July Reading Schedule
To celebrate the audiobook release of Howls From Hell, we will be having a party event on Twitch on Saturday June 26th, 2021, at 2:00 PM EST. We we will have author readings of Howls From Hell stories, games, and giveaways! Attendees will have a chance to win a copy of the Howls From Hell… Continue reading Join Us! HOWLS From Hell Twitch Party on June 26
With the release of HOWL’s debut anthology, Howls From Hell on May 18th, (order now!), HOWL Society would like to showcase the sixteen talented writers featured in Howls From Hell. Each of these writers contributed terrifying tales unique in voice, themes, and idea. No matter the type of horror fan, a reader is sure to… Continue reading Showcasing the Howls From Hell Authors!
Come one, come all, to the Howls From Hell release party on May 18th, 2021 at 7PM EST. This 90-minute event will feature HOWL Society authors reading snippets of their Howls From Hell tales. Along with chills and thrills, attendees will have a chance to win a signed copy of ANOKA by Shane Hawk, a… Continue reading Join Us! HOWLS From Hell Release Party on May 18
by Molly Collins (@mollyec) A cold, snowy landscape; a protagonist grappling with the ghosts of his past; a witch tree surrounded by animals acting strangely; and a long history of tenants fleeing a haunted house. These are the ingredients Herman Raucher makes use of in his novel Maynard’s House, and by all means, it ought… Continue reading Maynard’s House by Herman Raucher
by @Asenath Children have been a longstanding part of horror. Whether you clutch your pearls at the thought of precious innocents in danger or find little kids to be extremely creepy to begin with, few things bring the terror like the involvement of a child. Helen Oyeyemi plays with both tropes at once in The… Continue reading The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi
by @SemaphoreRaven “Our sires’ age was worse than our grandsires’.We, their sons, are more worthless than they;so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.” Book III of Odes, Horacecirca 20 BC1300 AD Pretentiousness aside, the point is that adults have been complaining about Kids These Days for thousands of… Continue reading Fantasticland by Mike Bockoven
by Christopher O’Halloran For years, society decided that apathy was cool. Cynicism was in, and anyone who dared show enthusiasm was a nerd. We lauded figures like Happy Days’s Fonzie, Fight Club’s Tyler Durden, and any character played by James Dean, Steve McQueen, or John Wayne. If you cared about anything or anyone, you had… Continue reading Spotlight from Hell: A Look at Grady Hendrix
Beware! A new book of unbelievable horror is on the horizon! A book about the most terrifying of creatures: CATS! J.W. Donley unleashes Cats of the Pacific Northwest on the world Tuesday, July 20th, 2021. “Thanks to Donley, I’ll have to look at my cats with a raised eyebrow from now on. Cats of the… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Cats of the Pacific Northwest by J.W. Donley
by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) For better or worse, 2020 provided many a surplus of free time. Some took the chance to learn a new language or a new instrument. Some tried their hand at breadmaking or crocheting. Some took the time to become better acquainted with their partner. To reignite the spark in their relationship.… Continue reading The 10 Worst Books To Read While Expecting
by @drthoss, curator of HOWLS book club nominees for July’s “9-5 Horror” category Work has always been seen as a necessary part of life. Even in the Bible, God says to Adam, ‘In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, til thou return to the ground.’ A day’s labour was a way of… Continue reading 6 Workplace Horrors (as if the workplace itself wasn’t horrifying enough)
by psyche, curator of HOWLS book club nominees for July’s “Be Still My Heart: The Intersection of Horror and Romance” category Horror romance and romantic horror are small but intriguing subgenres that don’t get a ton of attention, but there’s some really interesting ground to tread in stories where love and fear intersect. As a big… Continue reading 6 Romantic Horrors
by C.B. Jones, curator of HOWLS book club nominees for July’s “The Monsters on Nextdoor” category In the middle of the 20th Century, the suburbs emerged as the pinnacle of family living. Close enough to the city to reap its benefits, but far enough away to have a separate set of perks, the suburbs vowed to… Continue reading 6 Horror Stories from the Suburbs
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