Monthly Archives: July 2019

Indie Spotlight – Author Olga Gibbs

Independent Author Olga Gibbs talks about her passions for social issues and how she approaches her writing. How readers should look into topics and decide for themselves. “I do have a passion for social issues, for social justice and it influences my writing.  I don’t believe that birth right should tell (allow or block) who you are and what you’ll …

Graphic Novel Review of Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor: Vol 1 Terrorformer

Two Episodes of Dr. Who For the Discerning Whovian “Cross the void beyond the mind The empty space that circles time I see where others stumble blind To seek a truth they never find Eternal wisdom is my guide I am…The Doctor!” STATSHardcover, 128 pagesPublished June 30th 2015 by Titan Comics (first published May 27th 2015)ISBN1782761772 (ISBN13: 9781782761778)Edition LanguageEnglishSeriesDoctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1 …

Review of Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

“You didn’t change anyone’s mind about politics by hammering away at them—all that did was drive the nail deeper into the wall of their own certainty.” ― Chuck Wendig, Wanderers RATING  4/5 STATS ebook, 800 pagesPublished July 9th 2019 by Del Rey (first published June 1st 2019)Original TitleWanderersISBN139780399182112Edition LanguageEnglishURLhttps://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/555273/wanderers-by-chuck-wendig/ STORY SYNOPSIS A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. …

literary Tattoos Day 2

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” ― Joshua Graham Link “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. Tis …

Review of G’Morning, G’Night – Little Pep Talks For Me and You by Lin-Manuel Miranda

A Book That Speaks to the Soul of Everyone “Gmorning! You’re gonna make mistakes. You’re gonna fail. You’re gonna get back up. You’re gonna break hearts. You’re gonna change minds. You’re gonna make noise. You’re gonna make music. You’re gonna be late, let’s GO. Gnight! You’re gonna fall down. You’re gonna be tested. You’re gonna learn about yourself. You’re gonna …

The Griffin and the Minor Canon by Frank R. Stockton Found in Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman

“OVER THE GREAT DOOR OF AN OLD, old church which stood in a quiet town of a far-away land there was carved in stone the figure of a large griffin. The old-time sculptor had done his work with great care, but the image he had made was not a pleasant one to look at. It had a large head, with an enormous open …

Inksplot by Gahan Wilson Found in Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaimon

“He had barely done it when he heard Faulks give a small cry of despair. He turned to see the old fellow wringing his hands in abject misery. “I just blinked, sir!” he quavered. “Only blinked!” It had been enough. A fraction of a second unwatched, and the  was gone from the sill. “ The Story of a Uncontrollable Inkblot – An Unnatural Creature Indeed “A spot. Nothing more. Black, as you see, somewhat lopsided, as you …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente

First Chapter, First Paragraph I’m dead. The deadest girl in Deadtown. It’s been a while now. I’m comfortable with the word. You wouldn’t believe how comfortable the dead can get. We don’t tiptoe. Dead. Dead. Dead. Flying Ace of the Corpse Corps. Stepping the light Death- tastic. I don’t actually know what a doornail is, but we have a lot in common. Dying was the …