Praise for Where Night Stops
"Douglas Light’s fast-paced Where Night Stops is a well-executed thriller that combines genre staples with literary style."
"This sinuous narrative works neatly, both as a gripping novel and a solid meditation on identity."
Praise for Girls in Trouble
"...wonderful collection about some rough-ass lives—this dude is the real deal."
—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
"These are gems of stories, slyly, skillfully interrelated and captivating in their economy, truth, and acid wisdom."
—Frederic Tuten, author of Self Portraits: Fictions, The Green Hour, and Tintin in the New World
"Light deftly explores the rocky terrain of human emotion. . . . In the most subtle of manners, Light portrays the essential paradigm of adolescence. . . . [He] probes beneath complex layers of what it means to be alive, revealing the occasionally magnificent terrain of selfhood."
"With this collection you will enjoy engrossing fiction tightly executed, but you will also get back in touch with your own humanity, further plumbing your own capacity for compassion and reflection."
"Light's stories go down easy...The stories are fun to read and...fun to see being put together one word and sentence at a time. Light makes it look easy."
—Short Story Reader
"Girls in Trouble is a fine and thoughtful collection of fiction, very much recommended."
—Midwest Book Review