Welcome to part one of our Night Worms Book Party with HUNGER ON THE CHISHOLM TRAIL by M. Ennenbach. June has been an interesting month for all of us with some states opening back up, people returning to their jobs, and then, of course, the murder of George Floyd and the protests that followed. It's been a difficult time for some people to focus on quiet, mental acts like reading or writing but some of us Night Worms found comfort in the pages of our books. The rest of the Night Worms crew will have their reviews in...
4 Spine-Chilling Coming-of-Age Novels by Horror Writers of Color
by Desiree Villena
Horror is haunted by a reputation for whiteness. H.P. Lovecraft’s well-known racism, for instance, still casts a shadow as vast as his outsized influence over the genre. Meanwhile, an enduring stereotype holds that characters of color are inevitably the first to succumb to any slasher or ghoul.
Horror writers of color have long grappled with this troubling legacy as they produce groundbreaking work that takes the genre in...
*editor's note: This is Andrew's opinion. He's entitled to it. I'm of the same mind. A lot of reviewers come to the table from the other side of it and say reviews are for other readers and they don't care about the business side of it or the author's side of it (and this shows in the way they write reviews). I've never approached my reviewing platform this way. I write reviews to support the industry I love. It's my main priority to help authors be successful so that they can afford to write books (For me. For us). This...
Why I hanker after some vampire lovin’.
I was first introduced to all things fanged back in the late ’80s. Rightly or wrongly, I’m not here to debate parenting issues, my dad was into horror big time, and had a glorious hardback book that included these three beauties – Rosemary’s Baby, The Omen, and, most importantly, Salem’s Lot.
Unless you live under a rock, you should know that Salem’s Lot is Stephen King’s 1975 vampire tome.
I don't always read horror… sometimes I read… YA horror.
By: Ashley aka @bookishmommy
Do you ever need a break from the truly terrifying (and oftentimes disgusting) topics? Well, I do... so I've got a solution. Add some YA* horror to the mix. Here are 7 books categorized as YA horror that I absolutely loved and 3 that I'm dying to read:
*YA = young adult.
7 YA horror books I’ve read and loved (in no particular order):