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Science Fiction Fridays: 5 great horror reads to keep your thrills going through the holidays

The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron A short story collection from the award-winning author melding horror, hard-boiled noir and the weird into unforgettable tales. Barron is a master at the craft of short story writing and … Continue reading

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Hauntings and Visitations

Here are a few eerie diversions to creep you out this week!             In Toby Barlow’s Babayaga, an ageless Russian witch, or babyaga, in post-world War II Paris, charms a detective who is mixed up in a CIA … Continue reading

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Movie Mondays: Terrifying Television

Last week’s Movie Mondays column highlighted three recent supernatural thrillers. This week, we’re taking a look at three creepy, sinister TV series to watch under our dark, rainy skies this fall.

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Movie Mondays: Supernatural Thrillers

Looking for a new horror film for Halloween and beyond? Here are three supernatural thrillers that rely on dread, thrills and scares rather than explicit blood and gore. The Conjuring (2013) follows real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Fridays: 5 frightfully great books to start your October off right

The Necromancer’s House by Christopher Buehlman After an irreverent wizard inadvertently kills the wrong man, he finds himself stalked by an unrelenting terror that won’t stop until everything and everyone loves is in ruins. The book starts out like a … Continue reading

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Crime Comics: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Crime comics were big in the 1940s and 50s, but when adoption of the Comics Code Authority in 1954 limited the types and severity of crime cartoonists could depict, their popularity waned. In recent decades crime comics have gained in … Continue reading

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Who Says the Dead Can’t Dance?

Ok, I’m not usually a big fan of gore and ghosts, but when they come with excellent characters and a great deal of witty dialogue, what’s not to love? I can’t guarantee that everyone will find these books funny, but … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Fridays: 5 books that prove werewolves are the new vampires

Liar by Justine Larbalestier Micah is a compulsive liar who decides to come clean with a big revelation—but will she be believed? Is she telling the truth even to herself? This is a complicated and slippery novel that has one of … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Fridays: Springtime horror is in the air

American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett Mona Bright inherits a house in the small, practically unknown town of Wink, New Mexico, and moves there in the hopes of discovering more about her mother’s mysterious past. However, the townspeople of Wink … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Fridays: Top twelve of 2012 Part 3 of 3

Part III in the countdown of the best genre fiction of the year. Part I can be found here and part II can be found here, and don’t forget to leave your favorites in the comments! Broken by Susan Jane Bigelow … Continue reading

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