That is why I hate saying anything negative about an artists work. Dec 06, Storyheart rated it really liked it Shelves: Batterers learn to stop hurting their partners; thus, creating a safe environment and As with almost all of these, I love how there's this theme of harmony with nature, and bending reality. Jan 05, Rikke rated it really liked it Shelves: I found the short little snippets that made up Dreadful Young Ladies were all very different and intriguing. Elegy to Gabrielle:
Sorenson and the Sasquatch, Barnhill had me hooked.
This book ended up being very middle of the road for me, with a mixed bag of stories that I either really liked or didn't enjoy at all. And if you get a chance to see the author in person at a reading, I recommend that, too -- she's an awesome Like any collection of short stories, it's a mixed bag, I would rate some of the stories as anywhere from 2 to 3 stars. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile e.
Actually, scratch that, one does not simply read this short novella, but actually becomes a part of this mysterious, unnamed world.