Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Booked. Anthology Review 7: “Think Tank” by Craig Wallwork

I read this out loud to my housemate and she grimaced, questioning why I couldn’t read her any “happy” stories. I argued that “Think Tank” was a happy story. It’s a story about sacrifice for the greater good, it gives … Continue reading

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Rake: A Novel by Scott Phillips

I’ve reached a point in my book collecting drug habit where I can’t fit any more books sitting upright in that classic, “Look at my shit” style. I’ve now had to start stacking books on top of one another, in … Continue reading

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The Booked. Anthology Review 6: “To the Bone” by Seth Harwood

In every ideal situation, the point of art is to move the audience in one direction or another. Songs are crafted to make stupid teenagers fall in love, even the teenagers that have been married for sixty-some-odd-years. Paintings find new … Continue reading

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The Booked. Anthology Review 5: “The Removal Kind” by Caleb J Ross

There are some stories that are generally innocuous. That doesn’t speak to the lack of voice, the flow of sentence structure, tone, or whatever. Just because a story is a story that sits there like a dead weight rising and … Continue reading

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