Mini-review: The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

Synopsis: The Most Dangerous Game features a big-game hunter from New York who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. Mini-review: There is no greater bore than perfection. Sometimes these kinds of weird, old school, random books really hook me, but I can't explain why. This …

Mini-review: There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury

Synopsis: The story concerns a household in Allendale, California, in the aftermath of a nuclear war. Mini-review: "There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground and swallows circling with their shimmering sound; And frogs in the pools singing at night and wild plum trees in tremulous white; robins will wear their feathery …

Mini-review: I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison

Synopsis: A post-apocalyptic story about the last 5 survivors of the human race living inside a computer that tortures them. Mini-review: He was Earth, and we were the fruit of that Earth; and though he had eaten us, he would never digest us. Creepy and really, really grossly descriptive. I had bigged this one up …

Mini-review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

Synopsis: Young Connie is beautiful and wants to be free from the burdens of her mother and sensible, boring sister. Sneaking around to meet boys when she has told her family she's going shopping, Connie catches the unwanted attention of Arnold Friend, who knows instantly, that he has to have her. Mini-review: Be nice to …