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Monsters We Have Made by Lindsey Starck: Captivating and Insightful

A poignant and evocative novel that explores the bounds of familial love, the high stakes of parenthood, and the tenuous divide between fiction and reality.   Thirteen years ago, Sylvia Gray’s young daughter, Faye, attacked her babysitter in order to impress the Kingman, a monster she and her best friend had encountered on the Internet. […]

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The Brides of High Hill by Nghi Vo: Riveting Monsters

The Cleric Chih accompanies a beautiful young bride to her wedding to the aging ruler of a crumbling estate situated at the crossroads of dead empires. The bride’s party is welcomed with elaborate courtesies and extravagant banquets, but between the frightened servants and the cryptic warnings of the lord’s mad son, they quickly realize that

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Lisa Frankenstein: Demented Fun

I love monster films and I truly love Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. I saw the trailer and was incredibly excited to see what this twist on the original story would bring. After watching the film, I found Kathryn Newton wacky, Cole Sprouse charismatic and the entire film was demented fun take on the original tale.  “Lisa

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Camp Damascus by Chuck Tingle: Horrifying and Real

Welcome to Neverton, Montana: home to a God-fearing community with a heart of gold. Nestled high up in the mountains is Camp Damascus, the self-proclaimed “most effective” gay conversion camp in the country. Here, a life free from sin awaits. But the secret behind that success is anything but holy. And they’ll scare you straight

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The Witch in the Well by Camilla Bruce: Dark and Dangerous

The Witch in the Well is a dark Norwegian thriller from Camilla Bruce, author of You Let Me In. When two former friends reunite after decades apart, their grudges, flawed ambitions, and shared obsession swirl into an all-too-real echo of a terrible town legend. Centuries ago, beautiful young Ilsbeth Clark was accused of witchcraft after

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Monsters Born and Made by Tanvi Berwah: Intriguing World and Stellar Characters

Sixteen-year-old Koral and her older brother Emrik risk their lives each day to capture the monstrous maristags that live in the black seas around their island. They have to, or else their family will starve. In an oceanic world swarming with vicious beasts, the Landers―the ruling elite, have indentured Koral’s family to provide the maristags

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Screams from the Dark: 29 Tales of Monsters and the Monstrous Edited by Ellen Datlow: Frightening and creepy

A bone-chilling new anthology from legendary horror editor, Ellen Datlow, Screams from the Dark contains twenty-nine all-original tales about monsters. From werewolves and vampires, to demons and aliens, the monster is one of the most recognizable figures in horror. But what makes something, or someone, monstrous? Award-winning and up-and-coming authors like Richard Kadrey, Cassandra Khaw,

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The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec: Enchanting and Powerful

When a banished witch falls in love with the legendary trickster Loki, she risks the wrath of the gods in this moving, subversive debut novel that reimagines Norse mythology.  Angrboda’s story begins where most witches’ tales end: with a burning. A punishment from Odin for refusing to provide him with knowledge of the future, the

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