more . . .

by Overall Rank  

overall 7 votes: rating onrating onrating onrating onrating half
editor rating: rating onrating onrating onrating onrating on

The Smell Collector by David Hill Burns

The story of a man whose only meaningful contact with the world is through smells, who is slowly working his way out of his mother’s basement out into the wide world of people and relationships. The Smell Collector tells the story of Jim Bronson and Marie Bellman. Jim has a hobby. He collects smells. Marie happens to have the . . .

A complete series.
· · · · ·

overall 5 votes: rating onrating onrating onrating onrating off
no editorial rating

A Bad Idea by Billy Higgins Peery

Anne’s got a problem — there’s a corpse in her bedroom. Dealing with both a criminal record and a chip on her shoulder, she’s doing her best to stay out of jail. Sure, she’s making dangerous weaponry, hanging out with criminals, buying drugs, crashing weddings . . .  I forgot where I was going with this. . . .

A complete novel.
· · · · · · · · ·

overall 1 vote: rating onrating onrating onrating halfrating off
no editorial rating

How to Build a Career and Find Happiness During a Recession by Anonymous

A Tragi-Comic Novel of Unemployment, Underemployment, Wall Street, Main Street and other Matters that Seemed to Matter at the Time

This is a comic novel about graduating from college into a recession. It’s meant to appeal to fans of Catch-22. I’m now a professional journalist and published non-fiction author, but I wrote this novel during a period of underemployment following college graduation. I managed to get it in the door with two publishers, but both gave me the same . . .

A complete novel.
· · · · · ·



Random Editorial Review

the_author() rating onrating onrating onrating onrating on

THE SMELL COLLECTOR

Ha ha – Something Special

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Jan 18, 2014: Jim has a hobby, and he’s very good at it. But sometimes it leads to problems.

"I have been banned from the shoe and boot repair shop. The owner, a Mr. Young-soo Kim, objected to my close range sniff of his person (ginger, garlic, and leather). His words were “You no sniff around here no more. I break your nose!” It’s difficult for me to understand humor, but I think that perhaps he was being jovial with me. I’ll come back [more . . .]

More editorial reviews . . .

Random Member Review

the_author() rating onrating onrating onrating onrating off

THE SMELL COLLECTOR

Makes you stop and smell the roses

By Bequail, author of The Scapegoats

Aug 31, 2016: For someone who barely has a sense of smell due to year-round allergies, The Smell Collector was a fun and intriguing experience.

The story follows Jim Bronson, a man who has trouble grasping social nuances and collects smells like one would take photographs. He goes around sniffing people and things so he can recreate those scents in his basement.

Already, the above line should be an indication to the type of person [more . . .]

More reviews . . .