Bookshop Bistro

Alice in Wonderland meets Oliver Twist collides with The Hobbit. Right from the first sentence a smile lit up my face: John had his head in the oven and his arse...

“I met God yesterday,” Chuck said matter-of-factly as he was picking at the sweet-looking flies that were darting on the surface of the water. “Oh really?” Cheryl rolled her big-bug eyes...

A debate between Riley and Omar Al-Masry. Omar opens this debate with the declaration that he would choose eBooks….but for good reasons. Omar: As digital technology became more prominent and accessible, the way...

By Lynn Willoughby [break] LaRose: A Novel ~ Louise Erdrich [break] I have read most if not all, of Erdrich’s novels, so you know I am a fan. This one, while...

Fur Babies ‘Pompom’ called a shrill voice. When did real dogs turn to toys wondered Vince as he trudged through the mud, conspicuous as the only human without a dog. The...

Chissick Chat

Chissick Chat with Elaine R. Chissick and J D Cunegan Hello, Jeff Cunningham, American author writing as J. D. Cunegan, a series of murder mysteries featuring the character, Jill Andersen. Welcome...

True Calling by Siobhan Davis is a young adult, science fiction novel; the first in a trilogy. As a story, although it is relatively predictable in places, it is extremely well...

Perhaps I should have questioned why someone would anonymously send me a free ticket for a round trip train journey. Too late now however, for I was standing on the platform...

Riley J. Froud

By Riley J. Froud. How’s your vocabulary? I don’t know whether it’s because I’m a bibliophagist or whether it’s because I’m scripturient, but I must admit that I often partake in...

By Lynn Willoughby The Hummingbird ~ Stephen P. Kieran This is the story of a hospice nurse and her current patient – Professor Barclay Reed. While it sounds grim and depressing...

by Nicci Rae There was blood in the gravy boat.  That was the first thing that I noticed.  Well, maybe not the first thing but certainly the thing that my mind...

Chissick Chat

This is the second in a series of interviews by Elaine R. Chissick called Chissick Chat. Today Elaine welcomes fellow author, Chris Botragyi.