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    The Between Readalong: Week 1

    We have reached the end of week 1 in our community wide readalong of Tananarive Due’s The Between. We will be reading The Between through February 24 so you still have time to jump in and join us. (Check the full readalong schedule for all of the details.) Please be aware this week’s discussion post will contain spoilers for the first 10 chapters. The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. Why do you think writers so often place ‘do-gooders’ as coming from a traumatic experience? Is there a belief that some people just…

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    The #LOHFReadathon FAQ

    We’ve had a few questions asked about our upcoming readathon during #WIHM, so we thought we’d do a clarifying post. Hosting: The readathon is hosted by the LOHF Crew and HeyLittleThrifter from Booktube When: February 1st through February 28th Locations You Can Participate: Goodreads, Your Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube etc. How to Participate: Read books by women horror authors based on the prompts, talk about those books wherever you can using the #LOHFReadathon hashtag (and, of course, review the books if possible). Prompts: Indie Author Author of Color LGBTQ+ Author Written Before You Were Born Something Short What to Read: Horror written by women! Recently we released a graphic…

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    Community Wide Readalong: The Between

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to announce our second community wide readalong! During the month of February (coinciding with Black History Month and Women in Horror Month), we will be reading and discussing The Between by Tananarive Due. When Hilton was just a boy, his aged grandmother saved him from drowning by pulling him out of a treacherous ocean current, sacrificing her life for his. Now, thirty years later, Hilton begins to think his borrowed time is running out. His wife, the only elected African–American judge in Dade County, Florida, has begun receiving racist hate mail from a man she once prosecuted, and Hilton’s sleep is plagued…

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    Announcement: Our Next Readalong + Giveaway Winner

    Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the Rebecca readalong! We had such a blast reading all of your thoughts throughout this past month. Our Next Readalong We are excited to announce our next selection is The Between by Tananarive Due. We will be hosting the readalong during the month of February 2019. Stay tuned to the Ladies of Horror Fiction site for the chapter breakdown and discussion schedule. A brilliant novel of horror and the supernatural in which a middle-class family’s very existence is threatened by inner and outer demons When Hilton was just a boy, his grandmother sacrificed her life to save him from drowning. Thirty…

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    Rebecca Readalong: Week 4

    We’ve reached the final discussion week of our Rebecca readalong! We hope you have enjoyed reading and discussing it as much as we have. We are so glad you all joined us and made this readalong so much fun! This week we read chapters 22 through to the end. Please be aware this post contains spoilers for all of Rebecca. The LOHF team has posted and answered some discussion questions below. We’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. Was Rebecca your first Daphne du Maurier book? Will you read another, and if so, which one will you read next? Emily: Rebecca was my first du Maurier book,…

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    Rebecca Readalong: Week 3

    We are now 75% through Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel Rebecca! If you are just joining us, be sure to check out the full readalong schedule. This week we read chapters 16-21. Please be aware this post contains spoilers for the first 21 chapters of Rebecca. The LOHF team has posted and answered some discussion questions below. We’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. Why do you think the narrator decided to trust Mrs. Danvers and wear the costume she suggested to the fancy dress ball? Lilyn: She is a twit. A brainless, naive twit. Laurie: She is very insecure and has an undying desire to please…

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    Rebecca Readalong: Week 2

      We are halfway through Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel Rebecca! If you are just joining us, be sure to check out last week’s discussion of the first 8 chapters as well as the full readalong schedule. This week we read chapters 9-15. Please be aware this post contains spoilers for the first 15 chapters of Rebecca. The LOHF team has posted and answered some discussion questions below. We’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. This was a very entertaining week for the LOHF team as we read and discussed Rebecca. There may have allegedly been bets placed on what really happened to Rebecca (if she is…

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    Rebecca Readalong: Week 1

    It’s the end of Rebecca week 1! We have been so thrilled to see all of the comments and Instagram posts throughout the week. If you haven’t started reading Rebecca, you still have plenty of time. You can view our entire readalong schedule here. Please be aware this post will contain spoilers for the first 8 chapters of Rebecca. The LOHF team has come up with some discussion questions, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. The first 5 chapters are not what one might think of as “horror”, but how is Du Maurier setting the stage for possible gothic horror elements in the coming chapters?…

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    Kick Off: Rebecca Readalong

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to be hosting the first LOHF Community Wide Readalong! Beginning today, November 4, we will be reading Daphne Du Maurier’s classic novel Rebecca. So the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter remembered the chilling events that led her down the turning drive past the beeches, white and naked, to the isolated gray stone manse on the windswept Cornish coast. With a husband she barely knew, the young bride arrived at this immense estate, only to be inexorably drawn into the life of the first Mrs. de Winter, the beautiful Rebecca, dead but never forgotten…her suite of rooms never touched, her clothes ready to…

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    Community Wide Readalong: Rebecca

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to announce our first community wide readalong! This November we will be reading and discussing Daphne Du Maurier’s classic novel Rebecca. So the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter remembered the chilling events that led her down the turning drive past the beeches, white and naked, to the isolated gray stone manse on the windswept Cornish coast. With a husband she barely knew, the young bride arrived at this immense estate, only to be inexorably drawn into the life of the first Mrs. de Winter, the beautiful Rebecca, dead but never forgotten…her suite of rooms never touched, her clothes ready to be worn,…