• Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
    Instagram Challenge

    The “Recommendations” Recap

    This whole challenge has been great for recommending different books written by female horror authors, right?  But we know there are a lot of books that may not fit with a certain prompt, so this week we are recapping “recommendations” to make sure that no book has been left behind! (If you did get a bit left behind, and missed our “strangers” recap, check it out here.) Dlgillis20 shared with us We Have Always Lived In This Castle by Shirley Jackson.  Most people are familiar with The Haunting of Hill House but may not have heard of this other amazing book by Jackson. “Merricat Blackwood lives on the family estate…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
    Instagram Challenge

    The “Branches” Recap

    There were lots of entries for Branches! It was apparently much easier than “Gloves” was!  Check out some that we really enjoyed! Readswithdogs gave us loads and loads of branches with this photo!  Here we get to see the stunning cover of Through the Woods, stories by Emily Carroll. “Five mysterious, spine-tingling stories follow journeys into (and out of?) the eerie abyss. These chilling tales spring from the macabre imagination of acclaimed and award-winning comic creator Emily Carroll. Come take a walk in the woods and see what awaits you there…”                 View this post on Instagram            …

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
    Instagram Challenge

    The “Folklore” Recap

    If you missed last week’s “Monster” prompt, be sure to check out our favorite photos from day 6 of our challenge. “Folklore” was a hard topic for many of our Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram challenge participates. We are so glad they rose to the challenge! Here are some of our favorite folklore selections. Carissa_reads shared her current folklore read of The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan. “In Mary’s world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village…