Friday, May 15, 2015

{Book Spotlight} Myopia by Jeff Gardiner

Myopia by Jeff Gardiner
Paperback, 188 pages
Published December 14th 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing

Description: ‘Here comes four-eyes!’

Jerry is bullied for wearing glasses. When he realises his short-sightedness is not a disability but a new way of perceiving and understanding the world around him, he begins to look at it from a new, unique perspective.

He even starts to believe he might have super-powers, but soon learns a great deal about himself and about the boy who is making his life such a misery.

Has Jerry discovered a new way of dealing with firmly held opinions?

Myopia is a novel about bullying, friendship and learning the hard way.

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About the Author:
Jeff Gardiner 
Jeff Gardiner is author of TREADING ON DREAMS, a novel about obsession and unrequited love.

IGBOLAND tells the tale of an English woman in Nigeria during the Biafran war. The novel follows her struggle to find an identity amidst the conflict and passion in her life.

MYOPIA is a novel about bullying and prejudice. Jerry is bullied for wearing glasses but he soon comes to realise that being short-sighted is not necessarily a disability. He learns a great deal about himself and about the boy making his life a misery.

Jeff is also author of A GLIMPSE OF THE NUMINOUS - a collection of short stories (horror, humour, romance and slipstream). One review stated: "... his stories are genuinely fascinating, weird and original."

THE AGE OF CHAOS: THE MULTIVERSE OF MICHAEL MOORCOCK is a work of non-fiction, presently being updated and revised with new material.

Many of Jeff's stories have appeared in anthologies and on websites. For more information see his website at and his blog at


  1. Thanks for the spotlight, Katie.
    I'd be interested to hear if any of your readers have any success stories about tackling bullying. From their own experience or from their kids?



    1. That would be interesting to hear about.