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Chris James

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Chris James is the critically acclaimed author of Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3, short story collections based on characters in songs by the rock band Genesis. Chris is also the author of the ground-breaking science fiction novel Class Action and has published the comedy/picture book The B Team and Me (2012).

Chris is a lecturer in English at Warsaw University and a full-time language trainer. Chris lives in an agreeably anonymous – and nicely forested – suburb of Warsaw, Poland, with his Polish wife and three children.


On Tuesday this week UK newspaper The Guardian announced a new monthly competition for self-published books. At first glance, it looks impressive. The Guardian “is set to become the first national newspaper to champion self-publishing with a monthly literary prize that aims to find the best DIY novels.” I think they mean non-traditionally published novels rather than novels which feature DIY as... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.60 · 52 ratings · 25 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Second Internet Cafe, P...
4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Class Action
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The B Team and Me, or How f...
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1 by Chris  James
"Chris James has subtitled his Stories of Genesis "A New Kind of Fan Fiction." He is not wrong. Authors have used song titles and lyrics as springboards for their own creative endeavors for generations, but I don't know of anybody else who has take..." Read more of this review »
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Three Little Birds by Carol E. Wyer
Three Little Birds
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Another winner from Wyer, with a very big heart!

Carol Wyer’s new book is one which has a very big heart. Two friends end up swapping ‘carpe diem’ lists to complete challenges which get progressively more difficult. However, for the heroine, Charlie,
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Vokhtah (Suns of Vokhtah,#1)
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Outstanding, original science fiction

Here’s a book you don’t come across very often. Vokhtah is “pure” science fiction; wholly original, breathtaking in scope, enough action to turn the page, and completely believable.

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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3 by Chris  James
"*Cumulative emotional impact*

Chris James is audacious in his choice of range and subject for these new stories. I was surprised at the emotional journey I took, and this feeling remains after having now read each story at least twice.

As I am famil..." Read more of this review »
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1 by Chris  James
"Another great entry (the first, actually) in Chris James' fan fiction series, it was another book that made me scramble for my MP3 collection, as some of those really early Genesis tunes that inspired these stories I haven't heard in a long time...." Read more of this review »
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2 by Chris  James
"Chris James is without doubt an excellent writer and I really liked the first collection of this new kind of ‘fan fiction’. But in this next collection of short stories he excels himself. Clearly this is a writer who has developed his craft and ha..." Read more of this review »
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Love Hurts by Carol E. Wyer
Love Hurts
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Short stories which represent, and offer, an entertaining departure

With Love Hurts, Wyer expands her repertoire from hilarious and warm-hearted comedy novels to this collection of five short stories, each with something important to say on the meanin
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