• 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 Does the paranormal creep you out? . . House of Furies is the first book in a gothic horror 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. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle…

  • 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 Day 18 of #ladiesofhorrorfiction is "creature." I think tapeworms definitely qualify as one of the ickiest creatures, with the added ick factor of being real. The fact that I can think of three recent(ish) horror novels just off the top of my head that feature tapeworms puts them solidly in the "NOPE!" category for me. .…

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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 Murder for day 17 of #ladiesofhorrorfiction Nonfiction about a man so evil and twisted it reads and feels like fiction. I've always been fascinated by real-life monsters and that's made me a "weirdo," so it's nice to see true crime having a sort of resurgence and more people discovering the great Ann Rule. I like to think…

  • 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 Today’s #ladiesofhorrorfiction prompt is “Oh God Mother!” and this one by Megan Hart seems like a good fit. I mean, how can anyone resist five tales of maternal mayhem?! I haven’t read it yet but I cannot wait to spend some time with it. I’ve read her book “Lovely Wild” (not horror…