What makes a book scary?

Happy Halloween! Boy, I'm a fan of this holiday: the colors, the candy, the folklore. If Halloween had nothing going for it but jack-o-lanterns, I would love it still. What, other than a jack-o-lantern, combines warm, glowing light with spookiness? Because of my enthusiasm for Halloween, I've decided to honor it with two posts. The first post … Continue reading What makes a book scary?