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They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. Fair enough. But there are some books that you should be able to make a fairly accurate guess about the subject matter based on the title. For example, if you picked up a book titled “The Life and Times of George Washington, First President of the United States,” you would probably be surprised, and more than a little upset, if the book turned out to be about Millard Fillmore.
Now we come to the title of the book being reviewed: “Nothing With Strings
it was ok
I think my rating has more to do with the book being different than my expectations than the actual quality of the book.
I downloaded the audio version of this from my library for my christmas trip because I wanted something holidayish for the holiday season. Yeah. This is not that. At all. All the stories seemed really similar, and some really quite tragic. Tragic stories aren’t necessarily a bad thing, but you have to make the reader care about the people you’re writing about. I was apathetic.
A collection of short stories from Bailey White, a featured contributor to NPR’s All Things Considered. I haven’t heard Ms White on radio tho’ having read these, I can see why they may have her telling her little vignettes rooted in life in a small Southern town. They’re charming, intriguing, on occasion whimsical, with a few twists and the right atmosphere for warm and winning all-American story-telling.
I was browsing at the library, looking for something else, and the idea of shorts was pretty