I’ve always been a big fan of books that do not conform to any one genre. Their stories are always unique and as a writer, I can see how much flexibility and room the style can offer. Having already read and loved Ken Liu’s Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, it was a given I’d jump…… Continue reading Genre-bending storytelling in Ken Liu’s The Hidden Girl and Other Stories
Heya, nerds! There’s just a couple more weeks for this year (and this decade!) to end. Most of us are scrambling to finish our Goodreads reading challenges before the year ends. We all know numbers don’t matter and reading is only for our happiness, and yet, achieving the arbitrary number that you’ve set as your…… Continue reading 13 short stories you can finish your Goodreads reading challenge with
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Happy Like This was one of my anticipated literary fiction/anthology reads of 2019. I was so happy when my request was approved on NetGalley. I went in to this book with…… Continue reading Happy Like This by Ashley Wurzbacher
“Let daddy take a whiff.” As I squirmed uncomfortably in his hands, my mind shot back to the exact sequence of events that led to this moment. I don’t have parents. I’ve only ever known Brandi. She took me in when I was a baby. She fed and bathed me. There were several others like…… Continue reading She let him borrow me for a week and he took me home.
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions mentioned here are my own. When Daniel Garrison contacted me about this book, he said that this book was all about adventure. My review policy doesn’t have adventure in the list of genres I prefer,…… Continue reading Drifting in the Push by Daniel Garrison
I don’t generally read short stories. The only reason I read this collection of short stories by Dahl was because of the internet screaming about May being Short Story Month and the ubiquitous “Every book lover MUST read these short stories” lists on social media. What’s up with people liking short stories, anyway? It’s okay…… Continue reading Kiss Kiss by Roald Dahl