This refreshing collection encompasses the unexpected in everyday places: the bowling alley, the bus stop, the rituals of a family divided by insomnia, the home of a country midwife. These are stories to touch the heart and mind featuring well-developed characters in richly imagined circumstances.

What if Elvis Presley’s twin hadn’t died at birth? What if our everyday lives are transformed into tabloid stories?

“Affecting and unpretentiously original: a quiet delight,” according to Kirkus Reviews.