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Sweet Home

A bereaved mother borrows her next door neighbor’s baby An outsider builds a gingerbread house at the edge of an English village A woman is seduced into buying special offer babies at the supermarket A father is reminded of his son as he watches the resc 45While I enjoyed all of these short stories I didn t particularly love all of them My least favorite being Sweet HomeTwo of my favorites were My Burglar and Dancing in the Kitchen the later one reminding me of my own daughterAs a heads up these were depressing stories however at the same time showed the truth about what really goes on behind closed doors Just in Case and The Baby Aisle were just completely bonkers The Ronin is seduced Rockonomics into buying special offer babies at the supermarket A father Pathfinder Chronicles is reminded of his son as he watches the resc 45While I enjoyed all of these short stories I didn t particularly love all of them My least favorite being Sweet HomeTwo of my favorites were My Burglar and Dancing Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, in the Kitchen the later one reminding me of my own daughterAs a heads up these were depressing stories however at the same time showed the truth about what really goes on behind closed doors Just Oil Painting in Case and The Baby Aisle were just completely bonkers

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Xplore loss disappointment frustrated expectations and regret Described as ‘not just excellent but significant’ by poet and critic Robert Sheppard these dark and lyrical stories illuminate extraordinary and everyday occurrences with humanity and humour In all honesty this felt like a 4 but I m giving it a 5 because I think I did the old put it on a pedestal and then when you finally read it it s not as good as you d hoped forward slash it s not you it s me trick Perhaps I savoured it too long and should ve read them in a week rather than a month Perhaps they will sink in over time I hope they do I hope these stories stay with me forever They are beautiful and eerily mesmerizing leaving you with a sweet chill hovering over your spine Some of my favourites were Just in Case Bed Rest The ice baby On the way home

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Ue of a group of Chilean miners A little boy attempts to engineer a happily ever after following the death of his sister With psychological insight and a lightness of touch freuently found in fairy tales Bray delves under the surface of ordinary lives to e This was such a good a collection A couple of stories weren t for me which I ve come to expect in short story collections But the rest were fantastic Some just normal every day kind of stories and some were very strange indeed


10 thoughts on “Sweet Home

  1. says:

    45While I enjoyed all of these short stories I didn't particularly love all of them My least favorite being Sweet HomeTwo of my favorites were My Burglar and Dancing in the Kitchen the later one reminding me of

  2. says:

    This book is one I was sent for review from the publisher at my reuest but this does not affect my opinionsI ADORED this book My friend had recommended this to me before and I had seen it generally on other people's videos and reco

  3. says:

    This is a wonderful short story collection It won Salt Publishing's Scott Prize and it really doesn't disappoint The stories will haunt you and trouble you; they'll also tug on your heart strings and make you tear up One of the stories The Rescue made me cry The theme of family runs through all of the tales; Carys writes about the things people don't talk about the hidden emotions of family life the things that go on b

  4. says:

    25 stars interesting but not ground breaking

  5. says:

    This was such a good a collection A couple of stories weren't for me which I've come to expect in short story collections But the rest were fantastic Some just normal every day kind of stories and some were very

  6. says:

    Sweet Home is a collection of seventeen stories that talk about parenthood loss grief and vulnerability of adults The language is sparse yet punches you with unexpected twists and turns It is a mix of both realistic tales and well as stories with magical elements in them eg The Ice Baby reminds one of Pinocchio and Gepet

  7. says:

    In all honesty this felt like a 4 but I'm giving it a 5 because I think I did the old 'put it on a pedestal and then when you finally read it it's not as good as you'd hoped forward slash it's not you it's me' trick Perha

  8. says:

    I ordered this after hearing Jen Campbell speak about it on her youtube channel I am so pleased that I did This is by far the best short story collection I have read all year I am very excited to read from Carys Bray and to re read this coll

  9. says:

    Seeing that Carys has a new book coming soon prompted me to look up her others I’ve loved them all but this book of short stories is particularly special Carys Bray is a delight to read and these stories show a uniue pe

  10. says:

    Impressive collection of stories There were some that stood out than others but over all very enjoyable The only downside is the voices of the characters are not always age appropriate but the voice is beautiful so I didn't mind so

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