Fiction

Fiction

Saving Irene: A Culinary Mystery

Author: Judy Alter

Saving Irene is set in Chicago, present day but pre-Covid-19. It’s a delectable, fun read. Protagonist Henny James tells the story. Her voice is light, witty and brutally honest. Henny’s […]

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My Name is Layla

Author: Reyna Marder Gentin

My Name Is Layla is a layered and powerful story set in present day, small town America. The point of view narrator is Layla, thirteen years old and starting eighth […]

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Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery

Author: Rosalie Knecht

It’s 1967 and Vera Kelly’s boss tells her, “You’re in violation of your employment contract. We can’t keep people on staff who live that way.” Ironically, Vera breaks up with […]

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Truthtelling

Author: Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s recent collection of short stories in Truthtelling embodies the wit, wisdom, and unique style of storytelling often shared by sages of old wishing to present food for […]

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