The purpose of the R.I.P. Challenge is to enjoy books that could be classified as:
I will challenge myself with:
Peril the first: Read four books, any length, that you feel fit (our very broad definitions) of R.I.P. literature. It could be Stephen King or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Shirley Jackson or Tananarive Due…or anyone in between.
I will work on the Sherlock Holmes series, by Arthur Conan Doyle and the trilogy The Passage, by Justin Cronin.
Peril of the Short Story:
We are fans of short stories and our desire for them is perhaps no greater than in autumn. We see Jackson in our future for sure! You can read short stories any time during the challenge. We sometimes like to read short stories over the weekend and post about them around that time. Feel free to do this however you want, but if you review short stories on your site, please link to those reviews on our RIPXII Book Review pages.
I will read one short story a week from The Weird, edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer.
Peril on the Screen:
This is for those of us who like to watch suitably scary, eerie, mysterious gothic fare during this time of year. It may be something on the small screen or large. It might be a television show, like Dark Shadows, or your favorite film. If you are so inclined, please post links to any R.I.P.-related viewing you do on our book review pages as well.
I will watch as much of the TV show Grimm as I see fit.
6 thoughts on “R.I.P. 13”
This is a fun event. I have participated in some previous years. This year I will try to sneak in an entry or two. I look forward to reading your posts.
So far, I’m not doing a great job of participating, but there’s still October! 🙂
It’s good to hear you’re having a good time on vacation! 🤗 Also more reading time with school is always a nice thing to have – I usually notice everyone else has no time to read at all. 😂 (We’re probably jealous of your reading time.)
Indeed. I’m not the only one with reading slumps!
Sounds like you have a plan. Like Grimm. Never thought the show would last as long as it did. They’ve done a great job. Thanks for sharing! ❤️❤️
I love Grimm too! The characters are so engaging. 🙂