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Reading list: Halloween Book Bingo - Shifters

Created by: Murder by Death

Books that involve werewolves, skin-walkers and all other therianthropes.

Additions welcome in the comments (if you have ISBNs I'll love you forever) - I'll add to the list asap.

Note for Halloween Bingo 2018: This list has been edited to include only Shifter titles, the vampire-only titles have been moved over to a new list:

http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/931/halloween-bingo-vampires

Books: 61

1.
Moon Called - Patricia Briggs
Moon Called
Note: Vampires and werewolves
2.
Soulless - Gail Carriger, Gail Carriger
Soulless
Note: Vampires and werewolves
3.
Mind Over Monsters - Jennifer Harlow
Mind Over Monsters
Note: Vampires and werewolves
4.
Hounded - Kevin Hearne
Hounded
Note: Vampires and werewolves
5.
Twilight (Twilight Series Book #1)(Hardcover) - Stephenie (Author); Meyer
Twilight (Twilight Series Book #1)(Hardcover)
Note: Sorry. Had to be said.

Vampires and werewolves
6.
Magic Bites - Ilona Andrews
Magic Bites
Note: Entire series works for shifters (and vampires). 10 books in all.
7.
Written in Red - Anne Bishop
Written in Red
Note: Vampires and Werewolves
8.
Gil's All Fright Diner - A. Lee Martinez
Gil's All Fright Diner
Note: Vampires and werewolves
9.
Bloodfire - Helen Harper
Bloodfire
Note: Werewolves
10.
The Camp Of The Dog - Algernon Blackwood
The Camp Of The Dog
Note: Werewolves
11.
Running Wolf - Algernon Blackwood
Running Wolf
Note: Werewolves
12.
The Werewolf of Paris - Guy Endore
The Werewolf of Paris
Note: Werewolves
13.
The Howling - Gary Brandner, Dan Harding
The Howling
Note: Werewolves
14.
Night in Werewolf Woods - R.L. Stine
Night in Werewolf Woods
Note: Werewolves.
15.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Note: Werewolves.
16.
The Wolfman - Nicholas Pekearo
The Wolfman
Note: Werewolves
17.
Pride Mates - Jennifer Ashley
Pride Mates
Note: Werewolves
18.
The Last Werewolf - Glen Duncan
The Last Werewolf
Note: Werewolves
19.
How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf - Molly Harper
How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf
Note: Werewolves - first in series; all qualify.
20.
The Werewolf's Guide to Life: A Manual for the New... - Ritch Duncan, Bob Powers
The Werewolf's Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly Bitten
Note: Werewolves
21.
Werewolf Love Story Box Set - H.T. Night
Werewolf Love Story Box Set
Note: Werewolves
22.
Werewolf Cop - Andrew Klavan
Werewolf Cop
Note: Werewolves
23.
Alpha & Omega - Patricia Briggs
Alpha & Omega
Note: Werewolves

This is the prequel to the Alpha/Omega series. Short story.
24.
Men at Arms - Terry Pratchett
Men at Arms
Note: Werewolves
25.
The Fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett
The Fifth Elephant
Note: Werewolves
26.
The Queen Is Dead - Kate Locke
The Queen Is Dead
Note: Werewolves
27.
Secrets Of The Wolf - Karen Whiddon
Secrets Of The Wolf
Note: Werewolves
28.
Howling Moon - C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp
Howling Moon
Note: Werewolves
29.
Keeper of the Shadows - Alexandra Sokoloff
Keeper of the Shadows
Note: Werewolves
30.
The Nightwalker - Thomas Tessier
The Nightwalker
Note: Werewolves
31.
Switching Hour: Magic and Mayhem Book One - Robyn Peterman
Switching Hour: Magic and Mayhem Book One
Note: Werewolves
32.
In the Company of Wolves (SWAT) - Paige Tyler
In the Company of Wolves (SWAT)
Note: Werewolves
33.
Jaxson (River Pack Wolves 1) - New Adult Paranorma... - Alisa Woods
Jaxson (River Pack Wolves 1) - New Adult Paranormal Romance
Note: Werewolves
34.
The Werewolf Whisperer (The Werewolf Whisperer Ser... - Bonita Gutierrez, Camilla Ochlan
The Werewolf Whisperer (The Werewolf Whisperer Series Book 1)
Note: Werewolves
35.
Ravenous - Ray Garton
Ravenous
Note: Werewolves
36.
The Wolfen - Whitley Strieber
The Wolfen
Note: Werewolves
37.
Everything Under the Moon: A Novel - Jeff Johnson
Everything Under the Moon: A Novel
Note: Werewolves
38.
Bitten - Kelley Armstrong
Bitten
Note: Werewolves
39.
The Werewolf of Bamberg - Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne
The Werewolf of Bamberg
Note: Werewolves
40.
Frostbite - David Wellington
Frostbite
Note: Werewolves
41.
Overwinter - David Wellington
Overwinter
Note: Werewolves
42.
God's War - Kameron Hurley
God's War
Note: Werewolves (shape shifting dogs)

Also works for monsters (man-eating bugs)
43.
The Wolf's Hour - Robert R. McCammon
The Wolf's Hour
Note: Werewolves
44.
Hemlock Grove - Brian McGreevy
Hemlock Grove
Note: Werewolves
45.
Rebel Wolf (Shifter Falls Book 1) - Amy Green
Rebel Wolf (Shifter Falls Book 1)
Note: Werewolves
46.
The Howling - Gary Brandner
The Howling
Note: Werewolves
47.
Shiver - Maggie Stiefvater
Shiver
Note:
48.
Feet of Clay (Discworld, #19) - Terry Pratchett
Feet of Clay (Discworld, #19)
Note:
49.
Bloodmark - Aurora Whittet
Bloodmark
Note:
50.
Bloodrealms - Aurora Whittet
Bloodrealms
Note:
51.
Bloodmoon - Mike Shade
Bloodmoon
Note:
52.
Ladyhawke - Joan D. Vinge
Ladyhawke
Note:
53.
Beastly Bones: A Jackaby Novel - William Ritter
Beastly Bones: A Jackaby Novel
Note:
54.
Croc's Return (Bitten Point) (Volume 1) - Eve Langlais
Croc's Return (Bitten Point) (Volume 1)
Note:
55.
God Save the Queen - Kate Locke
God Save the Queen
Note:
56.
The Lunatic Cafe - Laurell K. Hamilton
The Lunatic Cafe
Note: First in this series where shifters appear.
57.
Dance of the Gods - Nora Roberts
Dance of the Gods
Note:
58.
Lake Silence - Anne Bishop
Lake Silence
Note:
59.
Her Rogue Alpha (X-Ops) - Paige Tyler
Her Rogue Alpha (X-Ops)
Note:
60.
Dark Captive - Kate Douglas
Dark Captive
Note:
61.
Bodyguard Bear: BBW Bear Shifter Paranormal Romanc... - Zoe Chant
Bodyguard Bear: BBW Bear Shifter Paranormal Romance (Protection, Inc. Book 1)
Note:
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Comments

Comments:
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Sheridan Le Fanu: "Carmilla" (ISBN 13: 9781504001618) -- also works for "Gothic," "Dark and Stormy Night," "Classic Horror," "Genre: Horror," and (like most of the titles on this list) "Supernatural."
Arthur Conan Doyle: "The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire" (ISBN 13: 9781447404255; ISBN 10: 1447404254) -- also for "Gothic" and "Genre: Mystery" (it's a Sherlock Holmes investigation, but an unusually spooky one)
Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's "Little Vampire" series (ISBNs of the first book -- "The Little Vampire" -- are ISBN 13: 9781842704448 and ISBN 10: 1842704443) -- YA series, so would also work for "YA Horror"
Murder by Death
Added. :)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Thank you! :)
Tannat
I thought the square needed vampires AND werewolves. Otherwise why are they squaring off with "versus"?

Also "God Save the Queen" by Kate Locke (ISBN 9780316196123).
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
I thought so, too, but by MbD's comments above (and judging by the books included in the list so far), apparently not -- one of them seems to be enough after all.
Murder by Death
You guys had me panicking for a second until I read further down and saw OB's clarification. I thought I'd seen somewhere that it was either/or or both... glad I wasn't hallucinating. :)

I'll be adding the additional books in the next 30 minutes or so...
Murder by Death
@Tannat - Added God Save the Queen. :)
Books, hockey, and a bucketful of snark
Not forgetting Anne Bishop's The Others series.

And for anyone thinking of starting L K Hamilton's Anita Blake books; be warned. They go downhill faster than Franz Klammer.
Murder by Death
I swear I didn't forget, I KNOW I added Written in Red... grumble, ... I'll add it again now.
Tannat
Maybe it was under another square?
Murder by Death
No, I remember having an internal conversation with myself about Written in Red being perfect for this category... I must have searched it but forgot to actually click on the book to add it.

