Night Shift, Stephen King

Night Shift is the first collection of short stories by Stephen King, first released in 1978. Many of his famous short stories were included in this book. It consists of twenty short stories. I really enjoyed almost every story in this book. This is one of the best short stories…

American Housewife: Stories, Helen Ellis

This book consists of a collection of short stories which focus on contemporary American housewives and their daily lives. The stories were told in a satirical manner. I couldn’t connect the theme with the collection of short stories exist in this book. I felt confused and lost most of…

Hong Kong Noir, Feng Chi-Shun

Influenced by Hong Kong movies and dramas, I'm always interested to find similarities between reality and portrayals of everyday Hong Kong. From the book 'Hong Kong Noir', I just realised how little I know about Hong Kong. After reading this novel, I noticed terms or nicknames that often appear in…

Hungry in Ipoh by Various, Hadi M. Nor

It's difficult to convince readers to obtain a novel comprising short stories, unless there is a review which include a brief synopsis of all these stories. I felt that it's important to have a brief introduction to each story, in order to attract more readers to support our local authors.…

The Secrets of a Fire King, Kim Edwards

This book contains of fourteen different stories. Each story contains an eccentric character and most of the stories are very random. Sometimes, I don't really understand what is the main idea that the author wants to tell to the readers. The stories were written in simple English with complicated plots.…