• Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
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    The “House” Recap

    If you missed last Monday’s post over the prompt “Creature” you can find it here. So many haunted house stories that went on our TBRs from this day!  Who doesn’t love a book about some disembodied spirits lurking around you at all times of the day and night? View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝓛𝓮𝓮-𝓪𝓷𝓷 🇨🇦 (@grumplstiltskin) House of Furies by Madeleine Roux was shared with us by grumplstiltskin.  It is the first in a YA historical gothic series. “After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house.…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
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    The “Creature” Recap

    If you missed out previous post about “Murder”, click here. Ah, any IG post that has a chance of featuring monsters does my little chomp’n’stomp heart happy.  What would the book world be without some creatures sprinkled in every now and again?!  I don’t even want to find out! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sam•🇨🇦•Sci-Fi & Scary (@theliteraryhooker) Tapeworms are gross and crawly and I am always reminded of that “diet fad” where people were ingesting tapeworms in pill form to lose weight (I think unknowingly???)  TERRIFYING!  Theliteraryhooker shared with us Parasite by Mira Grant and I can basically feel my insides tossing, turning, and rumbling…

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    The “Murder” Recap

    Did you miss our previous post? Check out our “Oh God, Mother!” recap. MURDER RECAP!  Well, that sounds ominous, doesn’t it? But we have to say, the Ladies really brought their A-game.  Not like we expected anything less, but these books below are some that we especially loved! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tav 💀 (@readswithdogs) Ann Rule is one of the queens of true crime and readswithdogs shared one of her biggest titles, The Stranger Beside Me.  Reading this book will definitely make your skin crawl as well as leave you thirsty for more stories that she has researched and written about! “Ann Rule was…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
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    The “Oh God, Mother!” Recap

    If you missed last week’s prompt , you can check it out here – “YA“. “Oh God, Mother!” was one of those that stumped me, personally. It took several tries for me to come up with anything remotely usable. (But I did end up being really proud of what I  came up with!) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bark’s Books (@barksbooks) Our own barksbooks gave us Womb: Eight Tales of Maternal Mayhem by Megan Hart.  I have to admit that stories like this really freak me out!  Something as natural as bearing a child and then turning it into something horrific and twisted?  *shudders* “The bond…