Dreadfully Approved: Canadian Writers…

Welcome to the little corner of our library where we keep all of our favorite reads. It’s here you will find the folks who carry the Dreadful Tales stamp of approval – a label we bestow upon some of our favorite dark/horror fiction and non-fiction writers.

Now, keep in mind that these are OUR favorites. You may have your own choices and we encourage you to share your favorites with us in the comments. In fact, it’s that kind of action that will get you noticed, and help your fellow genre fiction fiends find the authors that they may come to cherish.

Take a look around. See if you can find anything you like. Our library is open all day long, come rain or shine. Just make sure to close the door on your way out. Wouldn’t want any of these beasties making their way out into the world…

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Dreadfully Approved: Halloween Hootenanny!

Welcome to the little corner of our library where we keep all of our favorite reads. It’s here you will find the books that carry the Dreadful Tales stamp of approval – a label we bestow upon some of our favorite dark/horror fiction and non-fiction titles.

Now, keep in mind that these are OUR favorites. You may have your own choices and we encourage you to share your favorites with us in the comments. In fact, it’s that kind of action that will get you noticed, and help your fellow genre fiction fiends find the stories that they may come to cherish.

Take a look around. See if you can find anything you like. Our library is open all day long, come rain or shine. Just make sure to close the door on your way out. Wouldn’t want any of these beasties making their way out into the world…

Halloween is upon us, and what better time to sit in a comfy chair, grab your favorite glass of spirits, and lay into a scary story. Every day is halloween for us, if you’re talking about reading scary books, so we thought we’d throw you a curve ball. And while we know that there are a million stories in the horror publishing world with this theme, we thought we’d let you know which ones are the ones we approve of 100%.

So without further ado, we bring you – Dreadfully Approved: Halloween Stories.

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Dreadfully Approved: Coughs Up Some Badass Hairballs

Welcome to the little corner of our library where we keep all of our favorite reads. It’s here you will find the books that carry the Dreadful Tales stamp of approval – a label we bestow upon some of our favorite dark/horror fiction and non-fiction titles.

Now, keep in mind that these are OUR favorites. You may have your own choices and we encourage you to share your favorites with us in the comments. In fact, it’s that kind of action that will get you noticed, and help your fellow genre fiction fiends find the stories that they may come to cherish.

Take a look around. See if you can find anything you like. Our library is open all day long, come rain or shine. Just make sure to close the door on your way out. Wouldn’t want any of these beasties making their way out into the world…

In this, the first installment of Dreadfully Approved, we’re going to take a look at those flea-ridden, drooling, violent man-beasts that have plagued fiction for centuries – Werewolves. Centuries, you say!? Yes… centuries. Lycanthropes have been found in literature as far back as the early 1800s, but that’s another discussion for another article altogether.

Nonetheless, read on (after the break) and you might just find a story or two that has enough bite to send you screaming to the hills, and right into the foggy, desolate moors where stalks the ferocious lycanthrope. Continue reading