book review, fiction

A Passing Shower by Bruce Goodman

I discovered this book through Joe’s top 10 list of books for 2020. As I’m a fan of Goodman’s work, I was excited to read a novel length piece of his fiction. A Passing Shower is the story of Yvonne, told through her not quite autobiographical novel/diary. This novel is a lot like life. It’s… Continue reading A Passing Shower by Bruce Goodman

book review, fiction

In This Way I Was Saved by Brian DeLeeuw

After watching the excellent film, Daniel Isn’t Real, I decided to delve deeper into the world by reading the novel that inspired the movie. Told from the perspective of Daniel, an ‘imaginary friend’, In This Way I Was Saved tells the story of Luke; his manipulative, controlling mother who wears the family eccentricities and mental… Continue reading In This Way I Was Saved by Brian DeLeeuw

fiction, horror, short story, writing

Room With A View by Iseult Murphy

Sapphire plucked the Polaroid camera from the stomach of the man spreadeagled on the hotel room floor. If she’d performed the ritual correctly, the object should have had enough time to absorb the qualities she wanted. The book promised inter dimensional travel through illustrated portals, but she’d only have one chance to cross over, so… Continue reading Room With A View by Iseult Murphy

book review, fiction

A Confession by William F Aicher

A life laid bare. A captive audience. It’s confession time. A man reveals details of his life to another, but can he be trusted? This is a very ambitious novel. Writing in second person is always difficult, and the problem of keeping the reader engaged is magnified with a book written completely in second person… Continue reading A Confession by William F Aicher