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No Hope in the Wilderness

Two hitmen travel to a bar after their latest job, expecting to get paid, only to find that it’s been burned down. So begins Colin Winnette’s debut novel… 384 more words

Book Review: Haints Stay

Last year I listened to High Midnight, which was my first western and it was weird… in a good way. I didn’t review it here, but I did on… 301 more words

Book Review

Flavorwire Premiere: Watch the Acid Western Book Trailer for Colin Winnette's 'Haints Stay'

Now that its arrival is only a matter of days away (June 2nd), it’s safe to say that Colin Winnette’s Haints Stay — a deconstructed Western… 517 more words

Books

My First Literary Reading

Last night, I was invited to read for the monthly reading series, InsideStoryTime that is MC’d by a fellow Litquake committee member, James Warner at… 285 more words

Writing

April Book Reviews (Roundup)

Again it’s been a bit of a slow month on the reading front, had some personal stuff going on that distracted and I’ve also been writing my own shit, something that doesn’t always gel well with reading a bunch of books. 199 more words

Coyote - Colin Winnette

5.9/10

I’ve heard people say that this book is manipulative in a kind of bad way, tbh I felt it handled the subject matter quite well, obviously it’s somewhat easy to draw an emotional reaction from a reader when your storyline features a missing child and the grieving parents, but the entire mood and poise of the language of this book is something to be admired. 270 more words

weekend reading

There’s a new(ish) literary journal in Austin, The Austin Review! From their most recent issue, An Executionby Gabe Durham, is a comment about the death penalty and how, in our modern technological age, the internet grants a type of anonymity that often leads to less-than-well-thought-out commentary on serious issues- like the loss of life. 194 more words