Books by Shawn Vestal

DAREDEVILS by Shawn Vestal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"This debut novel captures the flailings and flights of hapless dreamers with prose that throbs like the strings of an electric bass playing its sad heart out in a near-desolate landscape."
The 1970s, that most unjustly derided of decades, is evoked with intimate detail in this coming-of-age story set in an American West that is expansive with possibility yet constrained in imagination. Read full book review >
GODFORSAKEN IDAHO by Shawn Vestal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2013

"Plainspoken stories filled with profound ambivalence and occasional flickers of redemption."
A provocative and revelatory debut, filled with stories about losing faith and trying (often in vain) to find purpose, mainly set amid the sparsely populated Mormon country of the rugged Northwest. Read full book review >