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This is where it ends by Marieke Nijkamp

One of the things that frustrates me about the horror genre is that we sometimes fail to include everyday horror under the umbrella. When I talk to people about what they read and what they like [...]

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The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Montillo

In the effort to broaden my understanding of the masters of horror, I've been dipping into some older work to read and learn more about the evolution of the genre and the people who've shaped [...]

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Last Harvest by Kim Liggett

We're going back to the fields and farms where folk horror was born for this week's Waiting on Wednesday post. From the Author of Blood and Salt, Kim Liggett brings us a standalone novel about a [...]

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The Vampire of Highgate by Asa Bailey

There are few things I'm super obsessed with in the folklore category. Having such a short list of things that preoccupy me makes me very ardent about those few things, and The Highgate Vampire [...]

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Waiting on Wednesday: Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova

As far as trends in YA go, am I the only one who notices a rise in witchcraft-oriented stories? I'm totally okay with it if that's the case. Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova is tackling old [...]

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Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay

I'd like to open this review with the acknowledgement that if you try to hold an author's previous work against the current, you're probably doing yourself a disservice in that you're already [...]

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Waiting on Wednesday: And the Trees Crept in by Dawn Kurtagich

The Creeper Man or And the trees crept in... whichever cover and title combination you're looking at: it's the same story from Dawn Kurtagich. I'm just happy I'm preordering the version with the [...]

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Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

By the look of my to-be-read pile, I might have to open up the YA section of my book reviews to include all varieties of young adult books, because Dumplin' by Julie Murphy sure isn't horror.

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The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude

To begin with, I'd like to open with the old expectations versus reality discussion, in which I admit frankly that the flavour of the book had leanings towards folk horror and I was thoroughly [...]

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Down with the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn

I devoured Down with the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn. I knocked this thing back like it was three fingers of moonshine and then breathed fire for it. The short version: the book is brilliant. [...]