I've just realized I've not yet posted my tentative picks for this round of Bingo. Some of the squares could use a bit more love and options, so I'd welcome suggestions (Stranger Things, I'm looking at you)



13: Small gods - Terry Pratchett ; The Curse of Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold ; The Thirteenth Tale - Diane SetterfieldMagpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz ; Year One - Nora Roberts ; Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo 

Doomsday: The Road - Cormac McCarthy ; Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood ; Swan Song - Robert R. McCammon

Grave or Graveyard: I'm thinking of using a Transfiguration Spell into: A Grim Tale: Beauty - Robin McKinley ; Daughter of the Forest - Juliet Marillier ; Spinning Silver - Naomi Novik ; The Hazel Wood - Melissa Albert 

Suspence: The Ivy Tree - Mary Stewart ; The African Queen - C.S. Forester ; The Ugly Duckling - Iris Johansen 

Stranger Things: Help?


Gothic: The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins ; The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins ; The Mysteries of Udolpho - Ann Radcliffe ; Bleak House - Charles Dickens 

Dystopian Hellscape: The Minority Report - Philip K. Dick ; Parable of the Sower - Octavia E. Butler ; V for Vendetta - David Lloyd,Alan Moore

It was a dark and stormy night: The Mysteries of Udolpho - Ann Radcliffe ; Bleak House - Charles Dickens

Sleepy Hollow: The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne ; A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving ; The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories - H.P. Lovecraft 

Cryptozoologist: The Forgotten Beasts of Eld - Patricia A. McKillip ; Dragonflight - Anne McCaffrey ; The BFG - Roald Dahl ; Metamorphoses - Ovid 



Diverse Voices: Something by Octavia Butler or Tanarive Due; The Decagon House Murders - Yukito Ayatsuji ; Beloved - Toni Morrison

Halloween: My second transfiguration turns this into Supernatural: Hell House - Richard Matheson ; Mort - Terry Pratchett ; The Hunger - Alma Katsu 

Free Space

Slasher Stories: Third and last spell to Film at 11: that I'm likely to fill in as the humor strikes

Dead Lands: The Girl with All the Gifts - M.R. Carey  Blood Games - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro  Feed - Mira Grant  The Forest of Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan 


Darkest London: The Secret Adversary - Agatha Christie ; Murder Must Advertise - Dorothy L. Sayers ; Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz ; The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins 

Classic Horror: Uncle Silas - Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu  In a Glass Darkly - Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu 

Modern Noir: Mystic River - Dennis Lehane  Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane 

American Horror Story: Flowers in the Attic - V.C. Andrews 

Spellbound: The Pillars of the World - Anne Bishop  Taliesin - Stephen R. Lawhead 


Creepy Carnivals: Full Tilt - Neal Shusterman  NOS4A2 - Joe Hill  The Prestige - Christopher Priest  Caraval - Stephanie Garber 

Aliens: Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut  Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke  All You Need Is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka  Sundiver - David Brin 

Amatheur Sleuth: El nombre de la rosa - Umberto Eco  Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz  

Stone Cold Horror: Let the Right One In - John Ajvide Lindqvist  Snowblind (Dark Iceland) - Ragnar Jónasson 

Vampires: Blood Games - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro