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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Ghosts, Spirits, Death, Eternal Damnation! ...of course, I speak of the yuletide classic "A Christmas Carol." Our annnual look at the classic immortal holiday ghost story for all ages.
Faulkner and a discussion of the "southern gothic" movement in horror
Perhaps the most enduring of all characters in horror literature, the Vampire has held dominion over the genre for...well, centuries. Yet its presence in horror literature is small in comparison to the myths which have focused on the vampire for thousands of years.
Anne Rice's Vampires
Anne Rice's vampires have long haunted our dreams and fantasies - in honor of her recently released book, Prince Lestat, we once again sink our teeth into why the Vampire Chronicles continue to hold sway over readers.
Children and Horror
From “The Exorcist” to “The Amityville Horror” to “The Shining,” kids can be downright creepy. What is it about the idea of evil youngsters that scares us? In this season of Halloween, we look take a look at how children have impacted the world of horror.
Vampire Zero Review
We’re used to vampires who are both deadly and benign, the types of characters that we actually want sucking our blood. In the vampire novel, "Vampire Zero: A Gruesome Vampire Tale," David Wellington reminds us why we were really frightened of them in the first place.
C is for Cthulhu - For Kids!
Have you ever wanted to be a part of a cool children’s horror book project from the ground up? If so, the upcoming "C is for Cthulhu: The Lovecraft Alphabet Board Book" by author Jason Ciaramella and artist Greg Murphy may be something you can pledge your soul...er...money to.
The Curse of the Campfire Weenies Review
The Curse of the Campfire Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales, published by Tor Books, is the third installment in David Lubar’s popular Campfire Weenies series geared towards children.
Gothic and Horror - One and the Same?
Where has horror literature come from? In tracing the genre to its gothic counterpart, its tempting to question: Are the genres of gothic and horror literature one and the same? Take the journey and answer for yourself...if you dare.
Deliver Us From Evil by Ralph Sarchie Review
Before it became a film loosely inspired by true events, Deliver Us From Evil chronicled the real-life paranormal investigations of New York City cop, demonologist, and author Ralph Sarchie as he faced off against demonic forces and assisted in exorcisms.
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