Posted on October 30, 2023 at 10:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy Halloween Eve (or Beggars’ Night, if you live in one of the places that celebrates it)! There continues to...

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Posted on October 27, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The fall- and Halloween-themed book lists and posts (mostly from BookRiot) are piling up faster than the leaves on our...

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Posted on October 26, 2023 at 8:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary websites aren't just recommending tales of real-life or supernatural horror in the spirit of the season. They're analyzing what...

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Posted on October 23, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We came across three notable author interviews in the past week, all of which touch on scary themes. N.K. Jemisin...

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Posted on October 14, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The fall- and Halloween-themed book lists and posts are piling up faster than the leaves on our driveway. If you...

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Posted on September 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The weather forecast in Des Moines is definitely summer, but the reading blogs we follow seem to be all in...

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Posted on September 5, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Labor Day and the start of school signal to Americans that summer is mostly over and fall is here (or...

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Posted on August 21, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Horror gets all the attention during October, but given the scorching temperatures in the central US right now, we think...

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Tagged As: Book lists, Book Riot, Horror, NPR

Posted on August 16, 2023 at 3:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stephen King will for sure release a new story collection next year, and one more collaboration with the late Peter...

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Posted on June 26, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery" first appeared in the June 26, 1948, issue of The New Yorker. It's been...

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