Reading Recommendations

2021 Readers’ Choice

It’s time for the Readers’ Choice results. We decided to implement this for the first time in order to give the wider horror community the opportunity to highlight their favorite read published in 2021 by an LOHF author. As this was our first try, we kept it very simple and asked for only ONE vote; an impossible task, we know. To our delight, the responses were varied and wonderful. This, however, means that we decided to highlight more than just one. 

The top 10 Readers’ Choice (in alphabetical order): 

“Become a Flute, Become a Spy Glass, Become a Knife” by Elou Carroll; Grimm & Dread: a Crow’s Twist on Classic Tales from Quill & Crow Publishing House, December 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

Earthly Bodies by Susan Earlam; Speleorex Press, April 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

Till We Become Monsters by Amanda Headlee; Woodhall Press, June 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

The Night Library of Sternendach: A Vampire Opera in Verse by Jessica Lévai; Lanternfish Press, April 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

Bad Witch Burning by Jessica Lewis; Delacorte, August 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

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The Sound of Breaking Glass by Christine Makepeace; Son of the Land Press, October 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

“A Study in Ugliness” by Hache Pueyo; The Dark Issue 71, April 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

​​Lady of the House by Grace R. Reynolds; Curious Corvid Publishing, December 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

Within Me, Without Me: A Book of Dark Poetry and Prose by Sumiko Saulson; Dooky Press, October 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop

The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward; Tor Nightfire September 2021 | Goodreads | Bookshop


Thank you to all who participated. We hope everyone checks out these wonderful selections!

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