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The Bookseller

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

History and intrigue combine in the compelling short stories of "The Bookseller". Minor mysteries take center stage in Peter Briscoe’s short story collection "The Bookseller", which finds intrigue in the unsaid and the mundane and... Read More

Book Review

Expect Some Delays

by Susan Waggoner

Expansive and thoughtful, the short stories of "Expect Some Delays" capture the graces and ironies of aging. Carolyn Gaye’s imaginative short story collection "Expect Some Delays" focuses on characters who have crossed the meridian of... Read More

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On Tràigh Lar Beach

by Mari Carlson

The short stories of "On Tràigh Lar Beach" share a haunting atmosphere that’s explored through refuse and music. The short stories of Dianne Ebertt Beeaff’s "On Tràigh Lar Beach" cover women’s experiences with woe and redemption.... Read More

Book Review

A Robin Waits

by Ian Dailey

In the eclectic short stories of "A Robin Waits", motley characters face life-changing challenges in distinct places and times. The short stories of Kirk Ward Robinson’s cross-genre collection "A Robin Waits" focus on the diverse,... Read More

Book Review


by Suzanne Kamata

Through the interlocking stories of "Pleasantview", Celeste Mohammed creates a microcosm of a Trinidad rarely seen by tourists. Sunil, an escaped prisoner; Consuela, the prostitute he loves; Mr. Jagroop, Consuela’s influential client;... Read More

Book Review

These Americans

by Meg Nola

The crafted stories of Jyotsna Sreenivasan’s collection "These Americans" offer the perspectives of immigrant and native-born Indian Americans as they balance Indian culture with the expectations with American life. “Mirror” begins... Read More

Book Review

The Best of World SF

by Claire Foster

Although science fiction imagines diverse, imaginative, and frightening futures, genre anthologies rarely achieve the brilliant range and diversity of voices of The Best of World SF: Volume 1. Edited by Lavie Tidhar, this labor of love... Read More

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