Eakle Reviews

Reviewing old books, new books, indie books, and stories.

By Celeste Ng “A poignant look into what it’s like to be a little bit different and the struggles of failure.” Eakle Reviews I think my favorite part about this book was the way Ng built tension between every character. The tension was so realistic that I even got stressed out about it. The book …

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By D. Kase “I think my favorite part of Magnificent Mile is its touch on society’s view of perfect, and the extent to which we go to reach perfection for everybody else.” Eakle Reviews Magnificent Mile is an interesting take on what’s important in life, what is beauty, and what is perfection? I think my …

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By Abigail Airuedowinya “Childhood romance, suspense, hope, friendship, heartbreak, regret, and cinema-like imagery all rolled up into one.” Eakle Reviews Okay, this story was excellent. It had a very dark tone to it, and the overall feel to the way it’s written is almost gritty. This is definitely one of Airuedomwinya’s best work, if not …

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By Thom Brodkin “There’s an appreciation for the silence and the way the two bond through it on this deep emotional level.” Eakle Reviews This little love story between Peter and Delilah is a treat to read! Opening on a scene from a secluded, less-traveled path overlooking Lake Quinault in Washington, Silence connects real, physical love …

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By Zilla Babbitt “Childhood romance, suspense, hope, friendship, heartbreak, regret, and cinema-like imagery all rolled up into one.” Eakle Reviews How Much You Love Us is another example of how Babbitt cranks out story after story of quality penmanship and poise. The setting of this story is a little everywhere, starting in Berlin, then to Tokyo, …

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By Thom Brodkin “There is confidence in this piece, a sense of satisfaction and intrigue that Brodkin has captured.” Eakle Reviews  I’ll admit it. This one shocked me.                Prior to reading this review, I strongly encourage you to read the story and get the same feeling I did reading it the first time. …

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By Rhondalise Mitza “When we look at romances, we typically don’t find them in Waffle Houses while somebody is talking like Shakespeare.” Eakle Reviews When we look at romances, we typically don’t find them in Waffle Houses while somebody is talking like Shakespeare. But, Carry On, My Wayward Minnow places us in that exact situation. …

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