It's added now. :)
Books, hockey, and a bucketful of snark
Yay! I went through the list more than once because I was convinced I must have missed it.
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
Yeah, all of the Anita Blake novels would qualify, but I wouldn't recommend anything after Obsidian Butterfly.
Books, hockey, and a bucketful of snark
I didn't get as far as Obsidian Butterfly. I read the first two while I was waiting for the next Harry Dresden, and thought they were OK. I then picked up one of the much later ones and couldn't believe it was the same series. At that point I bailed because I didn't see the point in getting invested in a series only for it to spectacularly nosedive.
Murder by Death
I've never even tried the series because too many people have told me how radically it changes, and like you Books, Hockey... I figured why get invested only to be disappointed later?
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
I started reading them before she went around the bend, so I then dropped it like a stone.
Lora's Rants and Reviews
So this one can be a book about vampires OR werewolves and doesn't have to be both? That opens up a much bigger reading pool!
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Just to clarify -- so it does have to be both after all?
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
OK, thanks! So it's either vampires or werewolves to qualify, but brownie points if it's got both ...! :D
Tannat
Thanks for clarifying! I say if it has both we should put two markers on the same square (only counts for one, of course).
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Two cats in such a confined space? :D
Tannat
Shrink 'em.
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
"Honey, I shrunk the cats?"
Tannat
I thought the yowling was higher-pitched than usual...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Lol. Now I have a cat screech gradually getting higher in proportion to the cat's shrinking stuck in my inner ear.
Lora's Rants and Reviews
I'll have to make an alternative marker facing the other way in a different colour!
Lora's Rants and Reviews
This one could be a real challenge for me. Twilight style Romance just isn't my thing!
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
There are vampires and werewolves in Terry Pratchett's Night Watch series (I'm reading "Feet of Clay" -- it even has both of them!).
Murder by Death
@OB: Added those two. Thanks! :)
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Well I went on a search last night and found myself in the Urban Fantasy section, someplace I never go! But I did find 2 going for free that might not suck.
Werewolf Love Story parts 1&2 by H.T. Night (171 pages)
or
Bloodfire by Helen Harper (317 pages)
I downloaded them of course because you never know how long they're free. Both appear to have both Vamps and weres so fingers crossed that one of them is decent quality writing.
Murder by Death
Added them - good luck, hopefully they'll be good. :)
Lora's Rants and Reviews
After looking at the first page of both last night, I'm going with Bloodfire. The writing was good, though the plot may well make me gag before the end. ;)
Murder by Death
Yikes. Here's to retch free reading. :)
Tigus
I'm enjoying Werewolf Cop by Andrew Klavan if anyone's interested in a recent werewolf novel.
Lora's Rants and Reviews
The description sounds really good!
Murder by Death
I've added it to the list Tigus. :)
Nighttime Reading Center
I have found that The Murders at Astaire Castle could work several places. I am using this book for it mentions a Wolfman in the book. I will give you all the Infomation:
Book Name: The Murders at Astaire Castle
Author: Lauren Carr
Publish Date: July 19, 2013
Publisher: Acorn Book Services
ASIN: B00E1IVPB0
Edition Language: English
Series: Mac Faraday Mystery #5
Bingo Square Note: Mystery, Set in New England, Ghosts stories and Hunted Houses, (Scary) Woman
Murder by Death
Got it, thanks!
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Copied from the comments section of Moonlight Reader's suggestions post (http://moonlightreader.booklikes.com/post/1591111/a-few-bingo-suggestions):

Elentarri's Book Blog:
Atrix Wolfe by McKillip has a sort of shape shifting wolf thing in it.

Linda Hilton:
Jennifer Roberson has a whole series on shapeshifters, the Cheysuli, but I don't know if there are any wolves in it.
Murder by Death
I didn't add either of these because Moonlight Reader was specific that they had to be werewolves not shape shifting creatures of any other kind. I wasn't sure what 'wolf thing' meant, lol. ;-)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Fair enough -- maybe Elentarri can elaborate on the "shape shifting wolf thing"? :)

