Short stories
First Things First by Diane Schoemperlen - Review

You clash with my constructed atmosphere. The stories of First Things First feel so much like confidences. They are essentially the intimate thoughts of twenty-four women whose inner life is at odds with the outside world. Some of those ladies…

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Bad Things Happen by Kris Bertin - Review

After a moment, all he managed to say was bad things happen. It meant nothing to me, but he seemed to be satisfied with it, like that explained everything. Picture FML raised to the literary level: this is Bad Things…

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Daydreams of Angels is a little piece of magic. It brought me back to the same feelings I had in my childhood while reading Alice in Wonderland or The Wizard of Oz. These books immersed me in a world of wonders,…

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Dix Ans d'Éternité - Recueil de nouvelles de Science-fiction, Fantasy, Horreur

D’évidence, Dix ans d’éternité a été créé par des passionnés : le fabuleux choix de nouvelles, la superbe couverture, la mise en page parfaite, les deux préfaces dédiées à l’histoire du magazine dont les nouvelles sont tirées, Brins d’Éternité, et les magnifiques…

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Pray Lied Eve by Lydia Peever, Horror Short Story Collection

Pray Lied Eve is a tiny short story collection you should really dive into provided you’re not scared of the dark. The book contains “three tales of the untoward” (Everyday, Shrinking Dwell and Bad Shepherd) and however unusual the word…

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Knife Fight and Other Struggles by David Nickle, Horror Story Collection

Since the remarkable Irregular Verbs and Other Stories by Matthew Johnson, I’ve been eager to read more short stories. I was lucky enough to find Knife Fight and Other Struggles by David Nickle, already known for several horror books such as…

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The Stories of Ibis by Hiroshi Yamamoto, Science-Fiction Book

[widgets_on_pages id=”Science-Fiction & Fantasy World Tour”]The Stories of Ibis is a stunning collection of sci-fi short stories by Japanese author Hiroshi Yamamoto. In a near future, the remnant of humankind fights a well-flourished machine civilization for survival. The book starts…

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Irregular Verbs and Other Stories by Matthew Johnson, Science-Fiction & Fantasy Short story Collection

Irregular Verbs and Other Stories brought me back to short novels. This is a format I used to love but stop reading for a reason I can’t explain. All attempts I made to go back to it miserably failed up…

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