I’m what we librarians call a gentle horror reader. I’m fascinated by the supernatural but can’t handle graphic violence or gore. I normally indulge in juvenile scary stories or classics like Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. I heard a lot of buzz around Matt Ruff’s horror novel, Lovecraft County, after the release of the critically acclaimed HBO drama series adaptation, created by Misha Green. The premise of resilient and intelligent African American characters grappling with racism and the supernatural in the 1950s intrigued me. This was the perfect horror novel to
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