Jason Sheehan appears in the following:
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with This War of Mine — a game about surviving during wartime that proved so wrenching, our critic couldn't bring himself to finish it.
Saturday, August 05, 2017
Silicon valley entrepreneur and novelist Rob Reid takes on artificial intelligence — and how it might end the world — in his weird, funny new techno-philosophical thriller After On.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
In Strange Practice, Vivian Shaw kicks off a new series about Dr. Greta Helsing, descendant of the famous Professor Abraham Van Helsing and general practitioner to the ghouls and ghasts of London.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Kay Kenyon's new thriller is set in an alternate-history version of World War II, where the traumas of the previous war caused a bloom of psychic talents — talents the Nazis want to exploit.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Edgar Cantero's head-kick of a novel about damaged adults who used to be spunky kid detectives mixes bright, pulpy cartoon nostalgia with some seriously dark trauma-survivor subtext.
Sunday, July 09, 2017
Christopher Brown's new book plays out in a world where all our fears have become manifest — the nightly news, turned up to 11. And while there's a hint of hope at the end, this is not a happy book.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Don Winslow's new novel is packed with crooked cops and crookeder crooks, all defending their territories and trying to maintain a status quo where everyone earns, everyone eats and no wars break out.
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Rosecrans Baldwin's new novel probably shouldn't have come out in summer: It's got the trappings of a beach read — a shore town, tourists, a murder — but it strays into some very dark territory.
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Jardine Libaire's novel — more a series of vignettes — follows two kids from very opposite sides of the tracks who fall hard in love in 1980s New York, and what happens when reality intrudes.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
John Scalzi's new novel — originally an audio book — imagines the implications of a world where 999 out of 1,000 murder victims pop back into existence, naked, confused and safe in their own beds.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Susan Rieger's new book follows an upper-crust, Upper West Side family whose certainties are thrown into doubt after their father dies and an unknown Other Woman sues his estate for child support.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with an epic, week-long journey into The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the latest installment of the adventures of monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Kieran Shea's novel follows a grizzled galactic miner who stumbles across a vein of gold on a nearly tapped-out asteroid. He just has to get the gold off-rock without attracting anyone's attention.
Sunday, May 07, 2017
As Robert Jackson Bennett's Divine Cities series draws to a close, grizzled old enforcer Sigrud — in hiding, in a remote forest — returns to the city to avenge the murder of his friend and partner.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Our occasional series on storytelling in video games travels to Pelican Town to explore the bucolic pleasures of Stardew Valley, a farming simulator inspired by the classic 1990s Harvest Moon games.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Cory Doctorow's latest novel is set in a ripped-from-the-headlines near future dystopia, where the creative and the capable — and the lost — are walking into the wilderness to build a new world.
Sunday, April 09, 2017
It's a simple premise — a guy, a girl, a gun and a debt to repay — but in Bioshock Infinite it becomes a mind-bending story about politics, oppression, change and sacrifice. Set in a flying city.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
No one builds worlds like Ian McDonald. In Luna: Wolf Moon, he gives us a lunar colony ruled by five brutal, powerful dynasties, orbiting an Earth wracked by scarcity wars and political squabbling.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Leonardo Padura returns to one of his favorite characters — broken-down Cuban gumshoe Mario Conde — and puts him on the trail of a missing Rembrandt in his gorgeously written new novel Heretics.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Peter Heller's detective novel is a romp — complete with a taking-names heroine, action-packed adventures, and a sense that you've known these characters for years.