Monthly Archives: January 2022

Review: The New Girls’ Patient by Ruthann Jagge

Buy here: Godless, Amazon Synopsis: Jamie Carver is an inexperienced young woman eager to change her life.  Recently certified in nursing, she’s the new girl working at a facility for the elderly. When her favorite patient dies, the frail woman leaves her a handwritten recipe book … Continue reading

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Review: CoDex 1962 by Sjon

Buy it Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Spanning eras, continents, and genres, CoDex 1962—twenty years in the making—is Sjón’s epic three-part masterpiece Over the course of four dazzling novels translated into dozens of languages, Sjón has earned a global reputation as one … Continue reading

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Review: Cult Classic by Sloane Crosley

Tentative Release Date: June 7, 2022 Pre-order Here: Publisher Website, Bookshop, Amazon Synopsis: Cult Classic is a comic mystery about love, memory, and mind control from New York Times-bestselling author and two-time Thurber Prize finalist Sloane Crosley. One idle weeknight in New … Continue reading

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Review: Red Milk by Sjon

Buy it Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: A timely and provocative novel about a mysterious Icelandic neo-Nazi and the enduring global allure of fascism. In England in 1962, an Icelandic man is found dead on a train bound for Cheltenham Spa. … Continue reading

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Review: Master of Reality (33 1/3 series) by John Darnielle

Buy Here: Bloomsbury, Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: John Darnielle hears [Black Sabbath’s Master of Reality] through the ears of Roger Painter, a young adult locked in a southern California adolescent psychiatric center in 1985; deprived of his Walkman and hungry for … Continue reading

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Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Buy it here: Signed Copies from author, Bookshop, Synopsis: In a ruined, nameless city of the future, a woman named Rachel, who makes her living as a scavenger, finds a creature she names “Borne” entangled in the fur of Mord, … Continue reading

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Review: Manhunt by Gretchen Felker-Martin

Out February 22. Preorder here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Y: The Last Man meets The Girl With All the Gifts in Gretchen Felker-Martin’s Manhunt, an explosive post-apocalyptic novel that follows trans women and men on a grotesque journey of survival. Beth and Fran spend … Continue reading

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Review: Malinae by Josh Schlossberg

Buy here: Godless.com, Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: The absentmindedness. The nonsensical ramblings. The blank stares. Ward Ayers, physically disabled and confined to his Jersey Shore home, can only watch in dismay as his beloved wife Malina slips further and further into … Continue reading

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Review: The Removed by Brandon Hobson

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Steeped in Cherokee myths and history, a novel about a fractured family reckoning with the tragic death of their son long ago—from National Book Award finalist Brandon Hobson In the fifteen years since their … Continue reading

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Review: Deep Dive by Ron Walters

Pre-order here: Angry Robot, Amazon Synopsis: When your reality shatters, what will you do to put it back together again? Still reeling from the failure of his last project, videogame developer Peter Banuk is working hard to ensure his next … Continue reading

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