I just love bookstores. I hope they don’t all go away.
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Genre: Humor (100 words)
Copyright – Claire Fuller
Book Club Stalker
The book club gathered weekly, an exclusive female unit, outfitted with painted lips and stiletto heels. They didn’t gather to talk about the latest, popularized drivel. Their eyes darted from their books to scout the room, ready to pounce on the last available intelligent males on the planet.
Simon peeked through a column of books and watched in horror as they laughed boisterously, obviously disturbing the other patrons. He plopped into a cushy chair near their table, and glared.
Ian, the store owner, tapped him on the shoulder.
“Simon, man. These are paying customers. You’re scaring them.”
“Me?” Simon gasped.