Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado:
- Bloody Disgusting pick out five excellent gateway films to Spanish horror cinema
- Fan site, Winter is Coming preview AMC’s new Arctic horror series, The Terror
- Kirkus picks out thirteen YA horror and thriller novels that would keep even the hardiest of adults awake at night
- Literary Hub catches up with prolific author Rachel Ingalls to talk about her American Gothic writing
- The New Zealand arm of Stuff Magazine asks why horror has once again risen to prominence
Following on from the (perhaps exaggerated) clamour over Netflix’s new Spanish supernatural horror, Verónica, Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro picks out five examples of Spanish horror cinema that are truly worth a watch.
Richard E Preston of Game of Thrones fan site, Winter is Coming, looks at the new series from AMC, titled The Terror. Based on the voyage of the HMS Erebus and the show’s namesake, HMS Terror, the show follows Franklin’s failed attempt to cross the northwest passage and all the horrors that ensued as the crew succumb to the Arctic.
Kirkus picks out thirteen YA horror and thriller novels that would keep even the hardiest of adults awake at night
With horror once again becoming in vogue, YA horror novels are also creeping back on to bookshelves worldwide. When written well, these novels can be aimed at a younger market, but do not talk down to readers and so can be enjoyed every bit as much by adult readers. Kirkus selects thirteen of the best the YA horror and thriller genres can offer.
Literary Hub catches up with prolific author Rachel Ingalls to talk about her American Gothic writing
Literary Hub’s Dan Sheehan talks to Rachel Ingalls about her American Gothic literature, her influences in classic horror fiction and movies, and the interplay between human and supernatural terrors in her literature.
Stuff Magazine’s Erin Harrington delves into the cultural influences that have led horror back from the grave and onto the top table of the movie world, once more.
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