Bookshots: 'Parasite' by Mira Grant

Bookshots: 'Parasite' by Mira Grant

Review by Rajan Khanna
October 29, 2013 (3) comments
A review of Mira Grant's "Parasite", where benevolent intestinal parasites prove more complicated than they first appear.
BookShots: 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt

BookShots: 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt

Review by Cath Murphy
October 22, 2013 (6) comments
After the muted reaction to 'The Little Friend', Donna Tartt both returns to form and gives Dickens a run for his money with her latest novel, 'The Goldfinch.'
Bookshots: 'The Abominable' by Dan Simmons

Bookshots: 'The Abominable' by Dan Simmons

Review by Leah Dearborn
October 21, 2013 (3) comments
Mysterious Tibetan monsters, Sherpas, Nazis, Royal Geographic Society snobs; this book has all the trappings of a classic exploration story.
 Bookshots: 'Ectopia' by Martin Goodman

Bookshots: 'Ectopia' by Martin Goodman

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 18, 2013 (5) comments
A review of the gender-bending dystopia set in a world without women.
Bookshots: "The Ogre's Wife" by Ron Koertge

Bookshots: "The Ogre's Wife" by Ron Koertge

Review by Brian McGackin
October 17, 2013 (5) comments
Remember when you used to read poetry? Well you're about to start again.
BookShots: 'David and Goliath' by Malcolm Gladwell

BookShots: 'David and Goliath' by Malcolm Gladwell

Review by Cath Murphy
October 15, 2013 (2) comments
Malcolm Gladwell gives hope to seven stone weaklings the world over with his new book 'David and Goliath'
Bookshots: "The Heavens Rise" by Christopher Rice

Bookshots: "The Heavens Rise" by Christopher Rice

Review by Christopher Shultz
October 15, 2013 (1) comments
The latest effort from the New York Times bestselling author is a solid, if not slightly flawed, thriller set in The Big Easy.
Bookshots: 'Actors Anonymous' by James Franco

Bookshots: 'Actors Anonymous' by James Franco

Review by Chris Rosales
October 14, 2013 (7) comments
James Franco's debut novel is a collection of short-stories and sketches centered on the often sad lives of actors.
Bookshots: 'The Marijuana Chronicles' Edited by Jonathan Santlofer

Bookshots: 'The Marijuana Chronicles' Edited by Jonathan Santlofer

Review by Keith Rawson
October 11, 2013 (8) comments
Puff, puff, give, mutherf*ckers! Cozy up with a bowl of Cheetos and and a copy of Akashic Books', 'The Marijuana Chronicles.'
BookShots: 'Mira Corpora' by Jeff Jackson

Bookshots: 'Mira Corpora' by Jeff Jackson

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 9, 2013 (2) comments
An impressive, punk rock, meta-fiction debut.