1. Gregor Samsa, Metamorphosis Via wholesalehalloweencsotumes.com Also known as the sexiest costume on this list. 2. Ishmael, Moby Dick Easiest costume ever. Way easier than say, hunting a whale. 3. Hobbit, Lord of the RIngs Via coolgizmotoys.com Squeeeee. 4. Hester Prynne, The Scarlet Letter Via screened.com The lit nerd's idea of a slutty costume. 5. Max and Wild Things, Where the Wild Things Are Coolest family ever. 6. Miss Clavel and Madeline(s), Madeline Via ericaholland.com Three little girls, all in a row. 7. Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Via thedreamercomic.com Get your I'm-being-tortured-by-dementors face ready. 8. Mr. Twit, The Twits Via theguardian.com Real beard or fake beard, make Roald Dahl proud. 9. Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet, Pride and Prejudice Via lilymonster Think you can get your boyfriend to dress as Mr. Darcy? Goldmine. 10. Your Favorite Author This guy is Margaret Atwood. 11. The Paddington Cat Via etsy.com Your cat wants to join in on the fun. 12. Your favorite book cover Via costumepop.com When in doubt, BE the book. 13. Alice, Alice in Wonderland Via mishalulu.com Way cooler than the typical Alice you see every year. 14. Humpty Dumpty Via imgfave.com HE SAT ON A WALL AND WAS THE CUTEST THING EVER. 15. 50 Shades of Grey Via tumbr.com A little paint-strip humor. 16. Nancy Drew Via theexaminer.com Magnifying glass, sixties dress and hair. You're adorable. 17. Gandalf, Lord of the Rings Um. This pug is Gandalf. Clearly nothing can top this. End of list. Happy Halloween!