Fiction, Drama, & Poetry

This is a list of all of the Posts I've written about Fiction. The list is organized in the following order:
Alphabetical by Author's last name, Alphabetical by Title, Chronological by Re-Read (Oldest to Newest)

Table of Contents:

Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto & Robert Hack
    The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina - "Tonal dissonance and sexist bull" 12/19/2016
Arnzen, Michael
     Dying - "Unadorned poetry" - 1/31/2017
Atwood, Margaret
     The Year of the Flood - "Stupid mistakes with smart books" - 11/30/2016
Bongiovanni, Anna Archie
     Out of Hollow Water - "Ouch" - 7/16/2016
Blackbourn, Michael
     Roko's Basilisk - "Creepy Quickie" - 5/31/2017
Brar, Amrit
     Shitty Horoscopes - "Scream & Be Free" - 4/30/2017
Brin, David
     Earth - "Seriously with the goddamned dolphins" - 2/19/2015
Brockway, Robert
     RX: A Tale of Electronegativity - "Lovely ugliness" - 7/29/2015
     The Empty Ones - "Keeping the action going" - 10/25/2016
     The Unnoticeables - "Now you see it, now you don't" - 7/29/2015
Brooks, Max
     World War Z - "Fascinating in spite of subject matter" - 7/9/2014
Brown, Charles Brockden
     Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist - "Enjoying fragments over finish" - 8/6/2015
Bucholz, Chris
     Severance - "Great genre mixing" - 9/30/2016
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
     The Secret Garden - "Parenting? What's parenting?" - 3/29/2015
Butler, Octavia
     Bloodchild and Other Stories - "Insectiod memories" - 12/31/2016
     Kindred - "Problems and the bigger ones" - 9/4/2016
Calvino, Italo
     The Castle of Crossed Destinies - "Okay but not great" - 10/7/2014
Chabon, Michael
     Telegraph Avenue - "Like Stephenson without the sci-fi" - 1/31/2017
Chbosky, Stephen
     The Perks of Being a Wallflower - "How others see us" - 7/13/2014
Chekhov, Anton
     The Sea Gull - "I think I'll stick with the shorts" - 3/5/2015
     The Cherry Orchard
     3 Sisters
     Uncle Vanya
Cisneros, Sandra
     The House on Mango Street - "Beautiful bites of story" - 10/27/2016
Cline, Ernest
     Ready Player One - "New high score" - 3/29/2014
Clines, Peter
     Ex-Heroes - "Super silliness and problems with nomenclature" - 4/9/2014
Coleman, Wanda
     African Sleeping Sickness - "A window into someone else's pain" 2/14/2016
Collins, Suzanne
     The Hunger Games - "What happened to all the horrifyingly plausible dystopias?" - 4/4/2014
     Catching Fire
     Mockingjay
De Grazia, Don
     American Skin - "Nazi punks fuck off" - 2/28/2017
Dickens, Charles
     A Christmas Carol - "Comfort and joy in the off-season" - 7/29/2015
     David Copperfield - "Soothingly mature" - 8/29/2015
     The Old Curiosity Shop - "Wilde was right" - 3/11/2015
Dickinson, Emily
     I'm nobody! Who are you? - "Terse, touching, tiring" - 6/27/2015
Doescher, Ian
     William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Back - "Exit pursued by a wampa" - 4/13/2014
     William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Jedi Doth Return - "The saga endeth" - 7/31/2014
     William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope - "By my troth! A tour de force" - 12/29/2013
Doyle, Arthur Conan
     His Last Bow - "The best bits in one book" - 12/18/2013
     The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes - "A Farewell to Holmes" - 12/23/13
     The Hound of the Baskervilles - "Stick to the road, stay off the moors" - 12/4/2013
     The Hound of the Baskervilles - "Back to the Baskervilles" - 9/7/2014
     The Valley of Fear - "A notable absence of an interesting Irregular" - 12/11/2013
Dumas, Alexandre
     The Count of Monte Cristo - "Classically, canonically, frustrating" - 2/24/2015
Ellis, Warren
     Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. - "Comic books can be great, and here's why" - 6/12/2015
Fink, Jess
     Chester 5000 XYV - "Prim and proper porn" - 8/28/2016
     Isabelle & George
Forster, E.M.
