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Grady Hendrix

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Want a look at my newest book, The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires? Then enter now for an ARC giveaway. You could get your blood-soaked paws on one of these books before anyone else on your block!

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 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 the upcoming Sata
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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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My Best Friend's Exorcism

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We Sold Our Souls

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Paperbacks from Hell: The T...

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Satan Loves You

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“Let's make sure it's really raining before we worry about floods.”
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“I love you, Gretchen Lang. You are my reflection and my shadow and I will not let you go. We are bound together forever and ever! Until Halley’s Comet comes around again. I love you dearly and I love you queerly and no demon is bigger than this!”
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“He thinks we’re what we look like on the outside: nice Southern ladies. Let me tell you something…there’s nothing nice about Southern ladies.”
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Anastasia Lily 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 Lily Thanks for accepting! Can't wait for White Glove War just a few more days!


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