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10 Horror Books Perfect for Summer

Column by Sadie Hartmann
Horror fiction recommendations perfect for lounging poolside or when you're at some outdoor social event like a BBQ and want your nose in a book instead of having to force small talk.

8 Machiavellian Books to Make Niccolo Proud

Column by Jena Brown May 3, 2022
On the anniversary of his birth, we’ve gathered eight books that capture the essence of Machiavelli in nuanced, layered, and complex ways.

5 Short Speculative Stories with Unusual Formats

Column by Sara Tantlinger
A list featuring 5 short speculative stories with unusual or experimental formatting.

When Authors Read Their Own Audiobooks

Column by Peter Derk
Great books can be wrecked by bad narrators, and bad books can be lifted by great ones. Which authors pass the test, and what makes a great author/narrator?

10 Books to Celebrate Women's History this March

Column by Karis Rogerson
An incomplete list of books celebrating women and their place in history!

What Are Your Favorite Horror Authors Afraid Of?

Column by Gabino Iglesias
I asked some of my favorite horror writers if they had any childhood fears that shape their work. Their answers blew me away.

15 Underrated Love Poems

Column by Emmanuel Nataf February 14, 2022
Set aside your violets and tulips and summer days; let’s take a look at some romantic poems you may not have heard of before, but which deserve your attention just the same.

14 YA Romances To Help You Celebrate Valentine's Day

Column by Karis Rogerson February 11, 2022
YA enthusiast Karis Rogerson shares 14 romances to help celebrate Valentine's Day!

Top 10 Insane Things No Writer Has Done But Someone Should

Column by Jay Wilburn
Maybe these ideas are terrible, but so are most author ideas. Maybe these unique suggestions will change your career forever. Whether it is in a positive way or not, we'll have to wait and see.

15 Books I'm Looking Forward to in 2022

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 26, 2022
Here is a very incomplete list of books you should be excited about this year.

2022 Horror You Do Not Want to Miss

Column by Sadie Hartmann January 17, 2022
Not surprisingly, it's another banger year for horror. Here are some titles you don't want to miss!

Exciting YA Releases for the First Half of 2022

Column by Karis Rogerson January 13, 2022
YA obsessee Karis Rogerson shares 12 books coming out in the first half of 2022 that she can't wait to get her grabby hands on.

2022: Write A New Beginning for This Story

Column by Sadie Hartmann January 11, 2022
A new year is a blank slate. The story of 2022 has yet to be written. I asked readers and writers to tell me how they want to frame this fresh start.

Stephen King’s 10 Most Underrated Novels From a Guy Who's Read Them All

Column by Jay Wilburn January 10, 2022
Stephen King has written a lot of novels over the past half century. You may have opinions about his best or his worst books. But what about his most underrated? The hidden treasures?

Accountability Matters: Revisiting My 2021 Resolutions

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 6, 2022
I made my resolutions for 2021 public. It's time to talk about what I managed to accomplish...and where I failed.

Cheers for Fears: 10 Book and Cocktail Pairings to Celebrate the New Year

Column by Sadie Hartmann December 27, 2021
I can't think of a better way to usher in the new year than with a good book and a tasty cocktail in your hand.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2021 - Part III

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 20, 2021
Submitted for your approval (or derision): the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2021. Featuring: John Skipp, Andrew Fowlow, and Ben Tanzer.

Writing Lessons Learned from 80s Horror Movies

Column by Jay Wilburn
1980 was over 40 years ago. 80s horror movies are now all classics or didn't stand the test of time. Either way, they can teach us a lot about good and bad writing.

Make eBooks Into Decent Gifts

Column by Peter Derk
Giving eBooks is awesome, but it feels a little cold, a little robotic. Let's make them a little more warm, a little more fun, and hey, a little sexy where applicable.

6 Romantic Books to Cozy Up With This Holiday

Column by Karis Rogerson
Cozy up with these 6 romantic reads centering on the winter holidays.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2021 - Part II

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 14, 2021
Submitted for your approval (or derision): the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2021. Featuring: Joshua Chaplinsky, Sadie Hartmann, Robb Olson, & Gabriel Hart.

10 Indie Holiday Horror Reads

Column by Andrew Fowlow
'Tis the season to be scary, and what better way to celebrate the holidays than with some spine-chilling tales of nightmare-inducing terror?

8 Holiday Books That Are Not About Christmas

Column by Emmanuel Nataf December 9, 2021
If you’re looking for something different from your usual Christmas fare to read this year, here are eight books perfect for the holiday season that aren’t actually about Christmas.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2021 - Part I

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 7, 2021
Submitted for your approval (or derision): the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2021. Featuring: Rob Hart, John F.D. Taff, Lindsay Lerman, Max Booth III, Peter Derk.

10 Holiday Gifts to Give Your Horror Hound

Column by Sadie Hartmann December 6, 2021
Need suggestions on what to buy the Horror Hound in your life this holiday season? Have no fear. I have some great ideas!