by Courtney Mauk

In Between Days – Andrew Porter


Love that was supposed to last forever doesn’t end, exactly; rather it becomes transmuted into nostalgia for what used to be but is no longer livable.

The Forrests – Emily Perkins


Many chapters focus on the buildup to a dramatic turning point, ending just before the realization or confrontation occurs.

This Bright River – Patrick Somerville


“Here is something,” the reader is told repeatedly, as if about to be handed a gift.