My Week in Short Stories – Feb 22nd to March 1st

I've been making the "Lousy Smarch weather" joke all day, and neither my husband or daughter (aged three) laughs. I'm wasted on this audience. Wasted. Anyway, another week of bloody marvelous short story reading for me. I've read a few crackers this week, more about those shortly. Here's the complete run-down: 2/22/20 Carter's Back Flannery … Continue reading My Week in Short Stories – Feb 22nd to March 1st

Book Review – The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Review of an ARC provided by the wonderful NetGalley The Impossible Fortress is a coming-of-age tale, following the hi-jinx of teenager Billy Marvin, wannabe video game creator, as he fumbles his way through life, love, and the quest for illicit adult material. Along with his friends Alf and Clark, Billy experiences love at first sight … Continue reading Book Review – The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Book Review – All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Review of an ARC provided by the wonderful NetGalley Imagine you live in a world of nearly infinite technological possibilities. Imagine you are the son of a man so smart that he has created a way to literally travel through time for tourism purposes. Imagine you do not possess your father's intellectual capacity, but reckon … Continue reading Book Review – All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Book Review – Your House is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

Last October, Entertainment Weekly published a list entitled "Seven Demonic Possession Books to Freak You Out". This has basically serves as a checklist for me, given that one of my favorite movies is The Exorcist, and one of the best books I read this year was A Head Full of Ghosts. So, let's start working … Continue reading Book Review – Your House is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

Book Review – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

I saw the movie of this before I read the book, which is an unusual way around for me. I won't compare them any more than saying that they are both very different, and both are incredibly harrowing. Jean-Dominique Bauby worked as the editor of the French edition of Elle magazine. Quite an admirable and … Continue reading Book Review – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby