What to Read Next Based on Your Favorite Stephen King Novel

Once you’ve leveled up in Stephen King’s indelible horror fiction backlist, expand your horizons with these readalikes based on your favorite King novel! […]

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September 21, 2020

Six Horror Books About the Nastier Side of Suburbia

We’re all familiar with the suburbs in horror. They’re a place of white picket fences, of idyllic surroundings, of neighbors who love each other. They tend to be a place […]

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September 14, 2020

Announcing The Last House on Needless Street, a New Novel from Catriona Ward

Catriona Ward’s The Last House on Needless Street, a gothic thriller with a horrifying psychological twist, will be published by Nightfire in October 2021! […]

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September 11, 2020

When History is Horror, and Horror is History

Errick Nunnally argues that American history – from genocide and slavery to racist violence encoded in law – is more frightening than any horror fiction. […]

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September 11, 2020

Why Host is the Horror Movie We Need Right Now

Shudder’s innovative video-chat horror movie is precisely what we all need in quarantine. […]

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September 9, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: September 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in September 2020, featuring a White House ghost story, a slasher novella, a viral outbreak novel, and much more. […]

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September 1, 2020

Bright Days, Dark Fiction: 5 Horror Reads for Summer

Five spinetingling stories of shock suitable for the savvy summer skeptic. […]

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August 31, 2020

Tales From the Backlist: Let’s Go Play At The Adams’ Is The Book You Were Warned About

Mendal W. Johnson’s infamous novel about five children who imprison and torture their babysitter is as brutally efficient now as it was when it was first published. […]

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August 27, 2020

Slasher in the Rye: Adam Cesare Talks Clown in a Cornfield

Adam Cesare talks about his debut YA horror novel Clown in a Cornfield, growing up on horror movies, and what makes a slasher a slasher. […]

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August 26, 2020

6 Horror Movies That Feel Like Vintage Paperbacks

Enjoy some visual comfort food with these six vintage horror movies that capture the comforting feeling of a well-loved paperback pulp horror novel. […]

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August 26, 2020

Review: Lovecraft Country Creates a Whole New System of Reality in “Sundown”

The much-anticipated premiere of HBO’s Lovecraft Country adaptation offers scares of both the mundane and supernatural varieties. […]

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August 19, 2020

5 Books That Explore the Horrors of Racism

Horror fiction has much to say about real-world racism — if we’re willing to listen. […]

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August 18, 2020

What You Need to Know Going Into HBO’s Lovecraft Country Adaptation

A primer on Matt Ruff’s novel Lovecraft Country & what you’ll need to know going into Sunday’s premiere of the HBO series from Misha Green & Jordan Peele. […]

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August 14, 2020

Can You Help Solve a Mystery? The Best Original Unsolved Mysteries Episodes

We’ve pulled together some of the best episodes from the original run of Unsolved Mysteries, plus the movies and books that capture those same eerie vibes. […]

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August 14, 2020

Morbid Manga: 4 Must-Read Horror Manga

Four frighteningly good horror manga for when you need to think outside the book. […]

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August 13, 2020

6 Relaxing PC Horror Games For When You Need To Chill

A relaxing horror game sounds counterintuitive, we know, but these six PC games provide atmosphere without going too heavy on the jump scares. […]

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August 10, 2020

Visual Terrors: 4 Must-Read Horror Comics For Your Reading List

Four frighteningly good horror comics for when you need to think outside the book. […]

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August 7, 2020

Daniel Kraus Talks Romero’s Impact and Resurrecting The Living Dead

Daniel Kraus talks about what George A. Romero and Night of the Living Dead meant to him – plus, watch a video homage from Daniel’s youth. […]

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August 4, 2020

Announcing Nightmare Fuel, a Scientific Examination of Fear from Nina Nesseth

Nightmare Fuel, a pop science exploration by scientist Nina Nesseth on fear, horror, and why we seek it out, will be published by Nightfire in July 2022! […]

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August 4, 2020

6 Horror Short Stories That Haunt Us

Scary things come in small packages. Some of the most frightening horror we’ve ever read has come in the form of short stories – here are six we can’t shake. […]

