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June Reading Schedule

June reading schedule includes: FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven starting on 5/31, Worst Laid Plans edited by Samantha Kolesnik starting on 6/7, True Crime by Samantha Kolesnik starting on 6/14, The Final Reconciliation by Todd Keisling starting on 6/21
FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven starting on 5/31
Worst Laid Plans edited by Samantha Kolesnik starting on 6/7
True Crime by Samantha Kolesnik starting on 6/14
The Final Reconciliation by Todd Keisling starting on 6/21

June artwork by P. L. McMillan (shop her merch!)

Anthology News


Recent Reviews

The Ruins by Scott Smith

by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) Sex and the City brought about an activity that swept the nation. Which of these four friends did you identify with? Were you a Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, or Miranda? This characterization exercise could not be contained. It spread to other shows. Which Golden Girl were you? Which Friend on Friends? Buzzfeed… Continue reading The Ruins by Scott Smith

Confessions by Kanae Minato

by Molly Collins (@mollyec) School sucks. Most of us can agree on that point, regardless of our background. But does it suck enough that we’d turn to a life of crime? Does it suck so much that we’d commit murder and send our classmates through a dizzying series of tragic events? BEHIND THE PEN Kanae… Continue reading Confessions by Kanae Minato


Recent Blogs

HOWLS From Hell: An Anthology Written For Horror Fans By Horror Fans

“Quality horror by true believers—who can write. What more can you ask for?”~Stephen Graham Jones, New York Times bestselling author of The Only Good Indians “A Howling good read! This was an incredibly unique and interesting collection of sixteen short stories from HOWL Society. Not one tale is the same.”~Debra, Goodreads review  “Howls From Hell… Continue reading HOWLS From Hell: An Anthology Written For Horror Fans By Horror Fans

The 2020 HOWLS Awards

by Joseph Andre Thomas (@bunttriple) 2020, don’t let the door hit you on the way out. During a year in which we spent more time at home than ever thought possible, of course all of us looked for an escape: some turned to exercise, others to Netflix, to booze, to self-help books, to morning yoga… Continue reading The 2020 HOWLS Awards


Book Club Nominees

5 Books With Dirtbags in the Leading Role

by @QueensEnglish,  curator of HOWLS book club nominees for June’s “Dirtbag Protag” category Ah, good ol’ dirtbags. Bastards, dickheads, maniacs. Whether we’re talking Hannibal Lector, The Punisher, or Elon Musk, there’s an undeniable appeal to characters who cross moral boundaries with aplomb. This week I’d like to explore that archetype a little, get to know… Continue reading 5 Books With Dirtbags in the Leading Role


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