Category: Short Story Collections.

Book Review: Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta

Book Review: Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta

Can I get a hurrah for linked short story collections? Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta is a quiet yet decisive book that doesn’t gloss over the first and second generation immigrant experience in Canada. And instead of getting a disjointed look at these...
Book Review: Something for Everyone by Lisa Moore

Book Review: Something for Everyone by Lisa Moore

Everyone gets excited when Lisa Moore releases a short story collection, mainly because she hasn’t in a while, and it’s the form she ‘broke out’ with. I’ve only read her novels thus far, but I love her writing, so I knew I would enjoy...
Book Review: At-Risk by Amina Gautier

Book Review: At-Risk by Amina Gautier

Probably for the first time ever, I spent months reading one book. Many would take that as a sign that I didn’t like it, but in fact it is quite the opposite. Amina Gautier’s collection of stories At-Risk is quite affecting; stark in its unapologetic...
2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 8

2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 8

I’ve tried a new angle here-let me know what you think! Smokey chooses to clean her butt instead of making an appearance in this video. Also, you witness me daydreaming about being put under for my tooth surgery, because I’m looking forward to not worrying...