• Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
    New Release

    September 2021 New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month here and on Bookshop.org. You can also check out the releases for the year here. Please let us know if we missed any new releases so we can add them to our lists! Bodies Full of Burning: An Anthology of Menopause-Themed Horror edited by Nicole M. Wolverton Menopause can be hell. With Bodies Full of Burning, Nicole M. Wolverton has selected 16 stories which show how deadly the change of life can be. From state-sanctioned surgeries to transformative encounters with mythical creatures; strained relationships to fiery vengeance,…

  • Love For Slaughter Book Cover Poetry by Sara Tantlinger
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    Love For Slaughter by Sara Tantlinger Review

    Love For Slaughter Poetry by Sara Tantlinger This debut collection of poetry from Sara Tantlinger takes a dark look at all the horrors of love, the pleasures of flesh, and the lust for blood. For discerning fans of romance and the macabre, look no further than Love For Slaughter. Emily’s Teaser Review This collection is full of love and passion artfully blended with dark obsession, murder, and body horror. I LOVED IT. Click here to see the full review on Emily’s Goodreads Toni’s Teaser Review Tantlinger’s prose is beautiful and horrific at the same time. This is a poetess who can turn murder and bondage into a beautiful act of…

  • I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland
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    I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland Review

    In horror movies there is always one that girl that fought with everything that she had survive the night and escape. They are normally called final girls. The last girl standing or rather the last girl killed. Horror movies are full of this trope. I Am Not Your Final Girl From Claire C. Holland, a timely collection of poetry that follows the final girl of slasher cinema – the girl who survives until the end – on a journey of retribution and reclamation. From the white picket fences of 1970s Haddonfield to the apocalyptic end of the world, Holland confronts the role of women in relation to subjects including feminism,…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
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    The “Favorite Color” Recap

    “Favorite Color” was a fun prompt in the Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram challenge because it meant we were liable to see almost anything, and see almost everything we did. This prompt allowed people to really put together some gorgeously coordinated photos. Today we are sharing some of our favorite selections from the Favorite Color posts. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ashley đŸ‘»đŸ–€đŸ (@spookishmommy) Bookishmommy’s favorite bookish colors are black, gray, and dark red. She shared a beautiful stack of two books containing her favorite colors. The Devil Crept in by Ania Ahlborn “Young Jude Brighton has been missing for three days, and while the search…

  • The Grip of It by Jac Jemc
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    The Grip of It by Jac Jemc Review

      The Grip of It Julie and James settle into a house in a small town outside the city where they met. The move—prompted by James’s penchant for gambling, his inability to keep his impulses in check—is quick and seamless; both Julie and James are happy to leave behind their usual haunts and start afresh. But this house, which sits between ocean and forest, has plans for the unsuspecting couple. As Julie and James try to settle into their home and their relationship, the house and its surrounding terrain become the locus of increasingly strange happenings. The architecture—claustrophobic, riddled with hidden rooms within rooms—becomes unrecognizable, decaying before their eyes. Stains…

  • The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett
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    New Release Review: The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett

    The Bus on Thursday Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in this wickedly funny, dark novel about one woman’s post-cancer retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her. It wasn’t just the bad breakup that turned Eleanor Mellett’s life upside down. It was the cancer. And all the demons that came with it. One day she felt a bit of a bump when she was scratching her armpit at work. The next thing she knew, her breast was being dissected and removed by an inappropriately attractive doctor, and she was suddenly deluged with cupcakes, judgy support groups, and her mum knitting sweaters. Luckily, Eleanor discovers Talbingo, a remote…

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