My Week in Short Stories – March 22nd – March 28th

I suppose I've been reading strange stories this week in an attempt to make the "real" world seem a little more normal. Anyway, onward! 3/22/20 - 3/23/20 Rapture Julia Elliott 3/23/20 Tooth, Tongue, and Claw Damien Angelica Walters 3/24/20 Blood Intan Paramaditha 3/25/20 The Organ Runner Lidia Yuknavitch 3/26/20 Your Clothes a Sepulcher, Your Body … Continue reading My Week in Short Stories – March 22nd – March 28th

My Week in Short Stories – March 15th – March 20th

Well, looks like we'll all have more reading time, eh? Hope you're doing okay. Here's what I read this week: 3/15/20 The Lovely Kisselthwist Karen Heuler 3/16/20 Wolf Trapping Kij Johnson 3/17/20 The Scattering Daisy Johnson 3/17/20 Orange Dogs Marian Womack 3/18/20 The Zhanell Adler Brass Spyglass Helen Marshall 3/18/20 El Arbol (The Tree) Cynthia … Continue reading My Week in Short Stories – March 15th – March 20th

Bookish Witterings – March 21st

Short Story Recommendations Looking back through the favorites tab on my short story spreadsheet, it would seem I favor a harrowing, post-apocalyptic short story. Not so bloody intriguing now we're living it though, is it? Anyway, here are some recent favorites of mine, on the themes of apocalypse, isolation, and endings in general. Probably not … Continue reading Bookish Witterings – March 21st

My Week in Short Stories – March 7th – March 14th

I think we can all agree, it's been quite the week. If you're reading this, I hope you're okay, physically, mentally, and professionally. I'm trying to remain as calm as possible for my family, and I think I'm doing okay. The reading continues, so here we go! 3/8/20 In Praise of Cracks Clare Fisher 3/8/20 … Continue reading My Week in Short Stories – March 7th – March 14th

Book Review – The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Review of an ARC provided by the wonderful NetGalley The Impossible Fortress is a coming-of-age tale, following the hi-jinx of teenager Billy Marvin, wannabe video game creator, as he fumbles his way through life, love, and the quest for illicit adult material. Along with his friends Alf and Clark, Billy experiences love at first sight … Continue reading Book Review – The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak