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Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day
The Love Letter

The woman had a terrible fight with her husband. There was arguing, some screaming, some tears, and a few soft things were thrown. Tha...more
Aug 09, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
Tenth of December: Stories
I usually hate reading short story collections, but I couldn't ignore all the hype around this one, and I'm glad I've read it. Semplica Girl Diaries,...more
Mar 03, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen
For a really excellent, helpful review of this title, please read Krok Zero's review. I agree with all of his points, but with about 25% less enthusia...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self
Danielle Evans is like a breath of fresh air in the current offerings of short fiction. Her stories are in the here and now, told by your friends and...more
Oct 25, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories
I'm kind of amazed that I read this in high school, and I'm wondering what I got out of it back then. I remember putting it on the "I like this one" l...more
Oct 18, 2009
Oct 16, 2009
Samuel Johnson is Indignant
I started reading this as if I had found my muse, a writer's voice who said the things I'd always been urged to say, but couldn't say all that well. I...more
Dec 10, 2009
Dec 04, 2009
Conjure Tales and Stories of the Color Line
I can't figure out why I never encountered Chesnutt in any American history class in school. His works seem required reading for anyone wishing to put...more
Nov 30, 2009
Nov 28, 2009
Memory Wall
All six stories are engaging and thoughtful, but the title story is the one that grabbed me and continues to linger with me. Doerr creates a plausible...more
Aug 16, 2010
Jul 15, 2010
Twelve Below Zero: New and Expanded Edition
Not for me. It took me a story or two to "get" the tone; at first it seemed chatty and folksy, but then that first story ended with an ethereal and un...more
Mar 24, 2011
Feb 18, 2010
Too Much Happiness
Mar 11, 2011
Nov 02, 2010
No One Belongs Here More Than You
Aug 29, 2009
Aug 25, 2009
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