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Spooktacular Giveaway Hop!

I'm so so excited about this giveaway, guys!

For those who know this blog - welcome back me dears :)

For new  visitors - hello there! *grinning foolishly* Hope you browse the blog and stay if we have similar taste in books.

All my giveaways are always international.

So what spooky reads are up for grabs today?

First winner will be able to choose one of these books from The Book Depository

plus will receive an additional ebook generously donated by Rob Blackwell

Second winner will receive an ebook A Soul To Steal from Rob Blackwell.

I've read all of these books and they are amazing and scary! You can check out my reviews for Long Lankin, Misfit, Angel's Fury and A Soul To Steal.

Giveaway Rules
Mandatory entry: You just have to tell me what was your greatest fear when you were a child? and leave your email address
(I can tell you my fear for a start. I was afraid of the dark. Yep, running to a toilet at night was really scary ;)

Extra entries:
+1 follow this blog by GFC or through Networked Blogs
+1 spread the word about the giveaway through social media (Twitter, Facebook, your blog etc.)

Giveaway open to all the countries of shipping by The Book Depository. If you live somewhere else you are only entitled to my own copy of Long Lankin and Rob's ebook.
Giveaway ends 31/10/2011.

Good luck and hop on to the next blog!


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Chocolate Chunky Munkie said...
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Chocolate Chunky Munkie said...

My greatest fear as a child was bees and wasps. I was sitting on a riverbank and put my elbow down on the grass and I got stung twice. This scared the beejeezus out of me. I could never be in the same room as a bee or a wasp otherwise I'd freak.

Great book choice by the way :D


M.A.D. said...

Mary DeBorde [M.A.D.]
zenrei57 (at) hotmail dot com

My greatest fear as a child was this scary witch on a children's TV program back in 1960 - I think she was called Swamp Witch Hattie? Brrr.

+1 GFC Mary DeBorde

Monaliz said...

One of my greatest fears as a child was the witches of Wizard Of Oz. Especially when The wicked witch of the East got crushed by Dorothy's house, I still have nightmares about that.

zaturna ( a ) gmail dot com

buddyt said...

I am with you on this one.

I was terrified of the dark especially if I was alone.

With a vivid imagination I just knew there was all kinds of scary things in every shadow and under every bit of furniture.

Luckily I got over this when in my teens.

Thanks for the giveaway.

Carol T

buddytho {at} gmail DOT com

I Follow via GFC = buddyt

Birgit said...

Hmmm ... I don't really remember having been afraid of anything! Wait! I used to be one of those kids who watched horror movies on VHS on foggy afternoons while her parents weren't home yet and then call Mom to tell her the film was sooo scary (Mom would say "The turn it OFF!")

GFC follower
danaan at gmx dot at

blackplume said...

I'm afraid of snakes.
Thanks for the giveaway
+1 gfc: blackplume
blackplum3 {at} gmail DOT com

Audrey said...

I was definitely afraid of the dark too.
Thanks for the gieaway!
GFC- audreyclair

berry'n'cheese said...

1st of all I wanna say that your blog design surely looks creepy :p

Well my fear when I was a child was similar to yours... just that I use to develop it...dunno for what reasons...since childhood only I had the habit of checking out horror flicks or check out haunted stories on channels..and after that when I use to sleep and get up in the middle of the night, all those stories use to come in my mind.. as if somebody is standing besides me.. spooky eyes staring at me.. a shadow running past me and stuff like that.It was gay but it was fun ^_^

Well now for your awesome gruesome giveaway :p
Email id : rockstar4rockers@gmail.com
GFC id : apurva saxena
Tweeted : https://twitter.com/#!/apurva_27/status/128360093266870272

Ashley @ Bookaholics Anonymous said...

HummmI would say probably my closet. I would have to check it 3 or 4 times just to make sure nothing was in it, and then I'd run back and jump in my bed under the covers.

gfc ashley owens

Bekka said...

When I was a kid, I was the one reading Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz, and scaring all my friends at slumber parties by retelling them. I was basically fearless, except for one thing:


UGH. I hated and still hate spiders, with their creepy eight legs (who needs eight legs, anyway), and the way they scuttle across the ground and hide when you turn the lights on, and okay that's enough. I'm giving myself the creeps.

Thank you for hosting this giveaway.


Sofija Kapranova said...

I was afraid of not fully closed doors. Thought there was someone watching me through the crack. Actually I still close my doors firmly)))
+1 GFC follower
+1 tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/soni_sonik/status/128364180611940352

Sofija Kapranova said...

Sorry, I forget to add my email adress.

Nylez said...

As a kid, being afraid of the dark was very common! Wo doesnt het scared of the Boogeyman? As i grow, ie gotten used to it. Good things i no longer get scared in the dark!

tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/chixmoza/status/128364358744023040

gfc: Nylez


Kathy Ann Coleman said...

