Archive for the 'Reviews' Category

Review: The Captives

Monday, February 1st, 2021

I had hopes for The Captives, by Debra Jo Immergut. Somewhere I read that it was quality prose in a thriller genre. Turns out the prose is okay, nothing spectacular (why use question marks in dialog for one character and not for the reply which is also a question?) and the story? Disappointing. It opens […]

Sixfold

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

I am entered in the fall 2019 Sixfold competition. Sixfold is writer-reviewed. I was assigned six stories to rank and review. I was impressed by how few grammar errors I found. The grammar quality is far above most of the submissions that come to the online publication that I slush read for. I didn’t expect […]

Writing Review: You

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

I haven’t done a review for some time, but I haven’t been sparked to do so until now.¬†You, by Caroline Kepnes has left me wondering. *Spoiler alert: many plot topics covered below.* I think I found the title via a list of novels that have surprise endings. I say “I think” because I’m not sure, […]