Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Booked. Anthology Review 4: “Scenes from the City of Garbage and the City of Clay” by Paul Tremblay

Roller coasters used to drive me crazy, that slow climb to the top; it’s maddening. Getting there was always so slow, and you knew eventually you would find that lip where you just had to get beyond the crest, and … Continue reading

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The Booked. Anthology Review 3: “California Oregon” by Cameron Pierce

I’m beginning to wonder if, maybe, the guys of Booked. Podcast might have some sort of connect with a pharmaceutical company or somesuch. The Booked. Anthology opens with the rural, grizzly tragedy in “A Pound of Flesh.” The second story … Continue reading

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The Booked. Anthology Review 2: “The Confession of Adelai Shade” by Craig Clevenger

It only feels natural to follow a juggernaut like Fred Venturini‘s “A Pound of Flesh” with something to keep the reader ravenous. The opening story is quite good, to be true. However, the impact it has could leave the reader … Continue reading

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The Booked. Anthology Review 1: “A Pound of Flesh” by Fred Venturini

Up until now, I’ve read a select few stories in this collection. Prior to its completion, I was one of the lucky people to read through some of the submissions, looking for typographical errors and the like. I’ve been singing … Continue reading

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