“Layers: A Collection of Short Stories” by Zuzanne Belec

“Layers: A Collection of Short Stories” by Zuzanne Belec is a book of short stories that are quite tragic a lot of the time. However, if you read into the stories to delve into the true meaning of them, they show the reader an underlying example of the need and will of humans for survival and hope, no matter what they are faced with.  … More “Layers: A Collection of Short Stories” by Zuzanne Belec

“True Love: 12 Christmas Stories, My True Love Gave to Me” by Ben Bongers

Never have I read a book of short stories where tears streamed down my face almost the entire time and yet the whole experience made me happy. This book was written from a husband to his wife over a period of 12 years using the words of a beloved Christmas carol and, in my opinion, the author hit this one out of the park. The book is all about love and hope and inspiration and it is incredible. … More “True Love: 12 Christmas Stories, My True Love Gave to Me” by Ben Bongers

“Healing Strings” by Manmohan Sadana

In “Healing Strings” by Manmohan Sadana, readers are introduced to Raj Singh, an expatriate from India working in Japan. When an earthquake and Tsunami hit Japan in 2011, Raj, who was working at Trinity Advertising Agency, could only think of his wife and two daughters in New Delhi India, as he wondered whether he would see them again. … More “Healing Strings” by Manmohan Sadana

“Bag O’ Goodies” by Jolly Walker Bittick

A great collection of short stories and poems, this author has touched upon a variety of topics and themes. Calling up emotions and scenes that range from humor to drama; to scary neighbors, cool motorcycles, oddities and jocularities, writer Jolly Walker Bittick should be applauded for his ability to create and compile a menu that will have readers coming back for more. … More “Bag O’ Goodies” by Jolly Walker Bittick

“Chambers of the Heart: Speculative Stories” by B. Morris Allen

Although this heartfelt collection is categorized as “speculative” or abstract fiction, I have to say the author has hit every emotion and done so in such a unique way that I felt as if some stories were pure, factual, truth—truth that resonated to my very core. … More “Chambers of the Heart: Speculative Stories” by B. Morris Allen