Bookshop Bistro

Over the last year I have read some phenomenal books by Indie Authors, books that made me laugh till my sides hurt, cry real tears & books that were addictive. A...

Jed Baker strode across the landing strip with his usual measured pace. His co-pilot Chas Blair was already checking the fuel and instruments. ‘There’s only a small window in the weather...

A debate between Riley and Omar Al-Masry on books and movies. The debate over which are better movies or books has been going on for years. Here’s some more interesting points. Omar: Books...

By Lynn Willoughby Principles to Live By ~ David Adams Richards I have read several other works of fiction by this Canadian author. I find them intellectually stimulating, beautifully written, with...

Continued from Part 1: “We always have choices, we have always *had* choices, but we don’t always remember that we had them. It is convenient to forget we had choices.” X:...

Chissick Chat

Chissick Chat By Elaine R. Chissick and Lily Amis This Chissick Chat is the first in a series of author interviews.  First posted on The official Website of Author Elaine R Chissick.  January...

Dirt! ​What sort of name is that for a book? Well, in this case it actually is a very good name – there seems to be quite a lot of dirt...

X: Dreamed of telling Y I actually did want some of my mother’s stuff – one of the torcheries. Then I offered her some tiny souvenirs I got in China TYM:...

By Lynn Willoughby The Wreckage ~ Michael Crummey In 1929 a tsunami struck Newfoundland and instantly wiped out several outport communities. Aloysius Fuery’s parents are gone and his life is forever...

The mist still hung over the bracken, the Thames meandered peacefully by. A pair or antlers rose above the bracken, tilting back as a black nose sniffed the air. The morning...

The author moves into a house in Abergele and finds documents in his loft. They are the writings of Captain George Sawley about the events at Kinmel camp in 1919 where...

Bones On The Beach The gentle waves seemed at odds with the macabre bones they washed over. The skull grinning up from the disassembled pile was the only indication that these...