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July 28, 2020

John Hornor Jacobs Talks Murder Ballads and Other Horrific Topics

Author John Hornor Jacobs talks cosmic horror, writing standalone stories in a shared universe, and his new collection, Murder Ballads and Other Horrific Tales. […]

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July 27, 2020

A Rollercoaster of Timelines Haunt Ju-On: Origins

The Ju-On franchise’s first episodic entry is an interesting, if slightly disappointing, exercise in TV horror. […]

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July 24, 2020

5 Books About the Horror of the Unreliable Narrator

If you revel in the uncertainty of a story told by an unreliable narrator, here are five horror books for your next reading journey. […]

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July 22, 2020

Girls Grow Up Too: 10 Female Coming-of-Age Horror Books

So many coming-of-age horror stories focus on young boys – here are ten of our favorites featuring teen girls. […]

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July 21, 2020

5 Horror Books About Cursed Films

Mysterious disappearances, fatal films, and dead cast members abound in these five horror books about cursed films and filmmakers. […]

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July 15, 2020

Say His Name, Say His Name: Breaking Down the Candyman 2020 Trailers

We’re immensely excited for Nia DaCosta’s new Candyman film, due out in October – get the skinny on all the trailers here. […]

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July 14, 2020

Announcing Dead Silence, a New Novel from S.A. Barnes

S.A. Barnes’ Dead Silence, a sci-fi horror novel with a chilling psychological twist, will be published by Nightfire in February 2022! […]

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July 14, 2020

5 Historical Horror Novels to Help You Escape 2020

Five horror books set in the past to help you escape the horrors of our present moment. […]

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July 9, 2020

Announcing Hex and Echo, Two Novels from Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Nightfire is thrilled to be publishing Echo, the new novel from Thomas Olde Heuvelt, in October 2021, plus a new edition of Hex in September 2021! […]

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July 6, 2020

Friday Night Frights: Interviewing John Fram About The Bright Lands

John Fram talks about his debut horror-mystery novel The Bright Lands, how to keep your main character separate from yourself, & that “Stephen Queen” nickname. […]

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July 6, 2020

5 of the Best International Horror TV Shows on Netflix

Chill yourself to the core with these five horror series from across the globe, now streaming on Netflix. […]

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July 2, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: July 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in July 2020, from Paul Tremblay and Rory Power to Stephen Graham Jones and Alexis Henderson. […]

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July 1, 2020

Announcing the Resurrection of Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Nightfire is thrilled to be republishing Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – one of NPR’s Best Books of 2016 – in May 2021! […]

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June 26, 2020

You Should Have Left is Half of a Great Horror Movie

A modernist haunted house story, You Should Have Left has a lot of potential but doesn’t quite stick the landing. Read our full review. […]

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June 25, 2020

In Mona Awad’s Bunny, Your MFA Won’t Save You

Body horror meets Heathers in Bunny, a dark fairy tale from Mona Awad that explores and skewers witchcraft, female friendships, and MFA programs. […]

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June 24, 2020

Scream, Queen!: A Documentary About Fandom, Accountability and Queer History

Scream, Queen! tracks what A Nightmare on Elm Street II: Freddy’s Revenge did to actor Mark Patton’s career & serves as a history of homophobia in Hollywood. […]

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June 23, 2020

Timely Terror: Interviewing The Loop Author Jeremy Robert Johnson

Author Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about the future of his previous fiction, sensory deprivation tanks, and his timely new novel, The Loop. […]

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June 22, 2020

6 Folk Horror Books for Your Summer Solstice Needs

Six folk horror books where the woods are dark, the communities are small, and occasionally someone just has to die for the good of this year’s harvest. […]

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June 18, 2020

5 Horror Reads to Keep the Sunshine Away

If summer’s not really your thing, curl up in the shade or in front of the air conditioner with these five scary reads. […]

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June 16, 2020

Announcing Black Tide, a New Novel from KC Jones

KC Jones’ Black Tide, a character-driven science fiction/horror novel about a world crawling with nightmares, will be published by Nightfire in May 2022! […]

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June 15, 2020