Tag Archives: short fiction

Book Review: The Frangipani Hotel – Stories by Violet Kupersmith

Title: The Frangipani Hotel: Stories Author: Violet Kupersmith Genre: Magical realism, short stories Publisher: Spiegel & Grau Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher for a tour with TLC Book Tours Number of pages: 256 Goodreads … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry; We Live in Water by Jess Walter; When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Title: The Templar Legacy Author: Steve Berry Genre: Thriller Publisher: Books on Tape Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Paul Michael Audiobook length: 15 hours and 44 minutes First line: Jacques de … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Secrets of a Fire King by Kim Edwards; The Diviners by Libba Bray; and The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb

Title: The Secrets of a Fire King: Stories Author: Kim Edwards Genre: Short stories Publisher: Penguin Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Number of pages: First line: My father was a man … Continue reading

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