Fantasy, Short Stories

Lost Worlds and Mythological Kingdoms edited by John Joseph Adams

I have learnt to take a chance on short stories that do not fit my usual mould. I love being surprised the way I was with this one. The Light Long Lost at Sea by An Owomoyela  This was not a very exciting way to begin but was very immersive. We have one character meeting up with… Continue reading Lost Worlds and Mythological Kingdoms edited by John Joseph Adams

Historical fiction, Mystery, Short Stories

Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries edited by Martin Edwards

I have read a lot of books released by the British Library Crime Classics. To the point that when I went to secondhand bookstores last month, I first picked all of them I found and only then weeded some out! Not all are of the same interest levels, but here I think the book gets… Continue reading Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries edited by Martin Edwards

Fantasy, Short Stories

Eight – Fantastical Tales from Here, There & Everywhere by Poornima Manco

The book is by an author I had not read before, but the cover and the intriguing prospect of different stories from across the world was a big draw. It took me some time to work my way through the books for one main reason, even though the length of the stories is short, it… Continue reading Eight – Fantastical Tales from Here, There & Everywhere by Poornima Manco

Historical fiction, Short Stories

Other Moons: Vietnamese Short Stories of the American War and Its Aftermath

Edited by : by Quan Manh Ha Translatedby Joseph Babcock When I started reading this, I wanted to make a good effort in the writing of the review because of the gravity of the content. I also found out a lot about America's war in Vietnam, most of which were news to me. There is so… Continue reading Other Moons: Vietnamese Short Stories of the American War and Its Aftermath