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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…

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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…

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    Choose Our Next Readalong + Giveaway Winner!

    Thank you so much to everyone who joined in as we read The Between by Tananarive Due. Books are even better when read with friends!! Giveaway Winner As a thank you to those who were able to participate in the discussions on the LOHF website, we randomly selected one winner from the readalong discussion posts. The winner of the giveaway is Meredith L! Meredith, please reach out to us with a current address so we can send you a copy of Suspicious Minds (Stranger Things #1) by Gwenda Bond. It’s the summer of 1969, and the shock of conflict reverberates through the youth of America, both at home and abroad.…

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    The Between Readalong: Week 3

    This is our final week of reading and discussing Tananarive Due’s The Between. Thank you so much to everyone who read The Between with us this month! If you missed out on our previous discussions, be sure to check out the week one and week two discussions of our LOHF readalong. 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.Would you shelve The Between as horror? Why or why not? Tracy: I would shelve it as horror – there are enough elements to classify it as such for me Emily: Yes, I would, especially because…

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    The Between Readalong: Week 2

    We have more questions than answers with this week’s section of The Between, but we are loving the story Tananarive Due is crafting. If you are just now joining us, we are up to chapter 23 in our discussion this week. You can click here to see last week’s discussion if you’d like! (If you want to hop in, we are finishing up The Between for a final discussion next Sunday.) 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. What do you think the significance of the children’s names have to what’s happening in…

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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,…