Chick lit, Short Stories

Single Taken Cursed by Nicki Bell

I expected something different when I picked this book. I thought it would be a collection of stories of people that the author goes out to meet and then encounters strange situations. They were not all that way. A couple were just ones that happened to the author during the course of her numerous and… Continue reading Single Taken Cursed by Nicki Bell

Drama, Short Stories

Twice upon a Time by LM Montgomery

My greatest bias as I approached this book was that Anne and her life were the first time I felt a thrill as I read. As a child who had been feeding on Famous Five and the like prior to finding these books, it was fun but not as emotionally rewarding as some of Anne's… Continue reading Twice upon a Time by LM Montgomery

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

Chick lit, Mystery, Short Stories

Mystery Follows her – Assorted authors

I have had a love-hate relationship with both short stories as well as cozy mysteries featuring enterprising young women. With this book, I wanted to test my interest in both. I recently loved a collection of historical cozies so I thought I might enjoy this one too. Debating and procrastinating this review held up a… Continue reading Mystery Follows her – Assorted authors

Random Fiction, Short Stories

Hotel Du Jack And Other Stories by Dan Brotzel

I waffled quite a bit, back and forth with a lot of points for either idea about expanding on individual stories or writing an all-encompassing review. The latter plan gained more traction when I started listing out personal one line reactions and realised it would involve me saying more than the book does during a… Continue reading Hotel Du Jack And Other Stories by Dan Brotzel