Mary: An Awakening of Terror by Nat Cassidy - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250265234
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Published: Tor Nightfire - July 19th, 2022

Combining body horror with necessary and well overdue social commentary, Mary explores mid-life womanhood centering around a woman who is constantly dismissed because of her age and, therefore, her invisibility. Think Carrie, if Carrie were middle aged without supernatural abilities. Nonstop twists and turns combined with Cassidy’s pitch-black humor and compelling protagonist made for an unforgettable reading experience unlike any other. ~ Reviewed by Madison Gallup

Reluctant Immortals by Gwendolyn Kiste - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781982172350
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 23rd, 2022

The feminist horror mashup of Dracula and Jane Eyre you never knew you needed. Lucy from Stoker's story and Bertha from Brontë's story are both undead and live together in Los Angeles in the sixties. Together they must deal with the abusive, powerful men from their past who have come looking for them during the summer of love. A really fun, easy read... fast-paced with surprising emotional depth, centering on the trauma of dealing with toxic ex-boyfriends. Cathartic! ~ Reviewed by Reilly Hadden

Camp Carnage (Night Terrors) by Joshua Winning - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781500694234
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - August 8th, 2014

3 years ago, two Campers were murdered at Camp Genesis.
Today, a group of teenagers are sent to the SAME summer camp designed to "Straighten Out" the queer youth. The teens endure humiliating gender-based lessons - on top of fighting off and/or running away from a crazed killer whose sole purpose is to rid the world of all LGBTQIA+ persons at the camp.
Are this years murders related to the murders from 3 years prior?
Could the killer be one of the campers? Or an outside source?
Will our protagonists defeat the antagonistic killer before they take out everyone in their way? Find out in this campy-queer-horror. ~ Reviewed by Ashley Newberg

Sign Here by Claudia Lux - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780593545768
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Published: Berkley - October 25th, 2022

When I sat down with this book I was expecting a fun dark humor ride about a bureaucrat working in hell that needs to claim one more soul from the Harrisons clan to earn that big promotion. What I found was an enjoyable, twisted story with a lot more love and sorrow than I expected as the story of the Harrisons' family unfolded. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker

The Only Good Indians: A Novel by Stephen Graham Jones - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

An extremely good folk horror novel about four indigenous dudes who are haunted by a vengeful spirit. Brutally violent and upsetting, but ultimately about love, nature and cultural identity. In the end it was so beautifully written I was reduced to tears. Honestly, one of the very best books I've ever read. ~ Reviewed by Reilly Hadden

Manhunt by Gretchen Felker-Martin - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250794642
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Published: Tor Nightfire - February 22nd, 2022

A really intense Mad Max-style horror novel where a virus has turned all the men in the world into monsters. Our two trans women protagonists must keep their testosterone levels low enough to not succumb to the virus, all while battling the man-monsters as well as roving bands of evil TERFS. Very violent and spooky, with a clever hook and a POV that we don't get that often. ~ Reviewed by Reilly Hadden


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