Light Lifting: A Review

Sheila R. Lamb reviews Light Lifting by Alexander MacLeod.   Light Lifting Author: Alexander MacLeod Biblioasis, 2010 ISBN: 978-1-897231-94-4 CAD $19.95/US $16.95   Light Lifting by Alexander MacLeod is anything but light. In a collection of seven short...

What Boys Like: A Review

Kurt Cobain once said: I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not. In her short story collection What Boys Like: and Other Stories, Amy Jones illustrates many characters who, in these fifteen brilliantly well-crafted tales, much like Cobain, revel in...

Once: A Review

Once Author: Rebecca Rosenblum Biblioasis, 2009 ISBN: 978-1-897231-49-4 CAD $19.95/US $17.95   Once, by Rebecca Rosenblum, is a collection of short stories that immediately grabs our attention. The stories are grounded in the reality of our daily humdrum,...

The Returning: A Review

Bloodflower (US title: The Returning), by Christine Hinwood, is a fantastical tale of the people of Kayforl, and the town’s catalyst, Cam Attling. Cam has returned alone from war in the foreign north, where Lord Ryuu, an Uplander, rules from his castle in Dorn-Lannet....