Digest by Evan B. Witmer (Odd Fiction #2)

TITLE: Digest: Ten Short Stories by Convicted & Plausible People-Eaters
AUTHOR: Evan B. Witmer, Vincent Parisi (editor)
PUBLISHER: Independently Published
YEAR: 2020
LENGTH: 350 pages
AGE: Adult
GENRE: Horror 

*I received a free review copy in exchange for an honest review of this book. 

DNF 28% in.

This collection is, unfortunately, above my personal threshold for horror (I'm more of a creature-feature person) and I had to stop reading. I loved the story "Comorbidity" and the use of the profiles as a framing device was a nice touch. 

Profiles (framing device): CW for drug use (brief mention), domestic abuse (brief mention), violence, cannibalism, rape (brief mention), child death (not depicted), death.

Margaritaville: CW for drug use, drug abuse, suicidal thoughts, body horror, blood, violence, death.

Comorbidity:  CW for parasites, disease, war (backstory), blood, gore, cannibalism, body horror (graphic), child death, death.

Jesus Christ Meets the Chupacabra: CW for racism, xenophobia, bestiality, animal harm, sexual content (graphic), rape, animal death, major character death.

Did not read: "A Vacancy in Staffordshire", "The Life & Times of a Rockefeller Pregnancy Zombie", "Ring The Belles", "Zooland", "Glee-Maiden", "Antiquing", "Six O’s", nor their associated Profiles.

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