The Best iPad Horror Book Apps for Halloween 2010
You are not going to let Halloween pass unnoticed, aren’t you? In order to truly enjoy this holiday you should devote some time to getting ready for it and it is not only about carving a pumpkin and dressing up as a zombie.
It also means that you can spend a couple or more evenings with your iPad reading scary stories and horror books.
As usual we compiled a list of the best horror books for iPad to save you time and efforts:
1. 100 Horror Stories, Sounds, And Scares: To get the right mood before oncoming Halloween one should read blood-chilling stories and this $0.99 book app will be ideal for that. A hundred stories against a creepy background are not for faint hearted! You will also like the Pranks which seem so harmless at first sight but will scare your friends out of their wits. Auto-scare regime plays spooky sounds randomly and thus suggests a nice way to leave it turned on during a casual get-together to produce an unforgettable impression.
2. True Ghost Stories From Around the World: Horror books are great but what about scary stories that happened for real? Are your knees already trembling? If not – check out this book app with an unmatched collection of true ghost stories and photos which is updated daily with the strangest experiences from all over the world! Share your thoughts about the stories you like in comments, vote for them and keep this creepy app away from your children! It will only cost you $0.99.
3. Halloween School #1 XL: Just think of it you start a new school as an exchange student and everything goes well until you see that you are surrounded by monsters and you actually are in the world of monsters! Four students will have to finish the year and not get the school destroyed that’s going to be hard. 24 pages of adventure and a special section about monsters will make you never regret $0.99. Beware: this app is currently available only in Italian.
4. Halloween Classic Book Collection: Classic never dies. It is proved by years and decades and the interests that only become stronger and stronger. Halloween Classic Book Collection is a nice iPad book app available for $0.99. It contains works by four world famous authors: Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, Edgar Allan Poe’s stories and Herbert Wells’s War of the Worlds. Have a nice evening with this app which allows automatic bookmarking and can boast of realistic page turning effects.
5. Witches in Secret by Val Thame: This is a very interesting book about witches priced at $4.99. Goodrun Smith is half witch and every now and then she has to face the consequences of her evil half sisters’ wicked activities. This time they caused an eclipse and Goodrun is to do something about it. This app suggests chapter and text size selection along with remembering the last chapter you looked through. It will be an easy and relaxing read.
6. Witches in Trouble by Val Thame: This is another book about Goodrun Smith and this time she destroyed Fustia Necromancy’s Witches Academy and fled into the mortal world to live a quiet life. But outraged Fustia starts looking for Goodrun in the hope of a revenge. Sister Evilyn who is also searching for Goodrun helps Fustia Necromancy to trap her. But breathe out Goodrun Smith, a half witch, is not that simple to catch! This book is also available for $4.99.
7. Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens: If not all of you ploughed through Charles Dickens’s books at school then this time everything is going to be absolutely different. This $0.99 book app includes 3 ghost stories by this author you’ve never heard of before, namely: The Signal-Man, The Haunted House and The Trial for Murder. Well, you can always leave lights switched on at night so don’t be scared to get this app! The features include auto-scroll, zoom and more.
8. Halloween: Haunted Holiday: For those who don’t yet know where Halloween comes from, what or who Jack-o’-lantern is and why they cry: Trick or treat! the best option will be to purchase this book app for $4.99 and learn everything before the holiday comes. In addition you will also get recipes and funny games and other cool things we look forward to doing on Halloween.
9. Dracula HD: This is a brand new understanding of classic Dracula by Bram Stoker the app has a striking design which looks like letters, newspaper entries and news clippings. This will make you feel you are dealing with a pile of old documents and as for the effects and music they are amazing! They will take you far away to the place where weird things happen for just $4.99.
10. Scruffy Kitty: Scruffy Kitty is iPad book for kids to feel the way Halloween draws nearer and develop the right spooky mood. First you will need to choose the language: English, French, Dutch, Spanish or Japanese. Then you will enjoy the animated illustrations picturing the most adorable cat and follow this cat’s story. You can also resize, print and save sticker drawings to share them with friends isn’t it nice? It is available for $4.99.
11. The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin: Last but not least book app that we’ve chosen is $2.99 The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin which is intended to be used by the smallest iPad users. Spookley the Pumpkin was not like all the other pumpkins it was square but with round pumpkins around him it wasn’t easy at all. Let your dearest ones find out what happened to Spookley with three regimes: first, listening to the story while the words are highlighted, second, reading the story and, third, watching the story like a movie with pages automatically turned.
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