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Short Stories Read in 2007

Listed here are the short stories I read in 2007. Collections of short stories are also recorded under Books Read in 2007. Individual short stories will only be found in this post.

Short Stories are rated as follows:

5 = Excellent; a must read; highly recommended
4 = Good/Very good; recommended
3 = Okay; Pretty good
2 = Not recommended; boring; didn’t hold my interest
1 = Awful; hated it; probably didn’t even finish the darn thing

1. Glimmer Train Stories (Issue #51 – Summer 2004)

Read for: Mostly Books book group. To read my thoughts on these short stories, click here.

Hot House, by Jeni Lapidus

Rated: 4/5
Started: February 4, 2007
Finished: February 4, 2007

The Words Honey and Moon, by Jennifer Tseng

Rated: 3/5
Started: February 4, 2007
Finished February 4, 2007

Multiple Listings, by Lucy Honig

Rated: 4.5/5
Started: February 4, 2007
Finished February 4, 2007

Say To The Waves, by Paul Michel

Rated:  4.5/5
Started: February 6, 2007
Finished: February 6, 2007

Among the Living Amidst the Trees, by Bruce Machart

Rated: 5/5
Started: February 6, 2007
Finished: February 6, 2007

2. Everything’s Eventual, by Stephen King (A Collection of Stories)

Rating: 4/5
Number of Pages: 459
Read for: RIP Challenge
Started: October 13, 2007
Finished: October 29, 2007
To read a review click here.

3. A Beneficiary, by Nadine Gordimer

Rating: 5/5
Number of Pages: This was a short story, read on line at The New Yorker
Read for: Read the Nobels Challenge AND 21st Fiction yahoo group
Started: November 22, 2007
Finished: November 22, 2007
To read a review, click here.

4. Near-Extinct Birds of the Central Cordillera, by Ben Fountain

Rating: 4.5/5
Number of Pages: This was a short story, read on line at Zoetrope
Read for: 21st Fiction yahoo group
Started: December 16, 2007
Finished: December 16, 2007
To read a review, click here (as part of my Sunday Salon reading)

2 Comments

  1. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 9, 2007    

    Wendy, I’m so glad you left a comment on my blog, or else I might not have found yours! I love reading about other people’s reading lists – and our tastes seem very similar. Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 10, 2007    

    Carrie: Thanks for visiting! I noticed you and I read similar books 🙂 It is always fun to compare opinions and book lists, isn’t it!?!

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