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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The Blue Room By Jessica White

It was a beautiful baby blue that made the walls look like an icing covered birthday cake. Ella enjoyed making shapes with her brush, a beach scene with a starfish, then a palm tree on a desert island, before sweeping the scenes away with a big roller. With each stroke, she felt a little more

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Twisted: Tainted Tales by Janine Pipe

Janine Pipe bring us her debut collection of stories, a writer who I first came to discover in a few anthologies has now collated many of her previously published stories into on fun horror filled debut collection. Twisted: Tainted Tales is a fun read – pure escapism on every page. Jill our driving force of

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Disney by Daniel Adler

The red-tailed hawk fell with its quarry from the branches to the sidewalk, orange-breasted robins bouncing around the hawk like wasps. The robins’ nest fell. The hawk made a quick tearing motion at what it held in its talons. The frenzied robins hovered and pecked at the hawk in turns. The predator bounced to the

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The Angel by Barbara Kuessner Hughes

Consuelo has always regarded herself as a fortunate woman.  Just look at my life, she’d say, if anyone asked her.  She’s spent her seventy years living in the same corner of the same Spanish city.  Let other people roam the world, she thinks, if she catches a travel documentary on television.  Let other people rush

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Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding

Bright Burning Things is a quietly beautiful novel that delicately handles the pressures of addiction illness. Sonya, a complex and kind character, pursues a path of recovery when her role as a mother to Tommy is questioned. What follows is an intense and considered portrayal of family life, highlighting strained relationships and darkened pasts. We

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The Old Man and the Cats By Kelly Piner

On December 22nd, her father’s birthday, Mila Sloane tightened her jacket around her neck as she climbed the steps to enter the annual Christmas banquet as her dad’s guest. With temperatures plunging into the teens during the night, a light film of frost had carpeted the small coastal town.  Inside the beach-themed office of the

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No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Poetic, gripping, and unarguably unique, No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood is a novel on social media that we didn’t know we needed. Lockwood has taken a now well-worn, over-analysed aspect of modern society, and injected it with an impressive poignancy. What follows is a novel that crosses genres, stomping unapologetically through

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Fly on the Wall by Aled Owen

He wouldn’t hurt a fly. That’s how his neighbours would come to describe him in the police reports. He wouldn’t hurt a fly, they’d say, though the mosquito circling him as he argued in the kitchen was testing that theory for itself. He protested against the woman standing coolly before him. She utilised her verbal

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Cutting the Wolf Loose By Steve Timms

Alex loosened his belt two notches but the action failed to ease his discomfort. Undoing his trouser top button, he felt his stomach sag forwards. He hadn’t visited the gym in 6 months: It was one more reason for him to hate himself. Alex was sitting in the King’s Metro bar, supposedly one of Toronto’s

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Force Equals Mass Times Acceleration  (F = ma) By Wayne Turmel

The dressing room was an overcrowded sauna swarming with the wriggling bodies of family, reporters, and old white people from the Boxing Commission. An unholy roar filled his ears, like listening to music underwater. None of it made sense, and through it all, Ronny Lipton had only one question; Why was he so goddamned cold?

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