Review of His Devil By Erick Lynd This short story delighted me and disappointed me. I wanted more. A fast paced story that will tug at your heart strings as a young boy deals with the abandonment of his family by his father. It is easy to step into the boy's shoes as he works … Continue reading His Devil … the Devil within
Review of The Hero Always Wins by Robert Eaton Never judge a book by its cover or by a really quick glance; initially the cover of Hero Always Wins reminded me of a romance novel, which is why it languished so long on the reading list. Oh, how wrong I was. It was the perfect … Continue reading Heroes and Villians….
Review of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Sure, they know the old Honest Abe myth, however, this new incarnation of the Lincoln myth let's them see deeper into the real man. Knowing more about and getting to know the real man, one gains a better appreciation for his achievements, both personal and political; … Continue reading Taking a Bite Out of History
My love, my dark love, Daylight fades, desire grows, Like the snake to Eve, you call to me, In the arms of another a life I sought to make, Then from darkness, desire calls and to you I belong, You call to me through dreams and sweet memories, Giving me not only pleasure but completeness, … Continue reading Echoes
It is the knowing that hurts, cuts, and slices to the soul. It is my gift, my curse. This knowing before, a word or thought, is formed and delivered. It is the knowing the hurts, cuts, and slices to the soul.
Confession time. There was one Jane Austen novel that I was supposed to read in high school; Northanger Abbey. My English teacher suggested that for my senior research paper that I read it and compare it the Mysteries of Udolpho, which I was supposed to read as well. I did read that one, just didn't … Continue reading The One I Was Supposed To Read…
As my first unabridged, non-zombie version of a Jane Austen novel, Sense and Sensibility has taken a firm hold of my mind. It didn't let go last night until around 1:30 in the morning. My eyes simply gave out, not my desire to read. The tale follows the lives of two sisters after the death of … Continue reading Sense and Sensibility without Sea Monsters
Today, or more aptly yesterday, I began my endeavors to get to know Jane Austen. In high school, I was able to avoid her acquaintance through my English teacher's disdain for her. None of my college professors introduced me, so I escape being forced to read her. I am not a huge fan of romances … Continue reading Getting to Know Jane –
It took me a while to accept that I am indeed a mystery novel fan. I really couldn't go on denying it after ripping through it this mystery by Carolyn Arnold. Her police detective Madison Knight is a fan of Hershey bars and working herself to the bone. Like all good protagonists these days, she … Continue reading Ties That Bind (A Madison Knight Novel) Review
A couple of weeks ago, I sent message out into the dark realms seeking some book recommendations in the Steampunk genre. The universe yielded two results; one of which is this week’s review. Girl Genius Book 1 was highly entertaining and I must admit to be addicted to the series and can’t wait for Amazon … Continue reading Mini Review of Girl Genius – Book 1