So this slide show was going to be titled "Son of 10 Books That Will Scare the Sh*t Out of You". My decision to include 11 books this year torpedoed that idea. Once again I am cruelly undone by my own selflessness and generosity! Of course, explaining this whole title kerfuffle saves me from writing an opening paragraph along the lines of: "It's that time of year again when the leaves are on the ground and the candy cor-" and oh hell you know the rest. Once again I am saved by my own selflessness and generosity!
So close the blinds, light a single candle, put on that hideous orange cassette tape of haunted house sounds you bought at the thrift shop and lost on the floor of your car for eight years, and crack open one of the following.