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Scariest Halloween Horror

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect excuse to terrify yourself with some dark, creepy, and downright homicidal reading! Plop a bowl full of candy on the porch, turn out the lights, and get in the spirit with these ghoulish novels. (For a suitably spooky treat, try baking Bloody Glass cupcakes.) Drought Author: Graham Masterton In our…

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Station Eleven

2014’s Top Apocalypse Fiction

2014 has been a banner year for fictional apocalypses. Before you dismiss it as a herd of dystopian YA romances, take note: this year’s offerings include literary fiction, time-traveling fantasy, and blood-soaked horror. These authors use apocalyptic disasters as metaphors for everything from class war to what it means (biologically and spiritually) to be human. If you love a good…

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Kiss My Bundt Recipes from the Award-Winning Bakery Cover

3 Tasty Cookbooks for Fall Baking

There’s no book so good that it can’t be improved with a hot beverage and a freshly baked treat! I’m delighted when the weather cools off and my baking sheets come out — that means it’s time for months of cakes, pies, scones, cookies, and breads. Whether you’re a beginning baker who’s just getting started or an experienced cook who’s…

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