Grady Hendrix

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Grady Hendrix is the author of the novels Horrorstör, about a haunted IKEA, and My Best Friend's Exorcism, which is like Beaches meets The Exorcist, only it's set in the Eighties. He's also the author of We Sold Our Souls, The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires, and the upcoming (July 13!) Final Girl Support Group!

He's also the jerk behind the Stoker award-winning Paperbacks from Hell, a history of the 70's and 80's horror paperback boom, which contains more information about Nazi leprechauns, killer babies, and evil cats than you probably need.

And he's the screenwriter behind Mohawk, which is probably the only horror movie about the War of 1812 and Satanic Panic.

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Thank you, FCC, for posting this disturbingly detailed Simpsons complaint.

SKinner


“In this episode, the students of Springfield Elementary have revolted against the teachers and administrators, taking ‘control’ of the school. The students eventually catch Principal Skinner in the gym. As they begin to overtake and subdue Principal Skinner, one of the students empties out a large, brown-colored drawstring bag that is filled with various sports ball

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The Southern Book Club's Gu...

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Horrorstör

3.64 avg rating — 35,787 ratings — published 2014
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My Best Friend's Exorcism

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We Sold Our Souls

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Satan Loves You

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The Final Girl Support Group

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Remember that dude who was your best friend in high school but he kind of maybe always wanted to ask you out and never did? Now it's almost 20 years later and he's a serial killer. Surprise! ...more
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Anastasia Loved WGW! Any idea on when the publisher will allow book 3's title to be announced??


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Grady Hendrix Lily wrote: "Thanks for accepting! Can't wait for White Glove War just a few more days!"

Oh, thanks! That's really nice of you! I'm so glad you liked the first book and I hope you're not disappointed in the second. I think you'll have fun with it!


Anastasia Thanks for accepting! Can't wait for White Glove War just a few more days!


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