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She Said Destroy

by Aimee Jodoin

Bulkin’s enormous imagination is on full display here: trippy, nightmarish, and unforgettable. Nadia Bulkin’s thirteen stories are as diverse in their themes as they are in their settings, yet they piece together excellently to... Read More

Book Review

Rhombus and Oval

by Karen Rigby

Sequeira’s short stories braid graceful language with brilliant idiosyncrasies. Jessica Sequeira’s "Rhombus and Oval" enchants with short stories that examine mysteries. From pure wonderment to reflections on a virtual, automated... Read More

Book Review

Jerusalem Ablaze

by Jeff Fleischer

These thirteen stories are atmospheric, focusing on complicated relationships with skill. More than a little dark, but still grounded, Orlando Ortega-Medina’s Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions is a strong debut... Read More

Book Review

The King of Lighting Fixtures

by Karen Rigby

Olivas’s bold insistence on leaving a few seams visible makes his stories resound as a fascinating exploration of the art of storytelling. Angelenos on the margins make their entrance in The King of Lighting Fixtures, a collection of... Read More

Book Review

My Peaceful Place

by Amanda Adams

An enjoyable short story and image collection, "My Peaceful Place" reminds us that no obstacle is too big to overcome with the right mindset. My Peaceful Place: A Collection of Stories and Pictures to Comfort and Heal by Renee Heiss is a... Read More

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