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BAM! 172 Hellaciously Quick Stories
by Luc Reid (Goodreads Author)
Bam! offers 172 stories by Writers of the Future winner Luc Reid that are short enough to read in a few minutes, either one at a time in spare moments or dozens at a gulp. They're stories full of parallel worlds, metamorphoses, deaths, friendship, angels, demons, inventions, romance, fights, conversations, children, robots, aliens, the robin's egg blue sky of a perfect day ...more
Kindle Edition, 360 pages
(first published December 19th 2010)
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Luc Reid's stories are often laugh out loud funny, but also thoughtful. Not to mention plentiful. You would think 172 stories would get old after a while, but they never do. A lot of fun, this book, and a steal at the price. Having finished it, I hope the next one is coming out soon, and this time it's 272 stories.
I'm still working my way through this collection of delightful narrative snacks, saving them for small moments here and there, but I figure my enjoyment isn't going to flag, even if it does take me a while to finish, so I'm rating it now. Great stuff. Hits exceed the misses by a very large margin.
Luc Reid is a Writers of the Future winner whose fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Brain Harvest, Abyss & Apex, Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, and elsewhere. He writes a column called "Brain Hacks for Writers" for Futurismic, is member of the flash fiction group The Daily Cabal, and founded the Codex online writers group, whose members garnered 8 Nebula nominations this year (none of wh ...moreMore about Luc Reid...