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Sookie Stackhouse – Book Review
Charlaine Harris' fun and smart characterization of Sookie Stackhouse has drawn fans around the globe. The HBO cable series True Blood is based on her witty and original series of supernatural horror/mystery novels.
Scary Mary by S.A. Hunter - YA Book Review
Scary Mary is a young adult fiction of ghosts and hauntings. Mary is a high school girl living with her fortune-telling grandma. She has the rare talent of hearing ghosts. A quick read with some fun plot elements.
Queen of the Damned – Anne Rice – Book Review
Most prolific readers know Anne Rice writes vampire novels. She’s been writing them for years and her titles are classics in the vampire genre. If you aren't already a fan, you might want to give her a try. You may become a fan yourself.
Pleasurable Fear – Horror Literature
Fine literary writing is often based on emotions. Fear is the greatest emotion of all and yet horror writers are looked down on when they bring fear to the table. But they continue to have untold numbers of fans. Maybe it's about time to re-examine the emotion of fear in literature.
Pitch Green by Brothers Washburn Book Review
Pitch Green is a YA horror book written by The Brothers Washburn. The story begins on Halloween night with the neighborhood kids out trick-or-treating. The youngest of one group, Hughie, disappears near a deserted old mansion.
Origins of the Werewolf
Specific origins of the werewolf legend are buried in history but there are stories and speculation that help us understand the superstitions and fears behind the folklore.
May Bird by Jodi Lynn Anderson – YA Book Review
May Bird is a ten-year old girl with the spirit of a warrior who finds herself trapped in the land of the dead. Follow the adventures of May Bird and her cat Somber Kitty as they try to return to the land of the living.
Lisey’s Story by Stephen King - Book Review
Everyone knows Stephen King as a horror writer. Reading Lisey's Story there is more than horror. This is an enduring love story. An odd, complicated relationship for sure. As well as a sweet and scary one.
House by Peretti & Dekker – Book Review
Two couples, unknown to each other, both stranded on a deserted roadway, take shelter in The Wayside Inn along a gravel driveway off the beaten path. Rather standard fair for a horror novel. Read the review to find out more.
Horror Literature Newsletter Update
A newsletter designed to keep the subscriber up-to-date on the latest articles, books, and fun from the world of horror writing.
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