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January Reading Schedule

January reading schedule includes: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay starting on 1/3, Pet Sematary by Stephen King starting on 1/10, The Gilda Stories by Jewelle L Gómez starting on 1/17, and Things We Lost In The Fire by Mariana Enríquez starting on 1/24
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay starting on 1/3
Pet Sematary by Stephen King starting on 1/10
The Gilda Stories by Jewelle L Gómez starting on 1/17
Things We Lost In The Fire by Mariana Enríquez starting on 1/24

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

Anthology News


Recent Reviews

The Tribe by Bari Wood

by Amanda Nevada DeMel (@shtuff4avacadoes) The Tribe is a unique horror novel. It’s not a gross-out horror and it doesn’t have a continuous stream of terrors. What differentiates it from other quiet horrors is the emphasis on the Jewish way of life. Taking place in the early 1980s, memories (and survivors) of the Holocaust are… Continue reading The Tribe by Bari Wood

Bunny by Mona Awad

by @Bodysnatcher Bunny Listen, Bunny, this book is doing a lot but like in a good way. It’s Heathers for the MFA crowd, but so much more. There are these girls who are so perfect you could just throw up and die, and get this, they call each other Bunny, Bunny. Talk about enmeshed. They… Continue reading Bunny by Mona Awad


Recent Blogs

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The 2021 HOWLS Awards

by Joseph Andre Thomas (@bunttriple) HOWLS exploded in 2021. Like literally exploded. There’s blood everywhere. A bit of liver on the ceiling, half-a-heart sliding down the wall. This past year, HOWLS Discord channel grew to 1500+ users, with around 200 active at any given moment. HOWLS released Howls From Hell, its first anthology, to very… Continue reading The 2021 HOWLS Awards


Book Club Nominees

4 Books From Beyond the Border

by @Smoko, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for January’s “Beyond the Border” category Get ready for that overused sepia because we are reading Latino-based horror! I’m a 5th generation Chicana and honestly want more representation, so with that, I bring you 4 books from authors in the US and beyond the border that have… Continue reading 4 Books From Beyond the Border

6 Novels by Killer Queens

by @Ghazal, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for January’s “🔪 Killer Queens” category Books by criminally underrated femme identifying people. From South Korea to America, this category is filled with some of the best authors to ever grace the horror genre. Horror literature is filled, and to some degree, dominated by the same similar… Continue reading 6 Novels by Killer Queens


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