GFC: Kathy Ann Coleman / Kathy

When I was a child I owned a very fancy antique mirror that was carved so that it looked like it had eyes in the mirror frame. I use to have nightmares that the eyes would glow red and that there was an evil spirit in the mirror that wanted to come out, kidnap me, put me in the mirror and take my place.

isis_willowsong (at) hotmail (dot) com.

kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

Kathy, wow! I couldn't resist and commented. That was kind of awesome. Very powerful imagination :)

Mel said...

I had a totally random fear as a kid - that all the bridges in the world would fall down at exactly the same time - usually while I was on one! I used to plan how I would get to school avoiding bridges and think they would stay up if I held my breath while on one...really bizarre I know!

Fab prize - thanks so much! :-)
GFC name - Mel S

Ashlyn_Jai said...

I was afraid of the dark. I always had to sleep with some sort of light and noise on in my room.

Thanks for the giveaway!


+1 GC follower- ashlyn_jai
+1 spread the word http://twitter.com/#!/ashie_624/status/128408479630237696

Bex said...

My greatest fear was the dark too! Definitely. I also hated bridges...

I'm following via GFC with this name and picture! Thanks for the great giveaway!

rebgeo at hotmail dot com

Natalie @ Book Lovers Life said...

Thanks so much for the chance. Im a GFC follower and have tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/natcleary/status/128411391760666624

When I was little I was terrified that Freddy Kruger would get me. My parents were watching it one night and I snuck down and watched a little bit and will never forget how scared I was!! I was terrified he was coming to get me because I snuck down. It was hell to get to sleep for 2 years. I still cant watch those movies.


Anonymous said...

My greatest fear was a draw between Ventriloquist Dolls (still hate them today) and being locked in the toilet (probably because that actually happened to me, I got locked in my grandparents toilet - took my mum and grandad 4 hours talking to me through the door to get it open again).

Thanks for the giveaway - Im a GFC follower and I also tweeted about it:

Amy @ Turn the Page

mk said...

My greatest fear as a child was the dark too. I was terrified to walk trough my room, let alone the hall to go to the toilet. It was awful but I grew up and I'm not so scared anymore...

GFC- Marti
tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/MartiKoleva/status/128424917266993152

Thanks for the giveaway!
bymyself.g [at] gmail [dot] com

Kasumi said...

I think my greatest fear those days was silent. I think it's because the same things in dark fear, but for me was silent. Anything could happened in silent...

Maybe it's a little strange fear, isn't it?

Thanks for the international chance!


Anonymous said...

I was scared of the dark too.

+1 Follow through GFC as Anna Friday

+1 Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/annafriday11/status/128431303426187265

Serene said...

When i was a child, my greatest fear was going to the washroom and looking into the mirror at night! Even now, I avoid the mirror in the washroom at night

my email is serenekua AT gmail DOT com

Unknown said...

Except for fear of the dark, I still have a fear of heights too :) Thank you for the international change.

baychriz at gmail dot com

kira meier said...

Biggest fear growing up... hmmm... Ever see the movie Silver Bullet. Yup. I was terrified of werewolves. Totally dumb fear, but my family tormented me with that movie.

GFC -- kira meier

hk11kira (@) gmail (dot) com

Adriana C said...

I was afraid of Sharks and water(river, lakes, ocean)!
GFC : Adriana

Indigo said...

My greatest fear? Porcelain dolls. My great grandfather used to give me one every time he visited. At night I would load them up in my closet and barricade the door.

Thanks for the giveaway! (Hugs)Indigo
GFC name - Indigo

Ammy Belle said...

Hm ... as a child, I feared this one alleyway a block from our house. Even in the noonday sun it always looked dark and creepy and I had to cross it to get to the park, the bus and the corner store. It was terrifying. I used to just run across, heart pounding ...


Ammy Belle
apereiraorama @ gmail com

Unknown said...

My greatest fear as a child was to be left alone, locked inside the house, without keys for the door or windows. Well, I suppose it would still be very scary nowadays. LOL
thank you for the intl giveaway!

+1 I'm a GFC follower. ;)

kah_cherub at hotmail dot com

Janhvi said...

My greatest fear was of closed spaces and small rooms.I'm claustrophobic and I hate closed places.
Thanks for the giveaway!:)

GFC-Janhvi Jagtap
i tweeted-http://twitter.com/#!/justjanhvi/status/128480738172600320

justjanhvi at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

i´m on this one with you, i was so terrified by the dark, and even now i still am, and on top of all i was afraid of the sounds in the evening, i was so scared i had to sleep in my parents bed

+1 GFC follower: Sue

email: sanna.neyma@gmail.com

SandyG265 said...

I was afraid of being shut in the basement in the dark.

+1 GFC follower - sandyg265
sgiden at verizon.net

LisaILJ said...

I was convinced there was a madman who lived in the crawl space in our attic area. The way you accessed the attic area was at the top of my bedroom closet. I was sure that I was going to murdered in my sleep by this madman, so I made my parents install a lock on the outside of my closet door or I wouldn't sleep in there.

