It was hardly a love story, and if she had one regret, she said, it was that she had never really experienced a either a full-blown romance or a full-blown career. She had middled, she said.-- from "Middling" by Victoria Blake, in The Night, and the Rain, and the River: 22 Stories, edited by Liz Prato.
This is the latest collection of short fiction published by Forest Avenue Press. it deserves a spot on everyone's summer reading list.
EVENT TONIGHT FOR PORTLAND READERS: Tonight, July 22, at 7:00 p.m., Broadway Books is hosting an event for many of the authors featured in The Night, and the Rain, and the River. Domi Shoemaker, Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, Matthew Robinson, and Kathleen Lane will be there, along with Editor Liz Prato to introduce the speakers. Come meet the authors and buy the book.
Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.