Category: Book Reviews

Review: Small Creatures/Wide Field by John Mortara

Review of Small Creatures/Wide Field   by John Mortara Emily Kiernan John Mortara’s Small Creatures/Wide Field (theNewerYork Press) is a good-humored—at moments even celebratory—adventure through the nostalgia-soaked, meme-inspired, and often self-aggrandizing quest that is contemporary coming of age. Taking the form of a digital Choose Your Own Adventure, Small Creatures/Wide Field places the reader in…




Review: An Instrument for Leaving by Monika Zobel

Reading Instruments: A Fictionista Reports on Monika Zobel’s Poetry Collection An Instrument for Leaving Lindsay Merbaum If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know…