• LOHF Monthly Recap
    Monthly Recap

    August 2019: Monthly Recap

    During the month of August, the Ladies of Horror Fiction celebrated body horror and Women in Translation month! Thank you so much to Gwendolyn Kiste, Christa Carmen, and Amy Vaughn for contributing some amazing body horror guest posts this month! And thank you Tracy Fahey and Gabriela Houston for submitting your body horror stories to the Ladies of Horror Fiction podcast! Be sure to check out our body horror and women in translation recommendations as well as all of our LOHF reviews. Reviews What We’ve Been Reading #14 What We’ve Been Reading #15 What We’ve Been Reading #16 What We’ve Been Reading #17 Podcast Episodes Ladies of Horror Fiction Present…

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    February 2019: Monthly Recap

    February was a busy month for the LOHF team! Along with it being Women in Horror Month, we hosted a #LadiesofHorrorFiction Instagram challenge, the #LOHFReadathon (with Alex from Hey Little Thrifter), and the community wide readalong of Tananarive Due’s The Between. We shared a lot on our site through the month of February. If you weren’t able to check in each day, here is a recap of the exciting things we shared each day! Reviews The Bone Weaver’s Orchard by Sarah Read Review Twin Lakes: The Autumn Fires by Michelle Garza & Melissa Lason Review Everything That’s Underneath by Kristi Demeester Review Collision by J.S. Breukelaar Without Condition by Sonora…

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    Monthly Recap

    January 2019: Monthly Recap

    January was an exciting month for the Ladies of Horror Fiction team! If you missed any of our posts, please take a moment to get caught up with all of the exciting things we shared in January. Reviews The Fiends In the Furrows edited by David T. Neal and Christine M. Scott The Haunting of Henderson Close by Catherine Cavendish Beneath by Kristi Demeester The Devil’s Dreamland By Sara Tantlinger Collected Christmas Horror Shorts Vol. II Unmemory by Kristi Demeester Afterage by Yvonne Navarro Fist of the Spider Woman edited by Amber Dawn Review Podcast Episodes Episode 6 Mary Shelley and Frankenstein Join Toni as she talks about Mary Shelley’s…

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    Stories of Horror: Part 2 of The Lady’s Maid’s Bell

    Recap of Part One of The Lady’s Maid’s Bell Our main character Alice Hartley was in the hospital for typhoid which if you didn’t know is a awful sickness. After her release due to her physical appearance she was having trouble getting work as a ladies maid. During a chance meeting she is offered a position in the country. That is when things take a weird turn. The work is easy and her mistress is accommodating but there is a dark shadow which begins to cloud her days. From seeing a woman that no one knows to footsteps outside her door poor Alice fears that she is losing her grip…

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    Stories of Horror: Edith Wharton and The Ladies Maid Bell.

    We have a new series on the LOHF podcast, Stories of Horror. Stories of Horror is a spotlight an original lady of horror fiction with a reading of a story that is out of copy right. Up first is Edith Wharton….She is truly a badass. Edith Wharton Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones in New York on January 24, 1862. She was born into a rather well to do family and spent her formative years traveling through Europe where she developed a love for languages. During a prolonged covalence from typhoid a 9-year-old Edith was introduced to a books of ghost stories by some playmates that would cause her…

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    Episode 3: Folklore and Horror with a Super Special Guest

    In Episode 3 Toni gets to to talk to one of her favorite authors about how folklore and horror intersect; as well as horror books with a folklore element by women. Jen from Book Den stops by to talk about the Rebecca read along. Finally Toni talks about her current reads and new releases.   Folklore and Horror Folklore can range from art to stories that are passed down orally but how does horror and folklore intersect. Just to make sure everyone is on the same page folklore can include urban legends and fairytales but I decided to focus on each one in their own episode. Definition of Folklore Folklore…

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    Episode 1 of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Podcast

    In the inaugural episode, Toni introduces you to the Ladies of Horror Fiction organization and the podcast. Take a short journey through the history of horror fiction, learn about our upcoming readalong, get some new release recommendations for October, hear what Toni is currently reading, and get some details regarding the dumpster fire that is Nocturnal Readers Box. You can now read a transcript of this episode Ladies in Horror Fiction Ladies of Horror Fiction Mission Statement Lisa Morton’s 2013 Study Regarding Published Woman in Horror HWA Roundtable 15 Sexism in Horror What Constitutes Horror Have you ever wondered what actually constitutes horror? Annie Neugebauer’s Handy Dandy Horror Infographic  History…