Review of Breakfast at Cannibal Joe’s, Jay Spencer Green

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery.  There is very little I can say without spoiling Green's humorous thriller, and it is difficult to review after reading the Acknowledgements section which extolled and indicted this novel in equal measure; as Green essentially thanked others for their patience whilst he wrote this bizarre tale. The book is exceptional … Continue reading Review of Breakfast at Cannibal Joe’s, Jay Spencer Green

Review of 3a.m. Blues, Joseph Fulkerson

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery. 3a.m. Blues is the second poetry collection from Fulkerson - The Glenmore Sessions being a tremendous debut. The approach in 3a.m. Blues is very different to The Glenmore Sessions; divided into three sections - Denial & Bitterness, Acceptance & Forgiveness, and New Beginnings. Fulkerson's focus this time is on the linear journey through and out of … Continue reading Review of 3a.m. Blues, Joseph Fulkerson

Review of You Can See More From Up Here, Mark Guerin

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery. Guerin’s narrative switches between the past and the present as his protagonist, Walker, attempts to reconcile his memory of his summer job when he was nineteen, and how far his father was involved in the disappearance of a Mexican family. In the beginning, the pace immediately transports you to Walker’s … Continue reading Review of You Can See More From Up Here, Mark Guerin

Review of Maggie’s Ruse, Anne Leigh Parrish

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery.  Parrish’s fourth novel Maggie’s Ruse follows the lives of identical twins, Maggie and Marta, and it is a well-written novel you are unlikely to put down. Both young women are living together, as they always have done, in New York, attempting to make something of themselves. Maggie is an artist and Marta … Continue reading Review of Maggie’s Ruse, Anne Leigh Parrish

Review of A Journal for Damned Lovers Volume 3, S. K. Nicholas

The final volume of Nicholas’ A Journal For Damned Lovers trilogy brings the fledging footsteps of a writer to a close, ready to take his next step; releasing his first novel, X and I. I have always praised the structure of Nicholas’ collections but Volume 3 is certainly the best - demonstrating a practiced ease … Continue reading Review of A Journal for Damned Lovers Volume 3, S. K. Nicholas