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Look Out For … The Reddening by Adam Nevill

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“With his latest novel, Nevill goes beyond our concept of traditional folk horror and dives into a prehistoric nightmare with terrifying cosmic ramifications.”  Even after one million years of evolution, our nature has never changed. Sometimes the old deities and ancient rites return in the last place we’d think to look. For Katrine, a lifestyle …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 October 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: Film School Rejects pick out their ten best coming-of-age horror movies Polygon dig into the themes of the classic, The Wicker Man, and how they relate to today’s politics …

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Look Out For … In Dreams We Rot by Betty Rocksteady

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“With a unique perspective and a willingness to tread the darkest waters of emotional turmoil, Rocksteady’s debut collection is set to twist minds and break your heart.”  Madness reigns on an island on the brink of destruction. Monstrous beasts stitched together. The tables turn on a voyeur. The rise of ancient sex gods. Never-before-seen insects …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 September 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: No Film School talks to Rob Grant about how to get horror movies made when you still have a day job Consequence of Sound talk to Rob Zombie about …

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Splatterpunk: KillerCon 2019 Coverage & the 2nd Annual Splatterpunk Awards

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Last month, horror writers descended on the town of Round Rock, Texas. The event: KillerCon. Brainchild of Wrath James White, Shane McKenzie, and a crew of other kickass writers and publishers, KillerCon is where splatterpunk and extreme horror writers meet to celebrate the genre. Packed with panels and readings, this annual conference features some of …

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Look Out For … To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows by Sam Richard

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“Written from the heart, yet following his dark imagination into a world of the strange and bizarre, Richard’s debut collection is a must-read for horror fans.” Born from excruciating grief. Ripped raw from the heart. These stories bleed, and that’s just the beginning. To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows. The debut story collection from …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 September 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: Bloody Disgusting explain why Marianne is the scariest series yet to grace Netflix Cemetery Dance continue with Brian Keene’s history of horror Chuck Wendig has some advice, on his …

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Look Out For … A Lush and Seething Hell by John Hornor Jacobs

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“With his latest effort—two tales in one book—Jacobs’ vision dives deep into the horror and corruption of the human condition as only he can.” The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky. A young woman tells the story of a poet-in-exile, feverishly attempting to translate a text, teetering on madness in a country in the midst of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 September 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: Film School Rejects talk about the horror origins of Hansel & Gretel ahead of Osgood Perkins’ adaptation Bustle pick out twenty-one scary stories that you can read online, right …

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Look Out For … Tapetum Lucidum by Melissa Lason and Michelle Garza

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“The Sisters of Slaughter combine visceral, blood-soaked horror with mind-bending psychological surrealism, unafraid to explore the range of human emotions.” Halloween, Brush Mill A group of friends accidently awaken something ancient and bloodthirsty. The strange glowing orbs falling from the trees aren’t fireflies. Now the hunters are free, ravenous and closing in on Brush Mill. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 September 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: Den of Geek talk to director Sam Raimi about some of his favourite ever horror movies Signal Horizon select the twelve most interesting Frankenstein movies of the past half century Tor.com …

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Look Out For … Violet by Scott Thomas

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“With his second novel, Violet, Thomas writes of grief and loss with full authority, connecting maximum fear with deep emotional impact.” Summer, 1988. A time of sun and fun for most kids. Kris Barlow isn’t most kids, and she spent that summer saying goodbye to her dying mother. Faced with another devastating loss—the death of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 September 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: Vulture suggest fifteen Mexican horror movies to get you started on a fertile breeding ground for the genre Discoverpods make seven suggestions for horror podcasts you might not know …

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Look Out For … On the Night Border by James Chambers

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“Chambers has a knack for making the ordinary extremely scary with the ability of a natural storyteller, spinning tales that easily slip into your nightmares.” A man desperately tries to kill his memories. A young girl grows up while standing in the shadow of a terrible monster. A legendary literary writer deals with a chaotic …

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Splatterpunk: Yes … There Will be Blood!

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No single sub-genre of fiction has spawned as much delight and controversy as splatterpunk. The mutated lovechild of clinical, horrific, and unflinching description with pulse-pounding, hair-raising stories populated by characters at the fringe of society, splatterpunk knows no limits or boundaries. It is horror fiction that rips through the barriers with its bare hands, pushing …

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