Book Reviews


A Baker’s Dozen By Eleanor Cawood Jones

A Crack In The Wall By Betty Jane Hegerat

A Curious Indian Cadaver By Shamini Flint

A Danger To Himself And Others (Bomb Squad NYC #1) By J.E. Fishman

A Daughter’s Hero By Julie K. Weber-Torres

A Death In The Highlands By Caroline Dunford

A Dirty Job By Christopher Moore

A Far Strange Country By Arielle Hunter

A Monster Calls By Patrick Ness

Adultery By Paulo Coelho

After Dark, My Sweet By Jim Thompson

All The Beautiful Sinners By Stephen Graham James

American MaleWhore In Tokyo By Rowen Boozewell

As The Heart Bones Break By Audrey Chin

At Night We Walk In Circles By Daniel Alarcon

Awaken Our Spirit Within By Patsie Smith


Backwards By Todd Mitchell

Beat The Reaper By Josh Bazell

Between Clay And Dust By Musharraf Ali Farooqi

BirthCONTROL By James Vavasour

Bleeding Edge By Thomas Pynchon

Blindness By Jose Saramago

Boo By Neil Smith

Boy, Snow, Bird By Helen Oyeyemi


Calves In The Mudroom By Jerome O. Brown

Christiania By Phil Mc Paul

Chronic City By Jonathan Lethem

Collard County By Tamara J. Madison

Colours In The Spectrum By Jayant Swamy

Courier By Terry Irving

Critical Mass By Sara Paretsky


Dalva By Jim Harrison

Dangerous By Caleb Bislow

Dangerous Illusions By Joseph J. Gabriele

Dead And Godless By Donald J. Amodeo

Disgrace By J.M. Coetzee

Dixon Grace; 1.9.7 Hamburg By Alexa Camouro

Doctor Sleep By Stephen King

Dogrun By Arthur Nersesian

Down And Out In Paris And London By George Orwell

Drugs, Sex and Protein Shakes By Joseph Shield


Eden By Dorothy Johnston

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 By Travis Bradberry

Enduring Love By Ian McEwan

Etta And Otto And James And Russell By Emma Hooper

Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead: Journeys into Fame and Madness By Neil Strauss

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close By Jonathan Safran Foer


