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.
Bookshots: 'Shovel Ready' by Adam Sternbergh

Bookshots: 'Shovel Ready' by Adam Sternbergh

Review by Cath Murphy
As Culture Editor of the New York Times Magazine, Adam Sternbergh has the connections to land a publishing deal for his debut novel. But can the boy write? Yes he can.
Bookshots: 'Leaving the Sea' by Ben Marcus

Bookshots: 'Leaving the Sea' by Ben Marcus

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
January 8, 2014 (2) comments
A book of challenging short stories from the award-winning author of 'The Flame Alphabet.'
Bookshots: 'Little Failure: A Memoir' by Gary Shteyngart

Bookshots: 'Little Failure: A Memoir' by Gary Shteyngart

Review by Leah Dearborn
Shteyngart offers up all the embarrassments of his childhood as fodder, resulting in a very personal portrait of a flawed but loving family.
Bookshots: 'Dark Duets'

Bookshots: 'Dark Duets - All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy'

Review by Cath Murphy
Editor Christopher Golden describes this horror anthology as a 'mad experiment'. But does this strange rough beast have real teeth, or just dentures?
Bookshots: 'You Disappear' by Christian Jungersen

Bookshots: 'You Disappear' by Christian Jungersen

After her husband's brain injury turns him into a stranger—and a criminal—Mia is forced to confront questions about free-will and morality while falling in love with the lawyer hired to defend him.