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

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight May 2021

    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. Young Adult New Releases Prom House by Chelsea Mueller Prom weekend at the beach turns deadly in this unputdownable thriller. A KILLER AFTERPARTY . . . When Kylie walks into the gorgeous beach house, it’s a dream come true. She still can’t believe she talked her parents into letting her spend the weekend down the shore with her boyfriend, Liam, after prom. Kylie, Liam, and their friends have rented the…

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

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight March 2021

    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 March as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. Young Adult New Releases Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she’s been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard and separated from her best friend—the girl she loves. So when a letter arrives from a reclusive lord, asking Wren to come to his estate, Colwick Hall,…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    December 2020: Monthly Recap

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team wound down the year with Christmas themed movie nights, an LOHF gift guide, interviews, reviews, a readalong, and we shared a lot of resolutions the Ladies of Horror Fiction in the community have planned for 2021! Thank you to Madeleine Swann and Alexis Henderson for taking the time to answer our questions and to all of the amazing LOHF who shared their resolutions with us this month. And thank you to the readers who continue to participate and support what we do all year long! News and Announcements December 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the…

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

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight December 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 December as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. Young Adult New Releases For Better or Cursed by Kate Williams Adventures in Babysitting meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this funny, action-packed sequel about a coven of witchy babysitters who realize their calling to protect the innocent and save the world from an onslaught of evil. Esme Pearl’s life used to be all about bumming rides and babysitting. Sure, it wasn’t glamorous, but it was predictable. All that…

  • 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…

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

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight November 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 November as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. Young Adult New Releases This Is Not a Ghost Story by Andrea Portes I am not welcome. Somehow I know that. Something doesn’t want me here. Whatever this is, it is saying to me in a voice that cannot be heard but only felt: Get out. Daffodil Franklin has plans for a quiet summer before her freshman year at college, and luckily, she’s found the job that can give…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    October 2020: Monthly Recap

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team kicked off our month of “Horror Adjacent” by celebrating Latinx Heritage Month. We spent our Friday nights celebrating horror movies directed by women (as well as the new adaptation of Rebecca). Emily also shared her experience of attending Fantastic Fest 2020 online. A big thank you to Madeleine D’este, Mary SanGiovanni, and Jennifer Anne Gordon for their guest posts! If you missed these posts, the October new releases, or any of our review round ups in October, you can find them below! News and Announcements October 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are…

  • LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    September 2020: Monthly Recap

    Thank you so much to the entire community for helping us celebrate our anniversary throughout the month of September! Thank you again to Steve Stred, Laurel Hightower, Andrew Cull, Cemetary Gates Media, Sonora Taylor, S.H. Cooper, Ben Walker, and anonymous donors for their incredible generosity in funding this year’s grants. And thanks also go out to Nico Bell for taking part in our interview; Jo Kaplan, Lana Popovic, Ellen Avigliano, and Jennifer Anne Gordon for allowing us to host your amazing guest posts; and Gabrielle S. Awe for showing us your shelves this month! September was such a wonderful anniversary month, and we are so grateful to you all. If…

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

    What We’re Reading #55

    Here are three titles that we hope become future favorites for everyone (if they aren’t already!) Food Fright by Nico Bell High school junior Cassie Adler just wanted the bullying to stop. She thought gaining a spot on the varsity soccer team would whip up instant friends, but it isn’t until the popular girls need Cassie’s help that they acknowledge her presence. Cassie reluctantly agrees to participate in a prank that turns sour fast. Now with blood on their hands, she and the popular girls race to cover their tracks. But something savage knows what they’ve done, and it’s hungry for revenge. Can Cassie redeem herself before it’s too late,…

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

    What We’re Reading #51

    Treat yourselt to some new books! Here are a few recommendations to get you started. River of Souls by T. L. Bodine Undeath is a manageable condition. That’s what the media says, anyway: with the help of the miracle life-extension drug, Lazarus, the Undead can retain their humanity and live normal, happy lives. Without it, they become violent, mindless walking corpses. Davin Montoya was eager to believe all of that. Forced to drop out of college to take care of his teenage sister, Zoe, after their father drank himself to death, he was more than happy to sign the no-good alcoholic over to the government’s Lazarus House for treatment. That…