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March 16 2018

Review: I Bring Sorrow & Other Stories of Transgression by Patricia Abbott

I Bring Sorrow: And Other Stories of Transgression by Patricia Abbott is a collection of extraordinary, riveting, and thought-provoking stories that explore the dark side of human behavior. If you...
March 15 2018

Cozy Bookshelf Shopping List: April 2018

Discover (or remember to order) your next cozy with a delightfully convenient shopping list of upcoming soft-boiled mysteries! Last month, we welcomed spring with great March cozies; this month,...
November 15 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: November 14, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
June 6 2017

Review: DIS MEM BER by Joyce Carol Oates

DIS MEM BER: and Other Stories of Mystery and Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates is a meticulously crafted, deeply disquieting collection of seven short stories centered on girls and women confronting the...
January 30 2017

Review: Black Feathers, Edited by Ellen Datlow

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales is a dazzling anthology of avian-themed fiction guaranteed to frighten and delight, edited by Ellen Datlow, one of the most acclaimed horror anthologists in the genre...
May 16 2016

Book Review: Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine Barrens

Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine Barrens by Jen Conley is a collection of short stories set in central Jersey, with linked characters searching for the meaning in their lives and the humanity...
January 27 2016

Introducing the World’s First Short Story Vending Machines

1, 3, or 5. While definitely odd, these are your only choices at the world’s first short story vending machines in Grenoble, France—a small town of 160,000 located in the French...
January 27 2016

Signs and Symbols but in Vane: The Hidden Mysteries of Two Vladimir Nabokov Short Stories

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), world renowned for two twentieth-century literary showpieces—Lolita and Pale Fire—was also a virtuoso at the short story form. From the time he fled Lenin’s...