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The Prey by Brett James
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Jun 25, 2015

really liked it
bookshelves: short-stories, horror

When I started reading "The Prey" my first impression was that I was going to hate it. The characters seemed more like caricatures. The main character is an unlikable spoiled rich "kid". After reading a few more pages all the characters became believable and fit perfectly into the story (but still not that likable). Brett James pulled it all together and managed to tell an interesting and entertaining story.

The book itself is small (fits into my shirt pocket) approximately 4x6 inches. My first thought on seeing it was "where's my gum?". My second thought was what a brilliant way to publish short stories. I can picture people (kids) collecting and trading short stories. They would also be great to have on hand for those times when we have a few minutes to kill (short trips, waiting rooms etc.).

The book actually got a solid 3.5 stars but since it left me wanting more I rounded up to 4 stars (sometimes I round down).
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Started Reading
June 25, 2015 – Shelved
June 25, 2015 – Shelved as: short-stories
June 25, 2015 – Finished Reading
July 22, 2016 – Shelved as: horror

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