• Jen's Photo of The Hacienda
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    June 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the June #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas. Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches… In the overthrow of the Mexican government, Beatriz’s father is executed and her home destroyed. When handsome Don Rodolfo Solórzano proposes, Beatriz ignores the rumors surrounding his first wife’s sudden demise, choosing instead to seize the security his estate in the countryside provides. She will have her own home again, no matter the cost. But Hacienda…

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    May 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the May #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected Sundial by Catriona Ward. Sundial is a new, twisty psychological horror novel from Catriona Ward, internationally bestselling author of The Last House on Needless Street. You can’t escape what’s in your blood… All Rob wanted was a normal life. She almost got it, too: a husband, two kids, a nice house in the suburbs. But Rob fears for her oldest daughter, Callie, who collects tiny bones and whispers to imaginary friends. Rob sees a darkness in Callie, one that reminds her too much of the family she left behind. She decides to take Callie back…

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    April 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the April #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris. Get Out meets The Stepford Wives in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing. Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and microaggressions, she’s thrilled when Harlem-born and bred Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They’ve only just started comparing natural hair care regimens, though, when a string of uncomfortable events elevates Hazel…

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    March 2022 Readalong Selection

    For the March #LOHFReadalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction discord group selected Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes Titanic meets The Shining in S.A. Barnes’ Dead Silence, a SF horror novel in which a woman and her crew board a decades-lost luxury cruiser and find the wreckage of a nightmare that hasn’t yet ended. A GHOST SHIP.A SALVAGE CREW.UNSPEAKABLE HORRORS. Claire Kovalik is days away from being unemployed—made obsolete—when her beacon repair crew picks up a strange distress signal. With nothing to lose and no desire to return to Earth, Claire and her team decide to investigate. What they find at the other end of the signal is…

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    Help us Choose Our September Readalongs

    Have you joined us on Goodreads yet? Each month we post a poll for our members to select the next month’s readalong. We will have TWO readalongs during our anniversary celebration in September. The poll for the September readalongs ends tomorrow (Saturday, Aug 07, 2021 11:59PM PDT) so be sure to head over and vote for the book you would like to read and discuss with us next month! Poll Help us choose our September 2021 Readalong! We’re doing two this month to celebrate our LOHF 3rd Anniversary. First and second place poll winners will be discussed throughout the month of September. Beneath A Bethel The Return The Invention of…

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    February 2021 Readalong Selection

    Today kicks off both Black History Month and Women in Horror Month. For this month’s readalong, the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group selected Lakewood by Megan Giddings. Lakewood by Megan Giddings A startling debut about class and race, Lakewood evokes a terrifying world of medical experimentation—part The Handmaid’s Tale, part The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. When Lena Johnson’s beloved grandmother dies, and the full extent of the family debt is revealed, the black millennial drops out of college to support her family and takes a job in the mysterious and remote town of Lakewood, Michigan. On paper, her new job is too good to be…

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    Help us Choose Our February Readalong

    Each month we post a poll for our Goodreads group members to select the next month’s readalong book. The February poll ends Jan 12, 2021 11:59PM PST. If you haven’t joined our Goodreads group yet, be sure to join up and vote! Poll Let’s vote for our February 2021 read! Root Magic My Sister, the Serial Killer Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall Fledgling Lakewood My Soul to Keep Cirque Berserk Beloved 2 comments · show results · invite friends The February readalong will take place over in our Goodreads group throughout the month of February.

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    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…

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    December 2020 Readalong Selection

    Our Goodreads group has spoken! Each month the members of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group vote on our next readalong book. The readalong selection for December is: The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson A young woman living in a rigid, puritanical society discovers dark powers within herself in this stunning, feminist fantasy debut. In the lands of Bethel, where the Prophet’s word is law, Immanuelle Moore’s very existence is blasphemy. Her mother’s union with an outsider of a different race cast her once-proud family into disgrace, so Immanuelle does her best to worship the Father, follow Holy Protocol, and lead a life of submission, devotion, and…

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    Help us Choose Our December Readalong

    Each month we post a poll for our Goodreads group members to select the next month’s readalong book. The December poll ends Nov 18, 2020 11:59PM PST. If you haven’t joined our Goodreads group yet, be sure to join up and vote! Poll Help us choose our December Readalong! Paola Santiago and the River of Tears The Lights The Stain Sebastian: The In-Between We Hear Voices Plain Bad Heroines Burn the Dark The Christmas Bell: A Horror Novel White Fox The Year of the Witching 3 comments · show results · invite friends The December readalong will take place over in our Goodreads group throughout the month of December.