• Jen's Photo of The Hacienda
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    June 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the June #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas. Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches… In the overthrow of the Mexican government, Beatriz’s father is executed and her home destroyed. When handsome Don Rodolfo Solórzano proposes, Beatriz ignores the rumors surrounding his first wife’s sudden demise, choosing instead to seize the security his estate in the countryside provides. She will have her own home again, no matter the cost. But Hacienda…

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    May 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the May #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected Sundial by Catriona Ward. Sundial is a new, twisty psychological horror novel from Catriona Ward, internationally bestselling author of The Last House on Needless Street. You can’t escape what’s in your blood… All Rob wanted was a normal life. She almost got it, too: a husband, two kids, a nice house in the suburbs. But Rob fears for her oldest daughter, Callie, who collects tiny bones and whispers to imaginary friends. Rob sees a darkness in Callie, one that reminds her too much of the family she left behind. She decides to take Callie back…

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    March 2022 #LOHFReadathon Favorites

    Thank you so much to everyone who joined us in celebrating Women in Horror Month during the month of March! Below we have listed some of our favorite reads from the #LOHFReadathon. Be sure to let us know your favorite LOHF book that you read during March! Cassie Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes Titanic meets The Shining in S.A. Barnes’ Dead Silence, a SF horror novel in which a woman and her crew board a decades-lost luxury cruiser and find the wreckage of a nightmare that hasn’t yet ended. A GHOST SHIP.A SALVAGE CREW.UNSPEAKABLE HORRORS. Claire Kovalik is days away from being unemployed—made obsolete—when her beacon repair crew picks up…

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    April 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the April #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris. Get Out meets The Stepford Wives in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing. Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and microaggressions, she’s thrilled when Harlem-born and bred Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They’ve only just started comparing natural hair care regimens, though, when a string of uncomfortable events elevates Hazel…

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    March 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the March #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes Titanic meets The Shining in S.A. Barnes’ Dead Silence, a SF horror novel in which a woman and her crew board a decades-lost luxury cruiser and find the wreckage of a nightmare that hasn’t yet ended. A GHOST SHIP.A SALVAGE CREW.UNSPEAKABLE HORRORS. Claire Kovalik is days away from being unemployed—made obsolete—when her beacon repair crew picks up a strange distress signal. With nothing to lose and no desire to return to Earth, Claire and her team decide to investigate. What they find at the other end of the signal is…

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    March Women in Horror Month Readathon Announcement

    We’re so excited to be celebrating Women in Horror Month in March this year, and each year moving forward! For the entire month, we’ll be hosting a readathon and we’d love you to join us in reading some fantastic women writing horror fiction. Below we’ve included some recommendations for the month, but don’t feel limited to just these great reads! We’d love to see and hear about what you’ll be reading for WiHM, so make sure to use the #LOHFREADATHON hashtag on social media – we’ll see them on Twitter and Instagram, and will be resharing some to our stories throughout the month. Women in Horror Month Readathon Book Recommendations…

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    LOHF Three-Year Anniversary Celebration!

    Mark your calendars: we will be celebrating our three-year anniversary throughout the month of September. We hope you will join us for a two-week readathon, two LOHF group readalongs, and an anniversary giveaway. More details below! Readathon #LOHFReadathon Our #LOHFReadathon is September 1–15 and is cohosted by Alex The Bookubus (YouTube/Instagram). For this readathon we invite you to read LOHF books from your TBR or use it as an excuse to pick up some new releases! Share what you are reading across social media using the hashtag #LOHFReadathon. Group Read #LOHFReadalong We will have two group reads in September: Crossroads by Laurel Hightower and Betty by Tiffany McDaniel. The readalong…

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    Help us Choose Our September Readalongs

    Have you joined us on Goodreads yet? Each month we post a poll for our members to select the next month’s readalong. We will have TWO readalongs during our anniversary celebration in September. The poll for the September readalongs ends tomorrow (Saturday, Aug 07, 2021 11:59PM PDT) so be sure to head over and vote for the book you would like to read and discuss with us next month! Poll Help us choose our September 2021 Readalong! We’re doing two this month to celebrate our LOHF 3rd Anniversary. First and second place poll winners will be discussed throughout the month of September. Beneath A Bethel The Return The Invention of…

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    National Read Across America Day

    The National Education Association established National Read Across America Day in 1998 with a main aim of encouraging children to read. If you love to read and spend a lot of time with books, you may not always consider what a privilege it is to be able to read. But due to a variety of reasons, this isn’t the case for all people. Though 1 in 5 American adults are literate, 52% read at or under a basic level. That means that most of Americans read at under a ninth grade reading level. To put that into perspective, most legally binding contracts are written at or above an eleventh grade…

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    February 2021 Readalong Selection

    Today kicks off both Black History Month and Women in Horror Month. For this month’s readalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group selected Lakewood by Megan Giddings. Lakewood by Megan Giddings A startling debut about class and race, Lakewood evokes a terrifying world of medical experimentation—part The Handmaid’s Tale, part The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. When Lena Johnson’s beloved grandmother dies, and the full extent of the family debt is revealed, the black millennial drops out of college to support her family and takes a job in the mysterious and remote town of Lakewood, Michigan. On paper, her new job is too good to be…