Episode 5: Santa’s Horrific Sidekicks

You know Rudolph, Dasher and Dancer but what about St. Nicks other sidekicks? Join Toni as she talks with author Kira McKinney about some of the horrific sidekicks of St.Nick found throughout the world. St. Nick’s Other Sidekicks Krampus Who is Krampus Origins of Krampus Krampusnacht Gryla Who is Gryla Icelandic History of Gryla and…

The “Oh God, Mother!” Recap

If you missed last week’s prompt , you can check it out here – “YA“. “Oh God, Mother!” was one of those that stumped me, personally. It took several tries for me to come up with anything remotely usable. (But I did end up being really proud of what I  came up with!) View this…

HWA Poetry Showcase Volume V edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich Review

HWA Poetry Showcase Volume V Edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich The fifth volume of HWA’s acclaimed annual poetry anthology features dark verse by Donna Lynch, R. J. Joseph, Sara Tantlinger, and many more. Jen’s Review Teaser If you are looking for a great anthology of poetry and a way to discover some current dark poets,…

The “YA” Recap

If you missed last week’s prompt The Road, be sure to check that one out as well. Day 15 of our Ladies of Horror Fiction Instagram challenge was Young Adult. This was a great prompt for recommendations since we would love to read more Young Adult Horror. Carissa_reads posted Welcome to the Dark House –…

Stories of Horror: Edith Wharton and The Ladies Maid Bell.

We have a new series on the LOHF podcast, Stories of Horror. Stories of Horror is a spotlight an original lady of horror fiction with a reading of a story that is out of copy right. Up first is Edith Wharton….She is truly a badass. Edith Wharton Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones in…

Announcement: Our Next Readalong + Giveaway Winner

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the Rebecca readalong! We had such a blast reading all of your thoughts throughout this past month. Our Next Readalong We are excited to announce our next selection is The Between by Tananarive Due. We will be hosting the readalong during the month of February 2019….

End of the Year Book Tag

The Ladies of Horror Fiction team was tagged by our member Cat over on her blog Red Lace Reviews to complete the End of the Year Book Tag. Emily has shared her thoughts below regarding her end of the year reading: 1. Are there any books you started this year that you need to finish?…

Husk by Rachel Autumn Deering Review

  Husk by Rachel Autumn Deering In this all-too-real work of horror fiction, Rachel Autumn Deering explores the mind of a young man who is struggling to cope with the effects of post-war stress, drug addiction, self-doubt, and loneliness as they manifest themselves into his deepest, darkest fears. Kevin Brooks returns to his rural Kentucky…

The “The Road” Recap

If you missed last week’s short stories prompt, be sure to check it out here! I know people struggled with this one, because I think everyone automatically thinks of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. However, it didn’t have to be a literal road. It could be a journey of self-discovery. It could be on the ‘road’…

Rebecca Readalong: Week 4

We’ve reached the final discussion week of our Rebecca readalong! We hope you have enjoyed reading and discussing it as much as we have. We are so glad you all joined us and made this readalong so much fun! This week we read chapters 22 through to the end. Please be aware this post contains…