• Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’ve Been Reading #85

    Hi everyone! Today we are featuring a book about a creepy funhole, a beautiful collection of wintertime horrors, and a book about a woman who has a sister that has a bad habit of murdering men! We hope you find a new favorite book! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ The Cipher by Kathe Koja “Black. Pure black and the sense of pulsation, especially when you look at it too closely, the sense of something not living but alive.” When a strange hole materializes in a storage room, would-be poet Nicholas and his feral lover Nakota allow their curiosity to lead them into the…

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    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’ve Been Reading #84

    We have three recent reads to share with you today! Today we’re recommending a fun novella, a graphic novel, and a witchy novel. We hope you find your new favorite book and don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ Benny Rose The Cannibal King by Hailey Piper Blackwood, Vermont has one legend to its name—Benny Rose, the Cannibal King. Every local kid knows him and tells his stories, especially on Halloween. When a new girl moves to town in the autumn of 1987, the legend inspires high school junior Desiree St. Fleur and her friends to pull a Benny Rose-themed prank. A few laughs…

  • LOHF Team Feature

    Library Lovers Day!!

    It is library lovers day!!! This is a day to honor libraries, librarians and all things library! Libraries are an integral part of many of our communities. Librarians are no longer only people that stamp the card on the inside of a book. They are so much more! For example, my library offers the following services: Free breakfast (which is offered every day)—not every child where I live gets breakfast. Job help (job searching and resume help) Knit and crochet club Computer application classes Reading help Math Mondays Spanish class English class Toddler storytime Baby storytime Playtime Jewelry making classes and clubs Block parties As you can see libraries are…

  • Black History Month

    LOHF Celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth on Instagram

    In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, the Ladies of Horror Fiction team is showcasing Black women horror authors all month long on Instagram. Below you can find our posts from the first half of February. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post…

  • Movie Maven,  Reading Recommendations

    LOHF Celebrates the Lunar New Year

    This February 12th marks the Lunar New Year for 2021! Happy New Year! The Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar, which instead of following the calendar year is regulated by the cycles of the moon and the sun. In East Asian countries, the date usually falls in late January or early February. Some parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East also celebrate a Lunar New Year (though the timing might be a bit different). We thought we’d celebrate the LOHF way, by sharing some excellent book and movie recommendations to highlight Asian and Asian American women in horror. We do earn…

  • What We've Been Reading
    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’ve Been Reading #83

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads featuring stories by Renee Miller, Mona Kabbani and Hailey Piper. We hope you find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ Blood Lake Monster by Renee Miller Maribel Daniels is weeks away from escaping her hometown, but vanishes while walking home from work. The same night, a truck overturns on a bridge, spilling chemicals into the lake and turning the water red.Her sister, Anya, returns years later to find out what happened to Maribel, but every truth she uncovers reveals another lie. When she finally solves the mystery…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
    New Release

    February 2021 LOHF New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a woman author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! The Blood Prince of Langkasuka by Tutu Dutta The monster is not always who you expect it to be… a reimagining of the Raja Bersiong legend; a coming-of-age story of an angst-ridden young man turning into a vampire, while confronted with a chilling murder-mystery. Raja Perita Deria is a carefree and…

  • What We've Been Reading
    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’ve Been Reading #82

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. We have a horror adjacent tale, a novella, and the true-crime story of a female serial killer. We hope you find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ Fauna by Christiane Vadnais “Reminiscent of David Kronenberg, Kafka, and H.G. Wells… [Fauna] depicts the hypnotic Darwinian nightmare our negligence and denial will lead us to in the coming years.” – Le Devoir A thick fog rolls in over Shivering Heights. The river overflows, the sky is streaked with toxic green, parasites proliferate in torrential rains and once safely classified…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    January 2021: Monthly Recap

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team kicked off the new year by sharing our reading resolutions for 2021! Toni also kicked off a new series where we will be sharing the books that have influenced us. Be sure to check out her post below as well as all of the new releases and reviews we shared throughout the month of January! News and Announcements January 2021 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. February Readalong Poll ResultsOur Goodreads group has spoken! Each month the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction…

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    LOHFReadalong

    February 2021 Readalong Selection

    Today kicks off both Black History Month and Women in Horror Month. For this month’s readalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group selected Lakewood by Megan Giddings. Lakewood by Megan Giddings A startling debut about class and race, Lakewood evokes a terrifying world of medical experimentation—part The Handmaid’s Tale, part The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. When Lena Johnson’s beloved grandmother dies, and the full extent of the family debt is revealed, the black millennial drops out of college to support her family and takes a job in the mysterious and remote town of Lakewood, Michigan. On paper, her new job is too good to be…