Book Review

Book Review

The Information Crusher

by on August 12, 2016

The Information Crusher, by John Colasacco   Many of our stories follow a certain structure, one that feels as though it fits with causality, or rather what we wish causality meant.  But slipping out from…

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by on August 9, 2016

Baho! by Roland Rugero   There is something enchanting about the dichotomy of simultaneous simplicity and complexity.  The intertwining of the two, I believe, creates some of the best writing ever made.  In a time…

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by on August 4, 2016

Arcade by Drew Nellins Smith   It is difficult to try and explain what Drew Nellins Smith’s debut novel, Arcade, is about. At its most basic level, the novel follows the unnamed narrator who refers…

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The Hermit

by on August 2, 2016

The Hermit by Lucy Ives   Solitude. The first thought that this concept strikes within me is one of solemn and despondent feelings. Of hopelessness, the sheer and unbearable weight of being alone in the…

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Neon Green

by on July 28, 2016

Neon Green by Margaret Wappler   Most any reader can come up with a circumstance in which descriptions cannot do a novel justice.  When I was asked to review Margaret Wappler’s Neon Green, I was…

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Zero to Three

by on July 21, 2016

Zero to Three by F. Douglas Brown   Zero to Three makes parenting, life, and death relevant to the reader’s life through words that bring the feeling of a moment in time in one’s life…

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Mighty Mighty

by on July 19, 2016

Mighty Mighty, by Wally Rudolph   It is easy to point out that the stories we tell each other are, at least in part, signs of the times in which we live.  Our fears and…

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by on July 17, 2016

Atta by Jarett Kobek   In the United States of America, it would seem that polarization is the order of the day. Beliefs that make it onto the Internet through social media are thoroughly scrutinized…

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A Bestiary

by on July 13, 2016

A Bestiary by Lily Hoang Review by Katharine Coldiron “A pack of dogs. A swarm of insects. A mischief of rats. / You desire the human equivalent.” So reads one of many fragments in Lily…

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by on June 30, 2016

Gaijin, by Jordan Okumura   There is no one way to process grief. We’ve all heard of Kubler-Ross’ five stages, but the process is as personal and unique as the people dealing with it. There…

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