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Anyway, this book is definitely worth a read if you like something that's a little "cockeyed."
Nayeri brings a fresh approach and original mind to each of the four stories, and if he had stopped at that, he would have a great collection of page-turning novellas.
It's not for everyone but if you enjoy odd bits, interesting twists, and good writing, then you'll want to read this.
These four collected novellas were originally published as cell-phone novels, and conceived as a bit of a challenge--after the author read an article describing cell-phone novels... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kara L. Laughlin
This set of novellas is truly something unique to the YA market, perhaps even the entire book world. Read morePublished on February 24, 2013 by Carlyn Greenwald
I loved, absolutely loved this book. But as some reviewers have mentioned, it's not really a kids book. Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by R. Miller
Daniel Nayeri's collection of four brilliant novellas is like a trip, not just around the world, but to four whole new worlds: a hard-bitten fantasy west where a farmer grows... Read morePublished on May 2, 2012 by Carey Wallace
Straw House- Confusing for a child. Nothing really happens the 1st half of the novella. The concept was interesting but the plot was boring. Read morePublished on January 7, 2012 by R. Wilson
In SHWHBHB, Nayeri proves that he is the writer's equivalent of a singer with a four-octave range. Although the four novellas share a mind-stretching imagination and evidence of... Read morePublished on December 14, 2011 by Carole Dagg
Reason for Reading: I really enjoyed both books in the author's "Another" series and was intrigued by this collection of novellas. Read morePublished on December 1, 2011 by Nicola Mansfield
The writer takes you to different worlds with new colors, structures, and creatures. The unexpected keeps you engaged throughout. An excellent read.Published on November 5, 2011 by Veronica
The start of this book is fairly confusing; it's tempting to quit before even finishing the first chapter. Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Amazon Customer