Monday, March 15, 2010
SUPERSTAR Review Round Up
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From Rainbow Reviews FOUR STARS
“This July day is a stunning one, clear, sunny, low humidity and a temperature in the mid 70s ... It's a lovely day to commit suicide.” This statement is a wonderful scene setter. Such deft phrasing is maintained throughout this short story, making it a joy to read...This was a most thought-provoking story, rich in emotion and humanity. I expected it to be mostly depressing, but, although it had its sad moments, the tale was uplifting. I know it will remain long in my memory.
From Jessewave FOUR STARS
Rick Reed is an unusual voice in M/M romance, and in Superstar he lets us into Leon’s despair, tattered self esteem and his feelings of loss that what he wants will never be – the love of the man of his dreams....Whenever I read a book by Rick R. Reed he never fails to surprise me with the depth of emotions, and his prose is always wonderfully eloquent and poignant. If you’re looking for an unusual love story you don’t have far to go – get Superstar.
From Bookwenches 4.75 Stars
...a brief but very intense story about unrequited love, obsession, despair, and redemption...Instead of having a happy ending, I would consider this a hopeful ending instead, because although there is no wandering off with joined hands into the sunset, it is evident that the future for both of the characters involved could possibly take a turn for the better...Superstar is a story that is more than worth the reading time. It is well-written and suspenseful, as we would expect from a story by Mr. Reed, and it packs a novel’s worth of emotion and psychological drama into a few pages and a very short time frame. This is not what I would consider a “fluffy” read; it is a highly involving, arresting, and even somewhat thought-provoking.