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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 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: Crime Reads features an article on a Scottish anthropologist who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula Horror DNA pick out five terrifying creatures from Icelandic folklore Kendall Reviews offer up twenty …

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Look Out For … Come With Me by Ronald Malfi

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“With his latest, Malfi explores how grief and longing fan the flames of obsession as a man uncovers his dead wife’s horrifying secrets.” When his wife Allison is killed, Aaron Decker’s life changes forever. Deeply haunted by her absence, and her ghost, he begins to finally go through her belongings. Finding a receipt for a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 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: Crime Reads select five horror novels which explore the dark corners of our minds Divination Hollow Reviews present a fascinating long read on the question of content warnings in …

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Look Out For … The Queen of the Cicadas by V. Castro

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“With her latest, Castro plunges deep into urban legend territory with an Aztec goddess reborn for vengeance.” In 2018, Brenda Alvarez has returned home to Texas to see her best friend Veronica get married. La Reina de Las Chicharras, The Queen of The Cicadas, is the basis of an urban legend associated with the farm …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 31 May 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: Puzzlebox Horror explore the roots of the folk horror sub-genre Horrified Magazine ask whether a horror film needs to be scary, taking The Awakening as their example Horror Oasis explain …

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Look Out For … The Bridge by J.S. Breukelaar

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“With her latest novel, Breukelaar dives into dark fantasy with a horrifying yet accessible tale of finding your place in the world.” Twin sisters Meera and Kai are just two among the many Mades—hybrid women bred in the Blood Temple cult by the Father. While Meera is saved by the storyteller Narn, Kai cannot escape …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 May 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 ask whether ‘the hero’s journey’ may now be obsolete Alan Baxter writes in his blog about the balance between success and a lack of it Kendall Reviews feature …

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Look Out For … To Dust You Shall Return by Fred Venturini

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“Blending crime and horror, Venturini takes on the occult detective genre in the form of a mob hitman with all the visceral details and emotional gut-punches his readers expect.”  When Curtis Quinn’s girlfriend disappears, he follows the trail to Harlow. Run by a mysterious overlord they call “the Mayor” Harlow is an occult town, and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 May 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: Lit Hub asks why creepy children are so compelling Bloody Disgusting use the new entry in the Saw franchise to look at the comedians in the horror genre Sci-fi …

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Look Out For … Till We Become Monsters by Amanda Headlee

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“Set against a blizzard in the dark forest, Headlee’s tale conjures the guilt of past mistakes and the need to survive as something old and evil awakens in the woods.” Korin Perrin knows monsters are real. His grandmother told him so, and he’s come to believe his older brother Davis is a monster. When grandmother …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 May 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 back at The Witch and its illustration of family and community as enemies Horrified Magazine explain how the BBC created the Hammer horror studio LitReactor have …

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Look Out For … Howls From Hell

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“Featuring the freshest voices in horror fiction, spinning nightmares for a new generation, this is one anthology you really don’t want to miss.” Researchers in space awaken an ancient horror. A murder trial comes to the wire with a horrifying testimony. A film student is haunted by a strange film reel. A grieving widow faces …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 May 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 terrifying examples of mermaids in horror LitReactor feature a round table with LatinX authors of horror and dark fiction Horror Oasis feature an homage to …

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Look Out For … The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

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“With his sharp wit and eye for distinctive setting and dialogue, Buehlman unleashes his own brand of horror and adventure in a fully realized fantasy world.” Kinch Na Shannack is deep in debt. He owes the Takers’ Guild a small fortune for his education into thievery. His skills in knife-fighting, wall-scaling, lock-picking, lie-weaving, trap-making, as …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 April 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 explains why writers should not fear the short story Kendall Reviews feature an insightful essay on Barker’s ‘New Murders in the Rue Morgue’ Horrified Magazine pick out ten …

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