• What We've Been Reading
    Book Reviews,  Reading Recommendations

    What We’re Reading #63

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction have three more must-reads for your Wednesday! Don’t forget to hit the tag up above to find more excellent books to add to your tbr piles. Hell’s Bells by Lisa Quigley It’s 1991, and Sasha, Hayley, Tiffany, and Jessica are four best friends into black clothes and rock music. They dabble in Ouija boards and occult games like ‘light as a feather,’ but when Hayley gets ‘saved,’ she’s convinced rock music is the devil’s domain and conspires to save them all. Her good intentions go up in flames and the four girls accidentally summon Satan. Trapped in the basement with entities beyond their wildest nightmares,…

  • Return to Dyatlov Pass
    Book Reviews

    Return to Dyatlov Pass by J.H. Moncrieff

    In 1959, nine Russian students set off on a skiing expedition in the Ural Mountains. Their mutilated bodies were discovered weeks later. Their bizarre and unexplained deaths are one of the most enduring true mysteries of our time. Nearly sixty years later, podcast host Nat McPherson ventures into the same mountains with her team, determined to finally solve the mystery of the Dyatlov Pass incident. Her plans are thwarted on the first night, when two trackers from her group are brutally slaughtered.  The team’s guide, a superstitious man from a neighboring village, blames the killings on yetis, but no one believes him. As members of Nat’s team die one by…

  • Behind the Door by Mary Sangiovanni
    Book Reviews

    Behind The Door by Mary SanGiovanni Review

    Behind The Door Occult specialist Kathy Ryan returns in this thrilling novel of paranormal horror from Mary SanGiovanni, the author of Chills. Some doors should never be opened . . . In the rural town of Zarepath, deep in the woods on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, stands the Door. No one knows where it came from, and no one knows where it leads. For generations, folks have come to the Door seeking solace or forgiveness. They deliver a handwritten letter asking for some emotional burden to be lifted, sealed with a mixture of wax and their own blood, and slide it beneath the Door. Three days later,…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram Challenge Weekly Recap
    Instagram Challenge

    The “Monster” Recap

    If you missed last week’s “Favorite Color” prompt, be sure to check it out. We had so many beautiful and creative photos featuring favorite bookish colors. Our prompt for day six of the #LadiesofHorrorFiction Instagram challenge was  “Monster”. Monster was the perfect prompt for a lot of instagrammers to showcase their favorite edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein! We made sure to include one of our favorites here along with four other featured monsters. View this post on Instagram Monster. Mary Shelley published Frankenstein anonymously in 1818, when she was 20. I’ve always thought of it as gothic horror but some critics say it is early example of science fiction. 🤷🏻‍♀️…