Sparks is a book of micro stories by Puerto Rican author Zuleyka Robles, illustrated by 14 different artists. It is a highly visual collaboration.
It iSparks is a book of micro stories by Puerto Rican author Zuleyka Robles, illustrated by 14 different artists. It is a highly visual collaboration.
It is not for members 18+, but PLEASE be aware the stories sometimes deal with mature content like sexuality and some illustrations feature female nudity.
The author will soon set up her own giveaway. I the proud editor of Sparks. This is an excerpt from the foreword (mine):
Sparks is a short book of very, very short stories. Reading it in one sitting is like lighting a few dozen sparklers, one after the other, spanning a lifetime of memories, each story in its own surprising hue of hypnotizing flickers. Three to five sentences are all it takes for Zuleyka to narrate fleeting moments in anonymous characters' lives. These moments, however, are the kind that we would easily forget, or often, prefer to. Ephemeral victories, like new paths toward transformation and hope, as well as the minor tragedies of life, which create persistent complexes of guilt, insecurity, fear and sadness that follow us across time from forgotten origins. ...more