• Catherine House Readalong
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    July Readalong: Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to announce our July readalong of Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas. Catherine House was selected by the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group. All of the details for joining the readalong are posted below. Catherine House sounds amazing, and we are looking forward to some great discussions throughout the month of July! A seductive, gothic-infused tale of literary suspense — the debut of a spectacular new voice — about a dangerously curious young undergraduate whose rebelliousness leads her to discover a shocking secret involving an exclusive circle of students . . . and the dark truth beneath her school’s…

  • LOHF Writers Grant
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    2020 LOHF Writers Grant

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to announce the 2nd annual LOHF Writers Grant. Update: There will be ten grant recipients this year! Many thanks go out to Steve Stred, Laurel Hightower, Andrew Cull, Cemetary Gates Media, Sonora Taylor, S.H. Cooper, Ben Walker, and anonymous donors for their generosity. Letter from Steve Stred Hey all, just a quick note from me.  Once again I want to thank the Ladies of Horror Fiction for jumping on board last year for the First LOHF Writers Grant, but then also saying yes to facilitate the Second Grant this year as well. The group does phenomenal work year round to spotlight and…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
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    June 2020 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! Category Five by Ann Dávila Cardinal ategory Five is a new supernatural YA thriller from Ann Dávila Cardinal, set against the backdrop of a post-hurricane Puerto Rico. After the hurricane, some see destruction and some smell blood. The tiny island of Vieques, located just off the northeastern coast of the main…

  • The Luminous Dead Ladies of Horror Fiction Readalong
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    June Readalong: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is kicking off our June readalong of The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling. The Luminous Dead was selected by the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group. The LOHF team loved this book, and we hope you will, too. All of the details for joining the readalong are posted below. We are looking forward to some great discussions throughout the month of June! A thrilling, atmospheric debut with the intensive drive of The Martian and Gravity and the creeping dread of Annihilation, in which a caver on a foreign planet finds herself on a terrifying psychological and emotional journey for survival. When…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
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    May 2020: Monthly Recap

    If you missed this month’s new releases or any of the amazing books we’ve read and reviewed recently, you can find them all below! News and Announcements May 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. June Readalong PollWe hosted a poll to select our readalong book for June. We hope you will join us for our group read of The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling this month! Reviews What We’re Reading #48 What We’re Reading #50 What We’re Reading #51 What We’re Reading #52 Special Topics YA/MG Horror Spotlight May…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
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    YA/MG Horror Spotlight May 2020

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in May as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Fractured Tide by Leslie Lutz Lost meets Stranger Things in this eerie, immersive YA thriller, thrusting seventeen-year-old Sia into a reality where the waters in front of her and the jungle behind her are as dangerous as the survivors alongside her. Sia practically grew up in the water scuba diving, and wreck dives are run of the mill. Take the tourists out. Explore the reef. Uncover the…

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    June Readalong Poll

    Have you joined us on Goodreads yet? Each month we post a poll for our members to select the next month’s readalong. Our poll for the June readalong ends today so be sure to head over and vote for the book you would like to read and discuss with us next month! These are the books on the readalong poll for June: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling Feed by Mira Grant In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado Benny Rose, the Cannibal King by Hailey Piper Affinity by Sarah Waters Livingston Girls by Briana Morgan Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab Blood…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
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    May 2020 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! The Best of Both Worlds by S.P. Miskowski Roland and his sister Pigeon are the kind of people most visitors to the small town of Skillute never notice: ordinary, hardworking folk who keep to themselves. They obey the speed limit and pay their taxes on time. Yet something isn’t quite normal…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    April 2020: Monthly Recap

    If you missed this month’s new releases, announcements, or any of the amazing books we’ve read and reviewed recently, you can find them all below! News and Announcements April 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. Congratulations Bram Stoker Award Winners!The Ladies of Horror Fiction team would like to congratulate all of the amazing women who took home Bram Stoker Awards! We are so happy to celebrate your achievements! Reviews What We’re Reading #45 What We’re Reading #46 What We’re Reading #47 Special Topics YA/MG Horror Spotlight May 2020Check out…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
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    YA/MG Horror Spotlight April 2020

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in April as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and Holy #2) by Emily A. Duncan Darkness never works alone… Nadya doesn’t trust her magic anymore. Serefin is fighting off a voice in his head that doesn’t belong to him. Malachiasz is at war with who–and what–he’s become. As their group is continually torn apart, the girl, the prince, and the monster find their fates irrevocably intertwined. They’re pieces on a board,…