Part of My World: Short Stories

Part of My World: Short Stories

by Kim Bongiorno
Part of My World: Short Stories

Part of My World: Short Stories

by Kim Bongiorno


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Romance. Drama. Action. Hope.

In this collection of twenty-one short stories spanning from contemporary settings to fantastical lands, you will meet a troubled teenager, fallen princess, reunited lovers, superheroes, creatures from afar, and more. Funny, sexy, macabre, and heart wrenching, there's something for everyone woven into these tales.

Praise for PART OF MY WORLD:

"Spanning the divide from endearing to subversive to downright magical, Part of My World gives all short story lovers something to lose themselves in."
Meghan O'Flynn, author of the Ash Park series

"Sensual and surprising, inspired and humorous, Part of My World is a magic carpet ride through Kim's wildly creative imagination, and you'll beg for the ride not to end."
Beth Teliho, author of Order of Seven

"Utterly original, but somehow instantly recognizable characters populate fully realized worlds--some completely magical, others all-too-real. Story after story, I found myself staring at the last page, surprised, satisfied, and wishing for more. Each vignette is a revelation--and so is Kim."
Peyton Price, author of Suburban Haiku: Boys to Men

"Kim's short stories left me breathless. I wish I were one of her characters, or that I could see the world through her eyes even for one day."
Leslie Marinelli, Editor-in-Chief at InThePowderRoom

"This collection of short pieces by Kim is amazing. In each story, with few words, Kim shows us an entire world. And that's not an easy task. I can't wait for her next book. And if you're reading this review, stop right now and buy her book."
Janie Emaus, author of Before the After

"From beginning to end, the reader is treated with poignant, often sensual stories that leave you wanting to read more, to find out where the characters will take you along next. It's also a testament to the power of writing groups in that when prompted, great things are created."
Abby Heugel, author of Abby Has Issues

"In her debut anthology, Kim Bongiorno brings together a series of 21 brilliant short fictional stories, each with the power to captivate and entertain. The collection covers a range of topics from forbidden love to terror to desire to, what I call, "fairy tales for adults" and more. In many cases, I felt an immediate connection with the central character. Intriguing and unpredictable, each story drew me in and took hold; I even let out a chuckle or two. After reading this magnificent collection, I am certain this isn't the last we'll see of this entrancing storyteller. I, for one, very much look forward to seeing what else Kim has up her sleeve."
Stephanie Young, author of How to Eat Healthy Without Noticing

"Kim is best known for her humorous writings, but with this collection of short stories she shares her soul with us and allows us to see another side of her."
Jen, bestselling author of People I Want to Punch in the Throat

"I've always loved Kim's fiction because it doesn't fling open doors, it only cracks them open, leaving me eager to crash through. Take 'In The Trees.' A colorfully articulated hive of creatures that are part animal, part rescue squad? I doubt anyone can read that story without wanting more. Where Kim's imagination lives is a place I'd like to vacation."
Nicole Leigh Shaw, Writer and Editor

"Kim Bongiorno, whom I was first introduced through her humorous writings, has a true talent for more than just her award-winning witty works. This time, in her collection of short story fiction, the reader is immediately drawn into her word-painted scenes with a variety of interesting characters. Captivating, creative, and leaves me wanting to read even more..."
Susan McLean, Divine Secrets of a Domestic Diva

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483992037
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/12/2013
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)

About the Author

Kim Bongiorno is a New York Times bestselling author for her work in the humor anthology I Just Want to Pee Alone, and loves writing everything from chortle-inducing parenting tweets to full-length fantastical fiction. Her words on her blog Let Me Start By Saying (and beyond) have earned her accolades from the likes of Erma Bombeck Writer's Workshop, BlogHer, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, and others.

She lives in New Jersey with her handsome husband and two charmingly loud kids who are wonderfully tolerant of her book hoarding tendencies.

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