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Very compelling, well drawn characters.
She writes about feelings in ways that feel fresh and very real, raw and extremely poignant, with layers of emotions for characters to experience, digest, and balance.
I'll end by saying this is the best collection of short stories that I've read in a long time and I just hope it's the beginning of a long career.
Usually never do this but this author deserves praise. Stories about the common folk
with real lives appeals to me.
I found the deep sense of loss and pathos in each story harder to digest because of the way each story was crafted, to reflect the mundane and the everyday. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is an excellently written collection of stories. One of them may be one of the best short stories I've ever read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Diplocaulus
This is a dark collection of stories where some pretty awful things happen to everyday people, yet the tales never come off as gratuitous. Read morePublished 6 months ago by CL
As a Kentucky native I find works set in my home state appealing. This book of short stories did not disappoint. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jacki Lee
Picked up this book to read beachside, thinking I'd be able to put it down easily. Not! Very compelling, well drawn characters. Read morePublished 13 months ago by DBF
I am in awe of Holly Goddard Jones' gorgeous collection, Girl Trouble. I can't remember the last time I read such heartfelt stories. I can only take them one at a time. Read morePublished 18 months ago by H.A.F.
Girl Trouble opens with the Faulkner quote "Women are never virgins." The inclusion of this quote proves increasingly apt throughout the book via one of its major themes: the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Gregory Engel
the book was in good condition. i expected it sooner seeing as i paid for expedited shipping.Published on April 21, 2010 by M. Young