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My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982137649
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 29th, 2022

Jade lives and breathes horror movies. Her world is built on the tenants of slashers,used to cope with her bleak life as the Weird Horror Girl, half-Indian reject of her small Idaho town. When a body is found and a new girl moves in, all signs are pointing to the slasher cycle she's been dreaming of starting but will she be ready to survive it? A love letter to the slasher genre, this book is for the weird girls, the broken girls, the Final Girls who refuse to die as they claw towards redemption... and revenge. Bloody, intimate and heart wrenching, when this ride takes off, don't let go.


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Betty: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984897947
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Published: Vintage - July 13th, 2021

"A girl comes of age against the knife." In this story about the love, terror and magic of family, Tiffany McDaniel takes your hand with her stirring words and refuses to let go. Betty doesn't feel like she fits in the world. The daughter of a white mother and Cherokee father, she's the only one of her siblings to take on her father's features, something inescapable when they settle in the town of Breathed, Ohio. Exploring generational pain that haunts and the way familial bonds blend love and violence, we watch a resilient heart survive, lead by her father's stories, brutal truths, and the power of her own words.


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$27.00
ISBN: 9781646220465
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Published: Catapult - November 16th, 2021

Sibel, grieving the death of her father, is spending the summer in Istanbul with her blonde, American boyfriend. Meant to be caring for her ailing grandmother and studying for the MCAT, she instead spends her days watching soap operas, eating and trying to diagnose her mysterious chronic headache with the ancient medicine of humorism. An introspective novel about the aching fear (and desire) of being known, you'll be pulled into Sibel's search for balance and connection. As family secrets come to light they bring on an understanding of the different shapes a life can take, the many stories born in one moment, and how to carry them all within your own.


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Sharp Objects: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307341556
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Published: Crown - July 31st, 2007

One of the best novels I've ever read from an author who helped define how I engage with stories. A small town murder pulls our lead, Camille, back home to her estranged mother and half-sister as she attempts to report on the case. Old wounds open as she becomes tangled in the investigation, forced to face not only the pain of the young victims, but of her younger self. With revelations that will punch you in the solar plexus, a mother-daughter relationship that explores love both in absence and suffocation, and a young girl sharp to the touch, it's a story that will stick with you long after the last page. (And then watch the series!!!)


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By Mónica Ojeda, Sarah Booker (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781566896214
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Published: Coffee House Press - February 8th, 2022

Do you enjoy feral teenage girls with cultish mentalities around horror stories and their own womanhood? Do you have a soft spot for romantic twinships, monstrous girls whose love for each other has the potential to destroy them, and maybe should? Does Love Hungriness (figural and literal) make your heart ache? This is the book for you. In a story where predators and prey are one and the lines between desire and fear blur, you'll find yourself captivated by the weird, the tender, and the human. With a careful, loving translation by Booker that does everything to capture Ojeda's drawn out and lyrical prose as fully as possible, don't be surprised if you find yourself caught in its jaws.


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The Violence: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593156629
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Published: Del Rey - February 1st, 2022

Just as Covid begins to release the country, a new epidemic is sweeping across the south. Dubbed "The Violence," the infected fall into episodes of sudden, bestial rage, beating their victim until there's nothing left. As the world around her falls into chaos, Chelsea Martin has found a bright spot in the storm: a path to freedom from her abusive husband. Freedom always seems to have a price, though, and when tragedy throws a wrench into her plans, Chelsea must decide between going to her cold, oppressive mother and risking everything she has. In a story both agonizing and uplifting, we explore cycles of abuse, the pain we inflict trying to survive, and what it takes to start healing - sometimes by joining a wrestling troop!


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ISBN: 9781250794642
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Published: Tor Nightfire - February 22nd, 2022

I feel so limited by words in trying to sell this novel to people! If you want queer horror that will rip your heart from your chest and devour it in its teeth, this is for you. A devastating exploration on the trend of 'gender plagues', viewed through the lens of trans people, Gretchen manages to take us down to the trenches, to show us the filth, monsters, and gore, while still holding empathy and love for us at our worst. Lacing body horror and eroticism together like clasped hands, this unapologetic work is sure to become a splatterpunk classic.


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Woman, Eating: A Literary Vampire Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063140882
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Published: HarperVia - April 12th, 2022

We all think we know what to expect when it comes to vampire novels, but Kohda's debut gives us a refreshing and strange take that dances along the edges of coming-of-age and horror. A young woman is alone in the world for the first time after placing her mother in a care facility and finds herself agonizingly hungry as she tries to navigate desire, emptiness, identity, and what it means to truly feed ourselves. Between talking to her puppet and obsessively watching youtube videos of humans eating there's a warmth in this meditative and darkly funny prose that cannot be ignored as it builds into its final message: what makes you a monster, is beautiful.