Bookshots: 'The Troop' By Nick Cutter

Bookshots: 'The Troop' By Nick Cutter

Review by Keith Rawson
February 25, 2014 (1) comments
A review of Nick Cutter's brutal horror novel, 'The Troop'.
Bookshots: 'Kinder than Solitude' by Yiyun Li

Bookshots: 'Kinder than Solitude' by Yiyun Li

Review by Ed Sikov
February 25, 2014 (2) comments
In this novel by Yiyun Li, Ruyu, sent as a child to Beijing by her grandaunts, meets two friends, Moran and Boyang; two of them move to the United States.
Bookshots: 'The Roving Party' by Rohan Wilson

Bookshots: 'The Roving Party' by Rohan Wilson

Review by BH Shepherd
February 24, 2014 (1) comments
Too much landscape porn, not enough gunslinging.
Bookshots: 'What's Important Is Feeling' by Adam Wilson

Bookshots: 'What's Important Is Feeling' by Adam Wilson

Review by Brandon Tietz
February 24, 2014 (3) comments
A Review of Adam Wilson's short story collection "What's Important Is Feeling".
Bookshots: 'Coincidence' by J.W. Ironmonger

Bookshots: 'Coincidence' by J.W. Ironmonger

Review by Leah Dearborn
J.W. Ironmonger's ambitious and contemplative novel prompts readers to reconsider the small coincidences in their lives.
Bookshots: 'Demon Camp' by Jennifer Percy

Bookshots: 'Demon Camp' by Jennifer Percy

Review by Chris Rosales
February 17, 2014 (2) comments
A Soldier's Exorcism.
Bookshots: 'Prayers for the Stolen' by Jennifer Clement

Bookshots: 'Prayers for the Stolen' by Jennifer Clement

Review by Cath Murphy
February 12, 2014 (2) comments
A story of hope, survival and Princess Diana dolls in the mountains of Mexico.
Bookshots: 'Notes to Boys' by Pamela Ribon

Bookshots: 'Notes to Boys (And Other Things I Shouldn't Share in Public)' by Pamela Ribon

In a mostly funny memoir of her 1990s-era teens, Ribon recounts the hardships of being a pubescent writer with too much word vomit and no internet trash can.
Bookshots: 'The Bear' by Claire Cameron

Bookshots: 'The Bear' by Claire Cameron

Review by Brian McGackin
What were you doing when you were five? Were you surviving bear attacks? I bet you weren't surviving bear attacks.
Bookshots: 'USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series'

Bookshots: 'USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series' edited by Johnny Temple

We review this collection of the best tales from the nearly sixty volumes of geographically-themed anthologies of American noir.