Bookshots: 'December Boys' by Joe Clifford

Bookshots: 'December Boys' by Joe Clifford

Review by Max Booth III
Jay Porter returns in Clifford's follow-up to 'Lamentation'.
Bookshots: 'The Final Programme: The Cornelius Quartet 1' by Michael Moorcock

Bookshots: 'The Final Programme: The Cornelius Quartet 1' by Michael Moorcock

Review by Leah Dearborn
A bit of camp, but worthwhile reading for science fiction fans who want to trace the progression of both the author and the genre he partially helped to form.
Bookshots: 'A Decent Ride' by Irvine Welsh

Bookshots: 'A Decent Ride' by Irvine Welsh

Review by Brandon Tietz
Irvine Welsh returns to Edinburgh, the home of "Trainspotting," with a new novel featuring one of his most iconic and beloved characters — 'Juice' Terry Lawson.
Bookshots: 'Why We Write About Ourselves' edited by Meredith Maran

Bookshots: 'Why We Write About Ourselves' edited by Meredith Maran

Review by Freddie Moore
20 writers get personal about why they expose themselves and others for a good story.
Bookshots: 'The Cowboy Bible' by Carlos Velázquez

Bookshots: 'The Cowboy Bible' by Carlos Velázquez

Review by Christine J. Schmidt
Velázquez's Mexico is portrayed as both terrifying and hilarious in this translation of his collection of short stories.
Bookshots: 'The Unfinished World' by Amber Sparks

Bookshots: 'The Unfinished World' by Amber Sparks

Review by Freddie Moore
Time machines, orphan taxidermists, this story collection has it all.
Bookshots: 'American Housewife' by Helen Ellis

Bookshots: 'American Housewife' by Helen Ellis

Review by Cath Murphy
I was wrong. America can do satire.
 Bookshots: 'White City' by Seb Doubinsky

Bookshots: 'White City' by Seb Doubinsky

Review by JS Breukelaar
Seb Doubinsky’s 'White City', the latest in his Babylon series, is a book you’re going to love the third time you read it as much as you did the first. Maybe even more.
Bookshots: 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' by Ed Tarkington

Bookshots: 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' by Ed Tarkington

Review by Ed Sikov
An eight-year-old boy adores his older brother, but when the brother leaves the kid stranded in the middle of the woods, he begins to question the relationship.
Bookshots: 'Travelers Rest' by Keith Lee Morris

Bookshots: 'Travelers Rest' by Keith Lee Morris

Review by Leah Dearborn
There's a town east of the Cascade Mountains where wayward souls are drawn. Their cars break down, blizzards lure them off the highway for the night. Most of them never leave again.
Bookshots: 'The Children's Home' by Charles Lambert

Bookshots: 'The Children's Home' by Charles Lambert

Review by Christopher Shultz
This novel reads like a dream -- a Gothic horror, weird fiction dream.
The Visitors by Simon Sylvester

Bookshots: 'The Visitors' by Simon Sylvester

Review by Christopher Shultz
A fantasy, a mystery, and a coming-of-age tale, all in one outstanding debut novel.
Bookshots: 'Waste' by Andrew F. Sullivan

Bookshots: 'Waste' by Andrew F. Sullivan

Review by BH Shepherd
A brief and concise review of "Waste" by Andrew F. Sullivan.
Bookshots: 'Year of the Goose' by Carly J. Hallman

Bookshots: 'Year of the Goose' by Carly J. Hallman

Review by Leah Dearborn
Acidic and slapstick, 'Year of the Goose' is a satire as sharp as a gleaming beak or a pair of beady black eyes.
Bookshots: 'The Age of Reinvention' by Karine Tuil

Bookshots: 'The Age of Reinvention' by Karine Tuil

Review by Ed Sikov December 8, 2015
A review of a well-regarded new French novel.
Bookshots: 'Drawing Blood' by Molly Crabapple

Bookshots: 'Drawing Blood' by Molly Crabapple

Review by Brian McGackin
In which our intrepid writer offers up perhaps the most unhelpful review ever.
Bookshots: 'Wolf Winter' by Cecilia Ekbäck

Bookshots: 'Wolf Winter' by Cecilia Ekbäck

Review by Stephanie Bonjack
Swedish Lapland, 1717. A Finnish family leaves the shores of their country for a remote Swedish farm. When a body is discovered, paranoia and strange, inexplicable events soon follow.
Bookshots: ‘The Angel of Highgate’ by Vaughn Entwistle

Bookshots: ‘The Angel of Highgate’ by Vaughn Entwistle

Review by Dean Fetzer
The ‘wickedest man in London’, the current Lord Thraxton, becomes obsessed with a dark angel he finds haunting Highgate Cemetery.
Bookshots: 'Sour Candy' by Kealan Patrick Burke

Bookshots: 'Sour Candy' by Kealan Patrick Burke

Review by Christopher Shultz
A man's simple existence becomes a nightmare when a strange child enters his life...
Bookshots: 'The Man Who Spoke Snakish' by Andrus Kivirähk

Bookshots: 'The Man Who Spoke Snakish' by Andrus Kivirähk

Review by Freddie Moore
A look inside Andrus Kivirähk ‘s first English translated novel.
Bookshots: 'The Pleasure Merchant' By Molly Tanzer

Bookshots: 'The Pleasure Merchant' By Molly Tanzer

Review by Keith Rawson November 17, 2015
A brief review of 'The Pleasure Merchant' By Molly Tanzer.
Bookshots: 'The Sandman: Overture Deluxe Edition' by Neil Gaiman

Bookshots: 'The Sandman: Overture Deluxe Edition' by Neil Gaiman

Review by Chris Rosales
"The Sandman: Overture Deluxe Edition" will be released November 11th in comic shops and November 17th in bookstores.
Bookshots: ‘Safe Inside the Violence’ by Christopher Irvin

Bookshots: ‘Safe Inside the Violence’ by Christopher Irvin

Review by Dean Fetzer
A new collection by a new master of the noir short story.