Category Archives: Book Reviews/Critiques

6 Awesome Books I Read in 2016

I read approximately 30 books last year, and there were some gems among them, including a new favorite. I narrowed it down to six favorites for this post. I can only tell you what I loved about these books, sans spoilers, … Continue reading

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10 Halloween Indulgences

This day is all about the mood. To set the mood, here are 10 spooky reads and movies for your Halloween enjoyment. 7 Spooky Reads Classic Gothic Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë If you take your horror with a side of obsession and … Continue reading

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Sharon Olds: Writing the Extraordinary Ordinary

I love Sharon Olds. I am a little late to the party as she has been on the poetic forefront since publishing her first collection, Satan Says, in 1980. Better late than never though, because Olds is one of my new … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey Denuded

~Two Avid, Intelligent Readers Discuss Fifty Shades of Grey~ Warnings: This post contains mature content and has spoilers. The Controversy that Binds (heh) The idea for this blog derived from a recent conversation I had with OstiumUnity, contributing, opinionated author … Continue reading

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