Bookshots: 'The Possibilities' by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Bookshots: 'The Possibilities' by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Single mother Sarah just lost her only son to a skiing accident and thinks she'll never feel normal again, until his secret girlfriend turns up with an even bigger secret in her womb.
Bookshots: 'We Were Flying to Chicago' by Kevin Clouther

Bookshots: 'We Were Flying to Chicago' by Kevin Clouther

Everyone's on a journey in this debut collection of stories, where a layover, a sunrise or a karaoke-singing carwash attendant can alter the course of a life.
Bookshots: 'Between Wrecks' by George Singleton

Bookshots: 'Between Wrecks' by George Singleton

May 13, 2014 (2) comments
George Singleton's short story collection checks glamor at the door.
Bookshots: 'The Transcriptionist' by Amy Rowland

Bookshots: 'The Transcriptionist' by Amy Rowland

Review by Teeney Hood
Lena, a transcriptionist for a New York daily, has a chance encounter with a woman who later commits suicide. Compelled to find out about this woman, Lena begins to question her own life.
Bookshots: 'Insatiable: Porn - A Love Story' by Asa Akira

Bookshots: 'Insatiable: Porn - A Love Story' by Asa Akira

Review by Keith Rawson
Is Asa Akira's 'Insatiable: Porn - A Love Story' just another porn queen gone rotten bio, or does it rise to the top of the heap and break new ground?
Bookshots: "Untamed" by Will Harlan

Bookshots: "Untamed" by Will Harlan

Review by BH Shepherd
A brief review of Untamed by Will Harlan.
Bookshots: 'The Noble Hustle' by Colson Whitehead

Bookshots: 'The Noble Hustle' by Colson Whitehead

Review by Leah Dearborn
May 5, 2014 (1) comments
It’s not necessary to know about poker, or even to have a strong interest in the game in order to enjoy Whitehead’s textured writing and deadpan sarcasm.
Bookshots: "The Stonehenge Letters" by Harry Karlinsky

Bookshots: "The Stonehenge Letters" by Harry Karlinsky

Review by Brian McGackin
April 24, 2014 (2) comments
Mystery! Intrigue! Completely fabricated historical anecdotes!
Bookshots: 'Lovecraft's Monsters' edited by Ellen Datlow

Bookshots: 'Lovecraft's Monsters' edited by Ellen Datlow

Review by Rajan Khanna
In 'Lovecraft's Monsters,' editor Ellen Datlow manages to avoid pastiche and keep the stories fresh while still honoring H. P. Lovecraft's legacy.
Bookshots: 'In the Course of Human Events' by Mike Harvkey

Bookshots: 'In the Course of Human Events' by Mike Harvkey

Review by Cath Murphy
Is comparing Mike Harvkey's debut to 'The Grapes of Wrath' a stretch? No it is not.