Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Storylandia Issue 3: The Wapshott Journal of Fiction Paperback – January 10, 2011
"Rebound" by Kwame Alexander
Don't miss best-selling author Kwame Alexander's "Rebound," a new companion novel to his Newbery Award-winner, "The Crossover," illustrated with striking graphic novel panels. Learn more
About the Author
Michelle Brooks grew up in Mineral Wells, Texas, a place that is the home of every type of poisonous snake indigenous to the United States. Her fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Iowa Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Orchid, Gargoyle, Hayden's Ferry Review, Natural Bridge, Nerve Cowboy, and elsewhere. Her poetry collection, Make Yourself Small, is forthcoming from Backwaters Press in early 2011. In her spare time, she watches the Detroit Pistons, says novenas, and is working on her new project, Motor City Burning Press. She has lived in Detroit since Devil's Night, 1997.
Top customer reviews
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
Although this book would generally be classified as literary fiction, it certainly has elements of psychological horror in it. The writing is superb, the characterization top notch. At times, the combination of Josette's insight into her world, and yet her inability to rescue either herself or her brother is heart-wrenching. And their parents? Simply chilling, in an understated way. I won't spoil the ending by saying anything specific, but if you read and appreciate literary fiction you'll probably have a rough idea of how things will end. Even if you don't typically read literary fiction, this might make a good foray into that field.
I highly recommend it.