Burrowing Owl

Kevin Grauke Jesse was concerned about his son. His son’s name was Jesse, too, but everyone called the boy JJ. JJ wasn’t enough like him, even though Jesse had always told himself that he wasn’t going to be the sort of father who wouldn’t accept anything less than an exact…

IF MY BOOK: The Good Luck Stone, Heather Bell Adams

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature where authors compare their newly released books to weird things. This week Heather Bell Adams writes about The Good Luck Stone, her new novel out now from Haywire Books. If The Good Luck Stone were the afternoon sky, it would herald the approaching end…

The One

Lucy Palmer Date One You meet him in a bar and he’s young, much younger than you, all petalled skin and deliciously edged smile. The bar is dark and he is dark too and he smells of Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L’homme and when later in the night…