• What We've Been Reading
    Reading Recommendations

    What We’ve Been Reading #16

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction have a few books to recommend! Winnie by Katy Michelle Quinn Winnie and Colt forever. Winnie is Colt’s one and only, Colt is Winnie’s true love. Winnie is Colt’s rifle. There is nothing Winnie wants more than to please Colt and since a rifle is everything the young cowboy’s ever wanted, she certainly does that. But one day Winnie finds that she is not a rifle but in fact a woman. Can Winnie keep the sparks between them ignited, even if she isn’t the gun of his dreams? What happens if she can’t? Goodreads | Amazon | Better World Books Emily’s Teaser Review I absolutely…

  • The Between by Tananarive Due
    LOHFReadalong

    The Between Readalong: Week 3

    This is our final week of reading and discussing Tananarive Due’s The Between. Thank you so much to everyone who read The Between with us this month! If you missed out on our previous discussions, be sure to check out the week one and week two discussions of our LOHF readalong. The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1.Would you shelve The Between as horror? Why or why not? Tracy: I would shelve it as horror – there are enough elements to classify it as such for me Emily: Yes, I would, especially because…

  • The Between by Tananarive Due
    LOHFReadalong

    The Between Readalong: Week 2

    We have more questions than answers with this week’s section of The Between, but we are loving the story Tananarive Due is crafting. If you are just now joining us, we are up to chapter 23 in our discussion this week. You can click here to see last week’s discussion if you’d like! (If you want to hop in, we are finishing up The Between for a final discussion next Sunday.) The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. What do you think the significance of the children’s names have to what’s happening in…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Readalong of The Between by Tananarive Due
    LOHFReadalong

    The Between Readalong: Week 1

    We have reached the end of week 1 in our community wide readalong of Tananarive Due’s The Between. We will be reading The Between through February 24 so you still have time to jump in and join us. (Check the full readalong schedule for all of the details.) Please be aware this week’s discussion post will contain spoilers for the first 10 chapters. The Ladies of Horror Fiction team has come up with some discussion questions, and we’d love to hear your thoughts as well! Discussion 1. Why do you think writers so often place ‘do-gooders’ as coming from a traumatic experience? Is there a belief that some people just…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
    Instagram Challenge

    The “House” Recap

    If you missed last Monday’s post over the prompt “Creature” you can find it here. So many haunted house stories that went on our TBRs from this day!  Who doesn’t love a book about some disembodied spirits lurking around you at all times of the day and night? View this post on Instagram Does the paranormal creep you out? . . House of Furies is the first book in a gothic horror series . . After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Readalong of The Between by Tananarive Due
    LOHFReadalong

    Community Wide Readalong: The Between

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to announce our second community wide readalong! During the month of February (coinciding with Black History Month and Women in Horror Month), we will be reading and discussing The Between by Tananarive Due. When Hilton was just a boy, his aged grandmother saved him from drowning by pulling him out of a treacherous ocean current, sacrificing her life for his. Now, thirty years later, Hilton begins to think his borrowed time is running out. His wife, the only elected African–American judge in Dade County, Florida, has begun receiving racist hate mail from a man she once prosecuted, and Hilton’s sleep is plagued…