+1 GFC LisaILJ
tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/LisaLLibrarian/status/128496961434292224

leyser73 at yahoo dot com

Rea said...

Some really nice book choices there! It just so happens that I'm currently reading The Reapers Are Angels. Enjoying it so far!

As a child I was petrified of spiders. I broke my arm because of one before I'd even turned 2 and ever since they've scared me. I can control my fear better now, but when I was young just the sight of a large spider was enough to send my into hysterics!

+1 GFC - Rea
+1 tweet - http://twitter.com/#!/Readaba/status/128498568175681538


Dani @ Refracted Light said...

Hmmm... mirrors, perhaps? There's just something really creepy about mirrors being windows to other worlds, how they're used in stories to show things that aren't physically there. They always made me uneasy.

GFC: Dani @ Refracted Light
dani AT refractedlightreviews DOT com

Melliane said...

Hmmm when I was a child I think it was to be left alone in the dark too. It wasn't for me ! I imagined always a lot of things

Thanks for the giveaway, I'm a follower


Unknown said...

Happy Halloween and good luck to all!


Unknown said...

Still to this day I scream my head off.....even had hotel staff come and remove one from the bathroom while I stood on the balcony. Nope can't do spiders.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Most scary thing that ever happened to me was when I was 7 or so and sleeping next to an outside wall. One night I was half-asleep when I felt a hand touch my neck, seemingly coming from through the wall. It turned out to be my own hand but I was SO scared!

jh303015 at gmail dot com

Diana said...

My fear when I was younger still remains even now: snakes

anme said...

My biggest fear was bugs. I would flip out if there was anything within 3 feet of me. I used to fantasize about living in a clear plastic house where I could see exactly where any bugs and beasties were, though I neglected to consider privacy issues!

melorabrock {at} gmail {dot} com

Indie said...

Thanks for your giveaway. I'm a new follower.

I also have a Spooktacular giveaway at http://www.indiesnippets.blogspot.com

Have a great week!

DhesiX said...

I was afraid of the dark, now i prefer dark to light.. weird, huh?

GFC ~ Andreana
Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/andreana92/status/128543542988640256

Thanks for your giveaway.

trinity said...

My greatest fear as a child was being left behind by my father. (divorced parents and remarried).
GFC-Trinity Blacio

ebaker said...

Thanks for the great giveaway! My greatest fear was and still is clowns!
GFC: Erin Baker
Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/iheartmykindle/status/128553410470486018

Mandi Tucker Slack said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I was afraid of our basement. It was so dark and damp and it scared me to death.


Amanda Welling said...

I was deathly (and still am) afraid of clowns! They freak me out so bad!

GFC: Amanda Welling
Email: hippiesbeautyandbooksohmy@gmail.com

holls said...

When I was a kid I was afraid someone would break into the house at night and my mom wouldn't know. We didn't live in a bad neighborhood, it was pretty rural and nice. Thanks

Hollybwright at comcastdotnet
GFC holly wright

Ron C. Nieto said...

I used to think mine was the most stupid fear ever, but then I've run into a lot of people who sare it: Clowns. Alternatively, all suspicious men who dressed up in weird, hairy costumes (like, a giant tweety... nothing worse than that)

My e-mail is: roncn.contact AT gmail DOT com

GFC follower: Ron C. Nieto

Thanks so much for the giveaway! It's super cool :)

flanpnhfpnanfnFN said...

As a young child my greatest fear was the drain in my bathtub. I loved taking baths but when it was time to drain the water and the loud sucking/gurgling noise started I would get scared that it would suck me down too. :) Silly right?


Thanks for the giveaway!

roro said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway, was and still afraid of heights

gfc; rogier

tweet; http://twitter.com/#!/rocapri/status/128588918412156928

rogcaprino at hotmail dot com

Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures said...

My greatest fear was being left alone! I know it sounds silly but I got really scared when I was home alone :|

Thanks for the giveaway!
email: booksbiscuitsandtea@hotmail.com

Ricki said...

Ghosts in mirrors - still scared today.
GFC - rickimc

Nakoya said...

I was and still am afraid of heights.
GFC: Nakoya
alias.known.yo at gmail dot com

Kelly said...

The dark. I'm still terrified of the dark, even at 30.

Unknown said...

My greatest fear when I was a child is actually (rather embarrassingly) still my greatest fear - I never did get over it. It's actually quite a funny one as well - feel free to laugh - everyone else does!
I'm petrified of fish!

Email address: pentopaper (dot) blog (at) hotmail.co.uk

+1 GFC follower - following as Pen to Paper.

Hope to see you over at my giveaway! http://vogue-pentopaper.blogspot.com

Dani :)

Kelly said...

Following via GFC

Unknown said...

Oh boy!

what was your greatest fear when you were a child?

The Dark! And still to this day I have to sleep with hallway light on lol

I follow via GFC (Brandi Gilvaja)

ty for the entry!


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the giveaway. My greatest fear was clowns - they still give me the creeps!

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

bookd.out at gmail dot com

GFC Shelleyrae

trublujo said...

