Bookshots: 'Invisible Beasts' by Sharona Muir

Bookshots: 'Invisible Beasts' by Sharona Muir

Review by Leah Dearborn
Surprisingly existential, 'Invisible Beasts' is filled with explorations on what separates human and animal, as well as some of the things we may have in common.
Bookshots: 'The Mad and the Bad' by Jean-Patrick Manchette

Bookshots: 'The Mad and the Bad' by Jean-Patrick Manchette

Review by Christopher Shultz
This crazy-ass French noir novel is available, for the first time, in English. Did I mention it was crazy-ass?
Bookshots: 'The Other Side: A Memoir' by Lacy M. Johnson

Bookshots: 'The Other Side: A Memoir' by Lacy M. Johnson

After she escapes kidnapping and rape by an ex-boyfriend, an aspiring writer fights to reclaim her sanity...and her story.
Bookshots: 'Last Stories and Other Stories' By William T. Vollmann

Bookshots: 'Last Stories and Other Stories' by William T. Vollmann

Review by Keith Rawson
Love, Loss, War, Ghosts and memories haunting the living all stir the pot of William T. Vollmann's exceptional new collection.
Bookshots: 'The Queen of the Tearling' by Erika Johansen

Bookshots: 'The Queen of the Tearling' by Erika Johansen

Review by Leah Dearborn
Regardless of whether it lives up to the hype, 'The Queen of the Tearling' deserves better than to be lauded only as a Frankenstein product of popular literature.
Bookshots: 'The Walk Home' by Rachel Seiffert

Bookshots: 'The Walk Home' by Rachel Seiffert

Review by Cath Murphy
Rachel Seiffert made a huge impression with her debut 'The Dark Room', but does her latest novel live up to that early promise?
Bookshots: 'Forensic Songs' by Mike McCormack

Bookshots: 'Forensic Songs' by Mike McCormack

Mike McCormack's second short story collection is a chilling portrait of the "humanity" that's to come.
Bookshots: 'The String Diaries' by Stephen Lloyd Jones

Bookshots: 'The String Diaries' by Stephen Lloyd Jones

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
July 7, 2014 (2) comments
A mainstream page-turner about a shape-shifting killer chasing love across the ages. Also, the people trying to get away from him.
Bookshots: 'California' by Edan Lepucki

Bookshots: 'California' by Edan Lepucki

Review by Ryan Peverly
July 7, 2014 (2) comments
In dystopian America, a couple flees what used to be L.A. for the wilderness, and, along the way, stumble upon weird connections to their past and make difficult decisions about their future.
Bookshots: 'Endangered' by Jean Love Cush

Bookshots: 'Endangered' by Jean Love Cush

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of the novel "Endangered" by Jean Love Cush.