#RoamingRead

We are delighted to announce STORGY LIBRARY and our new reading and sharing initiative #roamingread. Our ongoing quest to connect our authors with our invaluable readers has inspired us to develop and deliver a brand new STORGY sharing scheme called #roamingread, in which we free a flock of STORGY BOOKS’ previously published titles to fly and

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Parade By Michael Graves

“Parade is a pop lit gem. With neon prose, Graves weaves a tale of two heroes, Reggie and Elmer, who are trying to sort out the mess that is America. Government, religion, civic responsibility, general kindness. The lessons in Parade might just be the answer.” – James Frey – Author of A Million Little Pieces,

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STORGY BOOKS

STORGY BOOKS was established in 2018 to further publish and promote the exceptional literary talent we continue to discover in STORGY Magazine. As an independent publishing house which receives no public funding or government grants, we rely on the support of our readers to provide publishing opportunities for authors from across the world. Find out

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A Fatal Whiff of Youth By Michael Mohr

In the early 2000s I had a close friend named Tyrell; he and I were about as different from each other as you could possibly imagine. For starters, Tyrell was black; I’m white. He grew up in Ventura, an hour and a half north of Los Angeles along the coast—where I was born—and I grew

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The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

The Slasher genre has a mythic status for some, and it is easy to see why: few genres encapsulate the primal fears and survival urge of the human race, and women in particular, the way a Slasher does. Grady Hendrix’s latest novel The Final Girl Support Group goes some way to answering the question of

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The Photo by Scott Jefferson

“Smile!  Everyone’s waiting, young man.”  She was mad at me again, and it was my fault— again.  Camera in hand, she was trying to take a photo of the four of us and I wouldn’t, or couldn’t smile.  My eyes were red and I felt self-conscious.  Who wants a photo taken of themselves when they

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The Sadeiest by Austrian Spencer

There sometimes comes a book that changes everything, either the way you view fiction and writing, the way you observe the world around you and the world to come (the afterlife) – and The Sadeiest is one such book. I was blown away by the imagery on show here (it was I believe supposed to

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The Engineer By Paul Gorman

The first they knew of their visitor was when Sofia saw him lope around the outside of the house as if stalking something. She darted from room to room, tracking his progress. She hissed to Stephen to get his attention and they watched the stranger – a dishevelled-looking man with hair in long, lank ringlets

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The Dancer’s Walk By Franklyn Ajaye

My name is Deja Blue, and I’m a sax player.  My dad was a sax player too.  You might’ve heard of him.  The late, great Noah Blue.  He’s the one who named me.  When I asked him why he named me that, he said, “When I first saw you, you reminded me of a sad

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Places I’ve Taken My Body by Molly McCully Brown

Written with piercing clarity and unmatched beauty, Places I’ve Taken My Body is a collection that offers a compelling look at the human body. Molly McCully Brown has injected her essays with the dancing lyricism of her highly praised poetry. She has a talent for making unique and brilliant connections between art and life, the

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One Night at Saint Peregrine’s By V.J. Hamilton

Dwight hovered in front of the vending machine. Oversalted chips, over-sugared candy bars, or the caloric emptiness of gum. Why did the hospital offer such faux nutritional alternatives; wasn’t that a conflict of interest? When he was a kid, vending machines meant something exotic or exciting. The rare trips to Father’s workplace had always involved

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The Things We Cannot Say by Mitch Sebourn

Mitch Sebourn is a must read for me, his work is so unique and a breath of fresh air to the horror / dark fiction genre. The Things We Cannot Say takes all the brilliance of his previous work (that I’ve read) and adds a tonne more brilliance. This story in particular focuses on possession,

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