Through the Woods

November 14, 2017

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll Graphic Novel Horror Short Stories Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Emily Carroll shares 5 chilling tales in this short story, graphic novel collection.  Murders, ghosts, voices in the dark, supernatural creatures, inexplicable happenings.  Sharp reds bleed through black and grey pages, highlighting suspenseful and terrifying scenes.  Corpses and blood and disturbing teeth permeate these pages, but scenes are not overly…

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Destination Unexpected

June 18, 2015

Destination Unexpected Edited by Don Gallo Realistic Fiction Short Stories Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Review of “My People,” by Margaret Peterson Haddix.  This short story is about a young girl who is accepted into a college called “College for High Schoolers at Mercer University.”  The problem is that she must deal with the other children/students attending that same college.

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One More Thing

June 15, 2015

One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak Short Stories Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book is a collection of short stories.  I liked it because the stories covered a wide range of subjects and all had a good theme and left you thinking.  I also noticed that some of the stories had connections throughout the book.  Overall, this book is very interesting and…

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Tales of Beedle the Bard

March 12, 2009

Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The Tales of Beedle the Bard is based off of the Harry Potter series containing 5 different stories with many different meanings to each story. Some main characters are Amatha, Asha, and Athelda. Other characters are Sir Luckless the Knight, Lucius Malfoy, Brutus Malfoy, Albus Dumbledore, Hermione Granger. I liked this book…

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