“Let daddy take a whiff.” As I squirmed uncomfortably in his hands, my mind shot back to the exact sequence of events that led to this moment. I don’t have parents. I’ve only ever known Brandi. She took me in when I was a baby. She fed and bathed me. There were several others like…… Continue reading She let him borrow me for a week and he took me home.
Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher and existential nihilist, who in 1964, turned down the Nobel Prize in Literature, because “Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time”. Kidding! That’s something another great philosopher and nihilist, Kanye West, said to Taylor Swift in the 2009 VMAs. Kanye West is an American rapper who’s…… Continue reading Who said it: Kanye West or Jean-Paul Sartre?
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Michael Reed reached out to me requesting for a review back when I was on vacation. In his mail he wondered if I’d “be interested in reviewing [his] literary/satire “Songs…… Continue reading Songs from Richmond Avenue by Michael Reed
There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.
BOSTON, MA–Frustrated male novelist Michael Hawke complained to reporters yesterday about “never being able to write women right”. This reporter sat down for an interview with Hawke during a break at the Male Authors Writing Women Intervention (MAWWI) 2018, a two-day conference trying to teach men how to write human females. Hawke is part of…… Continue reading [Satire] Struggling male author just cannot write female characters.
Marc Whelchel is the author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief, a story about V.C. Almond and his ragtag group of friends who solve the double death of V.C.’s best bud Jake. I believe this is one of the best debut novels of this year. Check out my review here. I asked Marc a lot of…… Continue reading Interview with Marc Whelchel, author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief.
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. EVERYONE, LISTEN TO ME. The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief is easily one of the best books of 2017 and I want to scream this from rooftops until people take notice. Read…… Continue reading The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief by Marc Whelchel