Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Short Story Reading Challenge Completed



Short story collections read during this reading challenge:


Dictation: A Quartet**** by Cynthia Ozick


Down to an Endless Sea***+ by Mathias Freese

Arsenic Soup for Lovers*** by Georgia Post

Nothing to be Frightened Of**** by Julian Barnes

The View from the Seventh Layer**** by Kevin Brockmeier

Thank you to authors Christopher Meeks, Mathias B. Freese, and Georgia Post for the review copies they sent.

Highlighted titles are linked to my review.

8 comments:

  1. Congratulations on completing your challenge. I have read one of Kevin Brockmeier's stories before and it was very odd to say the least. Don't remember now which one.

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  2. Thank you *Nicole. I confess to not finishing that collection, they were strange, some of them. Very well written but odd, as you say. That's why I read an extra book to make up for it. I was trying to branch out a little but I wasn't in the mood for wierd stories.

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  3. Congrats on completing the challenge. Have a great holiday!

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  4. Congratulations on completing your challenge!

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  5. Thank you, Sandra, for including my book on your list and writing a review that lends insight on the heart and tone of the stories. "Months and Seasons" now has over two-dozen great reviews, and I feel beknighted that the collection came out so well. My next book, a novel, "The Brightest Moon of the Century" comes out March 7, and the publisher will be sending out advance reading copies next week. I'll personally send you one. :) --Christopher Meeks

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  6. and a Very Merry Christmas to u :)

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  7. An author left a comment on my blog! happy dance (I complained recently that the authors who have commented on reviews of their work have done it my emailing me. I'd rather they said it on my blog so people will know the author's been there and read it.)
    I am so looking forward to his new book. I've read the first chapter and it sounds really good.

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