(Though on second thought, if we're adding weredogs ... Your call, though.)
Murder by Death
Yeah, I agree with Tannat - I think we need clarification on the dog shifter. If it stays, I'll add Atrix Wolf too. :)
Tannat
God's War by Kameron Hurley has both dog and raven shapeshifters, so it would probably work for either werewolves or monsters. Plus massive man-eating bugs.
Murder by Death
Added - I'm thinking dog shapeshifter qualify as werewolves???
Tannat
Yeah, that was my reasoning, even though they're not "traditional" werewolves...but perhaps we should request a judgement.
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Just for the record, Bloodfire turned out to be rather good and has a variety of weres so would suit werewolves or monsters.
Murder by Death
Thanks for that - one less ?? on the list. :)
The better to see you, my dear
Nalini Singh's books on the Psy/Changelings saga would qualify
Nighttime Reading Center
Bloodmark, Bloodrealms, Bloodmoon, by Aurora Whittet - They change from humans and changed into werewolves or some other supernatural creatures. Main people are werewolves or wolf creature that can change back to human form or change into wolf form. - http://booklikes.com/bloodmark-aurora-whittet/book,10761008, http://booklikes.com/bloodrealms-aurora-whittet/book,12978837, http://booklikes.com/bloodmoon-aurora-whittet/book,13677710
Murder by Death
added
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Terry Pratchett - Feet of Clay (9780552142373)
Murder by Death
Added. :)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Sorry for doing these so piecemeal -- Joan D. Vinge - Ladyhawke (9780451133212)
Murder by Death
No worries - added! :)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Books from Halloween Bingo 2018 participant reading plan lists posted to date:

Beastly Bones by William Ritter (9781616206369)
Nice Girls Don't Bite their Neighbors by Molly Harper (9781451641813)
Croc's Return by Eve Langlais (9781517296902)
God Save the Queen by Kate Locke (9780316196123) -- suggested by Tannat for an earlier bingo, but apparently never got added after all?

Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews (9780425270714)b -- book 10 of the Kate Daniels series; do we want to add it? Book 1 ("Magic Bites") is already on the list.
The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper (9781439195871) -- book 2 of the "Naked Werewolf" series; again, do we want to add it? Book 1 ("How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf") is already on the list.
Murder by Death
Nice Girls Don't Bite their Neighbours - I don't think - has werewolves in it. I *think* it's book 2 that the werewolves show up, but I'll look it up (I have all the books) and check; whichever one is appropriate, I'll add to the list.

It's entirely possible that God Save the Queen got missed by accident - I get into a rhythm with adding titles, and once the list gets too long to see the bottom of, I don't have any visual confirmation that they actually got added. I might have got a little click happy and saved before the book actually added. It's there now.

re: Magic Triumph - no; I've noted that the entire series works. Same, I think, for Harper's Werewolf series.

Others added. :)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Thank you! (And I'm glad one of us actually knows these series ... :D)
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
Laurell K. Hamilton - The Lunatic Cafe (0425201376). Not first in series, but the first where werewolves are really present.
Murder by Death
Added and noted - thanks SusannaG! :)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
More books from the participants' reading plan lists -- including unassigned / "free square" / "wild card" books that would fit this category:

Dark Captive by Kate Douglas (9781946069658)
Dance of the Gods by Nora Roberts (9780515141665)
Lake Silence by Anne Bishop (9780399587245)
Her Rogue Alpha by Paige Tyler (9781492625896)
Bodyguard Bear by Zoe Chant (9781521319949)
Stolen by Kelley Armstrong (9780452296664) -- add it, though? The first "Otherworld" book ("Bitten") is already on the list.
Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop (9780451474506) -- again, though: add it? The first "Others" book ("Written in Red") is already here.
Murder by Death
9781946069658
9781521319949

not in database. Added via title search. Last two not added because 1st in series already on list.
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Sigh. Thank you. And sorry about the ISBNs. :(
Murder by Death
No apologies necessary. I'm never sorry someone gives me an ISBN - I just didn't have time to add them, but didn't want to lose track of them (there are others in your earlier lists that weren't in the system either and I kept thinking they were one-offs; when I realised it was a significant number, I could no longer remember which ones needed adding). :)
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
I guess for purposes of these lists it's half as bad as long as you can at least add them by title search with another ISBN, but for those of us who (like me) make a point of actually having the specific edition they've read / own on their shelves, it's a bit more of an issue. (Not to mention that if it's in the database, that still doesn't necessarily mean it's combined with the rest of the editions. But I digress ...)
Murder by Death
I'm a sticker for correct edition too, but I gave up regarding the lists; if they're titles I've read, then yes I use my ISBN, but since these lists are overwhelmingly not books I have or are ever going to read, whatever works. They are a great resource for librarian clean ups though; I've been trying to go through title by title and make sure they aren't strays, etc. Which sounds more impressive than it is - I think I've only had time to do about 6 titles so far. :p
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Hah. Feels like we're on par then, as far as that's concerned. :(

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