Below are links to new posts and reviews since our last update. We’re nearly at the halfway mark of Deal Me In 2014! Please take a moment to visit and read the posts of your fellow challenge participants.
Susan read a few more stories from Alaska Traveler and commented on them at Shelfari: http://www.shelfari.com/books/32614884/Alaska-Traveler-Dispatches-from-Americas-Last-Frontier/reviews/4517561
Returning Reader shares two stories: Milly Jafta’s “The Homecoming” http://returningreader.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/short-story-22-the-homecoming-milly-jafta/ and the Flannery O’Connor classic “A Good Man is Hard to Find” http://returningreader.wordpress.com/2014/06/06/short-story-23-a-good-man-is-hard-to-find-flannery-oconnor/ As an added bonus, the latter includes a link to an audio recording of the author herself reading it.
Dale read G.K. Chesterton’s “The Song of the Flying Fish” http://mirrorwithclouds.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/g-k-chesterton-the-song-of-the-flying-fish/
I read Mary Gaitskill for the first time and found her story “The Other Place” extremely good, if disturbing… https://bibliophilica.wordpress.com/2014/06/08/mary-gaitskills-the-other-place/
Katherine read an Edgar Allen Poe story featuring “detective” Auguste Dupin: “The Mystery of Marie Roget” http://katenread.wordpress.com/2014/06/08/deal-me-in-week-23-the-mystery-of-marie-roget/
Candiss merges Deal Me In with Angela Carter Week ( http://beautyisasleepingcat.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/angela-carter-week-8-15-june-2014/ ), reading that author’s “The Fall River Axe Murders” http://readthegamut.wordpress.com/2014/06/08/deal-me-in-challenge-angela-carter-week-the-fall-river-axe-murders-by-angela-carter/