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Look Out For … A Nest of Nightmares by Lisa Tuttle

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“Long out of print, A Nest of Nightmares is one of the most sought after horror collections, and now it returns to scare a new generation of readers.” Broken families. Life under pressure. That feeling that something just isn’t right. Ghosts, revenants, creatures that creep in the night, and those that crawl in broad daylight. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 December 2019

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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: Parade picks out The Babadook as its horror movie of the decade and explains why Screenrant explain how ten horror film sets broke the fourth wall Kendall Reviews features new, exclusive …

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Look Out For … Various States of Decay by Matt Hayward

Various States of Decay by Matt Hayward

“Combining heartfelt emotion with a flair for truly disturbing and visceral horror, Hayward’s debut collection is definitely one you don’t want to miss.” A bizarre marketing company able to advertise directly in your dreams. Abominable beasts attacking for a brutal doomsday Featuring “Intercepting Aisle Nine”, nominated for Irish Short Story of the year. With an …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 November 2019

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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: Gizmodo picks out five trends from the last decade of horror cinema The Gingernuts of Horror find out from Charles W. Jones about the horror of his life Ink …

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Look Out For … The Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters

The Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters - cover

“Twisted revenge and childhood trauma is pure nightmare fuel in Walters’ capable hands with this haunting coming-of-age tale.” Heather Cole and her friends were part of a special club … the Dead Girls Club. Exchanging stories about their dark obsessions, the girls talked about strange monsters and serial killers. One supernatural entity that got a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 November 2019

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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: Sublime Horror have a feature article on Dracula and vampires generally as queer liberators Listverse provide ten horror movies and some unusual fan theories they have generated Sci-fi and …

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Look Out For … Shout Kill Revel Repeat by Scott R. Jones

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“Fully embracing the weird and fearless in execution, Jones delivers his personal brand of horror in one stellar collection.” Time and space collide while two lovers embark on a trip into the wilderness. A simple harmless question releases a plague from a strange Ouija board. A revolutionary new technology launches a test pilot into another …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 November 2019

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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: The Portalist suggest eight underappreciated horror novels by women authors Morbidly Beautiful presents an essay on surviving trauma through horror Author Gemma Amor shares her experience of writing a …

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Look Out For … Nightblood by T. Chris Martindale

Nightblood by T. Chris Martindale

“Once a long sought-after collector’s item, Martindale’s Nightblood is back in print, ready to pit man against an army of blood craving vampires.” Chris Stiles honed his fighting skills in the jungles of Vietnam. After he returns home from the war, his brother is slaughtered in Central Park. Now Chris is called back into action. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 November 2019

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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: The Guardian discovers which horror books and authors scare horror authors themselves Screen Rant look beyond big budget hollywood films, to choose the top ten horror shorts available online …

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Look Out For … Beyond the Gate by Mary Sangiovanni

Beyond the Gate by Mary Sangiovanni

“With this third entry in the Kathy Ryan series, Sangiovanni rips the threshold between our world and the unknown in a race against time that puts Ryan’s occult knowledge to the ultimate test.” The Paragon Group discovers a strange alternate world while conducting their experiments. What they find is an empty world, inhabited only by …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 October 2019

Kirk Hammett Horror Top 10

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: Loudersound feature confessed horror nerd Kirk Hammett’s top ten underrated horror movies Cracked identify six horror movie easter eggs that audiences may have missed Ann Dávila Cardinal writes a …

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Injured Eyeballs 37: Hands Off Halloween!

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I was a little disappointed recently to read of several elementary schools in Chicago that were banning Halloween because it wasn’t an ‘inclusive’ holiday. According to the Principal of Lincoln Elementary School: “Our goal at Lincoln is to provide space and opportunities for all students to be part of the community—not to create an environment …

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Look Out For … Into Bones Like Oil by Kaaron Warren

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“With this latest novella, Warren presents us with a personal haunting, exploring grief, loss, and guilt with careful attention to detail and a voice all her own.” There are many reasons why people come to The Angelsea, a rooming house set near the beach. Some come to sleep, because at The Angelsea, you sleep like …

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Death of Fear: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984 vs. 2010)—Five Fingers of Fun

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In this Death of Fear segment, I’ll be discussing A Nightmare on Elm Street, which is so far my 100% favorite 80’s slasher for so many reasons. Sure, My Bloody Valentine had its laughs and its perks, but I felt like A Nightmare … was a little more grounded in what it wanted to be: …

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