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.
Bookshots: 'The Understory' by Pamela Erens

Bookshots: 'The Understory' by Pamela Erens

Review by Cath Murphy
Tin House go on my Xmas card list for reissuing Pamela Erens' subtle and haunting story of loneliness and obsession
Bookshots: 'Broom Broom' by Brecken Hancock

Bookshots: 'Broom Broom' by Brecken Hancock

Review by Brian McGackin
Wait, you don't like poetry? Shut up, you like poetry.
Bookshots: 'Incendiary Girls: Stories' by Kodi Scheer

Bookshots: 'Incendiary Girls: Stories' by Kodi Scheer

In her debut collection of short stories, Scheer explores the deeper parts of the female psyche with her special brand of animalistic magical realism.
Bookshots: 'Limiters' by Christopher Stoddard

Bookshots: 'Limiters' by Christopher Stoddard

Review by Brandon Tietz
LitReactor reviews "Limiters" by Christopher Stoddard.
Bookshots: 'Mr. Loverman' by Bernadine Evaristo

Bookshots: 'Mr. Loverman' by Bernadine Evaristo

Review by Leah Dearborn
Fed up with his wife of 50 years, Barrington plans to finally reveal that he’s in love with his best friend, Morris.
Bookshots: 'Dark Eden' by Chris Beckett

Bookshots: 'Dark Eden' by Chris Beckett

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Humanity gets a reboot in this 2013 Arthur C. Clarke Award winner, previously unavailable in the US.