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Shelf Care, Episode #4: Body Horror, Bruce Springsteen, and Vampire Feelings

Shelf Care, Episode #4: Body Horror, Bruce Springsteen, and Vampire Feelings

Bid farewell to the familiar planes of reality and enter the eerily entertaining realm of the fourth episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast. Here, Susan Maguire, senior editor, collection management and library outreach, speaks with “the library world’s horror maven,” Becky Spratford; Booklist audio editor Heather Booth; and Booklist senior editor Maggie Reagan. For […]

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Beautiful Nightmares: At the Intersection of #WITMonth and Horror

Beautiful Nightmares: At the Intersection of #WITMonth and Horror

We are somehow over halfway through August, which means we are also over halfway through Booklist’s annual Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror. But did you know it is also Women in Translation Month? So, why not feature books where female authors, female translators, and horror intersect? The prose in the following three books is lyrical […]

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August Online Exclusives: 11 Bonus SF/Fantasy & Horror Reviews

August Online Exclusives: 11 Bonus SF/Fantasy & Horror Reviews

So many good books, not enough pages. This is the Burden of the Booklist Editor, alas, and it is a Weary Burden that Doth Make My Shoulders Stoop. ANYWAY. Here’s a bunch of real good science fiction, fantasy, and horror that didn’t make it into the August spotlight issue due to space being finite and […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy and Horror

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy and Horror

The August issue of Booklist is, at last, alive! Forgive us our fanciful and frightful furor over the annual Spotlight on Science Fiction/Fantasy and Horror. Okay, enough alliteration, we have a throng of top-10 lists, which includes the year’s best sf/fantasy and horror in adult, youth, debut fiction, and adult audiobooks. Booklist contributor Zara Rix […]

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The 31 Horror Films in 31 Days Challenge: 2018
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The 31 Horror Films in 31 Days Challenge: 2018

When I made the fateful decision to watch 31 horror films in 31 days back in Ye Olde 2009, they told me, “You cannot do this.” They told me, “It is not healthy.” They told me, “Hold still so we can get your straight jacket back on.” Look, they told me a lot of things, […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy and Horror

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy and Horror

The August issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 389 new reviews and 10 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t registered for […]

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31 Horror Films in 31 Days: The Crud-Cracking Conclusion
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31 Horror Films in 31 Days: The Crud-Cracking Conclusion

The record of this, the ninth year of the #31HorrorFilms31Days challenge, shall one day be carved into mausoleum walls. From the usual pile of writhing, sobbing, scrabbling horror-movie marathoners, rose two titans of terror: Julia “J-Horror” Smith and me, Daniel “D. K. / Decay” Kraus. To put it in sports terms, this was the 1998 […]

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The 31 Horror Films in 31 Days Challenge: 2017
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The 31 Horror Films in 31 Days Challenge: 2017

Wow, 2017 has been A YEAR, am I right? That’s why, even though this is the ninth year of the 31 Horror Films 31 Days challenge (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), I’m not dreading it at all. Not dreading the looks of neighbors kept awake by the nth night of bloodcurdling screams. Not dreading the noxious black smoke […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror

The August issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 367 new reviews and 9 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t registered for […]

31 Horror Films in 31 Days: The Slime-Sucking Conclusion
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31 Horror Films in 31 Days: The Slime-Sucking Conclusion

Creee-ee-eeee-eek. That’s the sound of the casket closing on the eighth annual #31HorrorFilms31Days challenge. Once again, we saw people from across the world participate in the hashtag, all of whom, we have just learned, were actually pod-people clones of me. Interesting twist—and weirdly flattering. Thanks? Below are the final lists of Booklist staffers who injected dozens […]