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.
Bookshots: 'The Double' by George Pelecanos

Bookshots: 'The Double' by George Pelecanos

Review by Teeney Hood
October 8, 2013 (3) comments
In the second novel in the Spero Lucas series by Pelecanos, the D.C. based private investigator tackles a murder and a missing painting.
BookShots: 'Doctor Sleep' by Stephen King

BookShots: 'Doctor Sleep' by Stephen King

Review by Richard Thomas
October 8, 2013 (16) comments
In the long-awaited sequel to 'The Shining,' Stephen King gives us the story of Danny Torrance all grown up, wielding his abilities to defeat the True Knot.
Bookshots: 'How To Read A Novelist' By John Freeman

Bookshots: 'How To Read A Novelist' By John Freeman

Review by Chris Rosales
October 7, 2013 (2) comments
A review of 'How to Read a Novelist', a collection of interviews conducted by editor at Granta John Freeman.
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.