Bookshots: 'The Invaders' Edited by Jacob Weisman

Bookshots: 'The Invaders' Edited by Jacob Weisman

Review by Leah Dearborn
Short stories that include a rocket-building squid and a man whose sex life alters time.
Bookshots: 'Arcade' by Drew Nellins Smith

Bookshots: 'Arcade' by Drew Nellins Smith

Review by Max Booth III
We dig into the beautiful, crazy XXX culture found in Drew Nellins Smith's "Arcade".
Bookshots: 'Underground Airlines' by Ben H. Winters

Bookshots: 'Underground Airlines' by Ben H. Winters

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of "Underground Airlines" by Ben H. Winters.
Bookshots: 'Disappearance at Devil's Rock' by Paul Tremblay

Bookshots: 'Disappearance at Devil's Rock' by Paul Tremblay

Review by Max Booth III
A look at Paul Tremblay's new creepy contribution to the horror genre.
Bookshots: 'Nitro Mountain' by Lee Clay Johnson

Bookshots: 'Nitro Mountain' by Lee Clay Johnson

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of "Nitro Mountain" by Lee Clay Johnson.
Bookshots: 'Stories of Your Life and Others' by Ted Chiang

Bookshots: 'Stories of Your Life and Others' by Ted Chiang

Review by Max Booth III June 15, 2016
A look at Ted Chiang's infamous science fiction collection.
Bookshots: 'Shot In Detroit' By Patricia Abbott

Bookshots: 'Shot In Detroit' By Patricia Abbott

Review by Keith Rawson June 15, 2016
A short review of 'Shot In Detroit' By Patricia Abbott.
The Suburbs of Hell

Bookshots: 'The Suburbs of Hell' by Randolph Stow

Review by Christopher Shultz
No one is safe in this 1984 novel, re-issued for the digital age.
Bookshots: 'The Girls' by Emma Cline

Bookshots: 'The Girls' by Emma Cline

Review by Leah Rhyne
In Emma Cline's "The Girls," readers are taken on the dark journey of a 1960s hippie girl into a brutal, Manson-esque commune.
Bookshots: 'Death Confetti' by Jennifer Robin

Bookshots: 'Death Confetti' by Jennifer Robin

Review by Cath Murphy
Buses, weirdos, Tootsie rolls.
Bookshots: 'The Insides' by Jeremy P. Bushnell

Bookshots: 'The Insides' by Jeremy P. Bushnell

Review by Leah Dearborn
'The Insides' is a character-driven fantasy with a tinge of absurdism.
Bookshots: 'The Nice Guys: The Official Movie Novelization' by Charles Ardai

Bookshots: 'The Nice Guys: The Official Movie Novelization' by Charles Ardai

Review by Max Booth III
A look at Charles Ardai's novelization of Shane Black's "The Nice Guys".
Bookshots: 'Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday' by Debbie Graber

Bookshots: 'Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday' by Debbie Graber

Review by Cath Murphy
95% of employees surveyed think you should go out and buy this book right away
The Fireman

Bookshots: 'The Fireman' by Joe Hill

Review by Christopher Shultz
The latest novel from Joe Hill, and it's a scorcher (sorry).
The Loney

Bookshots: "The Loney" by Andrew Michael Hurley

Review by Christopher Shultz May 12, 2016
A boy and his brother experience bizarre occurrences during a holiday stay on a desolate stretch of beach.
Man & Wife

Bookshots: 'Man & Wife' by Katie Chase

Review by Freddie Moore
A look inside Katie Chase’s debut story collection.
Mongrels

Bookshots: 'Mongrels' by Stephen Graham Jones

Review by Max Booth III May 10, 2016
We dig our claws deep into SGJ's 'Mongrels', AKA 'French Fry Bandits of the Game Show Revolution'.
Bookshots: 'The Mirror Thief' by Martin Seay

Bookshots: 'The Mirror Thief' by Martin Seay

Review by Dean Fetzer
‘The Mirror Thief’ follows Curtis’s search, Stanley’s obsession with the book, and Crivano’s industrial espionage, jumping from Vegas 2003, to 1950s Venice Beach, to 16th Century Venice.
Bookshots: 'Late One Night' by Lee Martin

Bookshots: 'Late One Night' by Lee Martin

Review by Max Booth III
A look at Lee Martin's small-town lullaby.

Bookshots: 'My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir' by Chris Offut

Column by Richard Thomas April 19, 2016
In 'My Father, the Pornographer', Offutt takes us on the journey with him, reading his father’s prodigious literary output as both a critic and as a son seeking answers.
Bookshots: 'Movie Stars' by Jack Pendarvis

Bookshots: 'Movie Stars' by Jack Pendarvis

Review by BH Shepherd April 13, 2016
A concise review of 'Movie Stars', a collection of short stories by Jack Pendarvis.
Bookshots: 'Violation: Collected Essays' By Sallie Tisdale

Bookshots: 'Violation: Collected Essays' By Sallie Tisdale

Review by Keith Rawson
A short review of mega-essayist Sallie Tisdale's new collection.
Bookshots: 'The Inventors' by Peter Selgin

Bookshots: 'The Inventors' by Peter Selgin

Review by Ed Sikov
A writer takes on the facts and fictions that made him who he is.
Springtime: A Ghost Story

Bookshots: 'Springtime: A Ghost Story' by Michelle de Kretser

Review by Christopher Shultz
A woman, uprooted from her home in Melbourne and transplanted to Sydney, begins to see a strange woman standing in a garden during her long walks around the city...
Bookshots: ‘The Association of Small Bombs’ by Karan Mahajan

Bookshots: ‘The Association of Small Bombs’ by Karan Mahajan

Review by Freddie Moore
A look inside Karan Mahajan’s second novel.