Category Archives: Reviews

Review: The Abstainer by Ian McGuire

Buy it here: Amazon Bookshop Synopsis: An Irishman in nineteenth-century England is forced to take sides when his nephew joins the bloody underground movement for independence in this propulsive novel from the acclaimed author of The North Water. The rebels will … Continue reading

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Review: Wild Swims by Dorthe Nors

Buy here: Amazon Bookshop Synopsis: A dazzling return to the short story by a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize In fourteen effervescent stories, Dorthe Nors plumbs the depths of the human heart, from desire to melancholy and everything … Continue reading

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Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Buy it here: Amazon Bookshop Synopsis: After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not … Continue reading

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Review: She Ain’t Pretty by Renee Miller

Released February 25, 2021 Preorder it here: Amazon Synopsis: “Older women make killer lovers…” Blake Swanson answered an ad for a job as a farmhand, but when he arrives for his interview, Lily, the widow who placed the ad, seduces … Continue reading

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Review: The New Springfield Chronicles by Julia Platz-Halter

Buy it Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Nuclear war has destroyed civilization, and now the survivors must rebuild. Their guide in this monumental task? The first ten seasons of the hit animated sitcom, The Simpsons. New Springfield might just be the … Continue reading

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Review: Outlawed by Anna North

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. In the year of our Lord 1894, I became … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Demon, the Dumbwaiter, and the Douchebag by Sal Cangemi

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Kyle Jarvis is hiding. He has moved into Le Trou Du Cul, a pleasant suburban apartment complex, to hide from those he has wronged. But the well-hidden complex is not as quiet as he … Continue reading

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Review: Extinction Peak by Lucas Mangum

Paperback, 163 pages Published September 22nd 2020 by Madness Heart Press Buy it here: Madness Heart Press, Amazon, Bookshop Synposis: When the raptors come out of sinkholes across the United States, Deandra Antigone Merriweather’s elder brother Johnny sees the chaos as … Continue reading

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Review: Cirque Berserk by Jessica Guess

   Rewind-or-Die #4, 111 pages Published February 20th 2020 by Unnerving ASIN B0832BF6MQ Edition Language English Buy it here: Amazon bookshop.org Synopsis: The summer of 1989 brought terror to the town of Shadows Creek, Florida in the form of a … Continue reading

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Review: Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke

Paperback: 130 pages Publisher: Bloodshot Books (April 13, 2018) Language: English ISBN-10: 1947522086 ISBN-13: 978-1947522084 Buy it here: Amazon Synopsis: An elderly funeral home worker, struggling with the loss of his wife, finds an unnatural attraction to a corpse at work resembling his late bride … Continue reading

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