Man’s Companions By Joanna Ruocco Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2010 For the characters in Man’s Companions — a collection of 31 linked short stories — the self is a degraded version of someone else. Fantasy is stymied by performance anxiety. Delayed gratification phones in a last-minute cancellation. At the heart of [...]
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Patrick’s Home Run By Elizabeth McCarthy Tate Publishing, 2010 War has many victims. But one group of people affected by the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan can’t fend for themselves, and Elizabeth McCarthy is determined to do something about it. “When a parent is deployed, children don’t fully understand [...]
Whiter Than Snow — the ninth novel by New York Times bestselling author Sandra Dallas — follows the survival of citizens in a small Colorado mountain town struck by an avalanche.