Group Read – Eidolon Avenue: The Second Feast
Awhile back I had the privilege of reading an ARC of Jonathan Winn’s book Eidolon Avenue: The Second Feast, which is a collection of short stories and a sequel to his previous collection Eidolon Avenue: The First Feast. You ever read a book and then wonder why more people aren’t reading it? A book so provocative, so engrossing, and with such style that you instantly want to put it in the hands of everyone you know? Well for me THIS is one of those books!
I will say this book also holds a special place in my heart because it’s my very first COVER BLURB!
So in the interesting of spreading the good word, I organized an informal group read with some friends on Instagram. I will start with my own review below, and then I’ll share their posts so you can what other people had to say!
SUMMARY: A narcoleptic man in apartment 2A battles a vengeful past determined to rob him of everything as he runs from the barbaric disaster of a delusional love. A woman in 2B, reinventing herself to please a callous boyfriend, discovers the horrors that wait in the shadows of her self-renovation. The man in 2C, a teacher at the nearby Catholic girl’s school, collapses beneath the brutal consequences of his lecherous desires. An older woman in 2D, after decades dedicated to the church, is cornered at last by the grisly carnage beating at the hollow center of her faith. And a college student in 2E, hungry to escape an ignored life of invisible anonymity, finds herself captured between the pages of a ravenous book.