Book Reviews

For many years, I wrote book reviews on a regular basis. I still have piles of ARCs (that’s “advanced reader copies”) in my closet because I can’t bear to part with them. You can find links to these reviews below.


The Bullet Collection by Patricia Sarrafian Ward, January 2014

The Translator by Nina Schuyler, August 2013

An Interview with Katey Schultz, author of Flashes of War, May 2013

Orkney by Amy Sackville, March 2013

Kin by Dror Burstein (translated by Dalya Bilu), November 2012

The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets by Kathleen Alcott, August 2012

ForeWord Reviews

Damn Love by Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Summer 2013

Stupid Children by Lenore Zion, Spring 2013

My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop edited by Ronald Rice, Winter 2013

Unsinkable Mister Brown by Brian David Bruns, August 2012

ForeSight Feature: Debut Fiction, “First Novels Hinge on Issues of Choices and Fate,” Summer 2012

The Fallback Plan by Leigh Stein, March 2012

Boarded Windows by Dylan Hicks, Spring 2012

Fantastic Women: 18 Tales of the Surreal and the Sublime from Tin House, Sept/Oct 2011

Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell, July/Aug 2011

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones, May/June 2011

The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker, Mar/Apr 2011

Mystery Stories by David Helwig, February 2011

Loom by Thérèse Soukar Chehade, Jan/Feb 2011

The Shame of What We Are by Sam Gridley, November 2010

Color Plates by Adam Golaski, Nov/Dec 2010

Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words by Phil Cousineau, Sept/Oct 2010

Vestments by John Reimringer, Sept/Oct 2010

The Dance Boots by Linda LeGarde Grover, Sept/Oct 2010

In the Eyes, In the Mouth by Adrienne Ross, July/Aug 2010