Bookshots: 'Made to Kill' by Adam Christopher

Bookshots: 'Made to Kill' by Adam Christopher

Review by BH Shepherd
A brief review of 'Made to Kill' by Adam Christopher.

Bookshots: 'The Monstrous' edited by Ellen Datlow

Column by Richard Thomas
Electrifying tales that redefine monsters from mere things that go bump in the night to inexplicable, deadly reflections of our day-to-day lives.
Bookshots: 'Food Whore' by Jessica Tom

Bookshots: 'Food Whore' by Jessica Tom

Review by Cath Murphy
Food, glorious food.
Bookshots: 'Welcome to Night Vale' by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

Bookshots: 'Welcome to Night Vale' by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

Review by Max Booth III
KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY. KING CITY.
Bookshots: 'Lolito' by Ben Brooks

Bookshots: 'Lolito' by Ben Brooks

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of 'Lolito' by Ben Brooks.
Bookshots: ‘Savage Lane’ By Jason Starr

Bookshots: ‘Savage Lane’ By Jason Starr

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of noirist Jason Starr's 16th novel, 'Savage Lane'.
Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe

Bookshots: 'Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe' by Thomas Ligotti

Review by Christopher Shultz
The first two groundbreaking collections from Thomas Ligotti get the Penguin Classics paperback treatment.
Bookshots: 'The Rim of Morning' by William Sloane

Bookshots: 'The Rim of Morning' by William Sloane

Review by Cath Murphy
Stephen King thinks these reissued horror novellas from the 1930s are remarkable. So do I.
Bookshots: 'Bats of the Republic' by Zachary Thomas Dodson

Bookshots: 'Bats of the Republic' by Zachary Thomas Dodson

Review by Leah Dearborn
After The Collapse, society has slowly rebuilt itself into an alternate reality where blood and heredity reign.
Dark Screams: Volume Five

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

Review by Christopher Shultz
The fifth installment of the Dark Screams series serves up horror tales from Mick Garris, Kealan Patrick Burke, and Bentley Little.
Bookshots: ‘The New and Improved Romie Futch’ By Julia Elliot

Bookshots: ‘The New and Improved Romie Futch’ By Julia Elliott

Review by Keith Rawson
A short review of Julia Elliot's brilliant and hilarious debut novel, ‘The New and Improved Romie Futch’.
Gold Fame Citrus

Bookshots: 'Gold Fame Citrus' by Claire Vaye Watkins

Review by Christopher Shultz
In this quasi-magical tale, Luz, a former child state icon/model, navigates the water-depleted, post-apocalyptic California coast with her partner Ray and their "child" Ig.
Bookshots: 'Little Sister Death' By William Gay

Bookshots: 'Little Sister Death' By William Gay

Review by Keith Rawson
A short review of the late, great William Gay's first posthumous novel, 'Little Sister Death'.
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Bookshots: 'Population Wars: A New Perspective on Competition and Coexistence' by Greg Graffin

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Punk rock professor Greg Graffin, lead singer of Bad Religion, challenges the modern narrative of war with SCIENCE!
Bookshots: 'Not on Fire, but Burning' by Greg Hrbek

Bookshots: 'Not on Fire, but Burning' by Greg Hrbek

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of "Not on Fire, but Burning" by Greg Hrbek.
Bookshots: 'The Heart Goes Last' by Margaret Atwood

Bookshots: 'The Heart Goes Last' by Margaret Atwood

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Atwood repackages serial eBook series 'Positron' as a novel.
Bookshots: 'Benchere in Wonderland' by Steven Gillis

Bookshots: 'Benchere in Wonderland' by Steven Gillis

Review by Cath Murphy
Is art still art even if no one is around to see it?

Bookshots: 'The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray' by Robert Schnakenberg

Column by Brandon Tietz September 17, 2015
A huge Bill Murray fan reads a book about Bill Murray...and the results are a teeny bit sad.
Bookshots: ‘So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood’ by Patrick Modiano

Bookshots: ‘So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood’ by Patrick Modiano

Review by Dean Fetzer
Jean Daragane’s solitary life in his apartment in Paris is rudely interrupted on a hot summer’s night by a phone call about a lost address book.
Bookshots: 'Undermajordomo Minor' By Patrick deWitt

Bookshots: 'Undermajordomo Minor' By Patrick deWitt

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Patrick deWitt's latest comic masterpiece, 'Undermajordomo Minor.'
Bookshots: 'The Suicide of Claire Bishop' by Carmiel Banasky

Bookshots: 'The Suicide of Claire Bishop' by Carmiel Banasky

Review by Leah Dearborn
In 2004, a young man discovers a painting that appears to have been created by his ex-girlfriend. The problem is that his ex-girlfriend is in her twenties, and said painting is dated to 1959.
Bookshots: 'The Castaway Lounge' by Jon Boilard

Bookshots: 'The Castaway Lounge' by Jon Boilard

Review by Cath Murphy
Titty bars, flying saucers and humour as deadpan flat as roadkill.
Bookshots: 'Purity' by Jonathan Franzen

Bookshots: 'Purity' by Jonathan Franzen

Review by Freddie Moore
Franzen's latest cultural criticism comes with a twist of Dickens.
$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

Bookshots: '$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America' by Kathryn Edin & H. Luke Schaefer

Review by Christopher Shultz
Meticulous research and personal anecdotes reveal an often overlooked extreme poverty in America.
Bookshots: 'You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine' by Alexandra Kleeman

Bookshots: 'You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine' by Alexandra Kleeman

Review by Cath Murphy August 25, 2015
Don't eat the Kandy Kakes