Category: Reviews

Saturday Show #111: Analysis of The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

You are listening to Saturday Show Podcast, episode number 111. My name is Frank Marcopolos. I am the author of the novel ALMOST HOME, the short story collection INFINITE ENDING, and the novelettes A CAR CRASH OF SORTS, and WOMYN...

/ 14 February 2016

BOOK REVIEW: The Talkative Corpse by Ann Sterzinger

Lurking in the shadows of the seedy underbelly of the American heartland are the kinds of people you’re probably scared of. The kinds of people you, perhaps, don’t think of often. The kinds of people who just scrape by, praying...

/ 31 July 2013

Winter: Notes from Montana by Rick Bass – A (Brief) Review

This meditation on the country life, the hard life, the no electricity, stringing together fences, snow-burial life, took a while to grab me. But eventually, it did. The basic premise is pure hipster-doofus, and that’s probably what threw me at...

/ 14 November 2012

Plentiful Package by Melissa Craig – A (Brief) Review + Author Interview

If you’re looking for smoking-hot erotica, you’d be hard-pressed to find a novel better than this one by Melissa Craig. With quick-clip pacing and well-rounded characters, Ms. Craig has crafted a full-fledged story around her scenes of throbbing eroticism. Very...

/ 8 October 2012

Underground Nest by Kathleen Maher – A BRIEF Review and Author Interview

Kathleen Maher’s style is engaging, but not in an obvious way. And within that subtlety lies the beauty of her work. The result, at least in this novel, is that the resonance of her narrative remains strong and true and...

/ 29 September 2012