"Convenience Store Woman": The Working-Class Novel American Audiences Need

"Convenience Store Woman": The Working-Class Novel American Audiences Need to Read

Review by Christoph Paul
Sayaka Murata's novel is a meditation on things sorely missing from American literature.
Hereditary: Unconventional Horror Reigns King

Hereditary: Unconventional Horror Reigns King

Review by Richard Thomas
One of the most powerful and unsettling horror films in recent memory, Hereditary creates tension through visually stunning imagery, psychological terror, and original plot choices.
I'll Be Gone in the Dark

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsession

Review by David James Keaton
Michelle McNamara's book "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" is undeniably an accomplishment, both because of and in spite of its fractured nature of the project.
'The Cabin at the End of the World' by Paul Tremblay

'The Cabin at the End of the World' by Paul Tremblay

Review by Meredith Borders June 26, 2018
And now for something completely different from the “A Head Full of Ghosts” author.
"Corpsepaint" by David Peak

"Corpsepaint" by David Peak

Review by Christopher Shultz
A convergence of metal and horror as black and bitter as the music itself.
Review "Unbury Carol" by Josh Malerman

"Unbury Carol" by Josh Malerman

Review by Christopher Shultz
The "Bird Box" author's latest novel is a wonderful and often horrifying blend of supernatural western and revisionist fairy tale.
'Another Way To Fall' by Brian Evenson and Paul Tremblay

'Another Way To Fall' by Brian Evenson and Paul Tremblay

Review by Keith Rawson
A new book by Evenson and Tremblay. That's all I gotta say.
Bookshots: 'Devil's Call' by J. Danielle Dorn

Bookshots: 'Devil's Call' by J. Danielle Dorn

Review by Gabino Iglesias July 19, 2017
Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review
Bookshots: 'Beneath' by Kristi DeMeester

Bookshots: 'Beneath' by Kristi DeMeester

Review by Max Booth III
The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out, the worms play pinochle on your snout.
Bookshots: 'Found Audio' by N.J. Campbell

Bookshots: 'Found Audio' by N.J. Campbell

Review by Gabino Iglesias July 12, 2017
'Found Audio' is a book that lives beautifully between the world of dreams and our own.
Bookshots: 'The Sarah Book' by Scott McClanahan

Bookshots: 'The Sarah Book' by Scott McClanahan

Review by Christoph Paul July 7, 2017
A 'Bookshots' review of 'The Sarah Book' by Scott McClanahan.

Bookshots: "The Changeling" by Victor LaValle

Review by Max Booth III
The newest from Victor LaValle, professional f-bomb dropper.
Bookshots: 'Gravity' by Michael Kazepis

Bookshots: 'Gravity' by Michael Kazepis

Review by Christoph Paul
A review of Michael Kazepis' new story collection, published by Broken River Books.
Bookshots: ‘An Augmented Fourth’ by Tony McMillen

Bookshots: ‘An Augmented Fourth’ by Tony McMillen

Review by Gabino Iglesias
A veteran heavy metal rocker gets trapped with a few other people in a hotel where monsters roam the hallways and the greatest secret in the history of music is trying to kill them all.
Bookshots: ‘Blacky Jaguar Against the Cool Clux Cult’ by Angel Luis Colón

Bookshots: ‘Blacky Jaguar Against the Cool Clux Cult’ by Angel Luis Colón

Review by Dean Fetzer
Blacky Jaguar is on the run, but that doesn’t stop him from getting involved with an old friend with a “situation” in a small Tennessee town. Of course, mayhem and violence follow.
Bookshots: 'And We're Off' by Dana Schwartz

Bookshots: 'And We're Off' by Dana Schwartz

Review by Christoph Paul June 7, 2017
A review of Dana Schwartz's debut YA novel.
Bookshots: 'She Rides Shotgun' by Jordan Harper

Bookshots: 'She Rides Shotgun' by Jordan Harper

Review by Max Booth III June 6, 2017
Prepare to cry over a gosh-dang teddy bear, folks.
Bookshots: 'Drag Queen Dino Fighters' by MP Johnson

Bookshots: 'Drag Queen Dino Fighters' by MP Johnson

Review by Christoph Paul
A Bookshot review of Drag Queen Dino Fighters
Bookshots: 'Wicked Wonders' by Ellen Klages

Bookshots: 'Wicked Wonders' by Ellen Klages

Review by Gabino Iglesias
Fantastic occurrences and unexpected worlds from Ellen Klages.
Bookshots: 'The Blade This Time' by Jon Bassoff

Bookshots: 'The Blade This Time' by Jon Bassoff

Review by Bart Bishop
A review of the latest by the gothic-noir author.
Bookshots: 'Woman No. 17' by Edan Lepucki

Bookshots: 'Woman No. 17' by Edan Lepucki

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
LitReactor takes a look at Lepucki's followup to the bestselling 'California'.