Rough Magick Anthology :: Your next obsession

Rough Magick Anthology Collection of stories curated by Francesca Lia Block and Jessa Marie Mendez E-book available for $3.99 here Have you ever fallen in love with the wrong person? Have you ever obsessed over an ex in an unhealthy way? Have you ever felt lost in love? Consumed by love? In a love that …

The Beginning of Everything :: An Audio Book Review

The Beginning of Everything :: Robyn Schneider An Audio Book Review Listen to an excerpt here "Sometimes I think that everyone has a tragedy waiting for them, that the people buying milk in their pajamas or picking their noses at stoplights could be only moments away from disaster. That everyone's life, no matter how unremarkable, …

Middlesex :: An Audio Book Review

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides An Audio Book Review Listen to an Excerpt here “Emotions, in my experience, aren't covered by single words. I don't believe in "sadness," "joy," or "regret." Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling. I'd like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic …

In the Pleasure Groove – Love, Death and Duran Duran :: An Audio Book Review

In the Pleasure Groove - Love, Death and Duran Duran (2012) by Nigel John Taylor (written with Tom Sykes) An Audio Book Review Listen to an excerpt here “This was a fantastic moment for hair color, as the Crazy Color and Manic Panic hair-dye brands had been launched the previous year and had definitely helped …

Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham :: An Audio Book Review

  Someday, Someday, Maybe (2013) by Lauren Graham An Audio Book Review Listen to an excerpt here “You may be sensitive inside, but what I see on the outside is a soldier.” Lauren Graham is on my list of favorite people, in the "people I don't know" category, mainly due to the roles she has …

Looking For Alaska :: John Green :: Book Review

Looking For Alaska :: John Green How will we ever get out of this labyrinth is the over-arching question that becomes the through-line for the entire novel of John Green's Looking For Alaska, a question that is originally posed by Alaska herself to her religions teacher, and to the world in general (borrowed from the …