April Reading Schedule
by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) According to the US 2020 census, 36 million Americans identify their primary ethnicity as Irish—four times the actual population of Ireland. Over 5.6 million people around the world are using the language-learning app Duolingo to learn Irish. No backyard griller is without an apron saying, “Kiss me, I’m Irish.” People love… Continue reading The Wych Elm by Tana French
by @Asenath Fairy tales cover diverse ground, from retellings of historical events to cultural in-jokes, but some of the most popular and longest enduring are tales about behavior, especially the behavior of women. Though queer and feminist takes on fairy tales are common today, with reimaginings written by everyone from Helen Oyeyemi to Margaret Atwood,… Continue reading The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
by Christopher O’Halloran (@BurgleInfernal) There are authors who write to change the world. Those who are able to create such beauty and wonder in words that a reader’s life is forever changed. Authors who astound with their brilliance. Then there’s Clive Barker—often credited with kickstarting the splatterpunk movement—doing his best to make your stomach turn… Continue reading The Hellbound Heart By Clive Barker
“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
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
by Paul Anders (@Senobyte) There is something about winter that makes people think of ghost stories. Maybe it’s something primal in us, the longer nights and the colder weather urging us to gather round the fire. Compelling us to tell stories about the dreaded things beyond the protective fortress of hearth and home. Regardless of… Continue reading Ghosts of Christmas Past: The Stories of M. R. James
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