This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Alysha Allen for Readers' Favorite
Man-Corn in the Promised Land: Tales of Cannibalism & Other Extreme Folklore is a compilation of gruesome short stories, political satire, and witty verse. From stories about sex-crazed zombies to a hermaphroditic Sasquatch, Chairman Wow does not fail to inundate his readers with the grotesque and the odd. Each piece in the collection is infused with biting wit from a perfect poem to your Valentine about Pepto Bismol to a boxing match between all of the presidents of the United States. (Anybody interested in reading an Abraham Lincoln throw-down?) Either way, for those who are fans of the “weird” in fiction, Man-Corn in the Promised Land should not disappoint for any lack of playful poetry involving a liver-eating president and other intriguing cannibalistic escapades.
It is a quick read, bound to provoke chuckles at almost every page, as well as mildly gross depictions of naked zombies and the occasional tearing off of limbs. Interspersed amongst the more comically grotesque pieces, one will also find, as a sort of ready relief, more serious and profound writing, as in “OLD Age”, “That Feeling”, and “Afraid of Heaven”. However, at the heart of all of these tales might be a grain of wisdom which one may or may not choose to overlook. One that may make us question: What truly makes us different than a sexually voracious zombie (besides the obvious deadness), or a lonely, love-hungry Sasquatch willing to become different people in order to find love? Perhaps, in some cases, nothing at all.