Bookshots: 'Want Not' by Jonathan Miles

Bookshots: 'Want Not' by Jonathan Miles

Review by Cath Murphy
November 5, 2013 (4) comments
Jonathan Miles gets to the heart of modern life with a story about how what we want and don't want shapes us.
Bookshots: 'Red Sky in Morning' by Paul Lynch

Bookshots: 'Red Sky in Morning' by Paul Lynch

Review by Leah Dearborn
November 5, 2013 (5) comments
New author Paul Lynch uses sensational imagery to create an arresting tale of murder and revenge in the early 19th century.
Bookshots: 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills' by Jerry Stahl

Bookshots: 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills' by Jerry Stahl

Review by Keith Rawson
November 4, 2013 (6) comments
Sex, drugs, and Christian online dating! Let's get ready to rumble with Jerry Stahl's latest satirical opus.
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.