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Lit Pick of the Week: “Augustus” by John Williams

Radar is committed to all forms of art and entertainment and as such, will pick one book as a reading recommendation every week. This...

“Vampires in the Lemon Grove” by Karen Russell Review

I felt an uncomfortable sense of guilt as I finished the final page of Karen Russell’s new collection of short stories, “Vampires in the...

“Amped” by Daniel H. Wilson Review

Picture a world where diseases like epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia are cured by a small, implantable node. The implant is barely noticeable, save for...

“X Marks the Scot” by Victoria Roberts Review

I was sorting through new releases for a book to review this issue when Victoria Roberts’ romance novel “X Marks the Scot” captured my...

“The Seventh Victim” by Mary Burton Review SPOILER ALERT

What ignites a serial killer’s white-hot insanity? Is it the simmer of anticipation, bided time and fevered obsession? Mary Burton’s “The Seventh Victim” explores...

“Private: #1 Suspect” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro Review

Author James Patterson’s name evokes a sense of nostalgia for me. As a middle school bookworm I’d stay up late at night, voraciously flipping...

“Tenth of December” by George Saunders Review

When I sat down to read “Tenth of December,” I knew nothing about author George Saunders beyond his lauded description as “the writer of...

JK Rowling “Casual Vacancy” Review

When news hit that J.K. Rowling was writing a new novel, her fan base anticipated literary magic. But Rowling, eager to explore her capacities...