Ashland Creek Press were kind enough to offer an ebook copy of the short story collection SURVIVAL SKILLS by Jean Ryan for giveaway to one lucky reader of Booklover Book Reviews. The winner is Janet Congratulations Janet – please check your inbox for my email requesting your preferred ebook file type. Thanks to everyone who helped […]
I recently had the pleasure of reading a short story collection titled Survival Skills written by Jean Ryan. From my review: ‘Survival Skills is one of the more unique offerings I have come across in my recent quest to read more short story collections. The collection consists of 13 standalone stories ranging from 6 to […]
Thanks to Ashland Creek Press, I have an ebook copy of Jean Ryan’s recently released short story collection Survival Skills to giveaway to one lucky reader.
Survival Skills Synopsis Jean Ryan’s debut collection tells stories of nature and of human nature. The characters who inhabit Jean Ryan’s graceful, imaginative collection of stories are survivors of accidents and acts of nature, of injuries both physical and emotional. Ryan writes of beauty and aging, of love won and lost-with characters enveloped in the […]
This week I am reading an interesting collection, Survival Skills: Stories by Jean Ryan recently published by Ashland Creek Press. I am enjoying Jean Ryan’s refreshing and forthright voice, with an appealing worldly sensibility. This teaser comes from a story titled ‘Sea Change‘. My teaser: “So she’s moving out?” “Tomorrow.” I am watching the frantic maneuvers of […]
Here are the books that entered my home over the past fortnight: Three for review from small publishers… Click on the pictures for book details