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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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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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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Review: A Million Heavens by John Brandon

Title: A Million HeavensAuthor: John BrandonPublisher: McSweeney’sReleased: July 2012Source: publisher (giveaway) Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads Synopsis (from Goodreads): On the top…

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The Color Master by Aimee Bender

I should state up front that Aimee Bender is one of my favorite authors, right up there with Haruki Murakami. Even though I knew…

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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Wow. What an experience! Let me start by being upfront: I have loved reading Haruki Murakami for a long time. There are some books…

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