Book Reviews by Author

Algernon Blackwood

The Wendigo

Alison Gaylin

The Gift

Alison Malee

The Day Is Ready for You

Amanda Lovelace

The Witch Doesn’t Burn in this One

Amor Towles

You Have Arrived at Your Destination

An Na

A Step from Heaven
The Place Between Breaths

Anaïs Nin

Delta of Venus

Andy Weir

Diary of an AssCan
The Martian

Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

Asa Nonami

Now You’re One of Us

Agustina Bazterrica

Tender is the Flesh

Augustus Rose

The Readymade Thief

Banana Yoshimoto

Hardboiled & Hard Luck

Beau Taplin

Worlds of You

Billy Chapata

Chameleon Aura

Billy O’Callaghan

The Dead House

Blake Crouch

Summer Frost

Carole Johnstone

Skinner Box

Casssandra Khaw

Nothing But Blackened Teeth
These Deathless Bones

Cathy Park Hong

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper

Chelsea Bobulski

The Wood

Chelsea G. Summers

A Certain Hunger

Cheryl Strayed

his Telling

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Chris Coppel

The Lodge

Christina Henry

Near the Bone
The Ghost Tree

Christina Rossetti

Goblin Market

Christopher Rice

The Vines

Clementine von Radics

In a Dream You Saw a Way to Survive

Cormac McCarthy

The Road

Corvus Winchester

The Monsters Within

David Pinner


Diane Chamberlain

Pretending to Dance

E.A. Deverell (Eva Deverell)

The Female Correspondent

Eliza Maxwell

The Grave Tender

Emtithal Mahmoud

Sisters’ Entrance

Erin Hayes

I Wish I Weren’t a Djinni

Faith G. Harper

Unfuck Your Sleep: The #1 Non-Negotiable Necessity for Emotional and Physical Health

Fatimah Asghar

If They Come for Us

Francina Simone

Smash It!

Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis

Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Gary Chapman

The 5 Love Languages

George M. Johnson

All Boys Aren’t Blue

Gloria Chao

American Panda

Grady Hendrix

Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction

Gregory Galloway

As Simple as Snow

G.V. Anderson

Hearts in the Hard Ground

H.A. Leuschel

My Sweet Friend

Heather Demetrios

Bad Romance

Heather Gudenkauf

Little Lies
Not a Sound

Helen Scheuerer

Heart of Mist

Hiromi Kawakami

Strange Weather in Tokyo

Holly Goddard Jones

The Salt Line

Jane Myers Perrine

The Mad Herringtons

Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why

Jenny Han

Always and Forever, Lara Jean
P.S. I Still Love You
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Jeffrey Deaver


John Green

Looking for Alaska

John Marszalkowski


Josh Malerman

Bird Box
Goblin: A Novel in Six Novellas

Joyce Carol Oates

Miao Dao
The Sign of the Beast

J.Y. Yang

Waiting on a Bright Moon

Kanae Minato


Kara Thomas

That Weekend

Karina Sainz Borgo

It Would Be Night in Caracas

Kate Jonez

Lady Bits

Kelly Robson

A Human Stain

Kim Liggett

The Grace Year

Kristin Butcher

Girls Like Me

Laird Hunt

In the House in the Dark of the Woods

Lang Leav

Love Looks Pretty on You

Laura Lippman

Slow Burner

Laurie Faria Stolarz

Jane Anonymous

Lee Martens

Secrets of a Broken Heart

Leigh Bardugo

The Witch of Duva

Leila Slimani

The Perfect Nanny

Liana LeFey

Once a Courtesan

Lisa Ko

The Contractors

Lisa Unger

Let Her Be
he Sleep Tight Motel

Lynne Hinton (Lynne Branard)

The Art of Arranging Flowers

Margaret Atwood

The Edible Woman

Margaret Rogerson

An Enchantment of Ravens

Mariana Enríquez

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed
Things We Lost in the Fire

Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Mary Beard

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Mary Taranta

Shimmer and Burn

Megan Cooley Peterson

The Liar’s Daughter

Melanie Wallace

The Girl in the Garden

Mia P. Manansala

Arsenic and Adobo

Nancy Bush

Dangerous Behavior

Neil Hilborn

Our Numbered Days
The Future

Nick Antosca

The Girlfriend Game
The Quiet Boy

N.K. Jemisin

Emergency Skin

Nnedi Okorafor



Black Fairy Tale
Summer, Fireworks, and My Corpse

Oyinkan Braithwaite


Paula Hawkins

Into the Water

Petra Pavlikova

In the Dark Corner, I Stood Alone

Philip K. Dick

Total Recall

Rachel Kowert

A Parent’s Guide to Video Games

Reagan Myers


Rob E. Boley

The Body Will Follow

Roxane Gay

Graceful Burdens

Rudy Francisco


Ruth Ware


Ryu Murakami

In the Miso Soup

Sabina Murray

The Human Zoo

Sally MacKenzie

What To Do With A Duke

Sandhya Menon

As Kismet Would Have It
When Dimple Met Rishi

Sayaka Murata

Convenience Store Woman

S. E. Green

Ultimate Sacrifice

Shirley Jackson

The Lottery and Other Stories

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Certain Dark Things

Somaly Mam

The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine

Stephen Graham Jones

The Only Good Indians

Stephen King


Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

Gwendy’s Button Box

Sylvia Plath

Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Evidence of the Affair
Malibu Rising

Terese Marie Mailhot

Heart Berries

Tochi Onyebuchi

Beasts Made of Night

Trevor Noah

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

Veronica Roth


Wilder Poetry


Yoko Ogawa

The Memory Police

Yoshi Yoshitani

Beneath the Moon: Fairytales, Myths, and Divine Stories from Around the World

Zen Cho

The Terracotta Bride


It Came from the Multiplex: 80s Midnight Chillers
Kink: Stories
Nasty Women