166 books — 71 voters
Splatterpunk—a term coined in 1986 by David J. Schow at the Twelfth World Fantasy Convention in Providence, Rhode Island—refers to a movement within horror fiction distinguished by its graphic, often gory, depiction of violence and "hyperintensive horror with no limits." It is regarded as a revolt against the "traditional, meekly suggestive horror story". ...more
Small Town Horror
216 books — 26 voters
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78 books — 4 voters
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10 books — 3 voters
Most Hardcore Horror
101 books — 33 voters
The Goriest Books Ever
387 books — 684 voters
Hoping to build a group where readers can connect to discuss lesser known or forgotten horror ge…more
[close] Hoping to build a group where readers can connect to discuss lesser known or forgotten horror gems. It may sound strange to outsiders but horror has helped me through some of the darkest and most hopeless times in my life. I'm sure many genre fans can relate.
5 members, last active one year ago
If you love horror literature, movies, and culture, you're in the right place. Whether it's vamp…more
[close] If you love horror literature, movies, and culture, you're in the right place. Whether it's vampires, werewolves, zombies, serial killers, plagues, or the Old Ones, you'll find plenty of great discussions and recommendations at HA. Find us on Twitter: @HA_Goodreads
22,482 members, last active 28 minutes ago
[close] Love fiction that's wild and transgressive? Or maybe you just like people who are live wires and fireballs . . . LW&F is all about wild and crazy things that push the proverbial envelope of then and now and beyond. Feel like a deviant? Sign in blood and join the party of the damned.
1 member, last active 8 years ago
(Trigger warning for extreme horror and offensive themes) This is a book club / discussion grou…more
[close] (Trigger warning for extreme horror and offensive themes) This is a book club / discussion group for novels, and novellas that fall within the realm of Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror. We also talk on twitter, if that interests you. Use the hashtag #Splatclub Thanks!
30 members, last active 24 days ago