2015 Review Roundup



I wrote about a lot of books and plays this year (and interviewed a lot of authors). If you’re looking for some reading material over the holidays (or hoping to see a show in Chicago), here’s a categorical list of everything I covered in 2015.

“Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2015” SF Signal, December 2015
“Best Chicago Novels by Neighborhood” Gapers Block, September 2015, featured on WGN Radio

Ghostly, edited and illustrated by Audrey NiffeneggerGapers Block, October 2015
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson, Strange Horizons, September 2015
The Killing Lessons by Saul BlackBookpage, September 2015
Not on Fire, But Burning by Greg Hrbek, Bookpage, September 2015
Marvel and a Wonder by Joe MenoGapers Block, September 2015
Above the Waterfall by Ron RashBookpage, September 2015
Little Pretty Things by Lori Rader-DayBookpage, July 2015
Time Salvager by Wesley ChuGapers Block, July 2015
Bell Weather by Dennis Mahoney, Bookpage, June 2015
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha PulleyBookpage, June 2015
The Water Knife by Paolo BacigalupiBookpage, June 2015
I, Ripper by Stephen HunterBookpage, May 2015
The Harvest Man by Alex Grecian, Bookpage, May 2015
The Making of Zombie Wars by Aleksandar HemonBookpage, May 2015
House of Echoes by Brendan DuffyBookpage, April 2015
The Fifth Heart by Dan SimmonsThe Denver Post, April 2015
The Only Words That Are Worth Remembering by Jeffrey Rotter, Bookpage, April 2015
Cat Out of Hell by Lynne TrussBookpage, March 2015
See How Small by Scott Blackwood, Bookpage, January 2015

Adam Morgan Chats with Sarah Lotz, Author of Day FourSF Signal, June 2015
An Interview with Chicago Author Lori Rader-DayGapers Block, June 2015
An Interview with Saad HossainBookslut, July 2015
Garth Risk Hallberg Came Up with City on Fire in 90 SecondsLiterary Hub, October 2015
Dominic A. Pacyga Talks About SlaughterhouseGapers Block, November 2015
Lynne Raimondo Talks About Her Third Chicago Crime NovelGapers Block, November 2015

“Steppenwolf Tackles Faith and Suffering in Grand Concourse Gapers Block, July 2015
“The Second City’s Soul Brother Outshines Panic on Cloud 9″ Gapers Block, July 2015
“Steppenwolf’s East of Eden Misses the Forest for the Trees” Gapers Block, October 2015
“The Second City Tries Something Different with Fool Me Twice
Gapers Block, December 2015
“Unlike Scrooge, Goodman’s A Christmas Carol Never Gets Old” Gapers Block, December 2015