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The End of the F***ing World (Netflix Series) Review

The best way for me to describe The End of the F***ing World is that it’s Bonnie and Clyde at a comic book pace, which has a lot to with the fact that it’s based on a comic book. 700 more words

The Gipsy in the Parlor

Margery Sharp

The first Margery Sharp novel I read was Cluny Brown, and I’ve been hooked ever since. It could have been any one of them, really. 68 more words

Book Reviews

Travelers (a text of Louis Aragon translated by Vadim Bystritski)

At the age of eleven I was sent to middle school, because my father didn’t want me to become like him a farmer but would rather have me pursue a liberal career. 1,989 more words

Contemporary French Poetry

It's Getting Closer!

The second proof copy of my novel ‘Thursday’s Child’ arrived today. It took less than a week from when I ordered it.

It looks great – the cover, the font, the setting out are all wonderful.  60 more words


She's Come Undone

Wally Lamb

Character-driven novels are my catnip, and this is perfect. Dolores Price makes her way through molestation as a child, college as a 257-pound freshman, marriage to a handsome narcissistic man willing to sponge off her, to finally find herself by the end of the book. 18 more words

Book Reviews

Reluctant Paladin Published on October 3, 2017

All Niall wants is to stay out of trouble at his new school, but Thorin, the school bully, has other ideas. Niall’s grandfather recruits him to help care for Grayson, a tortured dragonet. 74 more words


The Sky Throne

Zeus felt like he didn’t belong, it’s like he was invisible at school and the only thing he had to look forward to was taking over his mother’s goat farm . 239 more words