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Look Out For … I Dream of Mirrors by Chris Kelso

I Dream of Mirrors by Chris Kelso

“Not much is known about this novel, but based on Kelso’s previous work I Dream of Mirrors sounds dark, twisted, and disturbing.”   A man with no name, no allegiance to race or nation. No personality. And only the city of mirrors holds the key to his existence. “My bones feel new, brittle. You won’t have …

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Winter Chills, Part II – 10 Great Screen Chillers for the Yuletide Season

  Christmas is the perfect time for the tale of unease, whether it’s on the page or on the screen, and there’s no shortage of films and television plays that hit all the right notes at this time of year. But there can come a point where you’ve watched the same classic films so many …

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Look Out For …The Bone Weaver’s Orchard by Sarah Read

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“A creepy ghost, long-buried secrets, and a young boy who has to know the truth, The Bone Weaver’s Orchard is Read’s first novel, and looks to be one you’ll want to get your hands on quick.”   Every time one of Charley Winslow’s classmates disappear from school, they say: He’s run away from home. Every time …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 Dec 2018

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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: Collider look behind the award winners and big studio releases and suggest a list of horror movies you may have missed in 2018 The Hollywood Reporter have news about, …

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Look Out For … Black Wings by Megan Hart

“Black Wings sounds like a strange brew of The Bad Seed and dark magic that will keep us turning pages late into the night.”   When Briella Blake is invited to attend Parkhaven, a private school for the gifted, her sinister genius rears its ugly head in ways her mother Marian cannot deny are a little …

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Winter Chills – 10 Stories to Chill the Blood at Christmas

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What’s Christmas, if not a time for ghost stories? Well, some might prefer The X-Factor or Strictly Come Dancing—or, God help us, Mrs Brown’s Boys (now there’s a horrifying thought)—but if you’re reading this, chances are you’ll agree that when all outside is dark and chill, there’s little more enjoyable than settling by a warm …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 Dec 2018

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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: Vulture features an excellent article explaining why horror doesn’t necessarily have to scare you Gizmodo highlight ten new short films which wonderfully showcase the horror and sci-fi genres Rotten …

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Look Out For … Skidding Into Oblivion by Brian Hodge

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  “With his fifth collection, award-winning author Brian Hodge cultivates an assortment of his best stories, all with one thing in common: It’s the end of the world.”   Two cousins returning to the family home after the death of their grandmother find their old community rotting from the inside and expose a secret their grandmother …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 Dec 2018

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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: Vulture choose one hundred individual scenes from horror movies that shaped the genre Digital Spy list eight horror movies that were in the works but ultimately got canned before …

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Look Out For … Ashes and Entropy, edited by Robert S. Wilson

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“Featuring a who’s who of the best in horror and weird fiction, Ashes and Entropy looks to be an anthology you won’t want to miss.” Blending cosmic horror with neo-noir, a new highly-anticipated anthology featuring the some of the most vibrant voices in the business takes the deep dive to where horror and humanity come …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 Nov 2018

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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: Marie Claire run a feature article on why horror might well be the most comforting thing to watch in today’s world Film School Rejects explore body horror Forget the …

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Look Out For … The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

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“A couple of horror filmmakers, a creepy castle on an isolated island, an evil entity that’s hungry for flesh … The Sorrows is a recipe for horror that only Jonathan Janz can serve.”   Filmmakers Ben and Eddie figure the creepy Castle Blackwood is the perfect setting for a horror film. Located at The Sorrows, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 Nov 2018

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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’s ‘It Came From the 80s’ series looks at The Howling Contrary to certain recent articles, The Quietus argues the case for 2018 perhaps being horror’s best ever year …

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Look Out For … The Isle by John C. Foster

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“John C. Foster has quickly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars in the horror genre.” As US Marshal Virgil Bone arrives at a remote island to retrieve the body of a dead fugitive, he finds himself trapped on the isle by heavy storms. There he discovers that everyone on the island is …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 Nov 2018

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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: Thirty years after the original film’s release, The Atlantic talks Child’s Play and the enduring terror of dolls IGN talk Overlord and the wider story of World War II in horror Bored …

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