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Horror BiWeekly Bulletin: Peninsula, The Hollow Ones, etc.

The Horror BiWeekly Bulletin serves to give you the highlights on horror for the current and previous week. Notes about new releases in books, movies, and games when possible. We also have a fresh guest post prompt every week.

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Horror Movies


(Sequel to Train to Busan)

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Horror Books

The Hollow Ones by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan

A horrific crime that defies ordinary explanation. A rookie FBI agent in dangerous, uncharted territory. An extraordinary hero for the ages. Odessa Hardwicke’s life is derailed when she’s forced to turn her gun on her partner, Walt Leppo, a decorated FBI agent who turns suddenly, inexplicably violent while apprehending a rampaging murderer. The shooting, justified by self-defense, shakes the young FBI agent to her core. Devasted, Odessa is placed on desk leave pending a full investigation. But what most troubles Odessa isn’t the tragedy itself-it’s the shadowy presence she thought she saw fleeing the deceased agent’s body after his death. Questioning her future with the FBI and her sanity, Hardwicke accepts a low-level assignment to clear out the belongings of a retired agent in the New York office. What she finds there will put her on the trail of a mysterious figure named John Silence, a man of enormous means who claims to have been alive for centuries, and who is either an unhinged lunatic, or humanity’s best and only defense against unspeakable evil.

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Weird Women: Classic Supernatural Fiction by Groundbreaking Female Writers (1852-1923) edited by Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton

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Malorie (Bird Box #2) by Josh Malerman

Goodreads Giveaways

Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito

The Invention of Sound by Chuck Palahniuk

The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

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Horror News on the Web

Yoo Ah-in and Park Jung-min are Going to Hell for Yeon Sang-ho

Netflix is remaking Rebecca. Gracie is not amused.

Lovecraft Country review by USA Today

The Hollow Ones nods to the classics yet move the genre forward

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This is normally Horror week but this was so important that we wanted to promote it this week (and also properly in our sci-fi bulletin as well)

Diana M. Pho would like to announce her offer of The #Edits4BlackSFF Project. You can check the link here for more details and submission guidelines

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Horror Guest Posts Call

We would like your opinion on creating stories using actual people as the main ‘characters’ in the vein of Shirley, The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen, etc. Using historical figures as background in novels can add a lot of depth to the world you’re reading about but what do you think when they’re used in the forefront in such a way as to make them the main focus? Let us know in 500+ words

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Horror Cover of the Week

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