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An Anthology of Halloween Anthologies

The approach of autumn and the Halloween Season has varied appeal. Some love the idea of cool weather and a chilling breeze right down the spine. Some would rather celebrate All Saints Day and forget the scary stuff.  Some need just the right craft or costume project to lead to a spookin' good time. This autumn our anthology of anthologies for Halloween will spotlight your seasonal interest. 


For Halloween Thrills

 These ten short stories are read by a variety of narrators, which adds a wonderful dimension to the overall quality of the production. Since most of the mysteries start and end on one side of the cassette, it is very easy listening. The plots are quickly developed, and the listener gets to see if s/he can solve the tale before the tape is over. Although each thriller has its own unique qualities, Sarah Shankman's

"All You Need Is Love," perfectly read by Paula Parker, Noreen Ayers's "Delta Double Deal," read by Charles Turner, and Nancy Pickard's

Seven Steps on the Writer's Path: The Journey from Frustration to Fulfillment by Nancy Pickard

Afraid of the Dark," read by Eliza Foss, are especially good matches between the story and the reader's interpretation.

A riveting collection of spectral chills and ghostly tales by twenty-seven masters of twentieth-century literature. The phantasms, shades, and specters in this volume of ghost stories by contemporary writers like Alison Lurie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Joyce Carol Oates, and William Trevor as well as such modern literary giants as Henry James, Isak Dinesen,
Out of Africa

 by Isak Dinesen

 Franz Kafka, and Rudyard Kipling write letters, carry lanterns, ride bicycles, patrol halls, run motorboats, rake leaves, and deliver mail. They also inhabit dolls and sticks of furniture. Some of them merely haunt houses, while others invade the darkest corners of the soul. Throughout this expertly edited collection, a companion to Robert Phillips's equally successful anthology, the very popular Omnibus of 20th Century Ghost Stories, writers as distinctive of their decade as Edith Wharton and

The prime of Miss Jean Brodie

 by Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark or the incomparable Max Beerbohm and the up-and-coming Max Eberts explore the literary possibilities of the classic ghost story to deliver taut suspense, psychological terror, and eerie mystery. The irresistible mix of chills and artistry, of terror and genius, make every tale in this volume worth the visit.


  Skip Halloween and Slide into Fall  Frolicking with the Un-Haloween Book



Away with ghosts and goblins! Promote Jesus as the light of the world with The Un-Halloween Book. Included is everything churches need to organize and direct an inspirational fall festival for children that teaches them about God, the Bible and the Christian life. As kids move from activity to activity, they will have fun as they grow in their knowledge of the Lord and learn how they can grow closer to Him. For small parties, this reproducible book includes non-seasonal Bible story themes that can be combined and used for shorter time frames. The activities can also be used to complement Sunday school curriculum, children’s church, Bible clubs or home school programs.

For the Costume Makers

Put some history in your costume celebrationMake great costumes without sewing    

One hundred years of  costumes--

 So easy to make your children may just make their own costume every year!



This wonderfully practical book literally shows you how to make costumes for plays, pageants and musicals at the lowest possible expense!  



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