Books by Benjamin Percy

SUICIDE WOODS by Benjamin Percy
Released: Oct. 15, 2019

"Like modern Grimm fairy tales, the stories in this volume are cautionary and haunting."
Percy's (The Dark Net, 2017, etc.) story collection explores a natural world, tired of being misunderstood and threatened by humans, that is finally threatening back. Read full book review >
THE DARK NET by Benjamin Percy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Who says science and religion are incompatible? There's something undeniably creepy about the thought that your smartphone can possess you. A gory cautionary tale."
In Percy's (Thrill Me, 2016, etc.) techno-horror thriller, a small band of misfits must counteract a full-scale demon possession of Portland, Oregon. Read full book review >
THRILL ME by Benjamin Percy
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Would-be writers will find Percy's passionate, pragmatic cheerleading inspiring and energizing."
An accomplished writer comes to the defense of genre. Read full book review >
THE DEAD LANDS by Benjamin Percy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"In a literary world peppered with post-apocalyptic novels, Percy's stands out."
The world has been devastated by virulent flu and panic-induced nuclear war. In the former city of St. Louis, two visionaries prepare to leave the safety of their walled city, Sanctuary, and travel to Oregon with the mysterious guide Gawea. Their names are Lewis and Clark. Read full book review >
RED MOON by Benjamin Percy
Released: May 7, 2013

"Percy births an interesting concept that he then submerges in a writing style that is both affected and self-consciously literary."
Percy tries his hand at horror in his latest novel. Here, he envisions a world divided between those infected with a disease that turns them into lycans and those who are disease free. Read full book review >
THE WILDING by Benjamin Percy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Unsatisfying, both as suspense and as an inquiry into our violent impulses."
Will a family camping trip turn deadly? Don't hold your breath. Percy's first novel, after two story collections (Refresh, Refresh, 2007, etc.), is a painfully slow tease. Read full book review >
REFRESH, REFRESH by Benjamin Percy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Percy does well by his trapped, uncomprehending men, but his endings are messy and inconclusive."
Ten stories about otherwise ordinary lives haunted by violence and death—Percy's second collection, following The Language of Elk (2006). Read full book review >