Today at CCLaP, Jason Pettus reviews W. Scott Poole's In the Mountains of Madness, not just a newly revealing biography of horror author HP Lovecraft but perhaps the first-ever scholarly look at the fan community that has built up around him in the decades since his death. Posted on by Jason Pettus
Today at CCLaP, Jason Pettus reviews Stuart Evers' "If This Is Home," an expat murder-mystery that starts out promising but sadly devolves into a series of lazy, slightly misogynist cliches. Posted on by Jason Pettus
Today at CCLaP, Jason Pettus reviews Jason Rekulak's "The Impossible Fortress," being marketed as a coming-of-age tale for nostalgic grown-ups, but in reality a mediocre Young Adult book that trades in story fundamentals for endless cheap references to '80s pop-culture.
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Today at CCLaP, Jason Pettus reviews Nicholas Carr's Utopia is Creepy, supposedly an essay collection about how the internet is ruining our ability to think deeply, but in reality a reprint of hundreds of tiny blog posts that are guilty of the very thing the author is complaining about. Posted on by Jason Pettus