The Summer That Melted Everything – Book Review

  *Guest book review contributed by 125 Pages.*   The Summer That Melted Everything: A Novel by Tiffany McDaniel Published by St. Martin’s Press on July 26, 2016 Genres: Family Life, Literary Pages: 320 Format: Kindle Source: Netgalley Fielding Bliss has never forgotten the summer of 1984: the year a heat wave scorched Breathed, Ohio. The year he became friends with the devil.… Read More The Summer That Melted Everything – Book Review

Something You Once Told Me – Book Review

  -Guest post contributed by Jack Messenger- Trains and boats and planes – modes of transport abound in Barry Stewart Hunter’s interestingly varied collection of short stories, although the people they convey are seldom up to speed with their own lives. Persons in transit and the mental dislocations they experience are a recurring motif; thematically,… Read More Something You Once Told Me – Book Review

Editorial Review – Woman: A Collection of Short Stories

  Title: Woman: A Collection of Short Stories Author: V. P. Evans Genre: Fiction   Woman is a collection of short stories demonstrating the unexpected strengths that arise in women in the face of adversity. Five situations, culled from news headlines, are examined through fiction. Each story stands alone, but together they form a collective… Read More Editorial Review – Woman: A Collection of Short Stories

He Runs the Moon – Book Review

  Themes of identity and belonging disturb the calm surface of Wendy Brandmark’s collection of short stories, which are set in Denver, New York and Boston in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Many of the stories concern characters who have been displaced geographically and emotionally: young or old, successful or unsuccessful, their lives have slipped… Read More He Runs the Moon – Book Review