Gold Seekers and Fugitives: A Review of Now Is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson
To ignore the experience and knowledge of adulthood and to see the world through the eyes of the young is a difficult task for a writer. And yet, in Now Is Not the Time to Panic, Wilson triumphs.
Moral and Creation Tales: A Review of Bojan Louis’s Sinking Bell
The stories are linked by place, each set in or near Flagstaff, Arizona, and one can sense both Louis’s love for and frustration with the seemingly idyllic mountain town.
Gothic Roots and Genre Possession: Elizabeth Brooks’ The House in the Orchard
Brooks creates a gothic novel with the same clever and unseen yet unescapable hand as Austen in Northanger Abbey or Bronte in Jane Eyre.
Schadenfreude: A Review of Trevor Noah’s Loud and Clear Tour
It is like Noah carefully picked up most of the cues of the human condition, at every single rung of his ladder-rise to fame and whipped all of that into his game.
Love, Loss, and Grief in Tel Aviv, Beirut, and Beyond
By turns bracingly elegiac and deeply, darkly funny, The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land is a stunning debut.
“My mouth a well-trod wound”: A Review of [Sarah] Cavar’s bug butter
The body makes itself known and establishes itself as the forefront of this collection.
Liner Notes on Self Reclamation: A Review of 808s and Otherworlds by Sean Avery Medlin
What can be found in the liner notes of this book is a young person trying to find their place in the outer world and inner world that exists in their head
Holy Business School, Batman! A Writer’s Review of Carol Pinchefsky’s Turn Your Fandom into Cash
The spirit of the book lies in creativity and community and finding a way to build a livelihood out of this thing that you love.