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Look Out For … Revelator by Daryl Gregory

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“With his latest novel, Gregory heads into southern gothic territory with a haunted bootlegger family that worships a terrifying god deep in the Smoky Mountains.” Tennessee, 1933. Stella lives with her grandmother Motty. Nine years old, Stella learns the mountains are full of dark secrets. When she wanders into a cavern, Stella meets her family’s …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 August 2021

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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: Horror Oasis look back at 1980’s Prom Night and consider how it broke the slasher formula Horror DNA present five excellent examples of parasitic body horror Hellhound Magazine identify six times …

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Look Out For … My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

“A love-letter to horror and the slasher genre, Jones’ latest novel unmasks the trope in ways we’ve never really seen before.” Jade Daniels lives in her own world. Half-Indian, living with an abusive father and her mother long gone, it seems her entire family wants nothing to do with her. In Jade’s world, she uses …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 July 2021

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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: LitReactor pick out ten horror, thriller and crime novels in translation for 2021 Bloody Disgusting look at the Fear Street movies in the context of horrors relationship with a patriarchal society …

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Look Out For … Children of Demeter by EV Knight

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“With this latest novel, Knight presents a nightmarish story of hippie cults and dark secrets pushing a social worker to the edge of sanity.” In 1973, a small commune in West Burma, WI., consisting of mostly women and children, literally disappears overnight. Sociologist Sarah Bisset, on sabbatical, is drawn to West Burma, curious about the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 July 2021

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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: Bloody Disgusting join the dots between Hellraiser III and The Mummy Cemetery Gates Media feature a writing advice article on making time to write Crime Reads feature a fascinating article on 80s …

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Look Out For … August’s Eyes by Glenn Rolfe

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“Rolfe’s latest effort pits a social worker against a violent serial killer in a strange  world where nightmares become reality.” A social worker’s dreams shift into a nightmarish reality, compelling him to finally face the mistakes of his past. A serial killer turns his own land of graveyards into an evil playground that bends to …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 July 2021

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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: Bloody Disgusting dig into the forthcoming Halloween Kills and its ties to Celtic folklore Kendall Reviews look at the excitement and difficulty of shared world anthology A Silent Dystopia Crime Reads feature …

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Look Out For … Chasing the Boogeyman by Richard Chizmar

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“With his latest, Chizmar himself is the main character, presenting us with a horrifying true-crime story you won’t want to read in the dark.” Summer 1988, Maryland. The mutilated bodies of several missing girls have been found. Evidence suggests to police they’re dealing with a serial killer, but soon rumors spread that the stalker might …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 July 2021

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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: Crime Reads explain why the suburbs are so very frightening Writer C. C. Adams takes up his shift in the Kendall Reviews graveyard Hellhound Magazine list ten queer horror …

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Look Out For … The Book of Accidents by Chuck Wendig

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“With his latest, Wendig presents us with a family returning home, facing the horrors that stayed behind while wrestling with those familiar fears that haunt us all.” A long time ago, Nathan was tormented by his abusive father in their house in the country. He’s never told anyone what happened. A long time ago, while …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 June 2021

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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: Bloody Disgusting analyse the perpetual relevance of Invasion of the Body Snatchers Divination Hollow Reviews have a writing advice column from Weird Fiction author Cat Voleur as part of …

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Look Out For … Angel’s Inferno by William Hjortsberg

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“Now, after over forty years, Harry Angel’s tale continues, and we see a different side of the private investigator as he tries to fool the devil again.” P.I. Harry Angel is in one helluva mess. Police have him handcuffed in his office, along with a corpse, accused of the violent murders of three people. But …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 June 2021

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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: Bloody Disgusting look at a the underrated Books of Blood adaptation, Dread Jay Wilburn writes for LitReactor on Mary SanGiovanni, monsters and cosmic horror The Lineup choose eight books …

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Look Out For … Rovers by Richard Lange

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“With the American Bicentennial celebration as his backdrop, Lange sends us on a wild road trip to Vegas with two brothers trying to save the life of a young girl running from a violent undead biker gang.” In the Summer of 1976, two brothers, Jesse and Edgar, hunt for victims on the road. Nearly indestructible …

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