2019 releases · short stories

Myths, Storytelling and Reclaiming Agency: A Cathedral of Myth and Bone by Kat Howard

"The story knows the way of its telling." I have said on numerous occasions - I have a lot of trouble with short stories. I have only ever been impressed with a couple of short stories, and more often find them tiresome and not consistent enough to be liked as a whole. I always fall… Continue reading Myths, Storytelling and Reclaiming Agency: A Cathedral of Myth and Bone by Kat Howard

short stories

Pottermore Presents: Short Stories from Hogwarts by J. K. Rowling

These stories gave me the nostalgic feeling The Cursed Child should have provided. So a little while back, Pottermore (the site for all things HP, like House sorting or Patronus determination) launched a short story collection that mushed together all sorts of writing that J. K. Rowling did for Pottermore. I read all three of… Continue reading Pottermore Presents: Short Stories from Hogwarts by J. K. Rowling

fiction · short stories

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

Ever since I saw Birdman, I wanted to read this book. Now, why I wanted to read it: the title. Titles just get to me. I know that's not something you should base your feelings on a book upon, but with this one, it ended up being true. I am a person who enjoys stories… Continue reading What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

2017 releases · short stories

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

A short story collection that focuses on unconventional female characters. I always have trouble with short story collections. I have enjoyed very few of them completely, and even when I do enjoy them, I can't really fully immerse myself in them. This one was no exception. These stories focus on "difficult" women. Women who are… Continue reading Difficult Women by Roxane Gay