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Discussion thread for Horror book and film discussion group

Hey everybody!  I co-founded the "HEEBIE JEEBIES", a horror book and film discussion group at my Barnes & Noble and we have yet to have any new members show up, so I'm taking a leap and opening a thread for discussion here on the site!  Each month we read a book and watch a related film, then meet in person (those of us in Eugene, Oregon), the fourth Wednesday evening of each month. 


You're invited to read and comment, and I've included books and films we've previously covered so you can comment on those as well!



JULY BOOK: Witch by Mary Ann Mitchell

JULY MOVIE: Black Circle Boys


AUGUST BOOK: Myth Hunters by Christopher Golden

AUGUST MOVIE: Snow White: A Tale of Terror


SEPTEMBER BOOK: Neverwhere by Neil Gaimon



OCTOBER BOOK: Fledgling by Octavia Butler

OCTOBER MOVIE: Dracula 2000


NOVEMBER BOOK: The Replacement by Brenna Yavanoff



DECEMBER BOOK: The Gardener by S.A. Bodeen



We generally choose six months or so at a time - in October/November we will open up discussion for titles to choose and get a new list together based on input and votes here on the thread.



Past Selections


(** notes my personal recommendations, mostly group favorites)


JUNE BOOK: World War Z by Max Brooks **

JUNE MOVIE: Dead Alive (also known as Braindead)


MAY BOOK: Frostbite by David Wellington **

MAY MOVIE: Ginger Snaps


APRIL BOOKS: The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells

                         The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey **

APRIL MOVIE: Cat People (1982)


MARCH BOOK: Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey **

MARCH MOVIE: 30 Days of Night: Dark Days


FEBRUARY BOOK: Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill **


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Re: Discussion thread for Horror book and film discussion group

Sad about not being able to keep our group-I think the online discussion is brilliant, though!  Long live 'Heebie Jeebies'!!

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Re: Discussion thread for Horror book and film discussion group

I think this is going to be great for when you have things to say burning inside you and it's still a week or so until the meeting!  Having the ongoing discussion is really exciting to me, hopefully we can initiate some new "Heebs" very soon! 



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Re: Discussion thread for Horror book and film discussion group

So I was able to put together a dedicated site for discussion.  There have been quite a few views but no replies so I'm not who's interested or not, I think having a site will be easier to build discussion.  Check it out and contribute in the forums any time!