I was afraid of scary movies my imagaination always got away from me.

Jodi Trudel

trublujo at hotmaildotcom

trublujo said...

Joined GFC

Jodi Trudel
trublujo at hotmaildotcom

Emma B. said...

Joined via Networked Blogs
Emma B.

I remember I was scared for a long time that a monster comet would hit earth and that everybody would die.

Unknown said...

Mirrors. Enough said really. My older cousins traumatized me when I was 7 with these two words: Bloody Mary.

They STILL creep me out.

GFC: Carissa St. Amand
Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/KereesaReads/status/128627939091816448

Allie said...

As a child, I had an overactive imagination which came to life whenever the lights went out, so I was afraid of the dark and everything in it.

Thanks for the giveaway:)

GFC follower.

icecreamavalanche at gmail dot com

Me My Shelf And I said...

Thanks - mine was the stupid clown in IT the Stephan King movie, that and storm sewers - same movie...lol.

meandmyshelf at gmail dot com

Also A GFC follower :0)

deanna_boocock said...

I was scared of being trapped in the dark with cats

deanna_boocock said...

Following on GFC deanna_boocock@hotmail.com

Maegan Morin said...

driving down hills at high speeds... I know it sounds dumb right? But it still scares me some times if the hill is really steep.

megnate at telus dot net

Jenni Merritt said...

My greatest fear was water. I take claustrophobia to a new aquatic level.

Oh, and steep hills

jennimerritt.writing (at) gmail (dot) com

GFC follower: Jenni Merritt

Maegan Morin said...

I follow you on Networked Blogs (same name)

megnate at telus dot net

Mary Ellen said...

My greatest fear was spiders. It still is a big fear but I have it a little more under control now, lol.

+1 - GFC - Mary Ellen Thompson
Thank you for the chance to win!

Linda Kish said...

I was afraid of heights.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Tiffany Drew said...

My greatest fear was also the dark, but sadly I still haven't gotten over it. Actually, it's not the dark itself but what is IN the dark lol. Thank you for taking part in the hop and for the awesome giveaway :)

GFC follower Tiffany Drew

Leannessf said...

Hi! Great giveaway! I was afraid of the closet - had to have it closed or I couldn't sleep! Still do that now! :)



oriana said...

Cockroaches...still...but its not scare it like that thay are so disgusting!!


Nay Nay said...

My greatest fear as a child was and still is by the way; BEES! I was stung while playing in the pool and got so swollen that I had trouble breathing. I had to be rushed to the hospital because it turned out I was and still am allergic to bee stings. I freak out any time a bee comes near me. I had a accident in the car because a bee came in the window while I was driving. I hit a parked car. Fortunately, I was stepping on the brake and didn't do too much damage to that parked car. The owner didn't even get my info because he was so busy laughing when I told him I was sorry for hitting his car, but I was trying to avoid the bee that came in my car. <^_^>

Thank you for being part of the hop.
GFC Follower: Nay Nay

reneebennett35 at yahoo dot com

Darlene said...

Oh, I was always afraid of the boogeyman under the bed. I used to stand in the doorway, turn off the light switch, and take a flying leap to the bed so he couldn't grab my ankles! I convinced my parents to install a hanging lamp over my bed so I could just turn off the switch while safely tucked in bed :)

Thanks for the giveaway, and Happy Halloween!

darlenesbooknook at gmail dot com

+1 following on GFC (Darlene)

+1 for tweeting:

Jasmine Rose said...

My biggest fears were definitely the dark and spiders. And when you mixed them... :P


The Romanceaholic said...

SPIDERS! *shudders*

Following GFC as The Romanceaholic.

Thanks for the giveaway!



Tara said...

We have a lakehouse in the woods and I was always scared of wildlife (particularly bears or wolves) chasing me!

TaraTagli at gmail dot com

Michelle @ Book Briefs said...

Heights were my greatest fear.

Thank you im a GFC follower

chelle2006 @ aol.com

Kristin Aragon said...

I was and still am terrified of spiders. I don't care how big or small they are, I completely freak out.

GFC Follower


SpadesHighReads said...
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SpadesHighReads said...

lol we have the same fear.. my husband still teases me because I'm 26 and I sleep with a night light hahaha but for real though, you never know what's lurking in the dark and it always feels like something is just going to jump out at you out of no where... and yes, I do have a nightlight in the bathroom, hallway, other rooms, and downstairs too LOL
Thank you so much for this chance in entering your giveaway!! and Thank you for being a part of the the Spooktacular Giveaway Hop!! Happy Halloween =)
Don't forget to have your Jack-o-Lanterns out to keep the spirits away!!

TValeros18 AT gmail DOT com

SpadesHighReads said...


+1 GFC Follower: SpadesHighReads
TValeros18 AT gmail DOT com

Sarika Patkotwar said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
My greatest fear as a kid were lizards... They are so creepy! I still get scared at times when I spot them loitering on a wall or just about anywhere! Ewwwww!
GFC- Sarika Patkotwar
Email- sarikapatkotwar@gmail.com
I tweeted about this- https://twitter.com/sarikap8/status/128693856433741824

Nina @ Death, Books, and Tea said...

I never liked heights....not the fact that I was up high. I was fine in a plane and things. I just didn't like the idea of falling.
I still don't.
Thanks for the giveaway.
GFC Nina @ DEath Books and Tea
Tweet http://twitter.com/#!/serifinaxxx/status/128721117966909440
Email deathbooksandtea at gmail dot com

FairyWhispers said...

Am a follower vie GFC




I was and am afraid of the dark, yes, midnight toilet trips was scary



WH said...

When I was young, I had two rather terrifying dreams, one shortly after the other, about my family being in mortal danger. I suppose losing my family was/is always my biggest fear ...

GFC follower - Rad Hall
emi3mle at yahoo dot com dot au

BookandmovieDblogger said...

When I was small I was scared of Chucky from Child's Play.

Thanks for the giveaway!
Email: hernandezcassandra50 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Anonymous said...

I have always had a fear of drowning. I can't swim but I still wade (and attempt to swim). I live near the seashore so the irony is not lost on me. Hehe

New GFC Follower (Mauie via Twitter; shame on me for not following months ago..hehe)

+tweeted about the giveaway:

Thanks so much! ;)

Dominique said...
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Dominique said...

Honestly, I can't really remember having any real fears when I was a child. I wasn't one of those kids that were afraid of the dark, or what was under the bed, or lurking in a closet. I did have cousins that were terrified to sleep in my room whenever they spent the night, because I had porcelain dolls all over my room. So you could see the shapes of them all around you when the moon shone through my window lol. But I felt safe with them there. Not for lack of imagination, as I had a great imagination when I played. But I used to watch scary movies a lot when I was a little girl. I liked them. Still do. So I think that's why those kinds of things didn't bother me lol.

I have a fear of spiders now, and most any creepy crawlies lol. That was something that didn't bother me when I was a kid either though. I used to play around with them.

The only real thing I could think of that maybe scared me(and I would constantly dwell on and obsess over) was my grandmother's (and her daughter, my aunt's) constant religious ramblings. She'd frequently remind me that I was now old enough to burn in hell (not the words she would use of course lol, but basically what she meant)for my sins. And talk about the devil, the anti-christ, judgement day, etc. She didn't like that I participated in Halloween activities, the books I read with questionable (to her) content, and movies/cartoons/video games I watched/played involving magic, the paranormal, and anything that wasn't happy rainbows and pink fluffy bunnies. I think she thought she could scare me into living a "good Christian" life. So I constantly had all that floating around in the back of my mind. I'm over it now though. And I don't think I was such a bad person then, or even now that I contantly needed to hear all that. Anyways, that's probably really the only thing I was afraid of as a child.

GFC: Dominique

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/laylees/status/128781627475230720

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Dovile said...

My greatest fear was that there was a bad witch under my bed who would grab my leg if I came too near it. My parents really shouldn't have let me watch a Stephen King horror movie:)

spamscape [at] gmail [dot] com

Dovile said...

GFC follower (Dovile)

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Sharon Stogner said...

the thing under the bed! :)

sstogner1 at gmail dot com

Michele said...

My biggest fear was visiting my great grandmother and having to use the bathroom...she hasd this HUGE lion claw bathtub that would scare me to death..i would make my cousins go in with me...NOW, I wish I had that bath tub!!

GFC Michele Luker

jmluker at winco dot net

Unknown said...

Great giveaway!
I am a new follower.
My greatest fear as a child were dolls,(still are) I blame some creepy movies I watched when I was 4.


Leannz0r said...

GFC Follower: Leannz0r

I was terrified of the hatch up to the loft/attic. Hated going underneath it, thought something was going to jump down.


mamabunny13 said...

I was soooo afraid of the dark as a child. Yikes!
mamabunny13 at gmail dot com

mamabunny13 said...

I follow you via gfc - mamabunny13
mamabunny13 at gmail dot com

Mandy P. said...

Definitely afraid of the dark. Always had hall light on at night to go to sleep. Poltergeist was the scariest movie ever to me, and my imagination was way overactive.
I follow you gfc - Mandy P.


Jolene and Family said...

My childhood fears were of my dolls coming to life. I remember laying in bed at night and watching shadows in my room, so sure that one of my dolls just ran across my room.

+1 GFC follower
+1 tweeted- http://twitter.com/#!/joleneallcock/status/128674134912794624


Laura @thereadingnook said...

my childhood fear was def. the dark too i slept with a nightlight til i was like 15-16 years old, and because i wore glasses waking up to everything blurry only made it worse, because i thought id see weird shadows!!


Ashley Prince said...

My childhood fear was also the dark. I still have this fear to an extent. I have a fear of the unseen/unknown. I need to be able to be completely aware of my surroundings and I freak out if I can't be.

+1 tweeted -http://twitter.com/#!/Ashley_E_Prince/status/128878195842883584

Kulsuma said...

