The House Plant by Jeremy Ray ★★★★★ #ShortStoryReview #BookBlog

Primary Genre(s): Short Story
Published: 14 December 2020 by Infinite Ray Publishing
Page count: 31 (ebook)
My Format: ebook
Cover: Cute
Pacing: Perfect
Ending: Hopeful  
Do I Recommend: Yes!!
Commission Link (U.S.): Buy The House Plant

My rating: ★★★★

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The Willows by Algernon Blackwood ★★★★☆ #BookReview #BookBlog #ShortStory

Primary Genre(s): Horror, Classics, Novella
Published: 1907 (part of The Listener and Other Stories)
Page count: 105 (varies by edition)
My Format: eBook via Hoopla
Cover: Ok
Pacing: Controlled, foreboding                            
Ending: Good
Do I Recommend: Yes
Commission Link (U.S.): Buy The Willows (free on Amazon)

My rating: ★★★★☆

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The Lady, or the Tiger? by Frank Stockton ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog #ShortStory


Primary Genre(s): Short Story, Fantasy, Fairy Tale
Published:  1882 in The Century Magazine
Page count: 10
My Format: free online (various sources)
Cover: Dark (from the 1884 short story collection)
Pacing: Great
Ending: Frustrating and thought-provoking
Would I recommend it: Yes

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Whistling Dick’s Christmas Stocking by O. Henry ★★★☆☆ #BookReview #BookBlog #ShortStory


Primary Genre(s): Fiction, Classics, Short Story
Published:  December 1899 issue of McClure’s Magazine
Page count: varies depending on source; @30
My Format: Audiobook via Hoopla; free online
Pacing: Good
Ending: Unexpected
Would I recommend it: Probably

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