Through the Sad Wood – A Review

I recently got a chance to read a review copy of Through the Sad Wood Our Corpses will Hang by Ava Farmehri.  So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – At the age of 20, Sheyda Porrouya’s life is almost over. She was born in Iran on the day staunchly orthodox mullas declared the Read More …

Bookish Questions – What’s Your Favorite Halloween Read?

What’s your favorite Halloween read? Fall always seems like the perfect time to pick up a spooky book or two.  I keep meaning to get around to reading Slasher Girls & Monster Boys, which is a collection of spooky short stories that came out last year.  It feels like the perfect sort of read for Read More …

Book It!

Another month has gone by where I’ve only finished one book, but it was a good book. Soul Music Soul Music is the Terry Pratchett’s 16th novel about Discworld, and the 3rd to feature the anthropomorphic personification of death, who happens to be my favorite character on the Disc. In this particular novel, Death isn’t Read More …

Ole’ Fashioned Corn Shuckin’

It’s harvest season.  That means I’m dealing with my annual bout of itchy eyes and sneezing.  I don’t think I was meant to live in the country, but somehow that’s where I’ve ended up.  That means I’m living on Benedryl and Alaway Allergy Eye Drops. I’ll use a generic version of Benedryl in a heartbeat, Read More …