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A post where things get heavy: On life, death, and life-and-death matters

Until recently, I’ve spent very little of my life thinking about death. It was pleasantly abstract; a concept with which I was lucky enough to have almost no personal experience. 1,239 more words

Book Club No. 4 - The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth / Alexandra Robbins / Hachette Books
2009 / 9781401302023

I’d rate this book somewhere between 3 and 3.5 stars. As one who was definitely part of the cafeteria fringe in high school, I was super eager to see Robbins’ analysis of the high school outcasts and why they tend to have a greater sense of creativity and imagination and tend to find success in pursuing their dreams outside of high school. 278 more words

Down the Dirt Road

“Hey, look! There’s where you were born!” Dan exclaimed as we all walked the drought stricken road leading to my grandparent’s house.

Dan, my uncle by marriage, fails to think before he speaks. 378 more words

Personal Essay

FURY, by Fisher Amelie, Synopsis Reveal

The much anticipated release of Fisher Amelie’s third standalone installment of The Seven Deadly Series, FURY, finally has a release date! Stay tuned below for the reveals of her new covers for VAIN and GREED, a chapter from FURY, as well as the heart-stopping trailer for FURY, due out May 4th, 2015. 2,723 more words

Melpomene

Not Just Friends is out in audiobook format

My coming-of-age gay romance, Not Just Friends is now out in audio book format. It’s narrated by Matthew Lloyd Davies (who also read The Dating Game… 224 more words

Gay Romance

Nothing Lasting by Glen Krisch

Ever wonder what secrets people keep?  That simple sentence swirled through my brain as I read NOTHING LASTING. Glen Krisch poured his memories of being a twelve year old boy across the pages of this coming of age novel that both boys and girls can identify with. 71 more words

Book Review

Perks of Being a Wallflower

Perks of Being a Wallflower

WOOHOO! Time for a Perks of Being a Wallflower review – because I’m apparently on this kick of watching things that are two years or older. 428 more words

Movie Review