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    What We’ve Been Reading #126

    Today we have three very different recommended reads for your tbr pile! Our recommendations include books by Mallory O’Meara, L.C. Barlow and Eve Harms. We hope you find something you’ll love! Please click either tag above to read more team recommendations. The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara The Lady from the Black Lagoon uncovers the life and work of Milicent Patrick—one of Disney’s first female animators and the only woman in history to create one of Hollywood’s classic movie monsters. As a teenager, Mallory O’Meara was thrilled to discover that one of her favorite movies, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, featured a monster designed by a woman, Milicent…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #124

    Today our team recommends books by Angela Sylvaine, Kinitra D. Brooks and Muriel Spark. Take a look and add a book or three to your tbr pile! Please click the tags above to find more team recommendations. Chopping Spree by Angela Sylvaine Eden Hills, Minnesota is famous for one thing—its ’80s inspired Fashion Mall. When high school junior, Penny, lands a job at one of its trendy stores, she notices her teen coworkers all wear a strange symbol they won’t explain. Suspicious but wanting to belong, she agrees to stay after closing for a party in the closed store. Her fun turns to terror when Penny discovers a mortally wounded…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #122

    Today our team members are sharing three recent and recommended reads. We hope you’ll check out these new stories by Mona Awad, S.H. Cooper and Sara Gran. Please click either tag above to find more books worth adding to your tbr pile! All’s Well by Mona Awad From the critically acclaimed author of Bunny, a darkly funny novel about a theater professor suffering chronic pain, who in the process of staging a troubled production of Shakespeare’s most maligned play, suddenly and miraculously recovers. Miranda Fitch’s life is a waking nightmare. The accident that ended her burgeoning acting career left her with excruciating, chronic back pain, a failed marriage, and a deepening…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #103

    We have a nice mix of recommendations for you today! Don’t forget to hit the tag up above to find more excellent books to add to your tbr piles. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the murder, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure. When she chooses the case as the topic for her final year project, she starts to uncover secrets that someone in town desperately wants…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #101

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction have a new batch of review link-ups of recent reads to add some dark joy to your week! We hope you find your new favorite book and don’t forget to click either tag above to find more good books ♥  Sisters by Daisy Johnson A New York Times Notable Book (2020) from a Booker Prize finalist and international literary star: a blazing portrait of one darkly riveting sibling relationship, from the inside out.. Now she returns with Sisters, a haunting story about two sisters caught in a powerful emotional web and wrestling to understand where one ends and the other begins. Born just ten months apart, July…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #100

    We are back for our 100th review round-up! We hope you’ll find a new book or three to add to your collection. If you’re looking for more reading recommendations please click either tag above which will bring you to our previous review posts. Dracula, Motherf**ker! by Alex de Campi and Erica Henderson Vienna, 1889: Dracula’s brides nail him to the bottom of his coffin. Los Angeles, 1974: an ageing starlet decides to raise the stakes. Crime scene photographer Quincy Harker is the only man who knows it happened, but will anyone believe him before he gets his own chalk outline? And are Dracula’s three brides there to help him… or…

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    What We’ve Been Reading #98

    We have three recent reads to share with you today! We hope you find your new favorite book and don’t forget to click either tag above to find more recommendations that you need in your collection. Parasite by Darcy Coates They’re closer than you think… A guard discovers an unusual lifeform on her remote moon outpost. She disregards protocol to investigate it, with catastrophic consequences. The parasitic alien wears its victims’ skins and adopts their personalities. It’s a perfect disguise, and allows the creature to spread without being detected. By the time humanity realises it’s facing extinction, a third of its six hundred space stations have already gone dark. As…

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    What We’re Reading #54

    Happy Wednesday, everyone! We’d like to recommend a few of our recent reads to you today and hope you find a new favorite. The Fourth Whore by EV Knight Kenzi Brooks watched The Scribble Man collect her brother’s soul after a hit and run when she was seven. He gave her a present that day—a lucky rabbit’s foot. Sixteen years later, she no longer believes in The Scribble Man, she believes in survival and does what she has to in the slums of Detroit. When thugs kill her mother and beat Kenzi to near death, she accidentally releases Lilith from her prison within the time-worn keychain. And Hell hath no…