If books are what you prefer for a "treat" at this time of year (or if you need something to do while you work your way through the candy bowl), pick up a horror novel or a collection of classic ghost stories!
It's been a long while since I've intentionally picked up something scary to read... but I still remember not being able to sleep after finishing Stephen King's The Shining in the middle of the night!
If you're in the mood for something spooky and seasonal, check out some of these sites:
Calgary Public Library
Start with us! Browse Horror fiction search results in our Catalogue and try using Novelist Plus in the E-Library to find your favourite type of spooky reading material. Sign in to Novelist using your library card number.
Flavorwire has some fun lists, including both the 50 Scariest Books of All Time and, my favourite, A Highbrow Halloween Reading List. Who knew Halloween could be highbrow?
This site has a nice varied list of Season's readings, including a selection of classic and contemporary horror stories and a non-fiction tome on all things to do with chocolate candy!
See what people of all ages list as the most Popular Halloween Reads.
What is your favourite horror story? Leave a suggestion in the comments.