Four stories this week. Yea, I slacked off a bit this week…or did I?
I may have only read four short stories this week, and really only two short stories and (speed through) two almost page-long things, but it was a productive reading week, if I do say so myself.
I spent the first half of the week enjoying The Borrowerby Rebecca Makkai. Since some point last year I’ve been finding it hard to…
“In this delightful, funny, and moving first novel, a librarian and a young boy obsessed with reading take to the road.
Lucy Hull, a young children’s librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both a kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten- year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home. The precocious Ian is addicted to…
“A tale of true love that will echo through the ages.” (description from Goodreads)
For a short story, Writing to Heal has a lot going for it. It’s a touching story of a man, Peter, sitting down to type up the story of his life. The reader knows from the beginning that it won’t have a happy ending.
I spent most of my time waiting to…
Title: Simon Says
Author: Rachel McClellan
Rating: 4/5 stars
Michael comes from a family of serial killers. They kill those on The List because “Simon Says” to. However, Michael has had enough and wants out.
But not doing what Simon Says may have severe consequences. (description from Goodreads)
This was a fun and creepy story. Michael and his family are basically slaves to a demons named Simon.…