For the last quarter of 2022, I endeavored to read a book or story from every author whose blog I follow. At first I thought I'd bitten off more than I can chew, but the holidays gave me extra reading time. I enjoyed the variety of genres and writing styles and found some real gems. … Continue reading One-Sentence Reviews: My 4th Quarter 2022 Reads
Review No. 3: Dog Meat by Priscilla Bettis — JF Kaufmann, Author
Priscilla Bettis’s novella is a fascinating journey into the blackness of totalitarian regime—a literary sublimation and a paradigm that we have seen before, from Romania between 1945 and 1989 and Stalin’s gulags to the crazy, murderous dictatorship of Pol Pot in Cambodia and the constant blasting of tenets from the public speakers on the streets […] … Continue reading Review No. 3: Dog Meat by Priscilla Bettis — JF Kaufmann, Author
One-Sentence Reviews: My 3rd Quarter 2022 Reads
Can she do it? Can Priscilla write 33 reviews using only one sentence each? Let’s find out! Plotting for Murder by Tamra Baumann is your typical, cute cozy mystery, this time with a love story included, awww. KU. The Box by Scott J Couturier combines contemplative passages with science fiction and horror to produce a … Continue reading One-Sentence Reviews: My 3rd Quarter 2022 Reads
I’m Now a Member of the Kendall Reviews Team!
How fun, I get to read new horror literature and share my thoughts at Kendall Reviews. I already have my first review up. It’s Eric LaRocca’s amazing novella, You’ve Lost a Lot of Blood, a cousin to his popular and controversial Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke. (Aren’t LaRocca’s titles cool?) “He was … Continue reading I’m Now a Member of the Kendall Reviews Team!
One-Sentence Reviews: My 3rd Quarter 2021 Reads
Here are the fiction and nonfiction books I read during the last three months. It LOOKS like I read a lot, but there are quite a few short stories and novellas, so I didn't really read that many pages. Anyway, I'll attempt a coherent, one-sentence review for each without cheating and stringing a bunch of … Continue reading One-Sentence Reviews: My 3rd Quarter 2021 Reads
One Sentence Reviews: My 1st Quarter 2021 Reads
I’m excited to share one-sentence reviews for my top 25 reads of first quarter 2021! (In alphabetical order by author or editor.) Wings & Fire: A horror anthology compiled by Dan Alatorre. There is such a wide variety of stories here, from dystopian to vampires, from not-so-interesting to excellent stories, the latter category making the … Continue reading One Sentence Reviews: My 1st Quarter 2021 Reads