• What We've Been Reading
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    What We’ve Been Reading #80

    Wow, can you believe we’ve done 80 of these already?! Pats fellow team members on the back for being such diligent and lovely readers. Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. We have another eclectic mix of dark fiction and hope you’ll find something to love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ Trampled Crown by Kirby Kellogg Valerie Barnes is tired. Tired of wrangling snarky teens through their math lessons, tired of helicopter moms with no respect and even less kindness, and – most importantly – tired of hearing about Canary Lane High’s upcoming homecoming dance. She’s…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #79

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. We have a fine mix of stories to share with you! There’s a fun bug filled book, a beautiful gothic tale and a Halloween collection (psssst it’s always Halloween around here!). We hope you find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ Infested by Carol Gore Swarms of powerful mosquitoes sucking victims dry. Insatiable horseflies feasting on living flesh. Huge roaches with a ferocious bite. No tent is safe at the Green Swamp Zip-Line Adventure and Campground. Camp manager, Casey Lovitt, and entomologist, Dr. Phillip Edwards, must go…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #78

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. We have an eclectic mix of shapeshifters, ghosts, and tales of unquiet women (the best kind, right?!) We hope you find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ Hairspray and Switchblades by V. Castro When Maya and Magdalena lose their parents to a home invasion, Magdalena puts her dreams on hold and turns to exotic dancing. Cash is what the sisters need to stay together and keep Maya in an elite catholic high school that has set her on the path for an athletic and academic college scholarship.…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #77

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads with links to five reviews. We have an eclectic mix of light-hearted sexy horror, an epic tale of revenge and a beautiful collection of classic weird tales. We hope you’ll find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ All You Need Is Love & A Strong Electric Current by Mackenzie Kiera Can you keep a secret? Sadie has a fetish. She likes it cold. The only man who has understood and loved her for this perversion is her ambulance partner and boyfriend: Michael. So, when Michael unexpectedly gets…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #76

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. There’s a little something for everyone here. We have a thriller, a creature feature and a modern day gothic. We hope you’ll find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she’s known all her life are disappearing. To hold onto her community’s past and present, Sydney channels…

  • Interviews

    Author Spotlight: Madeleine Swann

    Please join us in welcoming Madeleine Swann to Ladies of Horror Fiction! Team member Tracy was excited to ask Madeleine some great questions and we think you will dig the answers! Madeleine Swann’s novella, The Vine That Ate The Starlet, was published by Filthy Loot. Her collection, Fortune Box (Eraserhead Press), was nominated for a Wonderland Award. Her short stories have appeared in various anthologies and podcasts including Splatterpunk Award nominated The New Flesh: A David Cronenberg Tribute. LOHF: Please tell the readers a bit about your most recent release, the novella The Vine that Ate the Starlet. Most enjoyable part of writing? Favorite characters? Madeleine Swann: New York in…

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    What We’re Reading #75

    We’re back with our review round-up featuring three recommendations we know you’re going to adore! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ Tender Is The Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans —though no one calls them that anymore. His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a living. After all, it happened so quickly. First, it was reported that an infectious virus has made all animal meat poisonous to humans. Then governments initiated the “Transition.” Now, eating…

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    What We’re Reading #74

    Hi everyone! Today we are featuring an important work of dark fiction, a collection of delectable plague time poetry and a horror play. We hope you find a new favorite book! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor, Translated by Sophie Hughes  The Witch is dead. And the discovery of her corpse—by a group of children playing near the irrigation canals—propels the whole village into an investigation of how and why this murder occurred. Rumors and suspicions spread. As the novel unfolds in a dazzling linguistic torrent, with each unreliable narrator lingering on new details, new acts of depravity…

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    What We’re Reading #73

    We are excited to share three recent reads with you today and hope you find a new favorite book! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ Beneath A Bethel by April-Jane Rowan Every youth of Elbridge remembers their Floris, the holy ceremony where their teeth are pulled out with pliers. It marks their ascension into adulthood and their right to have new porcelain teeth, ones that are embedded with magic, that grant the ability to make wishes. Angora’s Floris will be upon the banks of the Eldwen river, the communal ceremony befitting his station. However he longs to remember his ceremony for the splendour…

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    What We’re Reading #72

    We are excited to share three recent reads with you today. We feature a gothic horror novel, a novella about a woman with horrifying secrets, and a story where an urban legend comes to life! We hope you find your new favorite book and don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and…