Marvin Shackelford

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Average rating: 4.75 · 12 ratings · 1 review · 5 distinct works
The Kill Sign

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Endless Building

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Armchair / Shotgun No 2

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Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self by Danielle Evans
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Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
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Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott
Insurrections
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Collection of stories set in the fictional town of Cross River, Maryland, home of the only successful American slave rebellion. A somewhat frustrating collection--these feel just a good editor away from making for a five-star collection. The stories ...more
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Marine Park by Mark Chiusano
Marine Park
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Collection of stories set in and right around, or featuring characters grown out of, a Brooklyn neighborhood, many of which are interlinked by a narrator and his family. Rather on the slice-of-life end of things. Didn't really hit home for me--storie ...more
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The Best American Short Stories 2017 by Meg Wolitzer
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Pretty good collection of the honored best of 2017. Highlights: A religious teenager longs after God and a girl in Kevin Canty's "God's Work"; a woman suffers through a male friend's pre-wedding festivities in Danielle Evans's "Richard of York Gave B ...more
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Like You'd Understand, Anyway by Jim Shepard
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A collection of short stories that reads like a random-article jump around Wikipedia. Indeed, these stories are incredibly well-written and crafted but often left me more interested in Googling their settings and historical touchstones than in the st ...more
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Mad River by Justin Bigos
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Collection of poems split between tight, focused pieces and longer, sprawling ones that really let things run loose and explore.
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Somewhere Geese are Flying by Gary Gildner
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Couldn't hack these and had to lay this one down. Stories are overwritten and weren't terribly interesting to me.
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Are you searching for the NEXT best book? Are you willing to kiss all your spare cash goodbye? Are you easily distracted by independent bookshops, big ...more



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