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Twit Publishing Presents: PULP! Summer/Fall 2010

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  • Posted June 20, 2011

    Fun Concept, stories vary-- 2.5 stars

    I considered writing mini reviews for each of the stories in the book, but decided too many of them would say the same thing. So I'll make some generalizations. Although the stories were all authored by different people, many of them had a really similar feel. In fact, for the first handful of stories, I felt like it was the same author. I'm not sure if this was a reflection on the choice of authors or on the editing process. The premise of each story was certainly different, but most of the stories had an unpolished and unfinished feel to me. I think short stories have to be somewhat succinct and focused to make their point, and strong endings are paramount. Readers want that short story to make an imprint and leave them with a taste in their mouths they can't shake until long after they've finished the story. I felt like I finished too many of these stories thinking "so?" or "it's over?" and then couldn't remember specifics when I began to write this review. It wasn't that they weren't interesting-most of them were- it was that they didn't leave me with anything at the end, and some of them took such a meandering road to the end that I lost the point somewhere along the way. I wanted to be blown away by the package, but I wasn't.

    I love the idea behind this type of anthology, and I hope the next one in the series includes stories with a stronger bite. I enjoyed reading most of the stories, but none of them truly left me wanting more. While each had an original premise that had a ton of potential, I felt the actual execution was lacking. When rating the individual stories, they ranged from 2 stars to 3 stars, so that leaves me with:

    2.5 /5 stars (full review at MotherLode blog)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

    Threesome?

    Im Charlee a girl with bolnd hair and water blue eyes. She has a juicy puzzy and huge boobs

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

    Bella

    Ill join in

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  • Posted July 9, 2011

    I like the idea

    I love the concept. Didn't enjoy all the stories. Being an indie publisher, they get three stars.

    I will read the next one.

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  • Posted July 3, 2011

    Meh

    I agree with the other review. Stories vary. Three stars for effort.

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