• Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight July 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 July as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power From the author of the New York Times bestseller Wilder Girls comes a new twisty thriller about a girl whose past has always been a mystery—until she decides to return to her mother’s hometown . . . where history has a tendency to repeat itself. Ever since Margot was born, it’s been just her and her mother. No answers to…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    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…

  • 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,…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight February 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 February as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Deathless Divide (Dread Nation #2) by Justina Ireland The sequel to Dread Nation is a journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America. After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life would get simpler: Get out of town, stay alive, and head west to California to find her mother. But nothing is easy when you’re a girl trained in putting down the restless dead,…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight January 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 January as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire The fifth installment in Seanan McGuire’s award-winning, bestselling Wayward Children series, Come Tumbling Down picks up the threads left dangling by Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks and Bones When Jack left Eleanor West’s School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister–whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice–back…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight December 2019

    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 our team has been read and reviewed in December. Young Adult Books Reviewed Emily read The Furies by by Katie Lowe this month. Be sure to check out her review (“I recommend The Furies if you like gothic witchy books!“) Tracy needed a short Christmas horror story so she read The Lights by Carrie Pack. Be sure to read her review (“Holiday lights with an agenda, a diverse array of characters, and creepy kids are the three things that made me excited to pick this…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
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    YA/MG Horror Spotlight November 2019

    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 our team has been read and reviewed in November. Young Adult Books Reviewed Laurie read Wilder Girls by Rory Power this month with equal thanks to several of the LOHF team raving about it and the fact that Wilder Girls was our November readalong winner! You don’t want to miss Laurie’s review (“It is an incredible debut and I’ll definitely be reading this author again – sequel or no sequel!“) Emily also read and loved Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall this month. Be…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
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    YA/MG Horror Spotlight October 2019

    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 October as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia Zora Novak has been framed. When someone burns down the home of the school janitor and he dies in the blaze, everyone in Addamsville, Indiana, points a finger at Zora. Never mind that Zora has been on the straight and narrow since her father was thrown in jail. With everyone looking for evidence against her, her only choice is to uncover…

  • 8 Days of Halloween: YA & MG
    Reading Recommendations,  YA and MG Horror

    8 Days of Halloween: YA and MG Horror

    This year a number of us started really delving into the realm of Young Adult and Middle Grade horror. This is a huge list of things that the LOHF gang would recommend for those with younger humans and young adults who enjoy the spookier things. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein – Kiersten White Deep and Dark and Dangerous – Mary Downing Hahn Season of the Witch – Sarah Rees Brennan The Madman’s Daughter – Megan Shepard Her Dark Curiosity – Megan Shepard A Cold Legacy – Megan Shepard Small Spaces – Katherine Arden Dead Voices – Katherine Arden Doll Bones – Holly Black City of Ghosts – VE Schwab…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight September 2019

    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 September as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams Adventures in Babysitting meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this funny, action-packed novel about a coven of witchy babysitters who realize their calling to protect the innocent and save the world from an onslaught of evil. Seventeen-year-old Esme Pearl has a babysitters club. She knows it’s kinda lame, but what else is she supposed to do? Get a job? Gross. Besides,…