Harold "Bones" Malone has become an unnatural thing. Convicted of murder, he is tried and sentenced to become Constock, a new penal system wherein the worst of society have their brains transplanted into farm animals -- Pigs, goats, even llamas, and Bones' case, a Shetland Sheep.
As anyone familiar with Nayman’s work might expect, Bad Actors is steeped in humour in a variety of forms, including ridiculous situations, slapstick, tangential digressions, and word play.
All the Seas of the World . . . provides the reader with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a richly detailed and convincingly rendered imaginary world.
Ingenious, smoothly written, and funny, at times bitingly so, Terri Favro's The Sisters Sputnik is well worth a read.
The Quiet Is Loud is an intergenerational tale of familial love and betrayal, and what happens when we refuse to let others tell our stories for us.
Lucy and Bonbon is the story of mother and child, and of the controversy that swirls around them over the course of the child’s first fourteen years. It is a story of freedom and captivity, of love and friendship, of borders and of border crossings, and of what it means to be a human animal.
In Matthew Fries' novel The Sick Box, wanna-be advice columnist, Ben Matthews, is faced with a ridiculous problem that even he can offer no explanation for.
Dream Signs is a collection of short stories that takes you on multiple journeys through multiple worlds, all unified by the common cause of realizing one's dreams.
Five years after their initial meeting at a Lindsay coffee shop, a writing group known as The Outliers has released an anthology of their work, Matters of Time. This mixed-genre collection draws on an array of fantastically complex characters, drops them in strange and unusual places, and gives them free rein to explore Time.