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Review: Guillotine: Poems by Eduardo C. Corral

Buy Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Guillotine traverses desert landscapes cut through by migrants, the grief of loss, betrayal’s lingering scars, the border itself—great distances in which violence and yearning find roots. Through the voices of undocumented immigrants, border patrol agents, and … Continue reading

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Review: History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Buy it here: Bookshop Amazon Synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Madeline lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige of a lost counter-culture world. Isolated at home and an … Continue reading

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Review: Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby

Buy at Bookshop and Amazon Syopsis: Beauregard “Bug” Montage: husband, father, honest car mechanic. But he was once known – from North Carolina to the beaches of Florida – as the best getaway driver on the East Coast. Just like … Continue reading

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Review: Bring Me the Head of Quentin Tarantino by Julian Herbert

Synopsis: Virtuosic stories by one of “the more interesting and ambitious prose stylists of our time” (Los Angeles Times) In this madcap, insatiably inventive, bravura story collection, Julián Herbert brings to vivid life people who struggle to retain a measure … Continue reading

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Review: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Buy it Here: Bookshop, Amazon Synopsis: The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people … Continue reading

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Review: Nunchuck City by Brian Asman

Buy it here: Brian Asman’s Website, Amazon Synopsis: You better nun-check yourself before you wreck yourself! Disgraced ex-ninja Nunchuck “Nick” Nikolopoulis just wants to open a drive-thru fondue restaurant with his best friend Rondell. But when an old enemy kidnaps … Continue reading

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Review: Jailbroke by Brian Asman

Buy it here: Brian Asman’s website, Amazon Synopsis: Future slacker Kelso’s got the easiest gig in the galaxy, working the Gordita Especial! pod on board an interstellar cruiser, although that doesn’t stop him from complaining about it to anyone who’ll … Continue reading

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Review: I’m Not Even Supposed to Be Here Today by Brian Asman

Buy here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: “Sometimes you stop by the convenience store for a slushy and the world just goes straight to hell, and takes you along with it. I haven’t had this much fun watching terrible stuff happen in … Continue reading

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Review: “Beautiful/Grotesque” edited by Sam Richard

Buy it here: Godless, Weirdpunk Books, Amazon Synopsis: Five authors of strange fiction, Roland Blackburn (Seventeen Names For Skin), Jo Quenell (The Mud Ballad), Katy Michelle Quinn (Winnie), Joanna Koch (The Wingspan of Severed Hands), and Sam Richard (Sabbath of … Continue reading

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Review: The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: This is the story of a serial killer. A stolen child. Revenge. Death. And an ordinary house at the end of an ordinary street. All these things are true. And yet they are all … Continue reading

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