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Get Into The Halloween Spirit With “Steven the Medium” and Free “Book Candy” from Bedside Reading®

by Susan Pazera


Skull on table with books

Halloween is going to look a little different this year but it can still be “spooktacular” with a bag full of “Book candy” for your children… and for YOU! Book candy is the newest treat for book lovers of all ages this Halloween courtesy of  Bedside Reading®, the luxury hotel amenity that places a wide variety of complimentary books by the bedsides in luxury hotels and boutique properties.  Sweet children’s books, spicy romances, and spooky paranormal stories that are as mysterious as a box of filled chocolates (whose insides are a surprise), and gooey thrillers you can sink your teeth into, all make up a complimentary candy bookbag sure to be enjoyed well beyond Halloween night!

But what is Halloween without communing with the spirit world?

Join a Bedside Reading Event with Steven the Medium, 8:00 p.m. EST Halloween night, October 31st for a virtual reading!  Steven will be LIVE via Zoom to do a special reading – perfect for anyone looking to connect with a loved one or learn about connecting with Spirit this Halloween! Click here to reserve your spot! Steven’s mission remains the same: To share evidence and messages that provide healing, love, and guidance from those in Spirit.

And don’t leave without your bag of Book candy which can be easily downloaded by young and old alike by clicking on this link where a variety of ebooks and audiobooks, as well as images of some of Bedside Reading’s authors as children in their favorite Halloween costumes, can be found.

The October Best-Sellers Book treats bag includes:

Children’s: Just Feel by Mallika Chopra; Adult Fiction:  The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel; Never Say Goodbye by Kim Sakwa;  Adult Business/Memoir: The Changemaker by Deke Copenhaver (Business/Memoir); Never Sit If You Can Dance by Jo Giese (Memoir); Challenge Everything by Scott Cullather and Kristina McCoobery (Business/Events); Wellness: LiveTrue by Ora Nadrich; Adult thriller: Fille Perdue by Charles D’Amico – Audiobook

Check out the November Best-Sellers books that will be available:

Children’s – Limerick Comics by Robert Hoyman;  Paranormal Romance: Under Lock and Key by Betty Bolté; Fiction: A Bend in the River by Libby Fischer Hellmann; Thriller: Eye of the Moon by Ivan Obolensky; Thriller: Dead Ball by GP Hutchinson; Classic: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen; Business: Success Reloaded by Masha Ibeschitz; and Fiction: The Birth Mother by Seymour Ubell (audiobook).

Betty Bolté, author of Under Lock and Key said it best regarding her new paranormal book (available in November’s book bag) when she said;

“I love reading paranormal fiction because it involves a mix of possibility and probability, unlike other genres. I like to think of these kinds of stories as eating different kinds of candy. There’s the peppermint parts, the spooky, spicy concepts of ghosts lingering to help or seek revenge. The butterscotch bits, where the characters comfort and support each other through the challenges they face. The chocolate kisses of the underlying natural romance between different couples as a counterpoint to the supernatural elements. The tangy licorice bites of the magical and mystical elements. So it’s like grabbing a handful of candy from an immense jar of mixed goodies and savoring them when I read a ghost story or one involving witches, or best of all both.”

Every month, BEDSIDE READING on the download’s hospitality and meeting industry partners will offer six-to-eight complimentary eBooks and audiobooks from a curated list of titles only available through Glose.com, a social reading platform, designed so that readers can access their eBooks and audiobooks on all devices.

“We are excited to share our treats with everyone this Halloween,” said Jane Ubell-Meyer, founder of Bedside Reading. “Our Bedside Reading on the download program is the best way to share our book candy with everyone in a safe and green way. We are excited to share our new product with everyone on this fun day.”



About Bedside Reading on the download

Where most physical amenities have been removed from hotel rooms, travelers to luxury partner hotels or meetings will receive books as their amenity or gift bag – in a safe, touchless, and green way.

The program allows hotels and other related hospitality entities to stay in touch with their guests or meeting attendees, through every step of the booking and visit process. The digital books can be sent as a gift before travelers arrive as well as when they check-in and when they return home.  Guests have access to the program on the hotel rooms’ televisions and tablets. The book selection changes monthly.

In addition, guests can easily access the books anywhere via customized and scannable Links/QR codes.

Opportunities for meeting and incentive planners are available for conference attendees, loyalty programs, as well as author programs, literary experiences, and curated hotel libraries.

Book lovers can also armchair travel and find a wide variety of books and podcasts at https://www.bedsidereading.com/

About Bedside Reading

Founded in 2017, the Bedside Reading® program partners with the world’s leading publishers as well as many independent publishers and authors. The company’s mission is to help authors build their fanbase by connecting their books to readers and providing hotel guests the opportunity to unplug and delve into the world of words at some of the most sought-after destinations in North America. Newly introduced podcasts, virtual book clubs with partner hotels, and an online bookshelf are now available. on the download is the newest program introduced providing ebooks and audiobooks to a global audience. For more information: www.bedsidereading.com.

Bedside Reading Partner Hotels:
Acqualina Resort & Residences, Conrad New York Downtown, The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Waldorf Astoria Chicago, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, The Meritage Collection (including The Meritage Resort and Spa, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, Paséa Hotel & Spa, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort, Vista Collina Resort), The Dream Inn, The Jacquard, and Morrison House. The company plans to launch the program in Europe in the next two months



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