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The Worm and His Kings by Hailey Piper

by @Asenath Cosmic horror plays with the horror of the incomprehensible, where knowledge comes with a steep price and powerful entities view humans as ants. Hailey Piper takes cosmic horror’s preoccupation with alienation and insignificance and instead places it firmly within the familiar—homeless populations. This human touch is usually the antithesis of cosmic horror, but… Continue reading The Worm and His Kings by Hailey Piper

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6 Books to Bring Home to Mom

By @DarkHorseRodeo, curator of HOWLS book club nominees for May's "Mommie Dearest" category Happy Mother’s Day! A day where we honor the women that brought us into this world.  That raised us and helped mold us into fine upstanding citizens.  A woman whose embrace is a world of safety and comfort.  But what happens when… Continue reading 6 Books to Bring Home to Mom

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The Wych Elm by Tana French

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 Irish… Continue reading The Wych Elm by Tana French

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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 is such… Continue reading HOWLS From Hell: An Anthology Written For Horror Fans By Horror Fans

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The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

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

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The Hellbound Heart By Clive Barker

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 and… Continue reading The Hellbound Heart By Clive Barker