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    The Winter People Readalong: Week 3

    We are now 75% through The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon. Be sure to check out week 1, week 2, and the full readalong schedule. Spoiler discussion ahead! The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions for this section, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. After reading this section, have your opinions changed on whether or not Gertie was murdered? Who do you think is responsible for her death? Lilyn: I think she was murdered but not sure on the whodunnit. Tracy: I still think Gertie was murdered. Signs point to dear old Dad but I’m willing to be there’s…

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    The Winter People Readalong: Week 2

    Today we are wrapping up week 2 of The Winter People readalong. If you are just now joining us, be sure to check out our week 1 discussion and the full readalong schedule. The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions for this section, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. Do you think Gertie was murdered? If so, who might have done it? Lilyn: I don’t know if I think she was murdered or not. Is it murder if the murderer wasn’t in his right mind? She didn’t just fall down the well, no. Jen: I’m not sure what to…

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    The Winter People Readalong: Week 1

    We have reached the end of week 1 in our community wide readalong of Jennifer McMahon’s The Winter People. We will be reading The Winter People through June 2 so you still have time to jump in and join us. (Check the full readalong schedule for all of the details.) We are very excited to welcome Audra as our guest host for the readalong. Be sure to check out and follow her Instagram at Ouija & Audra. Please be aware this week’s discussion post will contain spoilers for our first section of the readalong. The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions, and we’d love…

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    Kick Off: The Winter People Readalong

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to kick off the Community Wide Readalong of The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon today! West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter. Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie lives in Sara’s farmhouse with her mother, Alice, and her younger sister. Alice has always insisted that they live off the grid, a decision that has weighty consequences when Ruthie wakes up one morning to find that…

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    May 2019 LOHF 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. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a female author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! Inside the Asylum (Kathy Ryan #3) by Mary SanGiovanni Kathy has been hired to assess the threat of patient Henry Banks, an inmate at the Connecticut-Newlyn Hospital for the Criminally Insane, the same hospital where her brother is housed. Her employers believe that Henry has the ability to open doors to…

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    April 2019: Monthly Recap

    We hope everyone had a fantastic April! It was National Poetry Month, and we shared several amazing guest posts from some of our favorite horror poets: Donna Lynch, Sara Tantlinger, Cina Pelayo, and Christina Sng. If you missed any during the month, be sure to check them out (and the rest of our daily posts from April) below! Reviews Hysteria by Stephanie M. Wytovich Review The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling Review A Collection of Nightmares by Christina Sng While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt Review Witches by Donna Lynch Review What We’ve Been Reading #1 We started a new style of posting reviews this month! We are excited to…

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    Community Wide Readalong: The Winter People

    We are getting really excited about our next Ladies of Horror Fiction readalong! Starting May 5 we will be reading The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon. West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter. Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie lives in Sara’s farmhouse with her mother, Alice, and her younger sister. Alice has always insisted that they live off the grid, a decision that has weighty consequences when Ruthie wakes up one morning…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
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    April 2019 LOHF 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. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a female author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! Ghost Stories: Forgotten Classic Tales edited by Lisa Morton & Leslie Klinger The ghost story has long been a staple of world literature, but many of the genre’s greatest tales have been forgotten, overshadowed in many cases by their authors’ bestselling work in other genres. In this spine-tingling anthology, little known…

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    March 2019: Monthly Recap

    We hope everyone had an amazing March! It was another busy month for the Ladies of Horror Fiction team. We shared a lot on our site through the month of March. If you weren’t able to check in each day, here is a recap of the exciting things we shared each day! Reviews The Between by Tananarive Due Review Hark! The Herald Angels Scream edited by Christopher Golden Review #BansheeReads: Geek Love by Katherine Dunn My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Review The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories Review The Worst Is Yet To Come by S.P. Miskowski Review Haunted Are These Houses edited by Eddie Generous &…

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    #LOHFReadalong Announcement: The Winter People

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our poll to choose the next community wide readalong book. The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited and looking forward to reading Jennifer McMahon’s The Winter People with you! The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter. Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie lives in Sara’s farmhouse with her mother, Alice, and her younger sister. Alice has always insisted…