TOP TEN TUESDAY: Short and sweet

Short stories and novellas can get lost in the shadow of epic novels and great works of biography, but the compact storytelling form can pack a wallop. Aside from my standbys Poe, Maupassant and Conan Doyle, these are some of my favorite stories and novellas.

REVIEW: EVE IN HOLLYWOOD by Amor Towles

  As most of my readers know by now, I greatly enjoyed Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (You can see my review here). ¬†Towles finds that magical balance between bright, vibrant characters and poignant, basely human moments. Eve in Hollywood is a novella, written exclusively for e-publication, that picks up where we left off…