     Howards End - "It seems a bit stodgy in here" - 5/17/2015
Frost, Scott
     Dale Cooper: My life, my tapes - "The cleanest gun I'd ever seen" - 3/15/2014
Gaiman, Neil
     American Gods - "The gods are clearly crazy" - 6/14/2014
     American Gods - "The Shadow knows" - 8/6/2015
     Fragile Things - "A guy walks into another world" - 6/5/2014
     Neverwhere - "Tropetacular, but in a good way" - 6/22/2014
     The Ocean at the End of the Lane - "Memory is an ocean" -  10/30/2014
     Stardust - "Can I get there by candlelight?" - 10/23/2014
     Trigger Warning - "Remaking in your image" - 9/12/2016
Galbraith, Robert
     Career of Evil - "Into the Black" - 10/31/2015
     The Cuckoo's Calling - "Giants, supermodels, and fun, oh my!" - 3/29/2015
     The Silkworm - "Wrapped in an enigma" - 7/1/2015
Gedris, Megan Rose
     Darlin' it's Betta Down Where it's Wetta - "Sexy mermaids for miles" - 9/30/2016
     Eat Me - "Delicious Porn" - 9/30/2016
     Yu+Me Dream - "Lucid" - 10/31/2015
Gibson, William
     All Tomorrow's Parties - "Onrushing Weight" - 12/8/2014
     Count Zero - "Ghosts and gods" - 11/30/2014
     Idoru - "Projected desire" - 12/7/2014
     Mona Lisa Overdrive - "Circles through the net" - 12/1/2014
     Neuromancer - "Tactile neon" - 11/30/2014
     Pattern Recognition - "Patterns and mysteries" - 12/11/2014
     The Peripheral - "Farfuture/Splitfuture coolness" - 11/20/2014
     The Peripheral - "Supposed to be somebody" - 12/21/2014
     Spook Country - "Spooks, haunts, and Rivers" - 12/12/2014
     Virtual Light - "Proj on" - 12/7/2014
     Zero History - "All future" - 12/15/2014
Gillen, Kieron
     The Wicked + The Divine Vol. I - "Basically just divine" - 6/30/2015
     The Wicked + The Divine Vol. II - "OMFG how could they do that" - 7/23/2015
Grahame, Kenneth
     The Wind in the Willows - "Movies always leave out the best parts" - 3/22/2015
Grey, Zane
     The Spirit of the Border - "Homoeroticism and racism abound" - 3/16/2015
Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm
     Selected Folktales - "Folktales are Freaky" - 6/21/2014
Hansberry, Lorraine
     A Raisin in the Sun - "Finding the Light" - 6/25/2016
Hansen, David, and Paul Owen
     Max Headroom's Guide to Life - "Take the Absurdity and Run" - 4/30/2017
Hardy, Thomas
     Jude the Obscure - "Sex positivity Victorian style" - 5/17/2015
Harrison, William
     Burton and Speke - "I have no idea what happened here" - 2/4/2014
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
     The House of Seven Gables - "Literary stereotype A meets Literary stereotype B" - 3/7/2014
     The Scarlet Letter - "Nathaniel Hawthorne: Not a fan of Puritans" - 1/16/2015
Hemingway, Ernest
     A Farewell to Arms - "Falling in" - 3/18/2014
     For Whom the Bell Tolls - "That's some heavy shit for some lame jokes" - 6/1/2014
     Old Man and the Sea - "Sad old men" - 6/14/2014
     The Snows of Kilamanjaro - "The art of being terse" - 4/30/2017
     The Sun Also Rises - "Something about bulls?" - 3/15/2014 
Herbert, Frank
     Dune - "I am the Kwisatz Haderach" - 2/19/2014
     Children of Dune
     Dune Messiah 
     Whipping Star - "What the fuck are connectives?" - 3/7/2015
Hesse, Hermann
     Demian - "Being won over" - 10/8/2015
     Siddhartha - "I feel very ambivalent about this and I think that's the point" - 4/28/2015
     Steppenwolf - "Hot and cold" - 12/13/2015
Hill, Joe
     20th Century Ghosts - "Beautiful confusion" - 1/5/2015
     The Fireman - "Burning with anxiety" - 8/31/2016
     Heart-Shaped Box - "Spooky but somewhat stilted" - 6/10/2015
     Horns - "Good for Halloween" - 10/17/2014
     NOS4A2 - "OMFG this could change everything!" 8/19/2015
Hornby, Nick
     A Long way Down - "Suicide club" - 1/31/2017
     Slam - "All about boys" - 3/12/2014
Iweala, Uzodinma
     Beasts of no Nation - "Yikes" - 5/24/2016
Jackson, Shirley
     Hangsaman - "Disassociation for fun and profit" - 10/31/2016
     We have Always Lived in the Castle - "It me" - 7/19/2016
James, Henry
     The Portrait of a Lady - "Same bullshit, new woman" - 7/22/2015
     The Turn of the Screw - "Spooky kids and hysterical governesses" - 6/22/2015
Joyce, James
     Dubliners - "Good short stories and bad fans" - 4/14/2015
Jungk, Peter Stephan
     Crossing the Hudson - "Dafuq did I just read?" - 1/16/2016
King, Owen
     Double Feature - "Creature feature" - 1/21/2015
King, Stephen
     11/22/63 - "The past harmonizes" - 6/22/2014
     The Bazaar of Bad Dreams - "Scary Stuff" 2/28/2017
     Blaze - "Wistful Winter" - 11/26/2014
     Blockade Billy - "Just a taste" - 2/20/2016
