"He stopped once I pulled out my tape recorder and asked about the murders. Then it was those whirling wheels that had his full attention. People got such a charge from seeing their names in print. Proof of existence. I could picture a squabble of ghosts ripping through piles of newspapers. Pointing at a name... Continue Reading →
I May Be Dead But I Refuse To Be Blind
"In my life everything was temporary. Love came the least, pain came the most and happiness sometimes didn't come at all. Rage was my only unconditional friend. It moved with me, and slept with me; everywhere I went it was their walking with me as if it did not want to let go of the... Continue Reading →
You’re So Hypnotizing
"There were two points of view he was having troubles reconciling. From the first one, he was seeing himself as some sort of adventurer, who was following his instincts in his quest for something great, just not well defined. From the second one, he was morally bankrupt, irresponsible criminal, who was lying and stealing to... Continue Reading →
If I Were A Wealthy Homicidal Maniac Where Would I Be?
"Life is revealed through experience, the canyon had whispered to him. Not seen through a screen, or read about, or talked about. Experienced. And his entire life was a step away from experience; he was on the other side of the glass looking out; on the other side of the TV screen looking in." In an... Continue Reading →
How To Air Out Your Clean/New Laundry
"Ultimately, their is no good that comes out of evil. Only evil comes of evil, no matter how much good might seem to result from it." I just wanted to preface my review by saying that when deciding on a book to read I take the responsibility of the selection as well as the review... Continue Reading →
If A Tree Falls In The Forest Does Anybody Hear?
"I cannot remember much, I cannot feel much. Maybe erasure is necessary. Maybe the human spirit defends itself as the body does, attacking infection, enveloping and destroying those malignancies that would otherwise consume us." From a professional standpoint John Wade has hit rock bottom; his once promising political career is all but dead a mere... Continue Reading →
Stability…….? What’s That?
First off this book is a young adult non-fiction and is intended for the 14 and up demographic while also challenging them to think with a more world view. For me I guess I would fall into the "and up" category and these genre's are generally not one's I'm drawn toward, simply because of my... Continue Reading →
Kind Of Been There, Somewhat Done That
"An angel has stepped into your life, perchance to change it forever. And you want to contemplate the ifs? Go now, James; and tomorrow when we meet again, we'll talk more about this angel, who by then will have a name." This is a short story collection that concentrates on the trials and tribulations that... Continue Reading →
A Return To Innocence, One Step At A Time
What can an English tabloid journalist hired by Piers Morgan reporting for the United Kingdom's Daily Mirror to write exploitative editorials have in common with an award winning country music star from Canada? Remarkably it was from the power of the written word that a message crossed international waters that kick started an endeavour to... Continue Reading →
Skin as White as Snow, Lips as Red as Blood, Hair as Black as Ebony
“I can’t explain, maybe it isn’t something that needs explaining, how the sight of a broken cage just puts you up on stilts. The promise that the cage will always be empty, that its days as a jailhouse are done.” 1933 Lower East Side Manhattan- This is a story of a little girl named Boy... Continue Reading →