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6 Horror Novels that Push the Boundaries of Form

by @Joan, curator of HOWL Book Club nominees for October's "Hideous Experiments" category Storylines stitched together in mad patterns, truth grafted onto fiction, uncanny voices speaking from the shadows — sometimes horror pushes the boundaries of narrative as well as subject matter. The books in this list all have experimental elements or gimmicks that could… Continue reading 6 Horror Novels that Push the Boundaries of Form

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6 Horrors from other Sections of the Bookshop

by @JennyK, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for October's "Diet Horror" cateory Horror without the sugar—dark fiction that might not be shelved in the horror section. While I’ve always loved and read horror, I also have loved and read books outside of horror, though I quickly realized most of the “non-horror” books I love… Continue reading 6 Horrors from other Sections of the Bookshop

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6 Chances to Fear Thy Family And Friends

by @cstephensauthor, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for October's "Fear Thy Family And Friends" category I’ve always been fascinated by the harm done by those closest to us, those whose betrayals slice the deepest. This category represents a peek into that world, and how our most intimate relationships shape us and sometimes destroy us.… Continue reading 6 Chances to Fear Thy Family And Friends

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Flip through 6 Decades of the Cosmic Yearbook

by @Zodac, curator of HOWLS Book Club Nominees for October's "Cosmic Yearbook" category This started out with me wanting to do a selection of cosmic horror from the ‘70s, which didn’t work out. Instead, I got for you a selection of post–Lovecraft circle cosmic horror from the 1960s to the 2010s. Requirements for selection were… Continue reading Flip through 6 Decades of the Cosmic Yearbook

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6 Horror Novels of Women and Payback

by @StephanieAdele, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for September's "WAP (Women and Payback)" category Who doesn’t like books with some juicy WAP (Women and Payback) to close out the month of September? Most of my all-time favourite books feature female characters with questionable morals taking their revenge on those they think have wronged them.… Continue reading 6 Horror Novels of Women and Payback

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6 Millennial-Penned Horrors

by @ArthurBea, curator of HOWLS Book Club Nominees for September's "🔥 YAAAAS, Millennial Horror Is Lit!" category Perennial Gen Xer Bret Easton Ellis said of Millennials: “There’s no writing. They don’t care about literature. None of them read books.” FOH, because I can’t even. Sure, a lot of this generation’s horror comes from the horror… Continue reading 6 Millennial-Penned Horrors

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6 Terrifying Japanese Novels

by @DunMiff/sys, curator of HOWLS book club nominees for September's "Konnichi-AAAHHH!!! (Japanese Horror)" category From Wikipedia: Japanese horror (also known as J-horror) is horror fiction arising from popular culture in Japan, generally noted for its unique thematic and conventional treatment of the horror genre differing from the traditional Western representation of horror. Japanese horror tends… Continue reading 6 Terrifying Japanese Novels

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6 Sci-fi Horror Novels From the Outer Fringe

by @Mob, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for September's "The Outer Fringe" category Stories occupying the unclear margins between science fiction and horror. Blindsight by Peter Watts It's been two months since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since - until a… Continue reading 6 Sci-fi Horror Novels From the Outer Fringe