I'm definitely still scared of the dark, let alone when I was a child. I'm also scared of heights. Not a good combination together.

+1 GFC follower- Kulsuma

Adelina Priddis said...

My childhood fear was that there was a man under my bed with a shotgun. I have no idea where that fear came from, but it was REAL! And I knew if I got out of bed he'd grab my ankles, or shoot my feet off.
Thanks for the giveaway!

geschumann said...

GFC - Gloria
As a child, I was afraid of the dark & going in our basement at night. It didn't help that my brother, 6 yrs. older, would hide & scare me in the basement sometimes. Thanks for the giveaway!

geschumann at live dot com

Rose said...

I was and still am afraid of clowns. I think watching IT The Clown when I was like 6-7 yrs old probably ruined clowns for me... lol but I just can't get over it. This past weekend actually, my fiancee and I went to a Haunted House and sure enough, there were evil clowns!!! Scared the crap outta me for sure!!

Good luck to everyone and Happy Halloween!!


~April~ said...

I was afraid of any flying bugs... Still am. LOL...
Following GFC as aprilharvell

Unknown said...

Thanks for the great, international, giveaway! My greatest fear was spiders.
GFC follower
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MadHatter said...

When I was a child, I was afraid of ghosts. A lot of people are, i imagine them sitting in the corner staring at me. It gave me a freaking heart-attack every time i thought i saw something move.

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Pabkins said...

I'm already a follower - infact I'm only visiting the blogs I already follow that list is just too huge to get through.
biggest fear hmmm candyman and the bathroom mirror when i was in grade school
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Pabkins @ Mission to Read

Jennifer said...

The ravine by my house - there were lots of stories about what lived there and who didn't come out.


Rachel Yarbrough said...

My greatest fear as a child was the old 'monster under the bed'. Although, mine was highly based upon 'Gmork' from The Neverending Story, although my monster had glowing red eyes, not green eyes.
I refused to move from my bed until morning for fear that the monster under my bed would pull me under and proceed to eat me alive.

- Rachel

( Rachel.Melinda.Yarbrough@gmail.com )

elin said...

I feared the dark too. But I outgrew it when I watched the Nightmare before xmas. I loved the dark then because I was hoping to see zero (the ghost dog).
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elin said...

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Krista said...

My greatest fear as a child was my bedroom closet; I was sure it was haunted! To this day I'm still not convinced there weren't any spirits in there...

I'm also following you via gfc, Username Krista


ily said...

Sleeping at night in the dark
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Anonymous said...

GFC: Jadey!

I was terrified of flushing a toilet, especially at night.


Thais Pampado said...

My greatest fear when I was a child was (and still is, actually, until this day) of insects. I'm terrified of those things!

GFC - Thais
Tweeted - http://twitter.com/#!/_slycat/status/128939499492343808


Dayen said...

My greatest fear? Huh...
Spiders, probably. Or insect in general. It still scares me a lot.

But I've never had the problems with being afraid of dark or creatures hiding in it.

Ok, maybe I had, but only when I was older and after I watched a horror movies (I still remember how I couldn't be alone at home in the dark after watching Halloween [haha, funny. But seriously, that man scared me to the death] or Grudge.

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Dayen said...

I follow your blog via GFC (Dayen Leah)

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Dayen said...

Word spreaded (Twitter)


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Katie said...

thanks for the giveaway!hmm the dark and the monster in the closet that used to freak me out.

gfc follower : Katie


Hannah said...

I saw Jaws when I was little, and used to have nightmares about my room filling with water and the shark coming in and eating me. So ... yeah. LOL

Thanks so much!


+1 GFC: Hannah

Rabbit said...

This is super cliché, but I was scared of the dark! Thank you for the giveaway!


Rumana @ Relook the Book

BlackWolf said...

My greatest fear as a child was the dark..

+1 tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/PandoraSWolf/status/129002835139510273

Amber said...

I was scared of heights as a child...and still am lol. Just something I've never been able to grow out of.


Krysykat said...

I was, am still afraid of clowns. I watched Stephen King's It when I was 4 and it terrified me, so clowns and I don't mix.
GFC- Krysta Banco
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donnas said...

Mine was is still is spiders.

GFC follower

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JessS said...

I'm not sure what my biggest fear was but when I was little I was scared of the dark, toilets (I had this dream once about an old couple living in an apartment and they had this monster in their toilet that kind of ate both of them), and the mummy from the movie The Mummy. Thanks!

GFC - JessS

Anonymous said...

When I was younger (okay, and it sometimes still happens...) I used to let the dark get the best of me. I always swore I heard something or saw a shadow. The walk down the hallway seemed so long, haha. I definitely ran a few times.

Anonymous said...

Oops! Forgot my email address! Sorry!

missnobodyblog (at) gmail (dot) com

Unabridged Bookshelf said...

My greatest fear when I was younger was drowning! It probably didn't help that I almost drown twice when I was little. I was terrified of swimming without some kind of flotation device until I was like 12 years old.


