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Zombies Vs. Unicorns
3.74
really liked it
Zombies Vs. Unicorns and who is the winner?

Zombies! Thanks to Carrie Ryan's Bougainvillea. Undoubtedly the creepiest, most spine-tingly zombie story I
...more
Feb 04, 2012
Aug 09, 2010
 
The Stephen King Collection: Stories from Night Shift
4.24
it was amazing
I can’t recommend this collection enough. Stephen King is at his best when writing short stories, and I love the unpolished, experimental style his wr ...more
Jun 2011
May 25, 2011
 
Hare Moon (The Forest of Hands and Teeth #0.1)
3.68
it was ok
I'm wavering between 2 and 3 stars here, but because Carrie Ryan has written this story quite a few times already... 2 stars it is.

Don't get me wrong
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Mar 2012
Jun 25, 2011
 
The Resurrected: Part One
3.51
liked it
Megan Hart is amazing, and quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. Not only does she write realistic, hot and convincing sex scenes but she creat ...more
Mar 23, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
 
The Yellow Wall-Paper
4.11
really liked it
The Yellow Wall-Paper is an excellent short which chronicles a woman's mental instability. All we really know is that she is an unreliable narrator. B ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
Olive Kitteridge
3.77
it was ok
Olive Kitteridge is actually a tough one to rate. The writing is good. So good, in fact, that I continued reading this all the way to the bitter end d ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 07, 2009
 
JournalStone's 2010 Warped Words, For Twisted Minds
4.05
really liked it
I was quite fortunate to win this copy of JournalStone’s 2010 Warped Words through Goodreads Firstreads Giveaway =) Really, incredibly lucky, because ...more
not set
Oct 12, 2010
 
The Resurrected: Part Two
3.78
it was amazing
Oh, oh, oh... holy freaking hell this was good. And creepy. And GOOD. Turns out that Megan Hart, prolific erotica writer, can write some amazingly spi ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
The Senex
3.03
it was ok
Interesting ideas on aging and an overpopulated society. Although I enjoyed both the story and the writing, when it was over I wasn't really sold on t ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
Kama: A Mini Macabre
3.76
liked it
A very short, very emotional story about loneliness, heartbreak and the darker side of human nature. It can be read online for free here.
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
Truly, Madly, Deeply, You (Truly Madly #1)
3.55
did not like it
Meh. We never learn anything about Liese or her lifelong best friend Frey other than the following:
Liese is in a deep depression over the loss of her
...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Backyard Zombies
3.20
liked it
A self-pub freebie from Smashwords. Compared to other works found on Smashwords this is fantastic. But compared to traditionally published stories... ...more
Sep 12, 2013
Sep 12, 2013
 
I, Robot
4.17
liked it
In this collection, Isaac Asimov presented nine short stories about robots and humans. I won’t pretend to be well read enough in science fiction to fu ...more
May 22, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
Gone Green
3.00
really liked it
"What came out of those cities were twitchy, morally defunct, fever brained, starving cannibals. What else you gonna call ‘em?

Oh yeah, another zombie
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Nov 18, 2011
Nov 18, 2011
 
Layover
3.54
liked it
Finally a book all about the smut that doesn't aspire to be more. Not that there is anything wrong with high aspirations, but how often is a novel wel ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 15, 2011
 
All Summer in a Day
4.20
liked it
Powerful and thought provoking. As always, Ray Bradbury is a master storyteller.
Jun 09, 2011
Jun 08, 2011
 
The Resurrected: Part Seven
3.98
liked it
Part Seven, while highly anticipated and eagerly read, was not my favorite of this series. Although I enjoyed getting to know more about Kelsey and De ...more
Apr 17, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
The Resurrected: Part Eight
4.15
really liked it
As always, this series continues with an amazing string of horrific zombie tales. Megan Hart is an incredible writer. She has the ability to quickly e ...more
Jun 03, 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
The Woman Who Was Afraid of Lightning
2.82
liked it
This is only my second short by Jeff Ambrose, but I am noticing a pattern ~ the writing is good, the story engaging, but when it comes to the ending, ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
The Girl on the Fridge: Stories
3.90
it was ok
After hearing an interview with this author as well as excepts from some of his shorts on NPR I rushed to buy this book. Etgar Keret has written a col ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Mar 06, 2011
 
Ponies
3.68
really liked it
Reminds me why childhood could be such a bitch.

Ponies is a short and powerful story which shows the dark side of popularity, insecurity and cliques.
...more
Jun 12, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
 
The Resurrected: Part Three
3.85
it was amazing
This series keeps getting better and better. By part three there is more character development and a lot of the very emotional, realistic writing that ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
Someone In The Wolf
3.67
really liked it
I like this author's voice, quite a bit. Her stuff is all free on Smashwords. Someone In The Wolf (besides being a cool title) is apparently the prelu ...more
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
 
Thoughts Left Unsaid
3.00
liked it
Marriage, middle age, infidelity and friendship. A little bit of a twist at the end. My only critique of this short is that I wanted more. More detail ...more
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
The Butterfly Effect
2.81
it was ok
Meh. This was okay. If it was a story being told to me, it would be cute. But as a complete short story, a little novel which is supposed to leave me ...more
Nov 23, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
 
When I Lay Me Down
3.11
liked it
I'm hopelessly addicted to zombie stories and this one did not disappoint. Author James Kinsak has some new ideas about the zombie apocalypse and true ...more
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
Send in the Clown
4.00
really liked it
A stripper clown and depressing marital issues. Sounds too wacky for a short story, but surprisingly Alex Exley makes it all work. Read for free onlin ...more
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
Forgotten Forest of the Innocent
3.25
it was ok
An interesting idea, but feels more like an introduction to a larger tale, than a complete story unto itself. Read for free online here.
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
Cain's Apples
3.22
it was ok
Interesting story, although the ending was predictable. The writing felt a little underdeveloped. But, it's short and it's free here.
Nov 14, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
 
A Walk in the Woods: A Horror Short Story
2.83
it was ok
Meh. I like the way it turned out, but overall this short is lacking in depth and description. Read for free online here
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
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