We asked for your favourite stories which are sure to send shivers down our spine this Halloween. From bewitching books great to read with children, to the terrifying tales you turn to for a fright, here are some of the top recommendations.
Bookclub: We're delighted that bestselling author of One Day, David Nicholls will be joining us on Thursday November 6 at 9pm for a discussion about his latest book novel, Us. Put the date in your diary or post a question for David in advance.
This week we're giving away 50 copies of A Death in the Family. When devout Muslim and businessman Mohammed Ahmad Ally dies, his family gather for the burial. But where colleagues remember a kind and generous man, his children recall someone completely different.
Bookclubbers alert: November book of the month is Hannah Kent's haunting and gripping debut, Burial Rites. Described by one mumsnetter as: 'very atmospheric - unputdownable in my opinion.' We have 50 copies up for grabs.
'Everyone has a book in them,' as the saying goes. If you're waiting to unleash your own story, we've tapped into the wisdom of some of the debut novelists whose creations have been featured on Mumsnet, and asked them to come up with their top 10 tips for budding authors.
Bookclub: Jojo Moyes joined us to answer questions September bookclub choiceThe One Plus One as well as her other novels. During the webchat she answered questions about the joys and perils of social media, book covers and the film version of Me Before You.
Webchat: Fresh from the final of the Great British Bake Off, Paul Hollywood joined us at MNHQ for a chat over some homemade cake. He gave out plenty of top baking tips, let us in on what really went down inside the GBBO tent, and shared fave recipes from his new book British Baking.
We're giving away 30 copies of Mumsnet's first cookbook, Top Bananas! Loaded with 120 tried-and-tested recipes (by Mumsnetters), there's breakfasts, Sunday lunches, cooking with kids and heaps more. Plus watch the video for our three-minute sponge cake!
Did you know that in addition to the vast repository of wisdom that is Mumsnet Talk, you can also get some of the best bits in book form? Find out more about our Mumsnet guides, including the Book of Bedtime Stories written by Mumsnetters.