Book Reviews

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  • Safekeeping


    By Jessamyn Hope

    The scope of the novel is ambitious, but Hope has structured it wisely, and the...

  • King of the Gypsies

    King of the Gypsies

    By Lenore Myka

    King of the Gypsies isn’t just a story collection; it is a poignant reminder that...

  • The Year of Perfect Happiness

    The Year of Perfect Happiness

    By Becky Adnot-Haynes

    In Becky Adnot-Haynes’s first collection of stories, The Year of Perfect Happiness, happiness is—not surprisingly—a...

  • Flash Fiction International

    Flash Fiction International

    By Editors: James Thomas, Robert Shapard, Christopher Merrill

    It is not enough to read these stories once, which is why it will take...

  • The Dig

    The Dig

    By Cynan Jones

    In this tenacious novel of rural Welsh life, death inevitably accompanies life. Without this dire,...

  • The Collector of Names

    The Collector of Names

    By Patrick Hicks

    In The Collector of Names Hicks once again demonstrates how we may confront death, loss,...