I’ve been on somewhat of a binge diet of short stories lately, consuming a few collections a week on average, as well as nibbling from the sundry literary journals floating around the house. 472 more words
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Author: Karen Russell
Type: Fiction novel
I read it: February 2012
I made it a point to read this book based solely on the strength of Russell’s short story “Vampires in the Lemon Grove.” The novel had the tone and flow I expected and I made sure to read it at the proper pace: slowly. 437 more words
(Spoiler Alert: Small children spend a lot of time torturing each another)
One of my favorite anecdotes to tell about when I was a kid (or more of a kid) is the time my younger cousin choked me with the chord of an N64 control. 577 more words