Foe By J.M. Coetzee

For The Cause – Alfred Wellnitz

Future Crimes By Marc Goodman


Gatekeeper By Mike Smart

Gates Of Fire By Steven Pressfield

Ghost Moth By Michele Forbes

Ghostwritten By David Mitchell

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies By Jared Diamond


Hard Rain Falling By Don Carpenter

Haven By Richard Dube

Her By Harriet Lane

Hidden Girl By Shyima Hall

Hideous Exuberance By Stephen C. Bird

Highway to Hell: The Road Where Childhoods Are Stolen By Matt Roper

House Of Leaves By Mark Z. Danielewski

How Late It Was, How Late By James Kelman

How Long Can A White Girl Last On Nebraska Ave? By Fred Smith

How To Sweet-Talk A Shark By Bill Richardson

Hungry Ghosts (Inspector Ramírez, #3) By Peggy Blair


I Am Pilgrim By Terry Hayes

I Heart My Little A-Holes By Karen Alpert

I, Death By Mark Leslie

In The Lake Of The Woods By Tim O’Brien

In The Mind Of An Immigrant By Stanislav Molokovski

In The Shadow Of Lies By M.A. Adler

It’s Not My Fault By Wendi Bear


Just & Equitable By Tanya Thistleton

Jungle Fire By Dana Mentink


Killer Within By Jeff Gunhus

Knockemstiff By Donald Ray Pollock


Last Evenings On Earth – Roberto Bolano

Lemonade: Inspired by Actual Events By Bernard J. Dillard

Libra By Don DeLillo

Little Deaths By John F.D. Taff

Long Live The Suicide King By Aaron Michael Ritchey

Luckiest Girl Alive By Jessica Knoll


Mambo In Chinatown By Jean Kwok

Maqroll: Three Novellas By Alvaro Mutis

Matadora By Elizabeth Ruth

Mental Dessert By M.H.J. Rice

Midnight Abyss By Various Authors

Misdirected (Due North #2) By G.M. Rogers

Missing Parts By Ethan Mawyer

Moon In A Dead Eye By Pascal Garnier

Motherless Brooklyn By Jonathan Lethem

Movie Game By Michael Ebner

Munich Airport By Greg Baxter

My Next Breath By Terri Whitmire


New Business Networking By Dave Delaney

Night Film – Marisha Pessl

North Of Boston By Elisabeth Elo

Nothing Is True And Everything Is Possible By Peter Pomerantsev


Of All The Gin Joints: Stumbling Through Hollywood History By Mark Bailey

Oh! You Pretty Things By Shanna Mahin

Old School By Tobias Wolff

Overboard By Donna Chaffee


Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha By Roddy Doyle

Painting Pictures And Other Stories By Gayle Gonsalves

Palace Of Treason By Jason Matthews

Panic In A Suitcase By Yelena Akhtiorskaya

Play It As It Lays By Joan Didion

Precarious Japan By Anne Allison



Rabbit, Run By John Updike

Red Thread Thinking By Debra Kaye

Return To Tobacco Road By Charlie Fiveash


Scouting For The Reaper By Jacob M. Appel

Selected Stories By Andre Dubus

Servants Of The Storm By Delilah S. Dawson

Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls By Matt Ruff

Shadow Divers By Robert Kurson

Shaman By Kim Stanley Robinson

Shangri-La Trailer Park By John Zunski

Sharp Objects By Gillian Flynn

Shattering The Triangle By Dick Reynolds

Shotgun Lovesongs By Nickolas Butler

Sniper’s Honor By Stephen Hunter

Southern Heat By David Burnsworth

Spacebookthenovel By Robert Allan Richardson

Spirits Of The West: Eerie Encounters From The Prairies To The Pacific By Robert C. Belyk

Sticks and Stones By Janice MacDonald

Still Alice By Lisa Genova

Stranger In A Strange Land By Robert A. Heinlein

Suddenly, A Knock On The Door By Etgar Keret

Suicide Game By Haidji

Swallowing the Sea By Lee Upton

Switch Bitch By Roald Dahl

[SIC] By Davis Schneiderman


The Age By Nancy Lee

The Almond Tree By Michelle Cohen Corasanti

The Anonymous Girl By Holy Ghost Writer

The Big Secret By D.W. Boorn

The Big Sleep By Raymond Chandler

The Big Wide Calm By Rich Marcello

The Biology Of Luck By Jacob M. Appel

The Book Of Jonah By Joshua Max Feldman

The Boy Who Drew Monsters By Keith Donohue

The Break By Deb Fitzpatrick

The Bullies’ Predatory Footprint By Terri Ryan

The Burning Room By Michael Connelly

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex By David Borgenicht

The Corrections By Jonathan Franzen

The Crack By Christopher Radmann

The Crocodiles By Youssef Rakha

The Crying Of Lot 49 By Thomas Pynchon

The Damned By Andrew Pyper

The Devil’s Garden By John R. Cencich

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an IKEA WardrobeThe Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An IKEA Wardrobe By Romain Puertolas

The Flamethrowers By Rachel Kushner

The Friday Edition By Betta Ferrendelli

The Gargoyle By Andrew Davidson

The Girl On The Train By Paula Hawkins

The Girl Who Slept With God By Val Brelinski

The Illuminations By Andrew O’Hagen

The Kafka Society By Ron Felber

The King And The Kid By Konnrad

The Label Maker By Mackenzie Stilton

The Last Days Of My Mother By Björn Sölvi Sigurðsson

The Life of Me By Nigel D. Brown-Ward

The Lydecker Mysteries (Vol. 2) By William Cheevers

The Mingrelian By Ed Baldwin

The Never List By Koethi Zan

The Novel World Of Angela Crown By Sala Deib

The Octopus Hook Murders By Terry Rich Hartley

The Only Average Guy By John Filion

The Pilo Family Circus By Will Elliott

The Platinum Solution By Mike Smart

The Psychopath Test By Jon Ronson

The Quest By Nelson DeMille

The Rejected Works of William L. Domme By William L. Domme

The Returned By Jason Mott

The Road Narrows As You Go By Lee Henderson

The Sheltering Sky By Paul Bowles

The Silent Sister By Diane Chamberlain

The Sisters Brothers By Patrick deWitt

The Son Of A Certain Woman By Wayne Johnston

The Sportswriter By Richard Ford

The Stand By Stephen King

The Tragedy Of Woman By Ray Dacolias

The Transcriptionist By Amy Rowland

The Troop By Nick Cutter

The Untold By Courtney Collins

The Vacationers By Emma Straub

The Water Here Is Never Blue By Shelagh Plunkett

The Weight Of A Feather By Judy Croome

The Wife Of A Lesser Man By Sandy Appleyard

This Is How You Lose Her By Junot Diaz

True North: The Shocking Truth about “Yours, Mine and Ours” By Tom North


Under One Roof By Barry Martin

Up In Smoke By Ross Pennie

Up On The Roof By Judy Ann Davis


Valley Of The Dolls By Jacqueline Susann

Voltaire’s Adventures Before Candide And Other Improbable Tales By Martin D. Gibbs and Arthur Graham


We Are Not Ourselves By Matthew Thomas

Western Roads By Michael Walsh

What’s Bred In The Bone – Robertson Davies

White Jazz By James Ellroy

Wicked And Weird By Rich Terfry

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Without Warning By Mike Smart



You By Caroline Kepnes


Zaremba, Or Love and The Rule Law By Michelle Granas


2nd Amendment Remedies By S.L. Shelton

7 Ways To Sunday By Lee Kvern

10:04 By Ben Lerner

13 Years in America By Melanie Steele

100 Sideways Miles By Andrew Smith



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