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Twelve days and four books down!  My fourth book was Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower.  This collection of short stories is an homage to the down-and-out, featuring protagonists that even Hemingway would have pitied.  The prose is crisp and easy to read, the characters are sincere and believable, and the subtle humor is relentless.  The title story is my favorite, starring a band of Vikings coming up on middle age and rethinking their pillaging ways.  Wells Tower is a new author worth keeping an eye on.  Spend the fourteen bucks to get this book.  You will not regret it!

The Current Count:

4 Read, 96 To Go

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