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4/16/20

Bookshelf tour: Ghost stories and Mythlogy collection

this is not my bookshelf

since I'm not going to any used book sales anytime soon. I through to give a tour of my ghost stories and mythology collection.




The stuff on my shelf going left to right: An origami dragon that I made and you really can't see it but, my cat torn it up a bit. I don't know why. Next is a dry up flower I pick from my collages campus, a ginkgo leaf, a raven when you push a bottom it says nevermore, and behind that is a booklet with the poem the Raven in it. On top of my books is a bag of fairly stones. You has to look up a picture of them. They look just like crosses. 

Books left to right:

Haunted Highways    

Ghost of the World: True Tales of Ghostly Hauntings

Weird, Scary, and Unusual - facts on a bit of everything from ghost, serial killers, weird food, and animals.

Amazing Ghost and Other Mysteries - a little gem about haunted places and strange happenings.

Fun Phantoms: Tales of Ghostly Entertainment - who said ghost stories has to be scary. 

American Gothic Tales 


H.P Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and The Macabre - Not a complete collection, but for now I'm fine with it. 

The Unabridged Edgar Allan Poe - Everything ever written by Edgar Allan Poe. You can't get completer then this.  

The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories - A collection of stories from the early days of pulp fiction all the way to modern times. 



On my shelf: an amethyst I got from a rock convention, a cocoa ribbon, and a sea shell from the beach. On top is a box fill with shells and other stuff. 

Lore: Monstrous Creatures

Ghostly

Familiar and Haunting

The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shape-shifting Beings

The Walker's book of Ghost

Informania: Ghost

How to Draw Ghost, Vampires and Haunted Houses - It a thin little book that has some cool art technquies and projects to do.

Zombies The Recent Dead

The Red Empire and Other stories

Spooky South: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings and Other Local Lore

The Mammoth Book of Monsters

Ghost Hunt: Chilling Tales of the Unknown - come with a dustjacket that glows in the dark.

1001 Dark Nights Haunted be the Holidays: A Krewe of Hunters Novella

1001 Dark Nights Hallow be The Haunt

Phantom Felines and other Ghostly Animals

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories More Tales to Chill Your Bones - I review all three of these books. 

More Bones: Scary Stories from around the world

More Scary Stories For Sleep-Overs

More Super Scary Stories For Sleep-Overs

Tales of the Great White: Scary Stories to sink you Teeth into 

Ghostly Tales of Selected Virginia State Parks

Haunted America: A Spine-Tingling Tour of America's Haunted Places - I only has this book because it mention Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, VA. Every time I go to Williamsburg the tavern is being renovated. 


On the right hand is a brick. Don't ask, I just dig it up in the garden one day. The weird stuff I dig up in my garden, I wouldn't be surprise if I dig up a human skull. As concerning as it may be, it will be a cool addition to put on my bookshelf of ghost stories.  

Going from the bottom to the top: 

Horowitz Horror

Bloody Horowitz

two Fright Time books - I use to have a whole bunch of these book. I manage to narrow it down to these two books. 

Short and Shivery

Even More Short and Shivery

Haunted Houses

More Ghost Stories

Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares: Tales to Make you Scream

Bruce Coville's Book of Ghost: Tales to Haunt You

The Midnight Library: The Cat Lady

The Midnight Library: Blood and Sand

The Midnight Library: End Game

Nightmare Hour: Time for Terror

Haunted America

Tales for the Midnight Hour: Stories of Horror

Usborne Hotshots: Vampires- Hard to see but, its a thin little book

The Best Ghost Stories Ever

Edgar Allan Poe: Forgotten Tales

The Raven and Other Poems

Off the pile and to the right: 

The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural

Encyclopedia Horrifica

Mythology: 

Tales of Ancient Egypt

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

Heroes and Monsters of Greek Myth

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

The Little Book of Magical Creatures




On top is a Ink and Quill set

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology 

The Treasury of Myths and Legends: A Family Heirloom of Stories to Inspire and Entertain

Japanese Mythology

Twisted Fairytales

Legends of Micronesia

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

Treasury of Norse Mythology

The World's Best Fairy Tales

Grimm's Complete Fairy Tale

Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy Tales

The Arabian Nights

The Mythology of Mexico and Central America



Folktales of China


Aesop's Fables

Myths and Legends

Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore

The Secret History of Mermaids and Creatures of the Deep

The Mythology Handbook

The Chimaera

Patterns in the Sky: Myth and Legends of the Stars

The Iliad

The Power of Myth

The Odyssey

Beowulf

If you see a book you will like me to review. Please let me know down in the comments. I took all the picture with my phone. apparently the lighting cast a glare on to some of my books. Hopefully it not too bad. 

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