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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 Mar 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: Screen Rant choose ten psychological horror films to chill you to the bone The Washington Post runs a feature article on horror’s newfound mainstream success by a self-professed scaredy …

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Look Out For … Sefira & Other Betrayals by John Langan

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“With unforgettable characters facing the most horrifying circumstances, Langan consistently delivers when it comes to nightmarish fiction.” A couple find a cooler on the side of the road, and discover the unearthly contents inside. At a mansion that overlooks the Hudson River, a writer investigates the weird paper balloons that float around the grounds.  A …

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Why I Wrote … The Worst Is Yet to Come by S.P. Miskowski

The Worst is Yet to Come by S.P. Miskowski

  Horror readers should feel right at home with S.P. Miskowski. Author of Knock Knock, Delphine Dodd, Astoria, In the Light (the Skillute series), as well as I Wish I Was Like You ( 2017’s This Is Horror Awards Novel of the Year and the 2017 Charles Dexter Award from Strange Aeons Magazine), her short …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 Mar 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: For St. Patricks’ weekend, Bloody Disgusting have selected ten Irish horror movies Ellen Datlow gives Locus Magazine readers the lowdown on what books thrilled her in 2018 FStoppers features …

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Look Out For … All My Colors by David Quantick

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“Quantick’s first effort in the horror genre looks to blend Kafka and The Twilight Zone with a revenge novel at turns mind bending and darkly comedic.” The only reason Todd Milstead has any friends is because of his legendary parties. It’s March 1979 in Illinois and Mark is showing off his one redeemable talent—his impressive …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 Mar 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: CBR.com ask The Twilight Zone‘s Jordan Peele to choose his ‘horror avengers’ Bloody Disgusting pick out five horror sequels that shifted genres from the original Tablet Magazine uses the …

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Look Out For … Wounds by Nathan Ballingrud

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“With piercing, unflinching delivery, coupled with nuanced and complex characters, Ballingrud navigates our nightmare lands with a skilled hand, consistently bringing his ‘A’ game with every story.” Satanists, pirates, urban malignancy, terrifying cell-phones. Six tales of horror, including ‘The Visible Filth’, a novella of dread about a New Orleans bartender who finds a cell phone …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 Mar 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 LA Times explains how YouTube is breathing new life into cult made-for-TV horror films Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing serve up some Saturday Morning Horror for arachnid lovers Signal …

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Look Out For … The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

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“In a dark cave on another planet, alone and disoriented, at the mercy of a secretive and manipulative AI support system, Starling’s debut novel brings the paranoia and dread, blending psychological suspense with science-fiction horror.”  Gyre Price was looking to score a nice paycheck, and a way off-planet and back on the trail of her …

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Why I Wrote … Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter

Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter

British-Australian multi award-winning author Alan Baxter writes hard-hitting supernatural thrillers, often with a heavy dose of horror. Novels, novellas, short stories, typically featuring monsters, magic, and often, martial arts. He runs the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy, so he definitely know what he’s talking about. Alan is the author of Bound, Obsidian, and Abduction (The Alex …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 Feb 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 has a feature article on the top twenty films to get you into Japanese horror The Horror Tree feature seven succulent tips for writing horror fiction from …

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Look Out For … The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

“Jennifer McMahon ramps up the tension in The Invited, building a new haunted house story from remnants of the past.”  Looking for the simple life, Nate and Helen get out of their suburban home to live their dream: building a home on forty acres of land. After making the move, they find out about the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 Feb 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: Ars Technica have a feature article on a Danish study into why horror fans love the genre Screenrant list their top ten films from current horror trendsetters A24 Gwendolyn …

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Look Out For … Inspection by Josh Malerman

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“Malerman’s mastery of character and uncanny ability to twist the craziest scenarios into pulse-pounding horror make Inspection one book you don’t want to miss.” A student at a hidden away school deep in the forest. Only one of twenty-six, but they all call the school’s founder their father. Art, Athletics, and science … this is …

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe … Here Come the Zombies

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The old saying goes there are only two things certain in life—death and taxes. Our own mortality is front and center, the ultimate deciding factor in every single human endeavor. Since we’re born into the grave, it makes sense that humans would strive to find a means to become immortal, or at least find a …

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