Winners of 2018 Splatterpunk Awards

The winners of the inaugural 2018 Splatterpunk Awards, co-founded by Wrath James White and Brian Keene, were announced August 25 during KillerCon in Austin, Texas. I compiled the list from the announcements on Twitter from #SplatterpunkAwards. Click on the book titles for the Amazon links if you want to purchase the winners. David J. Schow …

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The 5 Most Hyped Horror Novels of 2018 (Source: My Twitter Feed)

I follow several professional book reviewers in the horror genre because I learn a lot from their passionate and pinpoint critiques. I also get a lot of recommendations for my towering to-be-read pile. As I’ve scrolled my Twitter feed this summer, I’ve seen the hype for various horror novels, and some have received noticeably more …

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2018 World Fantasy Awards announced

The World Fantasy Convention announced the 2018 World Fantasy Award nominations and honorees, including Lifetime Achievement Awards for Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Wollheim. The awards will be presented during the convention scheduled from Nov. 1-4 in Baltimore, Maryland. The convention selected 41 nominees in eight categories, including six authors in the Novel category. The …

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Horror at the Beach! (or Attack of Pale Pasty Man!)

On Saturday, I returned from a week at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the one place I feel comfortable walking around without my shirt. Despite being an Alabama boy, I suffer from Pale Pasty Syndrome. My upper body is a fish-belly-white mass covered with patches of wiry, black fur. It’s not a pretty sight ... unless …

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Horror Book Review: BRING HER BACK

BRING HER BACK by Bram Stoker Award-nominated author Jeff Strand combines the awkward sweetness of Strand's best characters with a tragedy that ends in brutal violence. Here's the Amazon description: Frank knows that he's creepy. There's nothing he can do about it. His creepiness — along with the fact that his father once killed eleven …

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