauty. Beneath the bustling streets and cafés, however, exists The Catacombs, a labyrinth of crumbling tunnels filled with six million dead.a When a video camera containing mysterious footage is discovered deep within their depths, a group of friends venture intoContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: THE CATACOMBS, Bates, Jeremy”

Suicide Forest (World’s Scariest Places #1) by Jeremy Bates

SUICIDE forest is real. the Japanese call it Aokigahara Jukai, which means “Sea of Trees.” Each year local authorities remove from it more than one hundred bodies, most found hanging from tree branches and in various states of decay. Abandoned tents, moldy sleeping bags, dirty daypacks, and miles of ribbon litter the forest floor. ItContinue reading “Suicide Forest (World’s Scariest Places #1) by Jeremy Bates”