Anonymous said...

Spiders! They made my hands sweat and my heart pound! Now, not so much... unless they are on my bed!


The Happy Booker said...

I was a pretty brave child, I've seemed to acquire most of my fears as I got older! lol I think my biggest fear as a child was birds. My grandma loved that movie "The Birds" and let me watch it with her. I never looked at birds the same again. And I'm still wary of aggressive birds like seagulls. *shivers* Thanks for the giveaway!
Donna @ The Happy Booker
ahappybooker at gmail dot com

JerseyGirl22 said...

My greatest fear was similar as yours. I was really afraid of the dark,plus during the night I thought there were some ghosts under my bed.

jcwega27 said...


Lisa Richards/alterlisa said...

Getting grabbed by "Swampy Joe"(a bogger) if I went to the outhouse at my grandparents at night.

+1 GFC-Lisa Richards

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Tasha Shahirah said...

I was afraid of my bed. No I mean under my bed. I kept thinking there was something under it
+1 GFC -Tasha Shahirah

Unknown said...

I was afraid of snakes, the HP movie with the giant snake! I still am afraid of snakes.

+GFC MazzNixon

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Chen Yan Chang said...

When I was a kid, I was so afraid of mirrors in the bathroom in the dark. It's b/c of that "Bloody Mary" story my 3rd grade friends told me. When I told my little sister the story, she freaked out too and made me sit in the bathroom while she took a shower. I guess she wanted me to protect her!

+1 GFC: cyc
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Read for your future! said...

My greatest fear as a child was being buried alive,

Julie S said...

I was always afraid of spiders, guess I still am hehe.
GFC follower - Julie S.

Reading Mind / The Loyal Book said...

I was afraid of aliens. My dad used to watch these gruesome movies with aliens and I was damn scared!

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Ceri said...

As a young child I was terrified of Baked Beans, I never ate them at home and developed a bit of a complex about them, refusing to touch them or have them on my plate. Thankfully I have grown out of that now! Email cerievans1[at]gmail[dot]com, GFC Ceri Kay.

Ash said...

My greatest fear as a child was ants. The little black ones? Yeah...those...


Judy said...

I was scared of drowning, do not ask be why, but as I grew older, everything is great. I swim and don't think of that for a loooong time now.

GFC follower-judy


evrythngzen said...

Thank you for the giveaway!!!
The first fear I remember always being with me was heights. I guess I was just always I would trip and fall to my death. LOL It was really bad when I was young!!!
I'm a GFC Follower: cody / evrythngzen
I tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/evrythngzen/status/129328769759584256

The (Mis)Adventures of a College Book Addict said...

I was also afraid of the dark as a kid. And spiders. Especially that spiders were crawling on me IN the dark.
GFC: Leigh Ann

Krystal Larson said...

My greatest fear was and still is, water-I almost drowned when I was two and apparently I still remember it. edysicecreamlover18@gmailDOTcom Thank you for the awesome giveaway!

Krystal Larson said...

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Dinda said...

Thanks for the giveaway !!!
I'm a GFC follower. Since I was kid, I'm scared of heights.


Megan said...

I was (and am to this day) afraid of the dark. Seriously embarrassing!!!

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Clarissa (Bookadicea) said...

When I was a kid I'm totally afraid of heights but I gradually conquered it and now I'm happy to ride on high Roller Coaster rides (Love the rush of adrenaline...hehe)

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casorb said...

It's a little cliche but it was definitely clowns.
And that was even before I ever saw 'It'.
They always wierded me out. Still do.
I couldn't even go near a McDonalds in fear that Ronald would come out to get me.
GFC follower too- casorb
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Judit said...

I was scared of Santa Claus...I've never liked strangers creeping into our house at night never mind their intentions.

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Aik said...

I'm afraid of the unseen things in the dark. I also fear clowns because I always imagined them to be twisted and scary after I saw the joker on the Batman movie.

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Jana said...

I wad afraid of dark and monsters xD
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Alexa said...

I was afraid of the dark and frogs.Still am actually. I don't really know why i'm afraid of frogs,it's more like i'm grossed out by them with their slimy skin. Yikes!
Anyways,thanks for the giveaway!

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Wolfluvr420 said...

I was afraid of the dark (of course) and spiders. I still am afraid of spiders. Thanks for the giveaway!
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Sonia said...

When I was a kid, I was afraid of ghosts, because of a urban legend, a story of an haunted house in my town. Really creepy.

GFC: Sonia

Juana said...

When I was a kid my greatest fear was the boogeyman.

GFC follower = Juana Esparza




Mimi Hayden said...

My greatest fear as a child was water/drowning. I was sure that was how I would die. I love to swim, but the fear or not being able to breathe is petrifying to me! I follow you on GFC as lambeaugal. Thanks for the giveaway!
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Reading Away The Days said...

One of my greatest fear as a child was and still is china dolls!!! They just creep me out!

