15 books in 15 minutes

Here’s a meme everyone can play along with. THE RULES: This can be a quick one. Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes. Tag 15 friends, including me because I’m interested in seeing what books my friends choose. Ready? Go! Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen Continue Reading...

The Gazette’s bitchy review of Jon Paul Fiorentino’s Stripmalling

Have I ever mentioned the maxim “If you can’t say anything nice, then shut the fuck up?” I think it requires reiteration today, in light of The Gazette’s particularly bitchy review of Jon Paul Fiorentino’s novel, Stripmalling, published earlier this week. Now, to be fair: I haven’t read this book yet, though I do have plans to review it myself. As far as full disclosure goes, I Continue Reading...