Literary Fiction

Dad Says He Saw You at the Mall: Quirky and Endearing

This book isn't for everyone.

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This is How You Lose Her: Junot Makes It Work

'The half-life of love is forever'- that line describes this entire book of threaded stories.

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The Road

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other.

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How They Were Found: Matt Bell Does It Again

First off, I want to say I was familiar with Matt's work coming in, having hooked up on the social sites (we writers be pimpin' yo!) and downloading a free sample of his short story The Collectors which was probably the best short story I've read in aa while- then came these stories.

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The Collectors Review

This novella captured my attention from the first page and never let go of it.

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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

I don't give a lot of five stars. But this one deserved it, if only for the poetic flow of her prose, the imagery.

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Cathedral: Ray Carver's Magnum Opus

I find that most people, when reading are reading to escape the mundane and heavy existence reality brings. You're not going to escape into any of these stories.

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: Breathtaking Prose, Solid Story

I rarely give a book five stars but as a writer I just had to.

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Review Of Mice and Men

They are an unlikely pair: George is 'small and quick and dark of face'; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child.

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