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'.
The Unseen World by Liz Moore

Bookshots: 'The Unseen World' by Liz Moore

Review by Christopher Shultz
A teenager must unravel the mystery of her father's identity—and figure out who she is in the process.
Bookshots: 'Escapology' by Ren Warom

Bookshots: 'Escapology' by Ren Warom

Review by Cath Murphy
This book is likely to induce toxic levels of adrenaline. I recommend you read it in a quiet environment - an isolation tank would work - and won't be responsible for what happens if you don't.