Month: December 2019

10 Weird Fiction Books You Definitely Shouldn’t Miss from 2019

To Rouse Leviathan by Matt Cardin This magnificent collection of weird fiction with a spiritual twist is certainly a must-read of the year. A compilation of many old, new, and reworked stories from Matt Cardin, To Rouse Leviathan dissolves just the right dose of theological and metaphysical speculation into the bleak medium of Ligottian pessimism.

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Kindle Kult: The Darkest of Dark Novels

This week, we’ve found some truly excellent Kindle deals on several novels frequently credited as “the darkest of all time” in lists across the Internet. While these are considered “literary” novels rather than “horror” or “weird fiction,” we can assure you the distinction is useless in this context–prepare yourself for some of the bleakest, most

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Kindle Kult: Folk Horror Edition

Adam Nevill, in case you don’t already know, is the author of The Ritual–yes, the book behind the excellent folk horror film. Given that alone, there’s no reason to pass up The Reddening at a slick $4.99 on Kindle! While we’re talking high-quality folk horror, we’d be remiss to neglect this excellent little anthology for $3.99.

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Arthur Machen’s Cat, or Some Thoughts on Pre-Lovecraftian Weird Fiction by Alistair Rey

A few years ago, I considered writing a short article entitled “Arthur Machen’s Cat.” I was not exactly certain of the subject the article would treat at the time. Nor was I even certain whether Arthur Machen ever in fact owned a cat (I assume he did). I am ashamed to say that as I

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