Bookshots: "The Outcasts" by Kathleen Kent

Bookshots: 'The Outcasts' by Kathleen Kent

Review by BH Shepherd
October 3, 2013 (4) comments
A brief review of Kathleen Kent's latest novel, "The Outcasts."
Bookshots: 'Let the Old Dreams Die' by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Bookshots: 'Let the Old Dreams Die' by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 1, 2013 (1) comments
The Scandanavian horror master's short story collection, 'Paper Walls,' finally receives an English language release, with the addition of a new title story.
Bookshots: "Lungs Full Of Noise" by Tessa Mellas

Bookshots: "Lungs Full Of Noise" by Tessa Mellas

Review by Christopher Shultz
September 30, 2013 (2) comments
A collection of twelve imaginative stories from an emerging voice, "Lungs" explores weighty issues with lush prose.
Bookshots: 'Vicious' by V.E. Schwab

Bookshots: 'Vicious' by V.E. Schwab

September 24, 2013 (1) comments
We take a look at popular YA author V.E. Schwab's first novel for adults.
Bookshots: 'Carnival' by Rawi Hage

Bookshots: 'Carnival' by Rawi Hage

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
September 19, 2013 (4) comments
Another unique take on the immigrant experience from the award winning Rawi Hage, filled with bizarre characters and poetic prose.
Bookshots: 'Brewster' By Mark Slouka

Bookshots: 'Brewster' By Mark Slouka

Review by Keith Rawson
September 12, 2013 (7) comments
Mark Slouka's 'Brewster' pumps new life into the moribund coming of age novel.
Bookshots: 'The Maid's Version' by Daniel Woodrell

Bookshots: 'The Maid's Version' by Daniel Woodrell

Review by John Jarzemsky
September 11, 2013 (7) comments
"The Maid's Version" is a sharp and concise blast from the past that will satisfy fans of Woodrell's previous work and bring in new readers as well.
Bookshots: Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem

Bookshots: 'Dissident Gardens' by Jonathan Lethem

Review by Leah Rhyne
September 10, 2013 (11) comments
Jonathan Lethem's "Dissident Gardens" tracks 20th Century American Communism through the journey of one very bizarre New York family.
Bookshots: The Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale

Bookshots: 'The Thicket' by Joe R. Lansdale

Review by Ryan Peverly
September 9, 2013 (10) comments
A review of Joe R. Lansdale's "The Thicket," a novel about a boy trying to find his kidnapped sister in East Texas.
The Willow Tree

'The Willow Tree' by Hubert Selby, Jr.

Review by Phil Jourdan
July 29, 2013 (1) comments
Selby's take on love and forgiveness is still violent, disturbing and uncomfortable. That's why we love him.