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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…

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    Help us Choose Our February Readalong

    Each month we post a poll for our Goodreads group members to select the next month’s readalong book. The February poll ends Jan 12, 2021 11:59PM PST. If you haven’t joined our Goodreads group yet, be sure to join up and vote! Poll Let’s vote for our February 2021 read! Root Magic My Sister, the Serial Killer Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall Fledgling Lakewood My Soul to Keep Cirque Berserk Beloved 2 comments · show results · invite friends The February readalong will take place over in our Goodreads group throughout the month of February.

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    December 2020 Readalong Selection

    Our Goodreads group has spoken! Each month the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group vote on our next readalong book. The readalong selection for December is: The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson A young woman living in a rigid, puritanical society discovers dark powers within herself in this stunning, feminist fantasy debut. In the lands of Bethel, where the Prophet’s word is law, Immanuelle Moore’s very existence is blasphemy. Her mother’s union with an outsider of a different race cast her once-proud family into disgrace, so Immanuelle does her best to worship the Father, follow Holy Protocol, and lead a life of submission, devotion, and…

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    Help us Choose Our December Readalong

    Each month we post a poll for our Goodreads group members to select the next month’s readalong book. The December poll ends Nov 18, 2020 11:59PM PST. If you haven’t joined our Goodreads group yet, be sure to join up and vote! Poll Help us choose our December Readalong! Paola Santiago and the River of Tears The Lights The Stain Sebastian: The In-Between We Hear Voices Plain Bad Heroines Burn the Dark The Christmas Bell: A Horror Novel White Fox The Year of the Witching 3 comments · show results · invite friends The December readalong will take place over in our Goodreads group throughout the month of December.

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    LOHF Two-Year Anniversary Celebration!

    Today the Ladies of Horror Fiction team is kicking off our two-year anniversary celebration! We hope you will join us in celebrating throughout the month of September. The details of our readalong, readathon, photo challenge, and movie nights can be found below! Group Read #LOHFReadalong Our September group read is Bunny by Mona Awad. The readalong discussion will take place in our Ladies of Horror Fiction group on Goodreads: September 2020 Readalong: Bunny by Mona Awad The readalong will begin on September 1 and discussions will take place throughout the month of September (and beyond for anyone who wants to keep the discussion going!) You can join in any time…

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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…

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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…