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: '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...
Bookshots: 'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July

Bookshots: 'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July

Review by Cath Murphy January 13, 2015
Capsule review: It's perfect and if you don't love it as much as I do then we can no longer be friends.
Bookshots: 'Formerly Fingerman' by Joe Nelms

Bookshots: 'Formerly Fingerman' by Joe Nelms

Review by Leah Rhyne January 12, 2015
In Joe Nelms' 'Formerly Fingerman', the classic Mafia tale gets a silly, giggly, heartbreaking makeover.
Bookshots: 'Uncle Janice' by Matt Burgess

Bookshots: 'Uncle Janice' by Matt Burgess

Review by BH Shepherd
A brief review of "Uncle Janice" by Matt Burgess.
Bookshots: 'The Guard' by Peter Terrin

Bookshots: 'The Guard' by Peter Terrin

Review by Ryan Peverly January 5, 2015
A story about two guards seemingly guarding nothing from no one.
Bookshots: 'Starve The Vulture' By Jason Carney

Bookshots: 'Starve The Vulture' By Jason Carney

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of poet Jason Carney's exceptional autobiography, 'Starve The Vulture'.
Bookshots: 'The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge' by Michael Punke

Bookshots: 'The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge' by Michael Punke

Review by Leah Dearborn
'The Revenant' is the kind of mesmerizing survival story that sticks to your fingers when you try to put it down, because the obstacles the character faces seem so insurmountable.
Bookshots: 'Silver Screen Fiend' by Patton Oswalt

Bookshots: 'Silver Screen Fiend' by Patton Oswalt

Review by Ed Sikov
A successful comedian/writer/actor looks back at a youth spent with all us people out there in the dark.
Bookshots: "120 Doses" by Neil Krolicki

Bookshots: "120 Doses" by Neil Krolicki

Review by Richard Thomas
Port Drogo is known for criminals and radical reconstructive surgeries. Can Owen Jelinsky find his story, and get out alive?
Bookshots: Fifty Mice by Daniel Pyne

Bookshots: Fifty Mice by Daniel Pyne

Review by Ed Sikov
A review of Daniel Pyne's new novel, 'Fifty Mice'.
Bookshots: 'Both of Me' by Jonathan Friesen

Bookshots: 'Both of Me' by Jonathan Friesen

Review by Tiffany Turpin Johnson
While running from her haunted past, Clara meets the troubled Elias Phinn—and then meets his other personality.
Bookshots: 'The Poetic Edda' translated by Jeramy Dodds

Bookshots: 'The Poetic Edda' translated by Jeramy Dodds

Review by Brian McGackin December 11, 2014
Norse gods! Epic heroes! Fart jokes!
Bookshots: 'Butterflies in November' By Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Bookshots: 'Butterflies in November' by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir's 'Butterflies in November'.
Dark Screams: Volume One

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

Review by Christopher Shultz
Five tales that blur reality to some degree, featuring Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell, amongst others.