Suburban Death Project by Aimee Parkison

If you enjoy fabulism, surrealism, magical realism, or speculative fiction that is as horrifying and strange as it is lyrical, you should pick up…

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Of Things Gone Astray by Janina Matthewson

I love an offbeat read full of magical realism, and Of Things Gone Astray is exactly that. It reads along at a fast clip, with…

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Hall of Small Mammals: Stories by Thomas Pierce

It’s no secret that I love offbeat short story collections. Add Thomas Pierce’s Hall of Small Mammals to the list. Many of these stories…

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The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami

Let me start out by commenting on the physical book itself. The Strange Library has thick pages and opens in an interesting way. The top…

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Snow and Shadow by Dorothy Tse

The stories in Snow and Shadow are so, so bizarre, but in that delicious way that leaves you excited to discover what the author has come up with…

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

In high school, Tsukuru Tazaki belonged to a close-knit group of five friends. When he goes off to college, the other four suddenly and…

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

An Englishman returns to his childhood home for a funeral, and is reminded of the farm at the end of the street. He was…

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Get Up Tim by Sally Weigel

It’s no secret that so far, I’ve adored every one of the CCLaP titles I’ve read. The stories in Sally Weigel’s Get Up Tim…

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solo/down by Lauryn Allison Lewis

  I was nervous about reading solo/down because the back of the book describes it as a “dark and surreal body-horror tale.” Totally outside my…

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My Favorite Reads in 2013

It is so difficult to look through the list of books I read this past year and narrow it down into a list of…

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