Bookshots: 'The Poetic Edda' translated by Jeramy Dodds

Bookshots: 'The Poetic Edda' translated by Jeramy Dodds

Review by Brian McGackin
December 11, 2014 (1) comments
Norse gods! Epic heroes! Fart jokes!
Bookshots: 'Butterflies in November' By Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Bookshots: 'Butterflies in November' by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir's 'Butterflies in November'.
Dark Screams: Volume One

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams: Volume One' edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar

Review by Christopher Shultz
Five tales that blur reality to some degree, featuring Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell, amongst others.
Bookshots: 'The Year of Reading Dangerously' by Andy Miller

Bookshots: 'The Year of Reading Dangerously' by Andy Miller

December 8, 2014 (1) comments
Andy Miller dares to "read dangerously."
Bookshots: 'Rudolph!: He is the Reason for the Season'

Bookshots: 'Rudolph!: He is the Reason for the Season' by Mark Teppo

Review by BH Shepherd
A weird, wild, ridiculous ride through a funhouse mirror version of Christmas folklore.
Bookshots: 'The Genome' by Sergei Lukyanenko

Bookshots: 'The Genome' by Sergei Lukyanenko

Review by Ryan Peverly
A space opera with three disparate acts, 'The Genome' is one of the most impressive exercises in world-building that I've had the pleasure of reading.
Bookshots: 'Damn! A Cultural History of Swearing in Modern America' by Rob Chiri

Bookshots: 'Damn! A Cultural History of Swearing in Modern America' by Rob Chirico

Review by Brian McGackin
December 2, 2014 (2) comments
Who the f*** doesn't love cursing?
Bookshots: ‘The Skeleton Road’ by Val McDermid

Bookshots: ‘The Skeleton Road’ by Val McDermid

Review by Dean Fetzer
A skeleton, found on the roof of a crumbling building in Edinburgh, leads DCI Karen Pirie to the Balkan Wars and the lofty heights of Oxford.
Bookshots: 'Watch' by Cass J. McMain

Bookshots: 'Watch' by Cass J. McMain

Review by Leah Dearborn
A woman is summoned to the deathbed of her dying uncle, who informs her that the father who abandoned her at birth is a vampire.
Bookshots: 'No Mercy' by Eleanor Learmonth and Jenny Tabakoff

Bookshots: 'No Mercy' by Eleanor Learmonth and Jenny Tabakoff

Review by Cath Murphy
Your ship goes down and you're washed up on a desert island with a bunch of strangers. Will you survive to tell the tale, or end up as the main course when supplies run out?