web fiction reviews by Lauren Colie
This week’s reading has got me feeling funny…and sad…and wistful…and sort of floaty. And weird, of course. Let these writers take you on a trip. Whether it’s to the moon and back or infinity and beyond, we’ve got you covered.
A Review of The Star Maiden, by Roshani Choksi at Shimmer Magazine
I already knew what she would say. To anyone who would listen, she would tell them the tale of how she had floated down from the heavens to a secluded forest pool and how, there, my grandfather had fallen in love, captured her, and wedded her shortly thereafter…
Tala grew up believing Lola’s stories, calmly accepting her grandmother was a star maiden who fell in love with a mortal. But, puberty brings great changes — and great doubt. Read more »