My Horror Review Column in the October 2023 issue of Library Journal is live. Here, in this post I have gathered the titles with my three words and links to my full draft reviews on Goodreads. Click through for more readalikes and more appeal information.
Since this is post is also part 31 Days of Horror as well, I will also note below which authors will have (or have already had) Why I Love Horror essays, who will has an interview in this issue, and upcoming giveaways.
Speaking of giveaways, the first of the month is coming tomorrow, and it is actually 2 books, both which have been reviewed by me, and one is a finished copy.
In the meantime, you have now been alerted to 12 tittles over the las 2 days that you need to get ordered for your collections.
Now the 8 October 2023 reviews:First this month's STARS:
- This Wretched Valley by Jenny Kiefer [Survival Horror, unrelenting tension, rock climbing frame]
- I will post my interview with Kiefer and offer a giveaway of this exception debt on 10/26.
- A Light Most Hateful by Hailey Piper [thought provoking, Weird, small town horror]
- I will be having a giveaway of my ARC tomorrow
- Here is Hailey Piper's Why I Love Horror essay from 2021
- Womb City by Tlotlo Tsamaase [strong world building, compressed time frame, psychological horror]
- Where the Dead Wait by Ally Wilkes [Historical Horror, oppressive dread, strong sense of place]
- Your Shadow Half Remains by Sunny Moraine ["horrifyingly banal," multiple layers of discomfort, engaging narration]
- Why I Love Horror essay coming from Moraine on 10/25
- Midnight On Beacon Street by Emily Ruth Verona [Cinematic, Shifting Time Frame, Anxiety]
- Why I Love Horror essay coming from Verona on 10/7
- Edenville by Sam Rebelein [Cosmic Horror, Sardonic Tone, Folk Horror]
- Why I Love Horror essay coming from Rebelein on 10/8
- The House of Last Resort by Christopher Golden [Haunted House, family secrets, immersive world building]