Night Worms Book Party: DUST by Chris Miller (Part 1)
Author: Chris Miller
Publisher: Death's Head Press
Book 2: HUNGER ON THE CHISHOLM TRAIL
Book 1: THE MAGPIE COFFIN
We are having a continuous party with Death Head Press’ Splatter Western Series! We’re on to book three now, Dust by Chris Miller. I need to give a special shoutout to Justin T. Coons who, thus far, has done...
Night Worms 2020 mid-year round-up
2020 has been a dumpster fire for the world. I asked the Night Worms review team to tell me their one favorite book that they have read so far in 2020. The only requirements I gave that they read it this year and that it was currently available. I apologize in advance to your bank balance.
Blacktop Wasteland - S.A. Cosby
Dead Girl Blues - David Sodergren
Celebrating Latinx Authors
15 books by Latinx authors that should be on your radar.
This month’s Night Worms package is celebrating Latinx authors. We received two beautiful books by Latinx authors and this leads me to want more.
I decided to go around and ask readers who their favorite Latinx authors were. When I asked around most readers drew a blank or only had a few names to give. I was also guilty of only knowing a few Latinx authors myself so I set out to diversify my shelves...
THE TOLL by Cherie Priest was released July 9th, 2019 by Tor.com
I loved this! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The atmosphere that Cherie Priest creates in this book is amazing. Every little detail about the town of Staywater struck the exact right note to make me feel like I was hanging out in a small mysterious swamp town.
The book starts with a couple, Titus and Melanie Bell, traveling to their honeymoon in the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia. They are driving down State Road 177 when something happens. Titus wakes up on his back in the...
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...