Book Notes Blog

Book reviews and opinion by an opinionated software developer.

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.

The Collectors Review

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

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.

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.