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Review: Slattery Falls by Brennan LaFaro

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Travis, Elsie, and Josh, college kids with a ghost-hunting habit, scour New England for the most interesting haunted locales. Their journey eventually leads them to Slattery Falls, a small Massachusetts town living in the … Continue reading

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Review: A Touch of Jen by Beth Morgan

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: Remy and Alicia, a couple of insecure service workers, are not particularly happy together–but they are bound by a shared obsession with Jen, a beautiful former co-worker of Remy’s who now seems to be following … Continue reading

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Review: Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin

Buy here: Open Letter, Bookshop, Amazon Synopsis: As if Marguerite Duras wrote Convenience Store Woman – a beautiful, unexpected novel from a debut French Korean author It’s winter in Sokcho, a tourist town on the border between South and North Korea. The … Continue reading

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Review: Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff VanderMeer

Buy it here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: From the author of Annihilation, a brilliant speculative thriller of dark conspiracy, endangered species, and the possible end of all things. Security consultant “Jane Smith” receives an envelope with a key to a storage unit … 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: Unfortunates by Leo X. Robertson

Tentative release date: June 24, 2021 Preorder it here: Amazon Synopsis: In this collection of stories a sadistic blogger gleefully documents the murders of Hollywood celebrities. A journalist infiltrates a sex club for the physically impaired, finding he has more … Continue reading

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Review: The Wingspan of Severed Hands by Joanna Koch

Buy it here: Weirdpunk Books, Amazon Synopsis: Three Women, One Battle A world gone mad. Cities abandoned. Dreams invade waking minds. An invisible threat lures those who oppose its otherworldly violence to become acolytes of a nameless cult. As a … 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: Suicide’s Suicide (33 1/3) by Andi Coulter

Buy Here: Amazon, Bookshop Synopsis: New York City in the 1970s was an urban nightmare: destitute, dirty, and dangerous. As the country collectively turned its back on the Big Apple, two musical vigilantes rose out of the miasma. Armed only … 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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