Bookshots: 'The Doll Collection' edited by Ellen Datlow

Column by Richard Thomas March 11, 2015
Stories about dolls that will certainly get under your skin.
Bookshots: 'Shotguns v. Cthulhu' by Various Authors

Bookshots: 'Shotguns v. Cthulhu' by Various Authors

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of the short story collection "Shotguns v. Cthulhu" from Stone Skin Press.
Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis

Bookshots: 'Bones & All' by Camille DeAngelis

Review by Christopher Shultz
"Maren Yearly doesn't just break hearts, she devours them..."
Bookshots: 'The Fire Sermon' by Francesca Haig

Bookshots: 'The Fire Sermon' by Francesca Haig

Review by Stephanie Bonjack March 9, 2015
Book one of a dystopian trilogy set 400 years after a massive nuclear war. There's danger, characters on the run, and young love.
Bookshots: 'Aquarium' by David Vann

Bookshots: 'Aquarium' by David Vann

Review by Cath Murphy
I will never feel the same way about goldfish again.
Bookshots: 'Where All Light Tends to Go' by David Joy

Bookshots: 'Where All Light Tends to Go' by David Joy

Review by Cath Murphy March 3, 2015
Daddy runs a meth-lab. Mommy smokes her breakfast. Life for young Jacob McNeely isn’t exactly easy, but when he screws up a murder, it gets much, much harder.
Bookshots: 'Dark Screams Volume Two' edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James F

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams Volume Two' edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman

Review by Christopher Shultz March 3, 2015
Part two in the 'Cemetery Dance'-related 'Dark Screams' series tops its predecessor with five horror tales from big name authors.
Bookshots: 'Why I Don't Write Children's Literature' by Gary Soto

Bookshots: 'Why I Don't Write Children's Literature' by Gary Soto

Review by Tiffany Turpin Johnson
A memoir-in-essays by multi-award-winning poet and former children's author Gary Soto.
Bookshots: 'Dark Rooms' by Lili Anolik

Bookshots: 'Dark Rooms' by Lili Anolik

Review by Leah Dearborn
Although the perpetrator of her sister’s murder is quickly named, a recent prep school graduate becomes obsessed with finding an alternate explanation for the crime.
Bookshots: 'Canary' By Duane Swierczynski

Bookshots: 'Canary' By Duane Swierczynski

Review by Keith Rawson February 24, 2015
A brief review of 'Canary' By Duane Swierczynski
Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon

Bookshots: 'Girl in a Band' by Kim Gordon

Review by Christopher Shultz February 23, 2015
What's it like to be a girl in a band? Kim Gordon—artist and founding member of Sonic Youth—both answers the question and debunks it.
Bookshots: ‘Welcome to Braggsville’ by T. Geronimo Johnson

Bookshots: ‘Welcome to Braggsville’ by T. Geronimo Johnson

Review by Dean Fetzer
A college student protest at a Civil War re-enactment goes badly wrong, with fatal consequences.
Bookshots: 'Find Me' by Laura van den Berg

Bookshots: 'Find Me' by Laura van den Berg

Review by Freddie Moore
A mesmerizing first novel from the author of The Isle of Youth
Bookshots: 'Sweet Nothing' By Richard Lange

Bookshots: 'Sweet Nothing' By Richard Lange

Review by Keith Rawson February 17, 2015
A brief review of L.A. novelist Richard Lange's latest short story collection, 'Sweet Nothing'.
Bookshots: 'The Jovian Spark' By Jonas Samuelle

Bookshots: 'The Jovian Spark' by Jonas Samuelle

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of indie release 'The Jovian Spark'.
Bookshots: 'Get In Trouble' by Kelly Link

Bookshots: 'Get In Trouble' by Kelly Link

Review by Chris Rosales
BOOKSHOTS: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review
Bookshots: 'The Visible Filth' by Nathan Ballingrud

Bookshots: 'The Visible Filth' by Nathan Ballingrud

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
The latest novella from This Is Horror is an unsettling journey beneath the skin.
Bookshots: 'Assassination Classroom: Volume 2' by Yusei Matsui

Bookshots: 'Assassination Classroom: Volume 2' by Yusei Matsui

Review by BH Shepherd
A short review of "Assassination Classroom: Volume 2" by Yusei Matsui.
Bookshots: 'How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much' by

Bookshots: 'How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much' by Samantha Ellis

Review by Leah Dearborn
In 'How to Be a Heroine,' Ellis teases apart what makes the Lizzy Bennets and Cathy Earnshaws of the world tick, and what they’ve contributed to her own life.
Bookshots: 'The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins' by Irvine Welsh

Bookshots: 'The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins' by Irvine Welsh

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
The latest from the Scottish raconteur finds him coming to America. Florida, to be precise. AKA: America's Wang.
Bookshots: 'Trigger Warning' by Neil Gaiman

Bookshots: 'Trigger Warning' by Neil Gaiman

Review by Leah Rhyne
In his new short story/poetry collection, Neil Gaiman takes readers on adventures through times and spaces in worlds near and far, young and old.
Bookshots: 'The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac' by Sharma Shields

Bookshots: 'The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac' by Sharma Shields

Review by Freddie Moore
A brief review of Sharma Shields' debut novel, 'The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac'.
Bookshots: 'Whipping Boy' By Allen Kurzweil

Bookshots: 'Whipping Boy' By Allen Kurzweil

Review by Keith Rawson January 20, 2015
A brief review of Allen Kurzweil's memoir, 'Whipping Boy'.
Mort(e)

Bookshots: "Mort(e)" by Robert Repino

Review by Christopher Shultz
This isn't your typical 'Milo and Otis'-like, doggie-kittie friendship tale...