“The Weddings” is a lovely story about modern marriage, secrets and stories untold. It wasn't my favourite of the Inheritance Series but still a solid 4 stars!
“The Lion's Den" wasn't my cup of tea. I'd say it was my least favourite of the Inheritance Collection, mostly because I couldn't connect with it and there were some parts I just didn't understand. This read wasn't for me, but please don't let that put you off as others seem to have loved it!
"No Home in this World" is a collection of thought-provoking short stories that looks injustices in the world from a number of angles. If you're a fan of short stories, I'd recommend you give this a try. Read them slowly so you have enough time to truly take it all in. It's 4 stars from me!
It's my stop on the blog tour for "Two Lives" by A Yi. "Two Lives" is an original collection of Chinese short stories for open-minded readers. It's dark, twisted and a little odd, so I'd recommend taking these stories slowly rather than all in one go.
“Can You Feel This?” is an raw and emotional story about the relationship between childhood and motherhood. This is a quick, well-written read which will stay with you. Personally I wasn't a huge fan of the writing style, but this was still a powerful 4 stars for me.
“Zenith Man” is an impressive little story and Harold Pardee is a well-developed character and an intriguing man. This book isn't going to take you long to read, but it's a sweet read that I'd recommend.
“Everything My Mother Taught Me” is an impressive little story with a strong leading character. For such a quick read, this story packs a punch and I’d recommend giving it a try, it’s only short after all!
This little book contains three creepy stories. I think this was a great introduction to the work of Shirley Jackson and I'll be sure to check our her other work soon. This one is getting 4 stars from me.
It's my stop on the blog tour! Touching on themes of friendship, forgiveness and metal health, “The Fathers, the Sons and the Anxious Ghost” is a lovely little novella told from the perspective of six connected men.
“Record of a Night Too Brief” is an extremely quirky collection of stories by Japanese author Hiromi Kawakami. For the most part I enjoyed the writing of these stories, but really they were just a little too strange for me to enjoy fully - 2 stars.