Bookshots: 'Vicious' by V.E. Schwab

Bookshots: 'Vicious' by V.E. Schwab

Review by Naturi Thomas-Millard September 24, 2013
We take a look at popular YA author V.E. Schwab's first novel for adults.
Bookshots: 'Carnival' by Rawi Hage

Bookshots: 'Carnival' by Rawi Hage

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky September 19, 2013
Another unique take on the immigrant experience from the award winning Rawi Hage, filled with bizarre characters and poetic prose.
Bookshots: 'Brewster' By Mark Slouka

Bookshots: 'Brewster' By Mark Slouka

Review by Keith Rawson September 12, 2013
Mark Slouka's 'Brewster' pumps new life into the moribund coming of age novel.
Bookshots: 'The Maid's Version' by Daniel Woodrell

Bookshots: 'The Maid's Version' by Daniel Woodrell

Review by John Jarzemsky September 11, 2013
"The Maid's Version" is a sharp and concise blast from the past that will satisfy fans of Woodrell's previous work and bring in new readers as well.
Bookshots: Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem

Bookshots: 'Dissident Gardens' by Jonathan Lethem

Review by Leah Rhyne September 10, 2013
Jonathan Lethem's "Dissident Gardens" tracks 20th Century American Communism through the journey of one very bizarre New York family.
Bookshots: The Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale

Bookshots: 'The Thicket' by Joe R. Lansdale

Review by Ryan Peverly September 9, 2013
A review of Joe R. Lansdale's "The Thicket," a novel about a boy trying to find his kidnapped sister in East Texas.
Joyland by Stephen King

"Joyland" by Stephen King

Review by Richard Thomas June 27, 2013
A riveting novel of love and loss, "Joyland" weaves together a coming of age tale with ghosts and crime to tell a powerful story.
'Lionel Asbo: State of England' by Martin Amis

'Lionel Asbo: State of England' by Martin Amis

Review by Jack Joslin August 28, 2012
Do writers have a duty to their readers? A look at Martin Amis and his very angry novel 'Lionel Asbo: State of England'.
Butterfly in the Typewriter review

'Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces' by Cory MacLauchlin

Review by Jack Joslin April 11, 2012
Cory MacLauchlin illuminates the mysterious and tragic life of the author of 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.
"Tales From Development Hell" review

'Tales From Development Hell - The Greatest Movies Never Made?' by David Hughes

Review by Karina Wilson March 6, 2012
David Hughes' updated version of 'Tales From Development Hell' is a must-read for movie industry insiders, outliers and wannabes.
Review: 'The Wolf Gift' by Anne Rice

'The Wolf Gift' by Anne Rice

Review by Meredith Borders February 15, 2012
'The Wolf Gift' marks Anne Rice’s return to the gothic horror novels that her fans adore, this time taking a detour from vampire territory into the lair of the werewolf.
The Dirt: 10th Anniversary

Ten Years Later, We Still Love 'The Dirt' by Neil Strauss

Review by Joe Daly February 13, 2012
Ten years after its release, 'The Dirt' remains one of the greatest rock biographies in history. We tell you why.
'The Mirage' by Matt Ruff

'The Mirage' by Matt Ruff

Review by Brandon Tietz February 7, 2012
11/09/2001: Christian fundamentalists hijack four jetliners. Two of them crash into the World Trade Center of Baghdad, and the United Arab States declare their war on terror against America.
Review: "Raylan" by Elmore Leonard

'Raylan' by Elmore Leonard

Review by Meredith Borders January 30, 2012
U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (played by Timothy Olyphant in JUSTIFIED) is back, and Elmore Leonard remains at the top of his game.
"The Angel Esmeralda" by Don Delillo

"The Angel Esmeralda" by Don Delillo

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky November 22, 2011
After over 30 years in the business, literary heavyweight Don Delillo finally published his first book of short stories.