• Reading Recommendations,  Shelf Edition

    Shelf Edition: K.P. Kulski

    Please welcome Women in Horror Author K.P. Kulski to the May 2022 Shelf Edition! Do you have any recent favorite LOHF books? I definitely need to talk about J.A.W. McCarthy. Her recent collection Sometimes We’re Cruel, and Other Stories is everything dark and unsettling. I loved every minute of it. The way McCarthy tells a story is like having a foreboding presence in the room with you, watching as you pour over the words, what an experience. Tortured Willows is a deeply moving work for me. The poetry collection from four fabulous dark poets: Christina Sng, Angela Yuriko Smith, Geneve Flynn, and Lee Murray. A collection steeped in sorrow, fury,…

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

    What We’ve Been Reading #132

    We have three recommended reads for your tbr pile today! Our team members review books by T.C. Parker, Hailey Piper and Sonora Taylor. We’re sure you’ll find something new to love! Click either tag above to read more team recommendations. Hummingbird by TC Parker There’s a storm brewing in Gallow: angry parents, protests at the school, a new priest up at the church with some very clear ideas on sin… and an unfamiliar face in the cottage on the edges of the village, carving sculptures out of skin and bone. It’s a powder keg. Even before the protestors start disappearing… Jodie doesn’t want trouble – just to be left alone…

  • Jen's Photo of The Hacienda
    LOHFReadalong

    June 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the June #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas. Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches… In the overthrow of the Mexican government, Beatriz’s father is executed and her home destroyed. When handsome Don Rodolfo Solórzano proposes, Beatriz ignores the rumors surrounding his first wife’s sudden demise, choosing instead to seize the security his estate in the countryside provides. She will have her own home again, no matter the cost. But Hacienda…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
    New Release

    May New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month here and on our Bookshop.org page. You can also check out the releases for the whole year here. If you buy books through our Bookshop.org links below or from our page, we get a percentage of the sale, which helps our volunteer team continue our efforts to promote LOHF! Please let us know if we missed any new releases so we can add them to our lists! Your Body Is Not Your Body by various authors EXTREME CONDITIONS DEMAND EXTREME RESPONSES.Over thirty creators from the Trans/Gender Nonconforming…

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

    What We’ve Been Reading #131

    We have three recommended reads for your tbr pile today! Our team members review books by Kanae Minato, Sara Tantlinger, and April-Jane Rowan. We hope you find something new to love! Click either tag above to read more team recommendations. Penance by Kanae Minato The tense, chilling story of four women haunted by a childhood trauma. When they were children, Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko were tricked into separating from their friend Emily by a mysterious stranger. Then the unthinkable occurs: Emily is found murdered hours later. Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko weren’t able to accurately describe the stranger’s appearance to the police after the Emily’s body was discovered. Asako,…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    April 2022: Monthly Recap

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team celebrated #NationalPoetryMonth this April with fun features, listicles, interview, guest posts, and more! Check it all out below. News and Announcements April 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. May 2022 Readalong Selection For the May #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected Sundial by Catriona Ward. Reviews What We’ve Been Reading #127 What We’ve Been Reading #128 What We’ve Been Reading #129 What We’ve Been Reading #130 Special Topics #LOHFReadathon Team Favorites from #WomenInHorrorMonth Our team is sharing their favorite reads from…

  • Guest Post,  Interviews,  Reading Recommendations,  Shelf Edition

    Shelf Edition: Victoria Moore

    We are bringing back Shelf Edition! This month Victoria Moore brings us her #Shelfies to celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day on April 30, 2022. She is the owner of Whitty Books Bookshelves in Tulsa, OK. Do you have any recent favorite LOHF books? We have a Horror Lit Book Club at the shop and we only read books by authors of a marginalized gender, so I read a lot of LOHF books. Fever Dream by Samantha Schweblin, The Grip of It by Jac Jemc, Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall by Suzette Mayr, The Cipher by Kathe Koja, White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi, The Good House…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight April 2022

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in April as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. Young Adult New Releases Dead Girls Can’t Tell Secrets by Chelsea Ichaso Piper’s fall was no accident. Did someone want her dead? It’s up to her sister to discover the truth in this shocking new thriller with an unreliable narrator, from the acclaimed author of Little Creeping Things. Piper Sullivan was in a strange hiking accident last month and has been in a coma ever since. Her older sister,…

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

    What We’ve Been Reading #130

    We have three recommended reads for your tbr pile today! Our team members review books by Sarah Andersen, Premee Mohamed and Emily M. Danforth. We hope you find something new to love! Click either tag above to read more team recommendations. Fangs by Sarah Andersen A love story between a vampire and a werewolf by the creator of the enormously popular Sarah’s Scribbles comics. Elsie the vampire is three hundred years old, but in all that time, she has never met her match. This all changes one night in a bar when she meets Jimmy, a charming werewolf with a wry sense of humor and a fondness for running wild during the…