Writer: Jennifer Pelland
Genre: Short Stories/Science Fiction/Horror
When I heard Pelland was releasing a short story collection, I was very excited. Granted, I've only read two of her short stories, but the one really stuck with me. Pelland has a smooth, clean writing style and her story ideas can really knock a person on their ass.
Unwelcome Bodies is a collection that focuses on a variety of issues: the environment, religion, and terrorism, and the one thing that unites these stories is the character's body image and how they fit into the world/society around them. Each of the stories are different and unique, and most all of the stories balance a wonderful blend of science fiction and horror. This collection is an easy one to recommend.
The full story-by-story review, which does include spoilers in some cases, is in my journal. As always, comments and discussion are most welcome.
REVIEW: Jennifer Pelland's UNWELCOME BODIES