     Charlie the Choo-Choo - "Terrifying Tension" - 4/30/2017
     Different Seasons - "Season's Greetings" - 12/1/2013
     Doctor Sleep - "Sequels don't have to suck" - 6/25/2014
     Duma Key - "Keys to the Kingdom" - 7/27/2014
     End of Watch - "Follow the Fish" - 7/16/2016
     Finders Keepers - "You're my obsession" - 6/15/2015
     Full Dark, No Stars - "The shadows inside of us" - 6/27/2014
     It - "A book with a split personality" - 7/21/2014
     Joyland - "Not horror but just right" - 3/17/2014
     Lisey's Story - "Aching" - 7/27/2014
     Mr. Mercedes - "German engineering" - 6/21/2014
     Mr. Mercedes - "Second glance, second chance" - 6/25/2014
     Revival - "I hope you're well, Mr. King" - 11/23/2014
     The Stand - "Stand on principles" - 1/21/2015
     Under the Dome - "Dome for the Holidays" - 11/23/2014
     The Wind through the Keyhole - "Stories to tell" - 12/1/2015
Larson, Gary
     There's a Hair in my Dirt - "Eco-education" - 12/31/2016
Lawrence, D. H.
     Sons and Lovers - "Mommy martyr" - 3/28/2016
Lowe, Mifflin
     I Hate Fun - "A promise to myself to stop reading shitty 'humor' books" - 11/24/2015
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
     Love in the Time of Cholera - "Love in the time of child abuse" - 6/10/2015
McCrae, John C.
     Worm - "Wormed its way into my head" 4/29/2016
Melville, Herman
     Moby Dick - "Thar she blows" - 4/8/2015
Nabakov, Vladimir
     Lolita - "Translinguistic Logophilia" - 11/27/2013
Neeson, Eoin
     Celtic Myths and Legends - "A warlike people who have all gone away" - 7/23/2015
O'Barr, James
     The Crow - "A broken thing to fix broken people" - 10/27/2014
     The Crow - "Timing is a bitch" - 9/7/2015
O'Brien, Daniel
     The Bartender - "With pop culture comes great responsibility" - 7/1/2014
O'Brien, John
     Leaving Las Vegas - "How about something cheerful for a change" - 12/26/2015
Ovid
     The Metamorphoses of Ovid - "Blasphemous rumors" - 7/3/2014
Palahniuk, Chuck
     Damned - "Hell is what you make of it" - 4/12/2014
     Rant - "Dreaming of a worse tomorrow" - 7/11/2014
Poe, Edgar Allen
     Tales of Mystery and Imagination - "Poe and pretty prints" - 6/17/2014
Prohias, Antonio
     Spy Vs. Spy: Casebook of Craziness - "Overkill" - 10/31/2015
Piccirilli, Tom
     Emerald Hell - "Red walks into a swamp..." - 7/30/2014
Reimann, Tom
     Stitches - "Funny, freaky, and fast" - 5/3/2015
Rowling, JK
     Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - "Illustrated magic" - 2/28/2017
     Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - "Of course I read it" - 7/31/2016
     Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - "A new dimension to a well-loved universe" - 5/12/2016
Segura, Alex
     Archie Meets Kiss - "Archie and Fiends" - 6/10/2015
Shakespeare, William
     Macbeth - "Bard says Bardy things" - 6/10/2015
     The Merchant of Venice - "So THAT'S why they don't teach it in schools anymore" - 6/17/2014
Shaw, George Bernard
     Seven Plays by Bernard Shaw - "Dramarama" - 3/10/2014
Smith, Jeff
     Bone - "Bone is the best" - 10/14/2014
Sophocles
     Oedipus Rex - "Seriously, the gods kind of suck" - 3/18/2015
     Oedipus at Colonus
     Antigone
Spiegelman, Art
     Maus - "Mourning and laughter are both valuable" - 8/19/2015
Stegner, Wallace
     Angle of Repose - "Say what you mean." - 9/7/2015
Stephenson, Neal
     Anathem - "Becoming educable" - 5/27/2014
     The Baroque Cycle - "If it ain't Barock please fix it" - 5/3/2014
          Quicksilver
          The Confusion
          The System of the World
     The Big U - "That was a distinctly odd experience" - 5/19/2014
     Cryptonomicon - "Binge-reading some thick stuff" - 5/19/2014
     Cryptonomicon - "The ethics of hacking" - 8/27/2015
     The Diamond Age - "Shine on" - 5/27/2014
     Reamde - "It's all about the details, but maybe there are too many details here" - 5/19/2014
     Snow Crash - "The bit with the dog always gets me" - 5/22/14
     Seveneves - "Gimme that sweet astrophysics" - 6/25/2015
     Zodiac - "The boat, not the star-symbols" - 2/23/2014  
     Zodiac - "Zipping around an unsafe harbor" - 5/19/2014
Sterling, Bruce
     The Artificial Kid - "I think this wants to be several stories" - 7/15/2014
     Zeitgeist - "Timeface" - 7/16/2014
     The Zenith Angle - "Conflicted nostalgia" - 7/13/2014
Stevenson, Robert Louis
     Treasure Island - "Action, adventure, and overexposure to Muppets" - 2/7/2016
Stoker, Bram
     Dracula - "I vant to suck your gender roles" - 12/13/2015
Thompson, Hunter S.
     Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - "The shark and the whale going for a ride" - 9/19/2015
     Hell's Angels - "Of monsters or men" - 6/25/2016
Tolkien, John Roland Reuel
     The Hobbit - "Of hobbits and humanity" - 12/8/2013
                           "Ever on" - 4/15/2015
     The Lord of the Rings - "Big, long, and totally worth it" - 4/29/2015
     The Silmarillion - "Myths mastered at last" - 4/13/2015
Tolstoy, Leo
     War and Peace - "Peace at Last" - 8/17/2016
Toole, John Kennedy
     A Confederacy of Dunces - "A Basket of Deplorables" - 10/31/2016
Trotman, C. Spike
     Yes, Roya - "Femmedom Fun" - 3/31/2017
Various Authors
     Beyond - "Fuck allegory - the case for directness" - 10/31/2015
     Borderlands - "Do you ever read a book and just go 'what the fuck?' " - 1/22/2014
     Doctor Who: The Shakespeare Notebooks - "Wibbly-wobbly, plotty-wotty thing" 6/25/2015
     Enough Space for Everyone Else - "Stuff in Space!" - 3/31/2017
     Faerie Tales - "An enchanting collection" - 3/18/2014
     Food Porn - "Tasty, tasteful porn" - 5/11/2016
     Flight Volume 8 - "Fly away" - 10/25/2014
     Ladies' Night Vol. IIII Eat it Up - "Pleasing to the palate" - 12/31/2016
     My Monster Boyfriend - "Monstrously amusing" - 4/30/2017
     Revenge: The secret origin of Emily Thorne - "I'd like revenge for having read this" - 5/3/2015
     Smut Peddler - "USDA certified cruelty-free porn" - 9/30/2014
     Smut Peddler 2014 - "Everything is Sexy and Adorable" - 10/31/2015
     Year's Best SF 6 - "I should have been reading more SF in 2000" - 8/19/2014
Verheiden, Mark
     Aliens: The Original Comics Series - "Out of the Dark" - 8/25/2016
Vonnegut, Kurt
     Jailbird - "Humor and humanity" - 2/23/2014
     Slaughterhouse-Five - "Viva Vonnegut" - 9/30/2014
Walker, Alice
     The Color Purple - "Perfectly though-provoking" - 12/26/2015
Weir, Andy
     The Martian - "No technical difficulties" - 6/27/2015
Whedon, Joss
     Serenity: Better days and other stories - "Missing pieces and quiet pages" - 1/31/2017
     Serenity: Leaves on the Wind - "You can't take the sky from me" - 3/12/2015
     Serenity: The Shepard's Tale - "The book of Book" -1/31/2017
     Serenity: Those Left Behind - "A rocky start" - 6/25/2016
Williams, Tennessee
     A Streetcar Named Desire - "Men's Men" - 8/25/2016
Wong, David
     Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits - "Toxic Masculinity and Bitchin Tech" - 10/31/2015
     John Dies at the End - "Surprisingly Hilarious Horror" - 2/19/2014
     John Dies at the End - "David Wong wins at titles" - 4/16/2014
     This Book is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, don't touch it
     John Dies at the End - "Shit the bomb, Molly!" - 9/16/2014
     This Book is Full of Spiders - "Flamethrowers don't solve every problem" - 9/16/2014

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