• What We've Been Reading
    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’ve Been Reading #76

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. There’s a little something for everyone here. We have a thriller, a creature feature and a modern day gothic. We hope you’ll find something you’ll love! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more books worth your time ♥ When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she’s known all her life are disappearing. To hold onto her community’s past and present, Sydney channels…

  • The Year of the Witching Readalong
    Interviews

    Q & A with Alexis Henderson | The Year of the Witching

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is hosting a readalong of The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson over on our Goodreads group. The readalong is taking place throughout the month of December so you still have time to join in and discuss it along with us. We were given the opportunity to send over our burning questions to Alexis Henderson, and she gave us the inside scoop on The Year of the Witching, her process, what she’s reading, and what’s next! Here is what she had to say: If The Year of the Witching had a playlist, what would be on it? “Seven Devils” by Florence + the…

  • All the Creatures Were Stirring Featured Image
    LOHFMovieNights

    #LOHFMovieNights: All the Creatures Were Stirring

    On the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, we will be hosting watch parties of horror movies starring and/or directed by women! Tonight at 8 PM EST we are hosting our next #LOHFMovieNights with All the Creatures Were Stirring on Shudder via Scener. HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS! When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they’re treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the holidays. From boring office parties and last-minute shopping, to vengeful stalkers and immortal demons, there’s plenty out there to fear this holiday…

  • Interviews

    Author Spotlight: Madeleine Swann

    Please join us in welcoming Madeleine Swann to Ladies of Horror Fiction! Team member Tracy was excited to ask Madeleine some great questions and we think you will dig the answers! Madeleine Swann’s novella, The Vine That Ate The Starlet, was published by Filthy Loot. Her collection, Fortune Box (Eraserhead Press), was nominated for a Wonderland Award. Her short stories have appeared in various anthologies and podcasts including Splatterpunk Award nominated The New Flesh: A David Cronenberg Tribute. LOHF: Please tell the readers a bit about your most recent release, the novella The Vine that Ate the Starlet. Most enjoyable part of writing? Favorite characters? Madeleine Swann: New York in…

  • What We've Been Reading
    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’re Reading #75

    We’re back with our review round-up featuring three recommendations we know you’re going to adore! Don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥ Tender Is The Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans —though no one calls them that anymore. His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a living. After all, it happened so quickly. First, it was reported that an infectious virus has made all animal meat poisonous to humans. Then governments initiated the “Transition.” Now, eating…

  • Lady Horror Author Book Stack
    Ladies First Challenge

    #LadiesFirst21 Challenge

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is hosting the Ladies First challenge again for the New Year! To participate in the challenge, simply choose a Ladies of Horror Fiction book as your first book of the year and share it with us on social media under #LadiesFirst21! It’s so much fun each year trying to decide which book will be our first book of the year. Any LOHF book counts, but I’ll post some of our recent Instagram photos for inspiration! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bark’s Books (@barksbooks) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jen (@bookdenjen) View this post on Instagram A…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
    New Release

    December 2020 LOHF New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a woman author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! The Cousins by Karen M. McManus Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they’ve never even met their grandmother. Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a letter inviting them to work at her island…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Holiday Gift Giving Guide
    Gift Giving Guide

    A Spooky LOHF Gift Guide to Womxn-Owned Businesses

    ‘Tis the season! To support small womxn-owned businesses creating creepy gifts, that is. For you and your fellow friends looking for horror inspired clothing and unique darkly delicious decor, artwork, and more, take a look at some of these incredible shops. Be sure to order early and review all information about shipping times, as many small businesses (especially right now) will have deadlines for holiday orders. And, this list is by no means complete! If a shop you love is missing, please leave a comment so we can add it to the list. Happy hunting! Decor & Gifts aKNITomy Emily Stoneking creates unique art blending knitting and anatomy that you…

  • Black Christmas Featured Image
    LOHFMovieNights

    #LOHFMovieNights: Black Christmas (1974)

    On the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, we will be hosting watch parties of horror movies starring and/or directed by women! Tonight at 8 PM EST we are hosting our next #LOHFMovieNights with Black Christmas (1974) on Shudder via Scener. If this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl, it’s on too tight! A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break. Visit us on @lohfiction Twitter 15 minutes before the movie to get the link or DM @ladiesofhorrorfiction on Instagram. Please note you must have an account on Shudder to join in. For more information on…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    November 2020: Monthly Recap

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team celebrated the theme of “Feast on the Family” throughout the month of November. A big thank you to Nico Bell for sharing a guest post on dysfunctional families! You can find her post below along with our Thanksgiving holiday book recommendation posts, review round ups, MG/YA spotlight, new releases list, and our December readalong selection! News and Announcements November 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. #LOHFMovieNightsThe Ladies of Horror Fiction hosted the following movie watch parties of horror movies starring and/or directed by…