Genre: Short Stories

Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

About The Book A Thousand Beginnings and Endings is an anthology of short stories, retelling the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia. Editors Elsie Chapman and Ellen Oh have gathered 15 bestselling and acclaimed Asian authors, with each reimagining their favourite Asian myths and legends. I guess, due to my heritage, I’m mostly […]

Posted August 10, 2018


Short Stories For Autumn

Short Stories For Autumn

There’s something about this time of year that lends itself beautifully to curling up in a favourite chair with a cuppa, a blanket and a compilation of short stories. Don’t you think? So today I thought I’d share with you two of my recent reads that I think are perfect for reading right now! I’ve […]

Posted November 8, 2017


Review: Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Review: Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Amnesty International have teamed up with Walker Books and numerous bestselling authors to publish a compilation of stories and poems that explore human rights. Within the pages of this book,¬†you’ll find poems and short stories addressing a huge range of issues from race, identity, exploitation and bullying, to slavery, refugees, beliefs and FGM. This little […]

Posted August 4, 2016


Review: I Am Because You Are

Review: I Am Because You Are

I’ve recently been enjoying collections of short stories, and making more of an effort to discover new reads. When I saw that Freight Books had an anthology out inspired by Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, I was sold. The scientist in me couldn’t resist reading I Am Because You Are. This month it’s actually 100 […]

Posted November 5, 2015