Bookshots: 'Sexplosion' by Robert Hofler

Bookshots: 'Sexplosion' by Robert Hofler

Review by Christopher Shultz
In the late sixties/early seventies, a wave of media rebels challenged the censors with realistic scenes of sex. This is their story.
Bookshots: 'The UnAmericans' by Molly Antopol

Bookshots: 'The UnAmericans' by Molly Antopol

Review by Cath Murphy
In this collection of eight stories, Molly Antopol extracts the Reds from under our beds and gives them a chance to explain themselves.
Bookshots: 'The Corpse Exhibition' by Hassan Blasim

Bookshots: 'The Corpse Exhibition' by Hassan Blasim

Review by Leah Dearborn
Hassan Blasim's collection of stories presents a surreal interior view of both the Iraq War and a multitude of horrors that followed in its wake.
Bookshots: 'This Dark Road To Mercy' by Wiley Cash

Bookshots: 'This Dark Road To Mercy' by Wiley Cash

Review by BH Shepherd
A brief review of Wiley Cash's new novel, "This Dark Road To Mercy."
Bookshots: 'Dust' by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Bookshots: 'Dust' by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Review by Leah Dearborn
'Dust' tells a story of blood, poetry, and political upheaval in the Kenyan drylands.
Bookshots: 'What We've Lost Is Nothing' by Rachel Louise Snyder

Bookshots: 'What We've Lost Is Nothing' by Rachel Louise Snyder

Review by Christopher Shultz
After an entire street gets burgled, the residents of Ilios Lane try to pick up the pieces of their homes and their lives. Will things ever be the same?
Bookshots: 'Andrew's Brain' by E.L. Doctorow

Bookshots: 'Andrew's Brain' by E.L. Doctorow

Review by Ryan Peverly
The latest novel from E.L. Doctorow is a departure from the author's usual historical fiction, but longtime fans should not — and will not — be disappointed with this clever, thinking man's yarn.
Bookshots: 'Hollow City' by Ransom Riggs

Bookshots: 'Hollow City' by Ransom Riggs

Review by Leah Rhyne
The sequel to Ransom Riggs' bestselling first novel, 'Hollow City' is a joyride through bombed out London with a group of fantastically peculiar children.
Bookshots: 'The Poisoned Island' by Lloyd Shepherd

Bookshots: 'The Poisoned Island' by Lloyd Shepherd

Review by Leah Rhyne
January 15, 2014 (4) comments
In early 19th Century London, a magic tree leaf plagues sailors just back from a trip to Tahiti, and a determined constable and his team are determined to find out why.
Bookshots: 'Forgiving the Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka' by Jay Cantor

Bookshots: 'Forgiving the Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka' by Jay Cantor

Calling all Kafka fans! A collection of stories about the legacy and the people the influential author left behind.