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Rise: Stories (2012)

by L. Annette Binder(Favorite Author)
3.77 of 5 Votes: 3
1936747316 (ISBN13: 9781936747313)
Sarabande Books
review 1: I enjoyed this collection pretty thorougly. I won this book through Goodreads giveaways. This is a collection of short stories that have a bit of a darkness to them, a grit. There are a few in this collection that I couldn't quite pinpoint from stories I've heard which made me want to pick up a folk lore book and do some research. I haven't yet, but I'm likely to come back to bookmarks in the future and do so; Which says a lot bc I usually am not sucked in to short stories for much longer than a week or so after I've read them. Enjoyed. Thanks for the opportunity to review.
review 2: I won this book on good reads from first reads. I did finish this about a week ago, but wanted to reflect on the book before doing this review. I loved the cover and the stories
... morewere a little different then what I normally read so I personally had a struggle staying on task with this one. I do not want to disrespect short stories however. This book is well put together and I rated 3 out of 5 stars for this. I am donating this book to a short story program at our local nursing home so that people who are into these kinds of books can truly enjoy this:) If I hear back on any of the stories from the residents I will add to this review at a later date. Thank you to firstreads, and the author as this book is going to be read to so many people and be put to special use. less
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Amazing! This book has encouraged me to write short stories as well. ^_^
Rich, sensory journeys in crystalline detail. Each one seems perfect.
Loved this. "Dead Languages" alone made me want to buy the book.
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