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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 May 2024

Jaws

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: Dread Central explain how Susan Backlinie’s performance in the opening scene of Jaws helped make the film so terrifying Crime Reads recommend six modern books of Gothic fiction  Bloody Disgusting delve …

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Look Out For … How to Make a Horror Movie and Survive by Craig DiLouie

How to Make a Horror Movie and Survive by Craig DiLouie - cover

“With his latest, DiLouie presents a meta-horror tale with an obsessed director using a cursed camera aimed to capture an aspiring Final Girl’s last performance.” Max Maurey is one of the world’s most famous horror directors. Everyone loves him. Actors love him, audiences adore him, and Hollywood needs him. But this is the 80s, and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 May 2024

MothersDay

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: What Sleeps Beneath select five child bearing films for Mothers’ Day The Lineup explore Stone Tape Theory and the idea of locations themselves being haunted Bloody Disgusting join the …

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Look Out For … Small Town Horror by Ronald Malfi

Small Town Horror by Ronald Malfi - cover

“With his latest, Malfi takes the ‘secret from the past’ trope, fills it with damaged and desperate characters, and cranks the horror volume all the way up.” Quickly rising up the ranks in a law firm in New York, Andrew Larimer has finally settled into his new life. With a very pregnant wife, Andrew’s thoughts …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 May 2024

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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 look at the complex portraits of motherhood in horror cinema  Book Riot select ten new horror books arriving in May 2024 which ought to be on your …

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Look Out For … Cinderwich by Cherie Priest

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“With her latest, Priest presents readers with a small-town mystery wrapped in a road-trip to a city shrouded in a horrifying past.” “Who put Ellen in the blackgum tree?” Originally spotted by trespassing children decades ago, no one knows who put Ellen’s corpse in the treetop to this day. Hoping this was their Ellen, Kate …

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Authorcon 3/Scares That Care 2024 Roundup with Kev Harrison and Michael Clark

Kev Harrison and Michael Clark at Authorcon 3 2024

Two weeks ago, I went to Authorcon 3, part of the Scares That Care series of horror conventions in Williamsburg, VA. It was my first big convention of this kind, and I shared a vendor table with fellow author Michael Clark, who had visited Scares That Care previously, way back in 2021, though this was …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 April 2024

Hereditary

  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: Dread Central watch Hereditary in iMax and discover that it’s even more terrifying The Lineup present ten terrifying radio horror books to help you find horror among the static Nightmare …

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Look Out For … Kosa by John Durgin

Kosa by John Durgin - cover

“With his latest, Durgin takes readers on a strange coming-of-age journey with an isolated young girl and her enigmatic and overpowering mother.”  Kosa lives in a mansion, secluded from the outside world. Her life revolves around the strict rules of her mysterious mother. These rules are the guiding principles of Kosa’s life, the basis of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 April 2024

OutlastTrials

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: Dread Central explain why the latest entry in the Outlast series is so scary it’s unreviewable The Ginger Nuts of Horror talk all things Women in Horror with Linda D. …

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