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The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child
3.98
it was amazing
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Oct 21, 2009
 
Tales from the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird
3.65
it was amazing
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Oct 27, 2009
Oct 26, 2009
 
Gothic!: Ten Original Dark Tales
3.55
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Oct 26, 2009
 
The Devil's Other Storybook
3.88
really liked it
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Dec 11, 2009
Dec 08, 2009
 
Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5)
4.27
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not set
Feb 21, 2016
 
Through the Woods
3.92
it was amazing
None
Nov 15, 2014
Nov 15, 2014
 
Big Fat Little Lit
3.84
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Aug 04, 2012
 
Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque
3.72
it was amazing
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not set
Jan 27, 2012
 
Funny Business
3.81
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not set
Jul 19, 2010
 
Expressions, Stories & Poems
3.71
really liked it
None
not set
Jun 16, 2010
 
The Demon in the Wood (The Grisha, #0.1)
3.97
really liked it
None
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
 
Tales from Outer Suburbia
4.33
it was amazing
Extremely clever, well-written, mysterious, and thought provoking. The only one I didn't like was "The Nameless Holiday." Great illustrations too!
not set
Dec 14, 2009
 
The Mystery Boxes (Explorer, #1)
3.98
really liked it
A good collection of graphic shorts all with mysterious boxes from magical cubes that act as portals or transports to boxes that contain the weird, th ...more
Apr 22, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
 
Lips Touch: Three Times
3.87
really liked it
What I liked:
* three separate stories
* all of the stories were dark and had an unexpected twist
* the illustrations show what happened before you begin
...more
not set
Dec 31, 2009
 
The Devil's Storybook
4.06
it was amazing
Extremely clever stories that even adults can enjoy.
not set
Dec 16, 2009
 
Every Living Thing
4.01
it was amazing
A great collection of short stories that show how an animal can impact different people in very moving ways. I read them several years ago to my class ...more
not set
Jul 15, 2010
 
Mothers & Other Monsters: Stories
3.98
really liked it
A great collection of short stories with everything from werewolves, ghosts, stepmothers, and heaven to dystopian worlds with tribal communities and a ...more
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
 
Samuel Johnson Is Indignant
3.97
liked it
This isn't a sit down and read it all at once book. At least it wasn't for me. I wouldn't say that it was deep (maybe because the deep stuff went over ...more
May 02, 2011
Oct 17, 2010
 
After the Apocalypse
3.61
it was amazing
I was reading this on the plane and the man next to me asked if the stories relate to one theme. I said, "No". I was only on the second short story. T ...more
May 20, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
 
Free-Range Chickens
3.77
it was amazing
I finally found a book that I loved that I also think my husband will read! Yey! This was a seriously funny book. It has been too long since I've read ...more
Apr 26, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
 
War Dances
3.93
really liked it
This is the type of collection I love: short stories, poetry, experimental pieces composed of dialog, interview-like format. I really great collection ...more
not set
Jul 14, 2010
 
Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices
3.90
really liked it
A very quick read!

My favorites in this slim anthology of multicultural voices were

"Becoming Henry Lee"--Henry Lee fights Asian stereotypes then embra
...more
Dec 10, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
 
Black Juice
3.72
really liked it
Margo Lanagan is a great writer. I really enjoyed this collection. They are dark and some are quite disturbing, but nothing so scandalous as Tender Mo ...more
not set
Jun 13, 2010
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