Bookshots: ‘Colonel Lágrimas’ by Carlos Fonseca Suárez

Bookshots: ‘Colonel Lágrimas’ by Carlos Fonseca Suárez

Review by Dean Fetzer October 4, 2016
An aging mathematician works on his last project, a series of biographies of famous female alchemists, in his remote mountain home.
Bookshots: 'Triggerman' by Walter Hill and Matz

Bookshots: 'Triggerman' by Walter Hill and Matz

Review by Bart Bishop
A Review of Walter Hill's new comic book, 'Triggerman', from Titan Comics, in collaboration with crime novel publisher Hard Case Crime, with art by Matz.
The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl

BookShots: 'The Ferryman Institute' by Colin Gigl

Review by Christopher Shultz
A jaded ferryman tired of dealing with death gets a chance to figure out what he wants out of life.
Bookshots: 'Novi Sad' by Jeff Jackson

Bookshots: 'Novi Sad' by Jeff Jackson

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Jeff Jackson returns with a "sister book" to the acclaimed punk rock mind bender, 'Mira Corpora'.
Bookshots: 'The Warren' by Brian Evenson

Bookshots: 'The Warren' by Brian Evenson

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Evenson's latest is a sci-fi novella that takes on nothing less than the nature of identity and what it means to be "human."
Bookshots: 'The Wonder' by Emma Donoghue

Bookshots: 'The Wonder' by Emma Donoghue

Review by Bart Bishop
A review of 'The Wonder', the latest from Emma Donoghue, author of 'Room'.
Bookshots: 'After James' By Michael Helm

Bookshots: 'After James' By Michael Helm

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Canadian novelist, Michael Helm's latest, 'After James'.
Bookshots: 'Intimations' By Alexandra Kleeman

Bookshots: 'Intimations' By Alexandra Kleeman

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of 'Intimations' By Alexandra Kleeman.
Bookshots: 'Summerlong' by Peter S. Beagle

Bookshots: 'Summerlong' by Peter S. Beagle

Review by Leah Dearborn
A quiet couple in late middle-age stumble upon an enchanting young waitress with some unusual characteristics.
Bookshots: 'Nutshell' By Ian McEwan

Bookshots: 'Nutshell' By Ian McEwan

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Ian McEwan's latest novel, 'Nutshell'.
Bookshots: 'We Eat Our Own' by Kea Wilson

Bookshots: 'We Eat Our Own' by Kea Wilson

Review by Max Booth III
What if Cormac McCarthy had written "Cannibal Holocaust"?
Bookshots: ‘The Boys of Summer: A Novel’ by Richard Cox

Bookshots: ‘The Boys of Summer: A Novel’ by Richard Cox

Review by Dean Fetzer
1979: A massive tornado rips through Wichita Falls, tearing apart the lives of 5 boys and a girl. 2008: Events after that first tornado are occurring again, bringing them all back to Wichita Falls.
Bookshots: 'Dead Dogs & Splintered Hearts' by Tom Ward

Bookshots: 'Dead Dogs & Splintered Hearts' by Tom Ward

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of "Dead Dogs & Splintered Hearts" by Tom Ward.
Bookshots: ‘The Nix’ by Nathan Hill

Bookshots: ‘The Nix’ by Nathan Hill

Review by Dean Fetzer
Samuel hasn’t seen his mother since she left when he was 11. When she reappears in his life, accused of being a radical hippie from the 60s, Samuel has to delve into her past to discover the truth.
Bookshots: ’Rise The Dark’ by Michael Koryta

Bookshots: ’Rise The Dark’ by Michael Koryta

Review by Keith Rawson August 17, 2016
A short review of Michael Koryta's latest supernatural thriller, 'Rise The Dark'.
Bookshots: 'The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir' by Susan Daitch

Bookshots: 'The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir' by Susan Daitch

Review by Cath Murphy
Spoiler: no one actually finds the city.
Bookshots: 'Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories' edited by Doug Murano and D. Alexa

Bookshots: 'Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories' edited by Doug Murano and D. Alexander Ward

Review by JS Breukelaar
A collection of twisted and heartbreaking horror tales from Crystal Lake Publishing that explores what lies beneath this skin we’re in.
Bookshots: 'Sin-A-Rama' edited by B. Astrid Daley and Adam Parfrey

Bookshots: 'Sin-A-Rama' edited by B. Astrid Daley and Adam Parfrey

Review by Max Booth III August 8, 2016
A review of a book you probably should not be reading at work. Unless you work on a porn set, I guess.
Bookshots: 'Cannibals' by Jen Conley

Bookshots: 'Cannibals' by Jen Conley

Review by Leah Rhyne August 4, 2016
Jen Conley's Cannibals takes me back to a place I don't want to go...the Pine Barrens.
"The Trees" by Ali Shaw

Bookshots: 'The Trees' by Ali Shaw

Review by Christopher Shultz
With his third novel, Shaw retells 'The Wizard of Oz' with a modern twist, and an engrossing mystery to boot.
Bookshots: 'Paradime' By Alan Glynn

Bookshots: 'Paradime' By Alan Glynn

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Alan Glynn's latest thriller, "Paradime".
Bookshots: 'Bite' by K.S. Merbeth

Bookshots: 'Bite' by K.S. Merbeth

Review by BH Shepherd
A brief review of "Bite" by K.S. Merbeth.
Bookshots: 'Bright, Precious Days' by Jay McInerney

Bookshots: 'Bright, Precious Days' by Jay McInerney

Review by Bart Bishop
A brief look at Jay McInerney's sequel to 1993's 'Brightness Falls' and 2006's 'The Good Life', following Manhattanites Russell and Corrine Calloway.
"Dark Matter" by Blake Crouch

Bookshots: 'Dark Matter' by Blake Crouch

Review by Christopher Shultz
Jason Dessen finds himself in a nightmare world of spiral staircases and labyrinthine mysteries from which he may not be able to escape...
Bookshots: 'You Will Know Me' By Megan Abbott

Bookshots: 'You Will Know Me' By Megan Abbott

Review by Keith Rawson July 26, 2016
A brief review of Megan Abbott's brilliant new psychological thriller, 'You Will Know Me'.