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...
Happy Friday Night Worms! I hope everyone is staying home and staying safe. This week I wanted to talk to you guys about Susan Hill’s book, DOLLY. Susan Hill is a queen of the slow burn gothic and this book is just more evidence of that. DOLLY is obviously about a terribly creepy doll, so if creepy dolls are a deal breaker for you, stay away from this one. It’s also a really quick read so it’s perfect for a Friday night in isolation. I read it in a single sitting....
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):