Category Archives: Short Stories

But wait, there’s more! Author contributor book pictorial.

Thank you to all the contributors for this inaugural Advent Book Blog project. What a tremendous and pleasant surprise this has turned out to be. We hope you’ve enjoyed sharing your favourite reads from the past year, and that you’ve … Continue reading

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The English Stories by Cynthia Flood. Recommended by Kerry Clare.

The English Stories by Cynthia Flood Published: April 2009, Biblioasis (@biblioasis) The Recommend: More than the sum of its (exquisite!) parts, Flood recreates 1950s England from a fascinating array of perspectives — a young Canadian girl’s in particular. * About … Continue reading

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This One’s Going To Last Forever by Nairne Holtz. Recommended by Stacey May Fowles.

This One’s Going To Last Forever by Nairne Holtz Published: April 2009, Insomniac ISBN: 9781897178805 The Recommend: Failed love affairs, disappointing sex, amputation, illicit drug use, and Elvis impersonation, all in a collection that clips along at a frantic pace. … Continue reading

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A Trio of Recommendations from Lisa Moore — Moore, Garner, Enright.

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore Published: September 2009, Bond Street Books (@RandomHouseCa) ISBN: 9780385668248 The Recommend: This novel is full of voice, humour, (wry, boisterous, sometimes goofy, sometimes dark) and piercing insight. Provokes awakenings. The characters are … Continue reading

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