Love is a Dog from Hell by Charles Bukowski

Publication Date: May 31, 2002

 

Better World Books Reading Challenge – An anthology of poetry

 

Love is a dog from Hell by Charles Bukowski book review by Rabid Reader's ReviewsPublished in 1977, Love is a Dog from Hell is an anthology of poetry written in the 1970s by the German-American poet, Charles Bukowski.

 

 

 

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Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Publication Date: November 14, 2017

 

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Difficult Women by Roxanne Gay has been nominated for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which is in its first year. Difficult Women is a collection of short stories focusing on the highs, lows and humor of women living life.

 

 

 

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Jewish Christmas by Jasmine Schwartz

Publication Date: January 18, 2014

 

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Melissa Morris has an annual day as a Christmas tradition, when she cooks a lavish seafood dinner for friends. While shopping for seafood she runs into a former sorority sister and gets caught up in an avalanche of events that takes her to the far flung reaches of New York City.

 

 

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Coffee at Midnight by Brandon Ford

Publication Date: September 8, 2014

 

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Coffee at Midnight is a collection of stories about the darker side of life. From the suicide of a young girl who was bullied to a young tough obsessed with odd porn, this compilation of 13 short works of fiction will cover the bad and ugly side of human existence.

 

 

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Beyond the Pale by the Authors: Jim Butcher, Saladin Ahmed, Peter S. Beagle, Heather Brewer, Kami Garcia, Nancy Holder, Gillian Philip, Jane Yolen – Editor: Henry Herz – Cover Design: Abigail Larson

Publication Date: July 7, 2014

 

Beyond_The_PaleAn anthology of 11 fantasy and paranormal short stories by popular authors: “Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela” by Saladin Ahmed (author of Throne of the Crescent Moon), “The Children of the Shark God” by Peter S. Beagle (author of The Last Unicorn) , “Misery” & “Shadow Children” by Heather Brewer (author of Vladimir Tod), “Even Hand” by Jim Butcher (author of The Dresden Files), “Red Run” by Kami Garcia (author of Beautiful Creatures), “Pale Rider” & “The Adventures of Lightning Merriemouse-Jones” by Nancy Holder (author of Wicked), “Frost Child” and “South” by Gillian Philip (author of Rebel Angels) and “A Knot of Toads” by Jane Yolen (author of Owl Moon).

 

 

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This Long Trip to Myself by Steve Saari (Author), Chris Arens (Illustrator) and Julie Quanrud (Illustrator)

Publication Date: August 19, 2013

 

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”192704474X” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51HOLmKwYmL._SL160_.jpg” width=”105″]This Long Trip To Myself is a collection of poetry delving into topics of life, death and existence.

 

 

 

 

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Often Overlooked by Cary Polkovitz

Publication Date: July 24, 2013

 

Often Overlooked by Cary Polkovitz

In Often Overlooked by Cary Polkovitz, the author has compiled a book of pictures comprising his own work and submitted pictures of things around which he has built 70+ short stories. From a pair of shoes abandoned in the grass to a weathered fence around which he has built a historical tale, Polkowitz builds new legacies for items often overlooked.

 

 

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Such Is Life by Jeri Walker-Bickett

Publication Date: January 29, 2013

 

Such Is Life by Jeri Walker-BickettSuch a Life by Jeri Walker-Bickett contains five short stories exploring varied aspects of modern life. In Pretty Girl, a young girl meets up with a Carny Worker and in For the Love of Dog, a woman’s connection with her dog proves stronger than any bond of moral code.

 

 

 

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The Barber’s Conundrum and Other Stories: Observations on Life From the Cheap Seats by John Hartnett

Publication Date: January 12, 2013

 

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0615741150″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51szYdLcVyL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]This is a collection of 37 short pieces laced with humor and real-life references dealing with a multitude of topics including parenting, shopping and even proof of life on other planets.

 

 

 

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Iniquitous Solace: Rhythmic Words of Lust and Love by Penelope Jones and Max

Publication Date: January 30, 2013

 

PJ_Iniquitou_SolaceIniquitous Solace: Rhythmic Words of Lust and Love is a story told through alternating poetry by two authors. They meet, they’re attracted to each other, they’re unsure of how far is too far. A rhyming love story.

 

 

 

 

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