GFC Follower: Megan @Reading Away The Days
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Kayla Eklund said...

I was terrified of clowns when I was a kid. Still am, a bit. lol.
GFC Follower: Kayla27

Yto said...

as a kid i was afraid of pigs. i had a reason too. our pigs fled from their place pretty often and when i was 5 i opened the door and this really big pig stood before me - gave me quite a scare XD

gfc: Yto
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Vinci said...

follow your unique and well designed blog by
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My fear as a little girl is having the boogie scary man
visit my room at the dark of the night. He seemed real to me. Great giveaway too. dayle b at telus dot net
ps like that you have a black kitty.

Sherry said...

I was scared of the dark and we lived out in the country and I hated the woods by out house.
GFC follower - Sherry S.

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Demijel said...


My childhood fear (and my still my fear now) is the fear of falling. When I was a child, I used to have nightmares about being in a mall with my parents, when suddenly they go down this escalator. I don't follow them and stay at the top of the steps, watching them walk away. When they are a bit further, everything around me starts to crumble away, the escalator, the floor, the walls and ceiling. Next thing I know, I'm falling and then I wake up. Even now, I'm not good with heights because I feel like I might topple over the edge or things might come crumbling down.

+1 GFC Follower: Demijel
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Kirsten said...

My fear as a child was of fire. I would have nightmares about things burning.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Angie said...

My biggest fear (yes, I had more than 5) was the fear of being eaten by a lobster. I think this stemmed from The Little Mermaid. I'll blame Sebastian for this.


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Thank you very much for this giveaway.

alovelywriterxo said...

I had a fear of being taken. I used to think that when I played outside, somebody in a black tinted car would drive up to me and come snatch me. I was a scaredy cat.

GFC - Sierra Cullen.♥

Unknown said...

When I was younger, my biggest fears were dolls (specifically puppets) and mummies. Hated puppets because I didn't like how they always seem to stare at you and I had a fear that they could talk without humans. I hated mummies because I watched an episode of Reading Rainbow and it was about mummies and how they became mummies and I was done for. They showed some and I just couldn't take it. I am still a little freaked out by them if I am being honest LOL! Great giveaway hon, thank you :)

GFC Follower: drharleyquinn87


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Thanks again hon :)

Lisa Richards/alterlisa said...

Spiders, oh God I hated spiders

Tonya Dean said...

Snakes. My brothers got a fake one and put it in my bed when I was little. Wouldn't sleep in a bed for years.


Kristi said...

I am a new follower and my biggest fear was and still is spiders!

brendajean said...

Fantastic book choices! I was completely freaked out by the monster under the bed. He couldn't touch me until that first foot hit the floor, then I was off in a dead run! I learned not to drink after 7pm!
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Krystal said...

When I was younger, I feared clowns. Thanks to a dream I was having of being chased by a clown, then waking up to my sisters clown doll hanging over the side of the top bunk. Scary as hell, let me tell you! It was terrible! But today, I'm terrified of spiders. EWW!

Francine Anchondo said...

I was also afraid of the dark when I was young .


Tara W said...

My greatest fear as a child and an adult is grand daddy long leg spiders.
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Tara W said...

New GFC follower: Tara W
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Lisa said...

My greatest fear was water. Still is actually!

GFC Lisa Manning

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Amy said...

I never had a childhood fear. Everything I was afraid of as a child I'm still afraid of, lol. But I think my greatest fear would be heights because I'm still afraid of that.

miss.smileygirlie at gmail dot com

Unknown said...

I follow via GFC!

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Unknown said...

My greatest fear was the dark too! Sometimes I still get spooked! lol

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Unknown said...

My fear as a child was big nasty spiders. prettyhaydengurl@yahoo.com

Bella said...

When I was little I was afraid of the dark. Especially the dark closet. If the door was just a little open, I couldn't sleep.

GFC - Marie Kacerosky

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Anonymous said...

When I was young, I was afraid someone would break into my house. It truely happened to my grandmother who lived only a street from us when I was a child. Thanks for the giveaway!
+1 GFC: LadyVampire2u
LadyVampire2u AT gmail DOT com

Danah said...

I think most (if not all) kids are afraid of the dark. I was. I admit! Haha. I was also scared of spiders, cockroaches, and everything that crawls. ROFL. I'm actually still afraid of spiders until now. T__T

Thank you for the great giveaway!

GFC Follower: Danah


nicolesender said...

I always thought there was someone under my bed!
I jumped into bed faster than anyone.

nicolesender said...

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nicolesender said...


Anita said...

1. My greatest fear was someone breaking into our house and killing my entire family and leaving me alive. Morbid, I know...I was permitted to watch too many horror films!

2. GFC: Anita Morgan
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Candie L said...

I have always been afraid of the dark. Thank you


primrose said...

I'm afraid of thunder and lightning since I was small..till today :)


Isolabella said...

I'm afraid of clowns (thank you very much Stephen King) and I still am.

Thanks for the giveaway.
thenarcissuslibrary at gmail dot com

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