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    The Girlfriend Game

    Warnings: Violence, Sexually Explicit Content My Thoughts The Girlfriend Game is an interesting collection of stories that explores the darker side of human nature through stories that at times veered into the uncanny and animalistic. This collection provided a wide and diverse set of stories across several different genres. The titular story, The Girlfriend Game, plays with the anxieties of individuals in a committed relationship and was one of the strongest entries in the collection. One of my personal favorite stories was Predator Bait, a story about a young woman that acts as an under-aged girl in a televised sexual predator sting operation, a satirized version of To Catch a…

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    The Quiet Boy

    My Thoughts After seeing the trailer for the movie Antlers, which is set to be released next year, I was excited to find out that there was an accompanying short story that was published for free online. I decided to give it a read and it made me both excited for and dread the new movie. A majority of the students that I work with are aspiring teachers, and this little story is every new teacher’s worst nightmare. “She just wasn’t sure she loved being a teacher. Especially not here, in this town.” Julia Grey is a new teacher that is participating in the Teach for America, a nonprofit program…