Ep 327 – Kill-dren and Stressed Out Parent Horror with Clay McLeod Chapman

Episode 327

28th September 2023

Some recommendations for stressed out parent horror books!

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Brea and Mallory finally talk about stressed out parent horror, interview author and friend of the show Clay McLeod Chapman, and give advice on what to do when your book club HATES your favorite book. Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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Books Mentioned –

Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi, translated by David Boyd

Black Sheep by Rachel Harrison

Sundial by Catriona Ward

Crossroads by Laurel Hightower

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

The Need by Helen Phillips

The Changeling by Victor Lavalle

Black River Orchard by Chuck Wendig

The Upstairs House by Julia Fine

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

Buried Child by Sam Shepard

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel

In this episode...


  • Clay McLeod Chapman

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