The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

What You Are Now Enjoying by Sarah Gerkensmeyer: Review

What You Are Now Enjoying by Sarah Gerkensmeyer Autumn House Press, 2013 Reviewed by Cherry Potts “The Monster who has been haunting me since I was a kid is depressed. We sit on … Continue reading

October 21, 2014

Review of Root: New Stories from North East Writers

ROOT: New Stories from North East Writers Edited by Kitty Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald’s third anthology for Iron Press. Iron Press, 2013 Reviewed by Cherry Potts “‘… Shame you can’t find a good solid … Continue reading

March 27, 2014

Review of The Woman Who Loved the Moon and other stories

The Woman Who Loved the Moon and other stories by Elizabeth A. Lynn Berkley Fantasy (Now part of Penguin US), 1981 Reviewed by Cherry Potts “I need your skills, and your strength. … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of A Glimpse of the Numinous by Jeff Gardiner

A Glimpse of the Numinous by Jeff Gardiner Eibonvale Press, 2012 Reviewed by A J Kirby “Helen stumbled backwards and I finally saw what she had become. Her legs had … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Review of The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion (Review Part 2)

The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion edited by Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan Constable & Robinson 2012 Reviewed by A J Kirby: Review … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Review of The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion (Review Part 1)

The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion edited by Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan Constable & Robinson 2012 Reviewed by A J Kirby: Review … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · 1 Comment