New in Asian Literature
Exquisitely written with a raw intensity, Muhammad Ali Bandial’s ‘I Dream of Rain’ is a powerful exploration of time and circumstance, and the drivers which form and mould personality and relationships.
Must-Read Short Story Collections
Leaving us with images that linger in our thoughts Ha’s All the Rivers Flow into the Sea & Other Stories is simply superb and an unreservedly recommended five stars read!
Recommended Romance Literary Fiction
Combining masterful writing, luminous characterization, narrative intelligence and a superb enveloping plot The Stitching of Sofina’s cumulative emotional power takes readers by surprise, capturing us unawares in its ability to move us as deeply as it does.
Expecting To Fly New Wings
A beautifully observed snapshot that brings the angst of youthful thoughts to the fore, Smiths characters simply come to life as she creates vivid images of her young protagonist’s year of change. Providing richness of detail, a powerful theme and impressive mastery of a constantly shifting tone.
New Literary Fiction Novels
A novel with many meaningful messages strewn throughout we are left in little doubt as to the calibre of the author behind the pen with few so adept at capturing the emotions of their characters as JoDee Neathery.
Sunnyside Up -Must read Metaphysical Fiction
It’s a real pleasure to read a story centered on and held down by two leads like Adelaide and Felicity Somers. Their wacky eccentricities underpinning the grim relentlessness of Martin’s narrative and foreshadowing neatly pitched swerve balls that will keep her readers guessing throughout.
Cenotaphs is not a novel about love per se and not about sex, but about an idea and the age difference between Ben and Samantha aside Marcello elevates to a spiritual level the common fantasy in which two complete strangers are irresistibly drawn to each other.
Beethoven In Love by Howard Jay Smith
A daring, compelling, and impeccably researched historical novel that offers dramatic new insight into the life of the greatest composer the world has ever known. Its fresh perspective and deeply felt understanding of Beethoven’s motivations, passions, and challenges speak eloquently to us today, connecting us to our own successes, failures, and dreams, and ultimately to the true consequence of our lives.
Digital Nomads – The Paradise Chapter
Have you ever dreamed of leaving your job and humdrum life behind? Have you ever wanted your vacation to continue indefinitely?
Have you ever fantasized about dropping everything you know and boarding a plane to the other side of the world?